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Happy Banana

$$ - $$$
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the best place to visit in Unawatuna Food takes abnormally longer time and its not that tasty also.

Thank Dinusha S
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's like this place doesn't even try becuase it manages to snag a plot of land in front of the beach.The tables on the beach were just set up in such a haphazard way it kills the view of the beach. Service was painfully slow and the waiters just seemed uninterested and too informal for my taste. The beer we... More 

Thank chari_9018
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was dry and didn't taste good. I had the fried seafood with a few chips and little salat. The stuff was very friendly tho and the price for drinks affordable.

Thank Rebeca A
Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered a mixed seafood soup. Received vegetable soup. They took it away and the soup we got back appeared to be the same soup but with some tasteless bits of seafood in. We then had calamari that he said was going to be a 'special price' but turned out to be 2000 Lkr for just 3 calamari and only... More 

Thank MrBeery
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice evening dinner on the beach. The location is great and we had lovely rice and curry and nasi goreng. Tasty and large portions.

Thank Bonna L
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was worse and we waited more than one hour for it. Better choose another restaurant on this nice beach.

Thank mhoustecky
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As my review title states ! everything at this bar just cannot be faulted ,try it ! you'll love it !

Thank Kev N
Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The hotel has a series of candle lit tables on the beach during the evening and the setting is lovely. The young waiter did his best. However the food was mediocre at best. My dining partner had a chicken stir fry rice but could hardly find any chicken at all. My peppered steak was tough and over cooked with a... More 

Thank JohnPerkins
Oxford, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Food was wonderful and reasonably priced. Views breathtaking too. Only bad point? The service is poor...everyone is really friendly and polite but they forgot about our drinks twice and we waiting 40 minutes for food. Was amazing once it arrived though!!

Thank Sara T
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Here is a first. Giving my 1 star rating to Happy Banana. And it is well deserved. I'll try to keep this review short and clear and not to bother you with all the mishaps that occurred in barely 1 hour. So I'll keep it to the important basics. We went with a group of 7 friends. Everyone picked a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Dewala 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?