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Gecko Restaurant and Rooms

) #48 of 70 Restaurants in Arugam Bay $$ - $$$ , Pizza, Seafood
Main Street | Arugam Bay, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
+94 77 159 1265
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible15%
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Bar, Pizza, Seafood, European, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Arugam Bay, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
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81 - 90 of 285 reviews

Reviewed July 20, 2016

Just to be clear we were not client of the hotel. We passed by from the beach and the place seems so charming that we stopped for fresh juices and relax... until they put on techno music ultra loud at 10 am... Which seems weird...More

Thank Ambre M
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was good. Service was fine. Highlight is a Life-Saving Drink that rescued me after dehydration. Thank you so much for helping me. XXX

Thank Patrick O
Reviewed July 20, 2016

The food itself is tasty and well cooked. We have tried their veggie pizza, chicken wings (starter), beef burger and their English cooked breakfast. We also had a couple of their Mojitos but these took about 30 minutes to be made. The food also takes...More

Thank Shana W
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited the gecko for a drink when arriving in town after a recommendation, but actually, wish we hadn't bothered. We were woo'd here because it was such a beautiful setting, nice decor and a really good vibe overlooking the ocean-you literally cannot fault that,...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Good place to chill and relax. Service wasn't that great. Slow and got the orders wrong some of the time. Nice for breakfast. I would suggest the muesli and fruit which gives a great kick start to the day. The price is slightly on the...More

Thank gannylank
Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place as the place we booked was not nice. We came in hungry and tired. Food was great but expensive as most of the menu is of foreign food. Ramesh and Liz the owners had rooms for us. And it worked...More

Thank Sepali N
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited here for a drink last week a couple of times while in Arugam. Beautiful location and nice looking restaurant which is its main selling point. Service was EXTREMELY slow. It wasn't overly busy and I waited 30 mins for my cocktail while the owners...More

Thank Emmy M
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Lovely place for breakfast in arugam bay. In particular I would recommend the muesli which has fresh fruit and cashews and peanuts in, very tasty. Lovely views of the bay from a comfy and cool veranda that is well ventilated with numerous ceiling fans. The...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed July 3, 2016

its a bit on the expensive side , but so are most things in arugam bay. Try the pizzas, and the home made ice creams . respect the staff and they respect you right back .

Thank koshy_john
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Very very expensive!!!! Pizza is very tasty all the oder very medium.. Not a good value for the money there is better place to eat them in a less price. Very disappointed.

Thank amitsQ7165NL
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Questions & Answers
May 6, 2016|
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Response from Liz H | Property representative |
Hi, we try to use organic food where possible (Sri Lanka is still pretty new to organics so there is a limited choice). We do grow some herbs, fruit and veg organically. We make all food from scratch, ie we grind our own... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Arugam Bay, Arugam Bay, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Arugam Bay
  • Phone Number: +94 77 159 1265
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