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Skekira

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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Beach Front | Wella Devala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Beautiful place on the unawatuna beach. Food was good and frindly service. Also prices are very resonable

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Thank luciana_0marino
Amorgos, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

The best dhal carry in whole sri lanka . The best place on the beach to eat all day the service is very good the food is amazing and the price is the best

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Thank amorgiscafe
Deutschland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

At this tiny restaurant I was served the best dhal curry I have ever had. Sadly, the owner told us that they had to shut down their place the next day, because the government bought the place to build a large hotel. What a shame!

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Thank Duplo156
Wellington, New Zealand
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64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

The guys here are so friendly and if you don't need a friend, just try the food. We asked our waiter's favourite was and got that. What arrived was delicious! Tomatoey garlic prawns served with a pineapple coleslaw salad. We met the chef and were able to complement him personally. We were here during low season and it sounds like... More 

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Thank ellabeepage
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

Fantastic place on the Unawatuna Beach. The Chicken Noodles was really good, and so was the staff. This is probably the cheapest restaurant on the beach, and the best!

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Thank Adair88
Great Northwest
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

Most beach places charge $100+ for a candlelit, fresh fish dinner for 2 on the beach. This place is barely $20 including drinks! The tables are on the beach as a cost savings so the owner doesn't have to maintain a building- he just puts out the tables and there it is. the fish is amazing, and the owner is... More 

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Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

During our stay in Unawatuna we visited the Skekira restaurant three times and tried various curries. Especially the Dhal curry (300 Rps.) and the fish curry (400 Rps.) were awesome. Regarding the food the salad (400 Rps.) was a little bit disappointing (compared to the other dishes) ... For a large beer (625 ml) you have to pay 350 Rps.... More 

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Antibes, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We went there for a dinner... Don't expect an extra service here but the hole experience is fine. Food is good and fresh, the waiter is friendly and communicative. The music three songs is the same from 'bob Marley'.... Don't hesitate to take the grilled prawns and calamari great...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2015

Skekira stands aside of the main beach crowd. You can find here very tasty food within simple environment. Definitely, they have the most yummy rice&curru here. We visited this restaurant occasionaly while strolling across the beach in the beginning of our trip... and stucked there for the rest of the month, coming every day for food and friendly atmosphere. Stuff... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Some of the best food we had in Sri Lanka and the food is quite cheap. You must try the grilled shrimps!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front | Wella Devala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?