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Fresh Lobsters Restaurant

No. 166 St. Sabestian Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 406 3883
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh lobster” (47 reviews)
“prawns” (40 reviews)
“curries” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No. 166 St. Sabestian Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our dinner at Fresh Lobsters! We walked over to the restaurant in the late afternoon from our hotel (the Anantara Kalutara) to place our order ahead of time. We came back to have dinner later that evening and couldn't have been happier with...More

Thank TaraS2605
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I visited Fresh Lobster restaurant whilst staying at the Anantara hotel 300m down the road. It was low season so we were the only ones in the restaurant, we were greeted by Philip and his son-in-law, very charming friendly people. Philip entertained...More

Thank Happykaur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to “fresh lobster” that we spotted on our way to Anantara. We were extremely touched by the hospitality of the owner Phillip. His previous restaurant has burned down to ashes and he has chosen to rent a new place and start all over...More

Thank mireilleazzam
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We had a good time by Philipp and his family. The food is excellent, the hospitality also. We recommend this restaurant ti all.

Thank Karin W
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate here whilst staying at the Anantara. We almost walked past as older reviews show photos of a restaurant on the beach. This is the same restaurant (now just off the road not on the beach). During our meal the owner...More

1  Thank wanderingbrits2018
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Anantara Kalutara and went to this restaurant for dinner based on TA reviews- they did not disappoint- no frills restaurant- great fresh wholesome food - genuine hosts - extremely reasonable prices- definitely recommend

1  Thank bd37703
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It's warmly welcome for all seafood lovers. Owner in the Fresh lobster restaurants every time respect to Gest and very friendly. Their foods very fresh. Thanks .

1  Thank Mango T
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic evening we had!! It was some of the most delicious seafood we’ve ever eaten!! YUM!! Amazing! The food and service were fantastic and the beer ice cold. Staying in Anantara down the road, which is excellent, but you can’t beat local, freshly...More

1  Thank Katie c
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is owned by Philip and Maria who are really nice people. Foods were quite tasty and fresh. You can order fresh juice as well with tropical fruits. The place is not fancy but it is highly recommended . Never judge a book by...More

2  Thank Meli B
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

An Amazing food and hospitality. Philip and his wife did a great job, it’s a real home made food with srilankan spices. While we were there my kids played football with the Philip kids and had fun.. then he took back my exhausted kids back...More

1  Thank Rami A
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16 September 2016|
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Response from Phil1988 | Reviewed this property |
We walked from the Avani along the beach it was only around 2-3 mins walk and then Philip drove is back in his Tuk Tuk - food is brilliant
21 August 2016|
Response from Trail325452 |
The menu has salads, curries (type of curries varies, but e.g. a very tasty pineapple curry, a milder potato curry and a spicy squid curry), fried rice, meat (beef, chicken & pork), a couple of pasta dishes, garlic bread... More
25 May 2015|
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Response from Chaminda F | Property representative |
Hello Mr. Mark, Royal Palms Beach Hotel and Fresh Lobsters restaurant distance about 7 km , actually 15 minutes travel. We are able to provide the transport too. My contact number is + 94 0774063883. Thank... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 166 St. Sabestian Road | Katukurunda, Kalutara 12000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Kalutara
  • Phone Number: +94 77 406 3883
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