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Reef Edge Sea Food Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Asian,
No 21 Polhena Beach Road | Polhena, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 297 8233
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“prawns” (4 reviews)
“nice location” (3 reviews)
“sri lanka” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
No 21 Polhena Beach Road | Polhena, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

Great food. Great value. No alcohol available to buy but it did not matter. Friendly attentive staff. Highly recommended. One of our meals and the view from where we sat.

Thank GlennJulie
Reviewed November 12, 2017

I was there yesterday with a friend of mine for lunch. We bought a seafood rice & a fried Pomfret. Food was so delicious & value for the money. We wanted to have beer but they don't serve any alcohol. so make sure you buy...More

Thank Charith007
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

We went here because the TA reviews were good but to be honest, the food was bland and poor by Sri Lankan standards, the service was very slow (at least 30mins for drinks and over 1hr for food after we got our drinks) and every...More

Thank Phil F
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

Great meal, batterd prawns and chips ! Tasted so fresh. Good service, friendly crew. You can't get closer to the water without getting wet!!

Thank Sarah Y
Reviewed January 23, 2017

We had our best meal of our 3 weeks long vacation on Sri Lanka at the Reef Edge. The location of the restaurang is wonderful and the staff are really friendly and helpful. After your meal can you have a wonderful swim at the nearby...More

Thank pelindh
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

We went to reef edge for a dinner since there wasn't that much restaurants near our villa. The staff was really friendly. They saw me scratching my legs because of the mosquitos and then brought us a mosquito repellent. The food took some time but...More

Thank Heikki J
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice location almost on the sea! food reasonable. Good view.helpful staff Parking along roadside.had a drink with friends

1  Thank kasunudara
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Excellent sea food experience. Love to visit again and again. Very clear restaurant and friendly service. Specially they always ready to serve us even in 3.15am. Well done.

Thank Kithsiri D
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

the view of the ocean is really great. And the price for the seafood is also reasonable. A little far from the train station but you can take a tutu here.

Thank Ellie M
Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This place is located at the end of a rather quiet street off Polhena beach. It doesn't look much from the outside. But the seafood is really good. And it is incredibly cheap. It takes a while to get the food, as with many Sri...More

Thank Doofed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 21 Polhena Beach Road | Polhena, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Matara
  • Phone Number: +94 77 297 8233
  • E-mail
Reef Edge Restaurant OverviewThe Reef Edge Restaurant, as the name itself denotes, is located in a place which is surrounded 270 degrees by the sea. The restaurant offers a varied menu rich with sizzling seafood dishes, a wide variety of traditional Sri Lankan cuisine and western delicacies. At Reef Edge, you will get an opportunity to enjoy a scrumptious meal while witnessing the splendor of the famous Polhena beach in the southern Indian Ocean or Relax to the soft hum of the beach while you watch the sunset, sipping a Sri lankan Lion bear or our fresh fruit juice .Here at Reef Edge we’re passionate about serving our guests great seafood. That’s why we go the extra mile to bring you the best dining experience possible.We take pride in serving you with the highest quality seafood, and the freshest fish directly bought from our village fishermen at the shore.Our chefs are experts in flavours. That’s why we’re the specialists in sea food - either cooked or grilled.With a flavour of typical Sri Lankan hospitality, our staff will go the extra mile to make your dining experience extra special.It’s our passion.It’s our pride.Because at Reef Edge, we are the pioneers for sea food.Few of our signature dishes include:Grilled Red Mullet with fresh tomato sauceGrilled CrabsLobstersJumbo PrawnsCuttlefish (Squid, Calamari)Grilled Tuna
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