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“Delicious fresh homemade seafood”

Fresh Lobsters Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 45 Restaurants in Kalutara
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood, Grill
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed August 30, 2017

This place is a stone's throw away from Anantara- we walked here to escape the Anantara food. Do NOT come hungry though- be prepared for at least 1.5-2hour leisurely wait for your food. But when the food does come, it is definitely worth the wait.
We had chilly crab, prawns, lobsters, fish curry - a meal fit for a king, and all excellent quality, fresh flavours.

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Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here this evening and will definately be back tomorrow. Prawns were beautiful and a very friendly welcome. Thank you

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We visited this place yesterday for lunch and even though we reached quite late they quickly seated us and took our orders. After an hour when we inquired about the status they said just half an hour more! Seems they bought the meats after we ordered......
Eventually when the food was served the dishes were large. The very first but we took everyone was looking at each other... Can this be really do tasty. The crabs and lobsters were one of the best we have ever had. Even the local curry with tuna was a very different and fantastic flavor. The long wait was with every minute.
The ambience is quite basic but if its taste you're looking for, don't go any further. The service too was extremely polite and gracious. Keri it up!!

1  Thank ashwin g
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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We came here three times during our time in Kalutara. Besides having an outstanding meal (definitely try prawns and crabs or cuttlefish when you're here!) it was always a fun night at Fresh Lobster! The owner showed us card tricks and one night we even got involved in playing a local board game with family and friends. We had a blast!

Make sure you go to FRESH Lobster and do not mix it up with Red Lobster in the same street!

Enjoy!

1  Thank Lisa I
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We went to see Philip's restaurant to get out of the resort just up the street. He is an excellent host, proud of his restaurant.

It is a tiny restaurant, with truly home cooked meals, courtesy of Philip's wife.

Huge prawns, lobster and crab, with a nice rice dish and myriad sauces. All very reasonably priced, especially compared to the resort up the street.

Philip also offers local transportation for tourism or the airport with an Aircon van. We used him to take us back to Colombo at 25% of the price charged by the resort nextdoor.

No credit cards, but he'll take you to the local ATM with his tuk-tuk.

Great experience.

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