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$$ - $$$
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 790 7201
08:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

1. Lipton tea in SriLanka? Really? 2. Butter prawns can be so much better. The were more tempura around then actual prawn. And oily too :(

Thank Buhnevici N
Carnhell Green, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I really struggle to understand all the good reviews for this place. But perhaps we ordered the wrong thing on the menu, I want to think it wasn't their speciality but the big "italian pizza" sign written on the wall stated otherwise. We got served promptly and ordered two pizzas, a beer and a juice without sugar that turned out... More 

Thank Allen M
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

Spent two nights in Unawatuna and Nautilus restaurant visited twice always for a dinner. I'm not such a big eater of fish, but their Marlin with salat and chips was one of the best I've ever eaten. Well-roasted and flavourous with tasty salat and crispy chips. Just waiting for the meal was longer than I would have wished (about an... More 

Thank Michal K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

I fund this Cooking School fortunately during the Unawatuwa visit. The teacher lady named Yamuna is so kind and paying attention to each students join the class. (3000 rps / person) At first we went to market and purchase some vegetables. We selected Banana flower bud , Egg plant , Okura. (These vegetable cost is included the class fee. )... More 

Thank naokia385
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

Spent 6 nights in unawatuna and ate here every night, staff are so helpful and food is lovely , They offer a cooking course which I did and now I'll be cooking Sri Lankan food for my friends ,

Thank che437
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

We arrived around 7pm and got served within 5 minutes of sitting down. We ordered seafood pizza and green chicken curry and settled in for a long wait. What a surprise when the food came out within 30 minutes, given it was cooked fresh and there were a couple of other tables to service too. The food was very tastey... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Totally unimpressed.. Awful service, ridiculous waiting times - over an hour for roti and an omelette. Menu was not appealing - worst service during our stay & restaurant was half empty.

Thank EvieSingapore
Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

A choice of locations, beach side or the road side restaurant. The rice and curry is really home cooked. Not too many places on the beach serve authentic rice and curry as you would eat in a Sri Lankan home. Full menu of Fresh Sea Food if thats what you fancy. Good Value as well.

Thank northt21
Galle, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Great place for sea food and rice and curry price worthy. And it is on one of the best location well-known unawatuna beautiful beach.friendly service embraces you very clean and hygienic. On of the place which has been certified by public health inspected. Food is awesome.

3 Thank Chandralal R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

My friend and I took the Sri Lankan cooking lesson here. What a lovely place to learn how to cook traditional dishes. We had so much fun and our host was friendly, accommodating, patient, and a very good teacher! We learnt how to make pumpkin, green bean, and potato curry with coconut sambal. Delicious! We got to eat all the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yaddehimulla Road, Unawatuna, Galle 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 790 7201

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