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Pink Elephant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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110 Yaddahi Mulla Rd., Unawatuna, Galle Galle, Sri Lanka
+94 77 978 0239
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely tasty curry and prawns here. The curry was spicy and had lots of flavour and we would recommend this. The bar/ restaurant has a good vibe and it was a nice place to enjoy the evening. Simple but spot on.

Thank Emma C
Chippenham, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Ate here one night and we had two good meals - Sri Lankan curry and the chicken kebab with pitta/houmous. Both were tasty but felt the curry was quite small compared to other 'traditional' SL curries - kebab meal was bigger so perhaps other mains are too - still a tasty meal. Banana pancake was pretty cold however and very... More 

Thank jphillimore
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night & wasn't disappointed, the service & the staff were all first class & as for the food well it was out of this world. Full of flavour, good portion sizes & good value for money. A must visit if staying in unawantuna !!

2 Thank lufc1998
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by this place while back packing with friends. On arrival we began chatting with the owner and stayed up with him giving us tips on where to go and what to do next while making sure we were introduced to other fellow back packers. Food there was some of the best I had in Sri Lanka and probably the... More 

1 Thank Stephen F
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Only had drinks here. They have fantastic juice and they're very affordable! Also saw on menu, many cocktail are only 500 rupees. Much cheaper than other restaurants.

1 Thank Emilevc1987
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ate here a few times over our 6 night stay in Unawatuna. The food is delicious, particularly the creamy spicy curry, and yet it's so much cheaper than those on the beach front despite only being 25m further back. The owner is also a great and friendly guy, and is fluent in Sinhalese, English and German!... More 

1 Thank ciaranbreslin
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

We had read a lot about this place on tripadvisor so decided to eat here one night. The place is always packed mostly with tourists and young backpackers. Food is a mix of traditional sri lankan and continental and asian fare. Food is tasty but the service is ridiculously slow and painful

1 Thank sdk19
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Ate there last night. The area Unawatuna is very commercialised and some of the food offered is very badly 'westernised'. We had lovely local food, with many options and no issue with my wife and daughter only wanting light starters after a late heavy lunch. I had best chicken curry of trip served Sri Lankan hot but they checked before... More 

2 Thank PaulMM1234
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

The place is really cool! The food is amazing. Try the chicken with basil leaf. The room was upscale for a reasonable price. I highly recommend!

1 Thank Mikhail L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

The small restaurant serves traditional food with good prices. The creamy chicken curry and the passions Mojito are awesome. One of the best curry's I ate during my trip. The team is very nice and helpful. They all speak English and one staff member German as well. This restaurant is definetly a place to visit.

1 Thank Lars L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Yaddahi Mulla Rd., Unawatuna, Galle Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 978 0239

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