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Awanhala Beach Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, , Asian
Galle Road | Near the Railway Cross, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 457 9486
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (12 reviews)
“curry dish” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Galle Road | Near the Railway Cross, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So friendly, great value, delicious curries, beautiful setting right on the beach. Would definitely recommend.

Thank katematthews2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

1. The food! 2. The food! 3. The perfect beach! 4. The super cosy ambience 5. And most of all, Nelson and the team is such amazing people. We ate there for 5 days out of our 11 day trip.

1  Thank oliver j
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Around lunchtime we saw this place. We stopped and had a really good lunch. The food was great and it is on a nice beach. You can sit very nice in the shadow, looking out over the sea. If you are in the neighbourhood you...More

Thank Hans d
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did well for veggie options everywhere we went but this place is the pick of the bunch. Massive range of curries and various types on offer as well as seafood etc. We particularly enjoyed the pineapple curry and the Kottu roti. Setting is also...More

Thank moreland84
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is owned by a couple. She comes from Germany and he is from Sri Lanka both speak English and German. Good food they have local food and western food. Really nice to enjoy your food with your feet in the sand and see...More

Thank Sarah Z
Nelson403, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Awanhala Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 July 2017

Thank you Sarah, it was a pleasure to met you. Hope we will see again someday. Take care. Alexandra

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We have been yesterday for the sunset... The place is wonderful located... And the meals also delicious... Good service. We had a chicken burger and a curry dish... So nicely presented... We will come back. Great evening!

Thank Uli1973
Nelson403, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Awanhala Beach Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Thanks a lot. Hope to welcome you soon Your Awanhala Team

Reviewed 8 May 2017

The food is amazing!! Delicious Ayurvedic foods on the menu that is a must try. Also great to just relax during the day and use the beach.

Thank GabbyMelissa
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The view was amazing and the lunch was very tasty. It was a pity that we couldn't get a beer and that the coconut was warm. Otherwise everything was super. Thank you.

Thank Noémi Z
Reviewed 20 April 2017

My fiance and I got married in Bentota last month and were looking for a restaurant on the beach to host a fun, casual pre-wedding dinner the night before our wedding. We found Awanhala and thought it looked suitable so we contacted them through email....More

Thank Maya H
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Locations is on the beautifull Sand of the Bentota Beach. The food is good and the staff is very friendly and helpful! it is very urban but realy nice!

Thank kurt600
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Ram m
21 November 2016|
Response from Ddni2 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Ram, I dunno how far it is from royal beach resort, but you can check the distance as well as the ways you can go there through "rome2rio" website or app. Sorry I dun remember the exact prices. What I can say is that... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road | Near the Railway Cross, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 457 9486
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