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Tartaruga Hotel Restaurant & Bar

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Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 927116
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Dinner on the beach sounded perfect but sadly for us it was drizzling. But the gut-burningly spicy Singaporean Chilli Crab served in an enclosed area made up for lack of ambience. There are two very laid back lounge areas which are well covered with an excellent view of the ocean......if you're lucky to get there early enough. (There's a sheesha... More 

Thank SunSL
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Best food and taste in Unawatuna everything was perfect i do recommend everyone to try this restaurant while visiting Unawatuna . You wont regret:))))))

Thank Lenoog
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Very big room. Nice balcony (a little small for the room). The air conditioning is very strong which is great because it is so hot outside. The pool is quite small but the hotel is on the beach front so it didn't bother us. Breakfast is quite limited but the lunch and dinner menu is so good. I definitely recommend... More 

Thank cbob585
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This was our hotel for the week. We really enjoyed having this at our doorstep each day. Spent most of our lunches here and enjoyed the chill out zone a few afternoons. A wide range on the menu. The BBQ seemed smaller pickens from what we observed at the others but still had the same stuff. Highly recommended.

Thank bbann230
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Nice little spot for some lunch on the beach. Great views and good value for money. The lion brewery is shut down for flooding though so there was no beer available

Thank Cskyner
Madrid, Spain
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2016

Our tuk-tuk driver recommended this place and it was a hit. The food was fantastic, really good value for money and you just can't beat the view of sitting on the beach at sunset! Owner is super nice and friendly!

Thank Christina H
Aschaffenburg, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 14, 2016

The beach during the night was beautiful. We could sit in comfortable pillows on the floor, had great food and a wonderful time!

Thank tanjahettich
Chennai (Madras), India
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Laid back and very good setup with different seating options. We had a open sea view seating and food was very good. Had two meals here. Only the first time we felt the rice was a bit uncooked but not much complaints. Their srilankan curry with rice is very good

Thank Vijayaraghavan S
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Tartaruga is one of the most budget friendly restaurants in Unawatuna. You get your moneys value and has free beach facilities. Prawns and the beer are cheaper than most of the restaurants, the portions are satisfying enough that you want to come back again.

Thank Merve I
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49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We had dinner on the beach. Very romantic. Service was excellent - really friendly staff - and the food was good value for money. Can highly recommend this place.

Thank vitting

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehemulla Road | Unawatuna Beach, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 927116

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