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AIDA Ala carte Restauarant

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Mangala Mawatha, Bentota, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 275398
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Netherlands
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Had a quick snack here yesterday. The service was very enthusiastic and the view is spectacular. All we had was a plate of french fries and a toasted cheese and tomato. Nothing to brag about. They were quite pushy about us visiting their souvenir shop though.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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168 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Has a great location next to the river but only limited tables with views and all lost in the dark anyway. A good range of food although no pork which is a little strange in Sri Lanka. The standard of food was very good and service was very good.

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Thank Pwillholme
The Netherlands
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Fresh food, friendly stuff. Unfortunately I had trouble with the free wifi they offer. But all else was great.

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Thank Sabitravels
Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

No atmosphere more staff than diners. View over the river. Waiter was clearing our plates while still eating last mouthful Food nothing to write home about

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Echuca, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely setting on balcony in 'private' space for 4/ 6 persons Great grilled prawns ..brilliant value Excellent

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Mumbai, India
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

While walking down, we stumbled upon AIDA. It's a really clean and quiet place. The food and drinks are good, they can do much better though. The staff is really friendly and helpful. Keep up the good work. Cheers!

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Bengaluru, India
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

the place is on river front, should be nice ambience for a quiet dinner. We went for lunch on a hot afternoon, even then the ambience looked good, though hot. (Could do with a few more fans in the afternoon) Food - both seafood/continental and local Sri Lankan was good. (Local Sri Lankan meal takes 45 mins to prepare though...... More 

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St Peter Port, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

we went here for a drink after a walk from the resort it was very nice and friendly the beer was cold and the view lovely.

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Bentota, Sri Lanka
1 review
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Arrived a bit late in the evening. Ordered prawns and deviled Sear fish...both like leather...waiter came up with full plates in front of him and said 'a bit dry' Sandpaper was moister...so go anywhere else unless they get their act together...please, please please...be careful as on this experience...this would put you off Sri Lankan restaurants

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Thank ianglover68
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Open-air restaurant on the lakeside serving à la carte seafood and some western meals. Slightly above average price, but good quality food, a nice setting and good service.

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Thank Jacqui V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mangala Mawatha, Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 275398
Description
A very friendly restaurant that is situated on the banks of the river that can be clearly viewed whilst dining. We serve good seafood and tasty meals from curries to sandwiches and steaks.

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