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Reef Edge Sea Food Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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No 21 Polhena Beach Road | Polhena, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 297 8233
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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
Varekil, Sweden
2 reviews
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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 beach.

Thank pelindh
2 reviews
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 so it does in most of the restaurants that we've visited. They still wanted to... More 

Thank Heikki J
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5 reviews
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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
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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14 reviews
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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
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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 Lankan restaurants, but it's worth the wait. Also, do not forget to bring your own... More 

Thank Doofed
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We'd read the reviews before going so we knew to push past the less than appealing exterior and took a table by the sea - rough and ready but you can't beat that view! Teo young lads run the kitchen and the menu is extensive which makes it a little confusing, but stick to the seafood, it's worth it -... More 

Thank Phill2810
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22 reviews
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Reviewed October 18, 2015

My business partner took me there. First I was simply surprised with the amazing view from the restaurant. For the food, we ordered seafood fried rice, deviled chicken, and deviled seafood. Seafood fried rice:Pricey but Tasete Good Deviled chicken:Just Pricey Deviled seafood:Pricey. "Seafood" in the dish was ONLY squid. I briefly checked all the menu, then I think most of... More 

Thank FUNK-P
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed September 1, 2015

We had a lovely lunch here. We sat right on the edge of the rocks, next to the crashing waves. The seating area is shaded with huge trees so its very pleasant to sit out. The portions are generous so always half the amounted suggested by the waiter! We had super prawns, cuttle fish and fried rice. They don't have... More 

Thank Udeni S
Pagudpud, Philippines
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Reviewed August 9, 2015

Just come for a drink, food is over priced decor is drab and tired. the people how run this show seem to rely on the real estates location. Average food long wait lax staff.

Thank Drew M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $20
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
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
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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