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Parangiya watta, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Small family restaurant with the best food we tasted in Sri Lanka. We went there several times and so did the other customers, we started to recognize each other. Great food everytime. We can strongly recommend their curry. Great drinks, not pricey. Staff friendly, located right on the beach. Kitchen and toilet clean. On the negative side, not open for... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic curry meal! 4 curries with pompadums, Sambol and mango chutneys for a good price! Keep up the amazing taste sensations guys, I ate here twice and next time I'm in Sri kanaka again I will be back!!

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Queensland, Australia
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

This place was right on the beach with seating in the shade. The service was nice but the food was just bad and slow. Their club sandwich was dry came with about 7 individual fry and it wasn't cheap. Waited 50 minute for fried chicken (we were the only ones there) and it was so dry I could barely eat... More 

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Thank Dobsessed
Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had the best rice and curry here in Sri Lanka. Taste is just amazing. Staff is really friendly, nice atmosphere. It's true you need to wait quite long, but it definetely worth it. I'm sorry we discovered this place on our last day in Unawatuna, otherwise we would have come back several times.

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Thank Dreamtraveller71102
Perth, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 October 2015

Travelled Sri Lanka for 3 months and this place has the best curry i've had. Great location, great staff and even better food. Make sure you try the special fried rice

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Thank jax0n1
San Francisco
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430 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 430 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2015

No, it is not the best Sri Lankan food we have ever had but the food taste quite good with large portions. It is not that expensive for its location either. Every restaurant in every waterfront in the world charges a lot more than the non-waterfront restaurants. We ordered Red Rice with a fish curry and a pumpkin (spelled Pumpking)... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

We went here to get lunch. Since it is off season we were the only guests at that moment. It's a tiny place runned by a family, and has a nice view on the ocean. The menu gives many options. We ordered a calamari and grilled chicken dish. The food was home cooked and made with fresh ingredients. The sauces... More 

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Thank Annemieke R
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Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Delicious hot (temperature) curry with coconut sambol! Yum! Lovely owner/chef. Highly recommend. Cheap cooking lessons offered too.

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Bunbury, Australia
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79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Lots of reports on this place but my short summary is they do excellent curries - potato, sweet potato and pumpkin our favourites as was their special fried rice, service is happy bit slow - will go there again!

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Thank thill58
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Brilliant Sri Lankan curry for £4.50. Right on the beach, candle lit dinner. Cocktails good too. Only watch out is the toilet- go before you leave your hotel!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parangiya watta, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna

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