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“Not the best”
Review of One Love

One Love
Ranked #46 of 111 Restaurants in Unawatuna
Price range: $0 - $5
Cuisines: Sri Lankan
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Reviewed March 1, 2010

The first time we ate here the food wasn't bad but it wasn't exceptional. The second time we tried to eat we were told there were no curries that evening (Sunday). We booked a table for the next evening at the front of the restaurant. When we arrived the table had been given to someone else - a pretty young blonde girl who the owner spent the whole evening chatting up! He didn't seem bothered about taking orders. A couple sat in front of us had been waiting over 2 1/2 hours for their food and were past being hungry when it eventually arrived. Ours took 2 hours and when it came it wasn't that hot. They appear to cook one curry at a time so the last one cooked may be hot but the first one will be cold by then. There are much better places to eat than this.

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Thank Dougal00
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Reviewed February 8, 2010

set in the hustle and bustle of unawatuna beach is this little restaurant, where the 'little' really has to be emphasized... the food is extremely good, but beware the portion sizes, they're BIG! if you're little you can easily share their signature dish "rice and curry" which is 3 fantastic curries, red rice and crispy papadams...

if you make it to unawatuna, its definitely worth a visit... (well, actually a must)

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4  Thank pasty_english_boy
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Reviewed December 18, 2009

Found this little restaurant on the beach. The food, especially the curries (pumpkin, garlic, sweet potato), is excellent. The food is cheap and made from scratch every time (that is why that you have to wait for some time for the food). We think it was the best restaurant on the beach.

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3  Thank jtkFinland
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Reviewed November 7, 2009

Lovely lovely small place hanging over the beautiful bay of Unawatuna. Food is amazing and made from scatch every time (the reason for the relatively long wating time). So much atmosphere - all the hustle and bustle, stress and worries is worlds away when you sit yourself down for a meal prepared with LOVE in the small kitchen, where you can hear sizzeling pots and pans. Fantastic cuttle fish and curries!!! A must if you're blessed with a stay in Unawatuna.

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3  Thank CLyPeD
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Reviewed October 29, 2009

As someone who works in Sri Lanka and travels to Una regularly it is always nice to find a restaurant with that extra something! One Love is a little gem amongst a sea of fairly uninspiring places to eat. This family run place is very friendly and laid back with good music playing and a casual and relaxing atmosphere. The mother and daughter team are good value, always friendly and happy to chat. The food is excellent too with good sized portions for travellers with a healthy appetite. It's easy to see why this restaurant is always a lot busier than their neighbours. I urge you to try it, you won't regret it.

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4  Thank JoCollins
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