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Crab Restaurant Chaaya Tranz Hotel

$$ - $$$Seafood,
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 278000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“crab” (31 reviews)
“king fish” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Sri Lankan
$$ - $$$
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

I tried this restaurant alone and I totally enjoyed this the foods I'd cook fresh top of the line service i was well look after Been 2 times I really like the food .

Thank KALI2213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant had great ambiance on a sultry Sri Lankan night. Mood lighting created a good atmosphere. The staff were most helpful and attentive and the menu provided plenty of options. We loved the chilli crab and the prawns were so tasty. As is in...More

Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Checked out the menu with trepidation and was very pleasantly surprised at the prices. For NZ$14 you got half a kilo of crab (large chunks still with the shell) cooked in a lovely fragrant mild curry sauce. This would have cost in excess of NZ$140...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Special mention for Sam at the Crab - great service. He offers a personal beach BBQ that is good value, and more seafood than you can eat - fantastic.

Thank Paul Q
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Quality food and great accommodating staff! Def worth eating here if staying at this hotel. Great for after lunch!

Thank Narriso
Reviewed 19 February 2017

While staying at Hikkaduwa and Hotel Tranz Hikka in a rainy evening we decided to eat our dinner at the hotel. It was not a disapointment at all. Very tasty crab bisquit and big prawns for the main course were both very good. Along with...More

Thank Heidi R
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

First time you go there, you're thinking "wow, looks like an expensive place!" Then you get the bill and tell the waiter you wanted to pay for the whole table, not just yourself. He's confused because that's the whole bill. My favorites here: lobster curry,...More

Thank Marc P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

The menu choice, meal quality and service all add up to a very good experience. However, you do pay for that pleasure. The value is OK although the absolute price may cause you a small intake of breath.

Thank fedupphil
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here 10 adults and 6 kids, the food was so good and we did get outstanding service from the waiter Samantha.

Thank Fridatulum
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

My family and I visited The Crab, which is part of the 4 Star Hikka Tranz hotel, as an alternative to the usual buffet style lunch offered at the main hotel. The restaurant is 10m from the beach and has no walls, which offers a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 30
Seafood, Sri Lankan
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 278000
Crab Restaurant located at the Lobby level, north wing of the Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa & open air restaurant with option of dining outdoor.
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