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“An excellent place to visit.”
Review of Rock View - CLOSED

Rock View
Cuisines: Asian
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Reviewed September 22, 2013

I am Chris, and I would like to share my thoughts with you all. This is a lovely restaurant run by a lovely people they offers exquisite food for low prices and very pleasant environment always. You do, Go there, eat there, enjoy the waves breaking in front of your table under the palm trees... Perhaps you might even have a sea turtle pass by!I am sure that this is an unforgettable place for you to take a good rest at any time of your life. Cheers!!!!!! xxx

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1  Thank SummerLodgeTangalle
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Reviewed July 3, 2013

We went off-season on our last night in Sri Lanka whilst staying in Tangalle, all the other restaurants on TA were closed.
They were just shutting as empty (around 8.30), but stayed open.
Beer was cheap (200r for a Lion, very good)...so we were hopeful.
I ordered the prawns devilled and stressed that I liked chilli. My fiancé ordered chicken and noodles and also stressed about liking it Sri Lankan hot, no boring and western.
Both meals were a disgrace, the noodles with chicken had zero flavour, spice or taste, looked like something a student might knock up in a hurry....the prawns were equally bad, the tasteless 'sauce' (I say sauce but there wasn't hardly any, had raw onions in it and warm tomato pieces) didn't help as the large prawns were cooked in the shells, which meant the small bit of flavour was in them, which were hard to peel (I eat shell on prawns regularly). This bland dish came with plain rice.
Being our last night I wasn't going to accept it so after struggling with two prawns I gave up, my fiancé also could only stomach a mouthful.
Rather than pay nothing I offered enough to cover the beer and 400r on top.

This is when they got funny. They insisted we paid for the prawns and the beer and 'kindly' gave us the noodles for free.
After a few heated words we decided to leave, we went outside and flagged a tuk-tuk down, this is when three other guys turned up and attempted to look menacing. They threatened the driver saying if he drove off they'd 'see him later'...
My fiancé was getting upset so I paid nearly all they were asking for. As I was paying the owner, who refused to make any contact with me smirked, knowing he'd got away with me paying for slops..

Do not give them any custom, check my reviews, all positive, we travel around a lot, prefer developing countries, I like to believe in Karma...

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16  Thank burrga
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2  Thank Daniela D
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Reviewed April 5, 2013
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