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Lemongrass cafe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

I’ve been to Lemongrass three times during my stay in Unawatuna. Their veggie curry is absolutely delicious, light , the favorite of my whole trip. The juices are very tasteful as well and the service is super attentive. The dishes take time to arrive cause...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 189mhz
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Went here for lunch. Four tables of people were seated while we were there. One couple left as their order was never taken - I don't think they were even given menus. Another family table were served food well after my meal arrived - despite...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank flickola
Reviewed March 23, 2019 via mobile

Came to this place cause of its good reviews...... Yeah, give this place a miss. Food took over an hour to arrive and when it did only half of it showed up. I tried to cancel the order to the disgust of the staff. Ended...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 05maloo
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

we were waiting for for 20 minutes, already went to the bar to ask if we could get at least drinks. But still nobody showed up to take the order. So we just left. Spoiled by good reviews, so do not appreciate customers at all....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Ruta P
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant serve excellent food with an acceptable waiting time if compared to the other places we ate. Clean. Staff helpful and friendly. The only drawback is the polluted canal in the backyard.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank MyAtlas64
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

Simple cafe, with good food. Chicken cream soup is amazing, we came to eat it more than once :-) Portions are really big, do not take more than 1 dish, maybe even for 2... When we took soups and 2 main dishes, we had to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed December 23, 2018

Went here for a quick lunch (2 people). Or was supposed to. We waited first for our juices for a very long time and had to wait for our mains for way over an hour. My vegetarian chop suey (yeah) was really tasteless. My partner...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank huruukko
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We got here and saw 2 tables of Russians drinking, but no waiter/anyone else from the cafe in sight. We sat down and asked the Russians if the restaurant is opened they said yes. Some time later a guy finally appear! Took a while to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 341minar
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I found this place by asking the locals for a good place to eat.At the beginning the place looks just like a place that you will afraid to eat. I took my chances and I set on a table. The calamari was very fresh, well...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Andy V
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We travelled to Sri-lanka in July, 2018. It was our first 7-day stay there. We visited Unawatuna and had an excellent chance to dine in a wonderful seafood restaurant Lemongrass. The atmosphere was terrific as well as a good range of sea food. The owner...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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