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The Mangrove Cave Hotel
Ranked #4 of 4 Restaurants in Balapitiya
Price range: $10 - $100
Cuisines: European
Description: closed to madu river...river view...besy galle road..summer huts ,in side the Mangrove cave..A/C,INDOOR RESTURANT & Open out Door Restaurant..live sea foods specially lobester,crabs fresh in tank...indian ,chines.Europians,ARABIC,sri LANKAN foods.
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Description: closed to madu river...river view...besy galle road..summer huts ,in side the Mangrove cave..A/C,INDOOR RESTURANT & Open out Door Restaurant..live sea foods specially lobester,crabs fresh in tank...indian ,chines.Europians,ARABIC,sri LANKAN foods.
Reviewed July 7, 2013

We ate at this restaurant several times whilst staying in Balipitya. The Sri Lankan chicken curry was a highlight as was the Nasi Goreng. The staff were 100% courteous and even gave us a lift home after our meal one night when there was torrential rain!
Great food, incredibly cheap, and the restaurant itself is fitted out to the highest standard. Check it out!

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Reviewed May 23, 2013

After a brilliant river safari tour in Balapitiya where we saw crocodiles, giant monitor lizards, monkeys and an assortment of colorful tropical birds we disembarked and noticed this busy restaurant. We were hungry by then so we ordered lunch. What a treat it was,one of the most outstanding dishes from many of the dishes was the Aubergine salad served with a mango chutney dressing. " stunning". The best Aubergine dish I have ever had.

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Reviewed October 17, 2012

I ate chicken with and cashew nuts and it was delicious. I really would like to eat at this restaurant again. A bit scary was that the food contained the chicken bones - all the bones you can find in a chicken, smashed. A bit dangerous but I understand that is what makes the taste and they are possible to remove. As scandinavian I am not used to this but i will absolutely try it myself.

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Thank Kixlin
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Reviewed May 21, 2012

crocodiles and fishing tubs are more interesting with the mangrove caves

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Reviewed January 26, 2017
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1  Thank daniel m
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