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The Angler

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Asian,
71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
+94 77 837 4961
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“curry” (19 reviews)
“okra” (6 reviews)
“tuna” (5 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 179 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While staying for one night at Anarva Mount Lavinia hotel we were wondering around for dinner and ended up in this place. It is quite close to the hotel perhaps 10min. When were were there there was nobody else (October is not a peak tourist...More

Thank M9000
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

From the outside and initial impressions this place doesn’t seem anything out of the ordinary but the food here is absolutely exquisite! We had fresh crab curry (caught that day) which was unbelievable. The papadams were fresh and delicious and the coconut sambol was the...More

Thank Olivia B
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

No wonder they are number 1 on trip advisor - this restaurant is fantastic. Perfect home cooked food made from scratch with very fresh ingredients. We sat on the balcony and had the Sri Lankan curry and rice - it was one of the best...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We had the fish curry with all the extras it was amazing. The owner was so friendly I believe his wife does the cooking. Really nice local place and food.

Thank bright_ii
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We sat in the balcony and enjoyed a lovely evening at this restaurant. We ordered the prawn curry and received a selection of dishes which included Dahl, banana curry, vegetables, coconut samba and popadoms. All were very tasty and delicious and the owners kindly made...More

Thank Beckie R
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this restaurant for dinner based on the great reviews on Trip Advisor. The seafood was fresh and the food took time to come as it was prepared after the order was placed. So it was hot and tasty. The place...More

Thank NeelikaT
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We had a crab curry, prawn curry and the 3 traditional veg curries. It was all delicious and fresh, the crab curry and sambol were particularly lovely. The couple that own it are very friendly. There is beer and wine available.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant! Fabulous food, excellent customer service, clean and located steps from my hotel. The owner made recommendation for my meal and it was perfect. I will come back before I leave.

Thank Gay C
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at Mount Lavinia hotel and as I had seen this restaurant on tripadvisor we walked up the road and had dinner .We weren't disappointed and enjoyed a crab curry and grilled fish. Highly recommend.

Thank arkash
Reviewed 20 August 2017

A must visit if staying at Mount Lavina Hotel. We went for a night and returned the next as we were all so impressed. Food was well worth it-fresh, home style, local cuisine. Service was great with husband serving and wife cooking. Great for kids...More

Thank 131dannim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Hotel Road | Western, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 10370, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 77 837 4961
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