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Thaproban Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Asian,
Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 381722
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (45 reviews)
“prawns” (30 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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121 - 130 of 324 reviews

Reviewed August 10, 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant that has the most beautiful location on the beach. Seafood on ice is displayed to choose from (pay by weight) and then cooked to order. Our whole fish, calamari and prawns were delicious and served with salad. There are also...More

Thank SteveandRete
Reviewed July 21, 2016

After eating here 3 times this week I can't believe some of the negative reviews. The service was great and they couldn't do enough for us. All up this place is a great restaurant, with excellent quality fresh fish at very affordable prices, The fish...More

Thank dj_tyronne
Reviewed July 18, 2016

We only ate here once even though we were staying at the hotel. Prices are very reasonable, service fabulous, and the setting s nice. My meal was awful.....I would expect fish and chips to be fresh in a coastal area, instead it was overcooked frozen...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Thaproban was one of the more elegant places located on Unawatuna beach, staff were friendly and the food was delicious, only set back for us unfortunately was the prices, however you can't expect anything less from a high end restaurant. Overall, lovey experience

Thank Anna G
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch and had to deal with a moron who was probably the worst type of staff I'd ever met. I couldn't get his name. The idiot told us not to dine in their restaurant only because we were locals. Discrimination at...More

Thank Shakeel Y
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Superb location as it's right on the beach. It's basically not a full fledged hotel but a luxurious Beach house. Don't expect all the star rated hotel like amenities. However it's very comfortable and staff is very nice. It has a restaurant on the beach....More

Thank Amit_Sood_Ind
Reviewed June 9, 2016

We stayed at one Thaproban's sister hotel. But We always go to Thaproban for meals coz of the tastiness of the food and the quality service they provide. You have the option of eating inside the lobby area or step out and enjoy your meal...More

Thank Anushika K
Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

What a place right on beach professional service great food extensive menu. Nice romantic surroundings. Would rate no 1 in this area

Thank glenn h
Reviewed May 3, 2016

In this restaurant you could choose your fish and they serve it afterwards with some salade, rice and the sauce of your choice or salt&pepper. Stuff is very helpful and attentively. Price are quite high but it's good value.

Thank 2014geni
Reviewed May 3, 2016

Any establishment where you see fresh seafood out on display by the tables right out on the beach is always going to be a winner. And so it proved! We stumbled across Thaproban while walking down the beach, drawn in by the bustling restaurant and...More

Thank Mark L
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Kier13
March 12, 2017|
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Response from mary5711 | Reviewed this property |
I was there at Poya recently and they served beer as do the other restaurants on that stretch of beer. Be discreet about it and you'll be fine
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehimulla Road | Welle Dewalaya Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 381722
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