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The Angler

71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
+94 77 837 4961
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“curry” (21 reviews)
“okra” (7 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely light lunch - chicken tacos, fish, rice, chips and Ceylon tea. The service was great - the couple who run the restaurant are really friendly - they made us feel welcome and we had a nice chat with the husband. The food...More

Thank wanjiru m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a small but a decent restaurant. there's wifi in it, and the curry with carb was quite delicious!The two of us were eating with a lot of wows.

Thank 子宜 王
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Angler has great food and great atmosphere. I had the chicken and rice curry which was delicious. It came with a number of really good side dishes. I also got to chat a bit with the owner which was a nice treat. It's a...More

Thank ctrensch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Warm and friendly service. Great options for vegetarians. Great place for a laid back evening meal. Nice outside terrace area. Off the busy main road, so no horn honking while you enjoy your meal. All food prepared fresh to order, and was served in good...More

Thank Ashley M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Mount Lavinia Hotel nearby and tried the Angler due to its very high recommendations on TA. We ordered chicken and fish, which tasted good, but was overpriced compare to most other restaurants we visit in Sri Lanka. The staff was friendly though.

Thank Matsoaka
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First class food. Friendly and helpful host and his culinary wife who together run the family business.

Thank Julian T
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We had dinner here both nights of our stay in Mount Lavinia. Fabulous fish and vegetable curry using vegetables from the local market and curry leaves from the garden. Very friendly host made us very welcome.

Thank Christine B
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch there with children. Was offered separate table for children with tv with cartoons on. Food was delicious. Owners are very nice people.

Thank Anna P
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

We had lunch at The Angler. The food was delicious and the owner took great care of us. I had the prawn curry. He was friendly and helpful. Definitely recommend this place if you’re in the area!

Thank alexandra w
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Some friends and I stopped here for a late lunch. I ordered the vegetarian curry. We were served family style. The food was authentic and fresh! The okra, yellow beans, and lentils were all delicious! The owner was extremely kind and friendly, offering up suggestions...More

Thank rachelgU6414HR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 77 837 4961
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