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Buba

42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
2732 190
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“prawns” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place on the beach. Very nice location in the shade. Unfortunately food is terrible. Didn't feel fresh even. Do not recommend at all.

Thank Pravi K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I am a frequent traveller ,Buba is one of my best location :) Sea view and the sunset is just mind blwoing. Their Food is very delicious.I will keep visiting this place :) Good Place to relax at the Beach.

Thank Nim L
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The place is awesome, just by the sea with lot of private space. Food is tasty, reasonably priced and good portions. Drinks are average but that again doesn't matter compared to the atmosphere and vibes you get there

Thank samareaiya
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Went to Buba, an old chilled out beach favourite after many years, but were in for a rude shock when presented with the Bill which totalled to 15% more than the sum of the items. This was not an in-built Tip or Service charge, it...More

1  Thank kmcpdavis
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I visited this place a few years ago on my visit to Colombo. Lovely place by the sea, however don't recommend this place if the weather is a bit too breezy. Great drinks (especially their homemade passionfruit juice) and great seafood also. The beach itself...More

Thank EscalinP
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We went to this restaurant due to the Lonely Planet’s recommendation and broad reviews on Trip Advisor. Wrong move all round. No trouble in finding the place but the whole experience was very weird and uncomfortable. The setting is really nice but it had a...More

1  Thank SP5658
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went to the bar intending to have just a cocktail and enjoy the sunset. We were right on the beach at a tiny lantern-lit table. One could move among mangroves toward bigger tables in the back. There was also an area protected under a...More

2  Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Service is a bit slow but the food wasn't bad. Very relaxing setting and the constant sea breeze in your face is really refreshing.

Thank Tyrone C
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Things have really changed there; the food was good and the atmosphere even better. Service was slow - to be honest I think we may have been forgotten. There is a lovely sunset view from the shack. Menu is fish based and portions huge -...More

Thank Malith S
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

I ordered coconut juice to drink and the host climbed in a tree to get the coconut.. I enjoyed it! We ordered fried fish (that was not on the menu) and vegatables.. It was very good an delicious. I would go there again. Service and...More

Thank Irm Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: 2732 190
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