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Hot Rock

European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood
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Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the first place we came to once we got to Unawatuna. It's almost the first and most noticeable restaurant when you walk up towards the middle of the beach. The staff were very lovely and attentive to our needs. We both had chicken rice and a cola. Was exactly what we needed, but it was just very basic... More 

Thank Chloe S
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff was really nice and helpful. Cool view of the surfer side of the bay and in general a relaxing place to stop off before we walked back. Looks like a good spot to chill and have a bunch of drinks but we did not stay that long.

Thank bbann230
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've eaten here now several times and every time it was really good! The service is fast and everybody's very friendly. The potatoe and the fish curry are really good! The other ones as well but these are my faves. They spice it up as you wish and I always asked for medium spicy which was perfect. My boyfriend had... More 

Thank Mana S
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place on the best beach in sl. Sit watching the seas. Good menu very good price lady owner very friendly. Food well cooked cold drinks etc

Thank glenn h
Bettystown, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

We are here for lunch after a long journey from Colombo. Service was ok when there was staff available.the novelty of eating on the beach wore off after we got the food. The food was mediocre at best. I got beef rice and it was very dry. Disappointing

Thank Aislinglaura
Warsaw, Poland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We had lunch there .It was simply horrible, My husband had toasted cheese and onion sandwich. It was only lightly toasted on the outide but inside there was just raw onion and few cubes of cheese. After one bite he just left it. I had chicken curry which gave me upset stomach for the next 2 days.Just dont eat there!!!!

Thank 2marta
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66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice variety of menu (incl veggie alt.). Fast service. Nice environment by the beach. Design was simple but functional. Will probably come back for lunch.

Thank David H
Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We were recommended to eat at Hot Rock. Food is very delicious. Staff is very friendly. Price of food is cheap.

Thank Geraldine A
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016 via mobile

Expect a long wait for your meal at this restaurant. The food was nothing special when it arrived. Service through dinner was poor. Would not come back

Thank legig
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Well, this place is a small joint by the beach. Nothing exceptional, until you try the Margarita Pizza!!!! Just perfect!!!!!! The size was a bit too small. But, that could be just me. Boy oh boy, it was real yummy!!! Prices are a bit expensive.

Thank Arosha A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unawatuna, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: 224-2685

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?