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Happy Banana

) #76 of 87 Restaurants in Unawatuna ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Seafood, Asian
Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good29%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (15 reviews)
“friday night” (7 reviews)
“great beach” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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11 - 20 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 16 April 2017

The Happy Banana is located right on the beach in Unawatuna. We came here several times as the menu has a great deal of choice and there are lots of cheap dishes. I recommend going for the Sri Lankan curries and seafood kebabs. We went...More

Thank DaisyValencia
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Poor and unfriendly service Food is not bad but you need to be really tolerant of the unclean tables and poor service they offer

Thank Noel S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Had a beachfront nightcap at this longstanding beach bar and restaurant ( they also have rooms) Prices are very reasonable and service perfectly acceptable We did not eat there but the offerings looked fine

Thank Mike48
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

My chicken wrap had lettuce and tomatoes with very little chicken. It was bland and served nearly room temperature as were the French fries. My husband's calamari was tough and overlooked. His fries were also not hot. It took 25 minutes to be served even...More

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Went here for drinks! On thursdays they throw a party with a DJ. Usually the rest of the weekend its a normal bar at night. They have great cocktails at average prices for beach side restaurants and bars. The atmosphere is great and they have...More

Thank imartirosov04
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Not the best place to visit in Unawatuna Food takes abnormally longer time and its not that tasty also.

Thank Dinusha S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

it's like this place doesn't even try becuase it manages to snag a plot of land in front of the beach.The tables on the beach were just set up in such a haphazard way it kills the view of the beach. Service was painfully slow...More

1  Thank chari_9018
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

The food was dry and didn't taste good. I had the fried seafood with a few chips and little salat. The stuff was very friendly tho and the price for drinks affordable.

Thank Rebeca A
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered a mixed seafood soup. Received vegetable soup. They took it away and the soup we got back appeared to be the same soup but with some tasteless bits of seafood in. We then had calamari that he said was going to be a...More

Thank MrBeery
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Nice evening dinner on the beach. The location is great and we had lovely rice and curry and nasi goreng. Tasty and large portions.

Thank Bonna L
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5 June 2017|
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Response from Shamali d | Reviewed this property |
Best to call them direct. They might open but will not serve liquor as 8th is a Buddhist holiday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
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