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Boat Haus Cafe

37 Beach Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
+94 37 2 287575
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good48%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Apr 7, 2017
“On the Beach Ambiance”
Dec 23, 2016
“yummy simple warm breakfast/ crab dinner”
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$$ - $$$
37 Beach Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went there for dinner with the family and a friend from Malaysia. Based on my previous experience and some reviews in the net, we were looking for a great treat. The starter, a seafood soup was good and tasty. One of the best we have...More

Thank dharmappriya
Reviewed February 10, 2015

I've eaten at the Boat Haus over 50 times (I worked in SL after the tsunami) and it was my favorite retreat. It didn't have the pomp of the Mt. Lavinia Beach Hotel down the way--quite frankly I thought the food was better too. I...More

Thank Wimsta
Reviewed February 5, 2015

Eaten here many times. The staff are always friendly and attentive. Try their seafood good garlic prawns!! Eat inside or on the beach. Lovely to just sit and watch the sunset with a G&T at the end of the day.

Thank Pat B
Reviewed September 30, 2014

I am a travel consultant for flyingexotic and I like to get out and about trying restaurants, bars and hotels so i can help clients make the most of their holiday in Sri Lanka. The location is good, the fish was cooked well, the service...More

Thank Gail L
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Love being on the beach, enjoying a drink and watching the sunset. The staff are courteous and helpful. The food is tasty with average pricing. Good place to bring the family or chill out with friends.

Thank ShiromiL
Reviewed March 30, 2014

The best part of this 'café' is its location right on the beach at Mt. Lavinia. Sunset is a great time to visit. The pepper steak (beef) is good and has been tenderized, since choice beef is not high on the list of meats available...More

Thank Ronald G
Reviewed October 18, 2013

Had dinner with two friends last week. since it was week day evening, the place was not that crowded and hence full attention from the staff. The grilled mullet we ordered was great. That was followed by a beef stew and veg noodles,. enough for...More

Thank dharmappriya
Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is one of the best cafes I have ever been. Foods are excellent. Price is affordable and considerably low. This cafe has a very friendly staff. Their service is superb and friendly. I totally love this place.

Thank benq w
Reviewed August 24, 2013

Went there for a quick meal one evening. Service was non-existence. Waiters stood around, chatting away. I had to wave to get their attention several times. We ordered fish and chips. Fish was fresh, but the batter was soggy and oily. The chips were dry...More

Thank travellernot2urist
Reviewed May 19, 2013

I enjoyed the location and the lovely food at this location. This is on the beach and a great location for romantic dining. Highly recommend this place for a romantic dinner!!

Thank Treshi
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 37 Beach Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 37 2 287575
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