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Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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Swindon, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2014

If you want a good beach restaurant with your standard selection of food on offer then this is the place for you. The food is tasty, the service friendly and its located on a lovely wide section of the beach, what more could you want? Love the pizzas here. We visited a couple of times and were not disappointed.

Thank JoCollins
Leeds, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2014

With all the other restaurants charging set menu prices on NYE, we wanted something a little more flexible. We had a fantastic night in Hot Rock, ate too much, drank a little too many Lion Beers and watched the fireworks. The Devilled Crab is most recommended. We stayed for a total of ten days in Una and ate at the... More 

Thank michaelb722000
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126 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2014

Attentive staff, sunbeds, usual menu - sea food, curries, pizza, fruit salad pancakes etc, cheap and cheerful. clean washroom/toilet. we hung out here most afternoons. coffee if not good tho.

Thank neesi
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Sri Lankan Rice & Curry meal was better than average, quite a nice surprised seeing the "tourist trap"location of the place. If there are spare beach-chairs, this is a place worth settling down at for lunch.

Thank tommyk421
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed January 26, 2014

Delightful staff. Prompt service. Tasty food.and generous portions We ate here often. The fruit salad with curd was delicious!

Thank JennieSokoto
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2014

Excellent food, reasonable prices. Ate the the seafood quite a lot here and kept coming back as we found it was better than elsewhere. Used their sunloungers and spent our day ordering food and drinks from them.

Thank Gampertons
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 19, 2014

My family and I have been in Sri Lanka for nearly 10 days now and are flying home at the end of the week. We came across Hot Rock last night & are absolutely gutted not to have done so sooner! There are lots of different bars / restaurants / shops in this part of Unawatuna and it's absolutely fantastic.... More 

1 Thank emmy6226g
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96 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed January 15, 2014

There can be few greater pleasures than to enjoy the sunset with an ice cold beer/ginfizz with the waves running up the beach to a few feet of your table! Add then calamari perfectly cooked in ginger and tomato, and the company of grown-up kids, their partners and grandchildren and you can see how good it gets. The owner makes... More 

Thank geofftravel
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2014

We spent a lovely time at Hot Rock Restaurant. It's situated on the part of the beach where there is less erosion, so there's a lovely piece of beach on which you can sit. The owner is a fantastic woman, who is always ready for a joke. New Year's Eve was very busy for them, so service was slow but... More 

Thank Wendy N
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2014

Food and service were good, but they add water to friut juices and they close at 11 pm despite it is saturday. Nice view and good local dishes. The disadventage was that they do fireworks every night at the beach, close to restaurant tables, whar made us feel uncomfortable and the smoke was anniying.

Thank Amashumgalanna

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: 224-2685

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