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“hidden gem in marakolliya beach....”

Little Pumpkin Cabanas
Ranked #29 of 165 Restaurants in Tangalle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed July 23, 2013

it is a nice friendly place i had my dinner foods excellent i order grilled fish so yummy they used delicious sauce they call it secret sauce when you go there ask to use that sauce it z yummy prices very reasonable

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2  Thank Alska
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Reviewed April 10, 2013

We were recommended the Little Pumpkin Cabanas by our guest house and it certainly did not disappoint. We went for the crab which we were shown before it was cooked, it was a monster! Something that size in the UK would set you back £50-75, but for this place it is usual! We also had a little one to go with it! Service was excellent and although we did wait a will for the meal to be served we were always with a drink in hand over looking the beach hoping for a turtle to appear!! Once it had arrived it was deliciously meaty and covered in the secret sauce! So tastey.
You have to eat here and make the most of the best seafood and great service. When we come back to the south coast this will be on our list again!

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2  Thank Edweird
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Reviewed April 8, 2013

Great food, fantastic secret sauce, big portions, attentive and fast service, very friendly staff, fabulous view!
Try the prawns!

2  Thank Motchi
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

We have travelled far and long in Asia and there are those special places which you never forget. Little Pumpkin is one of them. When we first got to Marakolliya beach we spent our first night in Ganesh Cabanas but decided to move out. We had a lucky strike by finding a vacant cabana at Little Pumpkin. The place was already a hit for us from the night before as we had dinner there and loved it.

We stayed there for 4 nights but, had we been travelling for longer, I am sure we would have spent a couple of weeks there. Marakolliya beach is already a beautiful place on its own but having the luck of being hosted at Little Pumpkin was the best.

The cabanas are fairly priced and very comfortable. The food always excellent, the cook Malika put together some nice dishes for us and his Sri Lankan breakfast was by far the best I tasted here.

Dudley and Jaliya, the managers, were both very nice and ready to help us in anything we wanted. But we have to say that one of the nicest things of this place is Lokuman's smile. Lokuman is the guy serving the guests at their tables, Jaliya's son. If you do go there, both to stay or for a meal, you will understand what we mean.

This is one place We would definitely go back to.

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3  Thank fairyjany
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Reviewed February 15, 2013

This tiny little restaurant is hidden away at a corner of the beach that is quiet and scenic.the seafood is delicious and closer to the local tastes than the other restaurants along the beach. The family running it is exceptionally kind.....my friend met with a motorcycle accident, they not only nursed his wounds but also offered to repair the bike! Nevertheless, the quality of their food stands on its own, it was definitely the best lobster I've had in Sri Lanka!

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1  Thank premala p
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