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Crab Restaurant Chaaya Tranz Hotel

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood,
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 278000
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Sri Lankan
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific and friendly service and lovely fresh seafood. We had crab cakes, poached prawn salad , prawn laksa , yellow dinner tuna and exquisite calamari. Happy happy happy !

Thank Aus-wonderers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Currently staying at the Hikka Tranz on an al-inc basis but as always we mix it up a bit, everyday until we wen to the Crab we were asked by staff if we would like to go and we booked. After reading reviews and knowing...More

Thank IanShep_10
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have just eaten at this restaurant as we are staying at the Tranz hotel and fancied a nice sit-down meal with wine rather than the hotel's buffet. The food was really very good and the wine very nice too. Staff were...More

Thank Allan M
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were overwhelmed by our experience at Crab Restaurant in the cinnamon tranz. The meals were the best we had in Sri lanka. We had a booking at ministry of crab a few days afterwards and cancelled knowing that food and service could not possibly...More

Thank RosalindCeleste
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We've just eaten in the Crab Restaurant which is extra cost but worth every penny, the staff are so helpfully n polite especially Asitha, a great guy who spoke excellent English and was extremely respectful. Oh and by the way the food was awesome, would...More

Thank GarDen2010
Reviewed 3 July 2018

My wife and I had a most memorable dinner experience at this restaurant. She had a succulent crab curry with all the trimmings and I had the baked crab with a side order of mashed potatoes. Both dishes were excellent. Service was impeccable and attentive....More

Thank Pmjworld
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Visited for dinner a few days back! Great experience. Thank goodness for the aprons.. Crabs can be messy. Loved the ambiance. If it was anything that took away from the experience, it was that the music was too low in volume. Would have been better...More

Thank ExplrrSL
Reviewed 13 May 2018

Recently visited to this wonderful paradise to enjoy our dinner, we love the buffet verities as well as the verities of desserts were fabulous... also we had lovely grilled seafood platter from the action counter.staffs were amazing and quickly arrange outdoor table as we expected....More

Thank Namaldissanayake5
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Went to this restaurant. Since only opened at 7.30 PM we went for drinks at the lounge. Found out it charged 10% tax as usual in sri lanka but extra government applicable charges (fake?) of 19%. Drinks were already quite pricey and with total of...More

Thank shampi1880
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We ate one evening meal and the quality of fish and chicken were excellent. Great service and very good prices.

Thank nigem
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 30
Seafood, Sri Lankan
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 278000
Crab Restaurant located at the Lobby level, north wing of the Chaaya Tranz Hikkaduwa & open air restaurant with option of dining outdoor.
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