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$$ - $$$Asian, , Seafood
Pottuvil-Panama Rd, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 392 8760
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“seafood platter” (21 reviews)
“crab” (11 reviews)
“garlic prawns” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Pottuvil-Panama Rd, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 152 reviews

Reviewed October 12, 2017

We were here twice for dinner and lunch. Really romantic at night and with a caribian feeling at lunch!

Thank 457berni
Reviewed October 6, 2017

This place is magic and awesome. Cooker and owner in one person offered us special dinner on a beach - he took a table, put in on the sand on the edge of water, our toes in the ocean. After that he prepared the best...More

Thank Tomáš Z
Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

First night, the owner (we think?) convinced us to eat there. The setting is lovely, comfortable chairs, candle light, view of the ocean, very romantic. My partner and I both tried the fish curry. It was bland, had no interesting flavour, but had many veggies...More

2  Thank reneecoers
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

Little place right on beach located at the south end of Arugam Bay, which makes really delicious dishes with rice , salad and then choice of fish, chicken or seafood. And if you ask Gamm will make a strong Sri Lankan coffee

Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Because they bring thing that you didn't order. And not so tasty. Instead of calamari they brought prawns and we were waiting for them so much, that decided not to change.

Thank Артем И
Reviewed May 8, 2017 via mobile

Everything I tried (and I was there often) was fabulous. He is an incredible good cook and has a nice team around him that takes care of all your wishes. We had a lot of fun sitting around the fire playing guitar.

1  Thank steffenvintageguitar
Reviewed May 3, 2017

Great food reasonably priced on a nice quiet spot by the beach right off the main Arugam road. Friendly service too!

Thank Nishita H
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Came here as was a lovely setting on the beach. Initially good service. Waiting for about an hour and another family who had just came got their food before us. We ended up waiting 2 hours for our food. Which was pretty average. Much better...More

1  Thank littleellla
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

I went there earlier today with my sister's family and we asked if they have tea or coffee. We were told that they have so we ordered some and waited​ to be. 10 minutes later a man came and asked what we have ordered. When...More

1  Thank Pradeep M
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Very good grilled Fresh fish. Nice to sit on the beach. Beer was possible to drink. Very much value for money.

Thank Per10000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pottuvil-Panama Rd, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay 32500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Arugam Bay  >  Pottuvil
  • Phone Number: +94 77 392 8760
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