Unawatuna Restaurants

  • Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
    Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
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  • Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
    Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
    by planxty
  • Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
    Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
    by planxty

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    bakery tuk tuk van: Bakers tuk tuk van

    by jo104 Written Feb 10, 2014

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    If you are looking for a quick snack of wade, omlette buns, cream buns, sausage rolls or roti triangles this may be the ideal solution for you. The food is generally very tasty and comes straight from the bakery. The charge may be slightly higher for tourist but for under lkr200 you will be able to have a nice selection of items.

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    Koko's on the Beach: Homemade burgers

    by jo104 Written Feb 13, 2014

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    I have been craving a beef burger for months and where I am presently living in sri lanka its fairly restricted to rice & curry or chinese so a visit to Koko's on the beach was a real treat.

    Being a south african we like meat, meat and more meat and the Koko's special burger did not dissapoint with a double homemade patty, bacon and double cheese. All the ingredients are super fresh in fact they even make their own burger buns.

    Its nice to see the english owner and his wife working so well together wiith a couple of ankle snappers a lovely family. Gary makes real style battered fish and chips. They also do chicken burgers and kebabs.

    Do note there are 2 koko's this one is on the beach do not confuse the two as the other one screens movies and is only open in the evening I cannot imagine their food is as good.

    Good ambience go and stuff your face with a meaty delicious treat whilst listening to the waves and the sand beneath yiour feet.

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    Kahuna Club: Don't miss tonights special

    by jo104 Updated Feb 12, 2014

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    This guest house restuarant is open to the public in the evening and evening specials are not to be missed. I have enjoyed chicken briyani on the first night and seer fish with roast potatoes and avocado green salad the next (although not loving fish I had chicken) The food is cooked in an open kitchen and you can choose to eat outside on the garden patio or inside.

    The flavours are fresh and well presented. There is a range of other items such as pasta, soup and having a south african owner a good steak. The ingredients are always fresh and tasty. I have enjoyed two good breakfasts the eggs with everything perfectly cooked.

    I am looking forward to spaggethi bolognaise tonight and tomato basil soup!

    There is free wifi in the resturant as well as a stocked bar for gin & tonic or even wine. The atmosphere is chilled out and during the day you can relax in a hammock. Dinner service starts at 6pm

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    Coconut jungle cafe: coconut jungle cafe

    by jo104 Written Feb 12, 2014

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    If you are en route to Jungle Beach and fancy some refreshment you can enjoy a king coconut (thambili) or karumba here. The king coconut is lkr100 & karumba is lkr50. Aruna has his tree hut here & you can enjoy your coconut upstairs chatting with this interesting character.

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    lime leaf: indian food

    by jo104 Written Feb 12, 2014

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    I only wanted a small snack so I enjoyed a vegetable samoosa and 2 chicken samoosas nicely spiced with a fresh mango juice..
    The outside looks a bit run down but inside is clean & front tables look quite posh

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    Jungle beach restuarant: Jungle beach restuarant

    by jo104 Written Feb 12, 2014

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    I did not eat here so I cannot comment on the food but looking at the menu it offered sandwiches, pasta and fried rice at reasonable prices. Looking at the signage being in english and russian may tell you just how many russian people are frequenting unawatuna.

    Everyone seemed to be having a nice time cocktails are lkr600 and there is juices and beer. Apparently on wednesday evenimgs they have a beach dj party.

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    Wimals: Amazing seafood!

    by kentishgirl Updated Apr 17, 2007

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    Matt enjoying a seafood dinner!


    Wilmals is a really nice restaurant located right on the beachfront. There are tables and chairs on the sand as well as in the restaurant itself.
    We stayed in Wimal's accommodation, so we ate here every morning for a delicious breakfast, bought the majority of our drinks from here and ate here most evenings too!


    Favorite Dish:
    The menu is varied, serving fabulous food with great service.
    The seafood here was absolutely amazing - you gotta try it!

    Aruna (a brilliant waiter) was the star here, he left to work for a grander complex further up the beach.

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    Sunny Beach and Hotel Banana: Romantic dinner and breakfast

    by Sambawalk Updated Feb 12, 2006

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    During my stay in Unawatuna, I went back to two restaurants for dinner and breakfast. Sunny Beach and Hotel Banana. They are side by side and you can access from Wella Dewala road. The pricing is reasonable. Full American breakfast as in pic is Rs200. For candle light dinner by or on the beach, a dish of fried rice is Rs200. A bottle of Lion Lager is Rs120. Take note no 10% charges.

    What else do you ask for with this seaview breakfast and candle light dinner??? Isn't it all about holidays and experience?

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    Unawatuna Roti Hut: A fine roti hut.

    by planxty Written Mar 9, 2014

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    Roti Hut, Unawatana, Sri Lri Lanka.
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    For those of you who have not been lucky enough to visit Sri Lanka, I should explain the concept of the roti (or rotti) hut. It is basically a place that sells an unleavened bread, either sweet or savoury, and it forms a staple of the Sri Lankan diet, they are everywhere. Roti huts range from the most humble little shacks to quite upmarket places attached to hotels and they invariably serve up the most delightful snacks. I had decided that I was going to eat back in Galle that evening and so just popped in here for a quick snack. It proved to be an excellent choice.

    I opted for the cheese, tomato and onion roti at 250 rupees which was made up as I watched the fascinating cook go about his business. It really is a thing to watch, a roti cook in full flow, especially a kottu rotti cook. I shall try to upload some video of some of them in action, which I cannot currently do, it will amaze you. These guys really are magicians on a hotplate.

    This is, however, a restaurant tip on a place in Unawatuna and I shall return to my main theme having digressed (as I do) into the finer points of Sri Lankan cuisine. The roti was absolutely perfect, straight off the griddle and provided exactly the afternoon snack I required. Should you require something a little more substantial they also have a limited fried rice menu.

    Whilst eating I was joined by the very amiable owner for a chat and I shall post his 'phone number when I retrieve it from the carnage that calls itself my kitbag! Of course, you don't need a number, you are hardly going to order ahead and this place is easy to find and well worth the effort. It appears to be very well patronised by travellers and deservedly do.

    Favorite Dish: The cheese, tomato and onion roti as described in the main text. Cooked to perfection.

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  • HOT ROCK - on the beach: BEWARE OF WATERED BEER

    by contractworker1 Written Nov 6, 2012

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    Be aware of the practice of selling beer in opened bottles, the beer is watered down and filled from draft beer. We made the mistake of drinking it and had cramps for a day. Food not good just edible, would not visit this place again

    Favorite Dish: Rice

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  • Café cinema: Good pizza, garden cinema, a hidden surprise!

    by nolimitliving Written Mar 17, 2012

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    I was wandering in Unawatuna and found this place advised by a friend, and I'm glad I followed his advice. After a day of swimming and sunbathe in the beach, you'd find it pleasing to have dinner at this place, couple of drinks and watch a film in a relaxing environment, a good garden cinema. The guys running this place are friendly and the service is perfect. I find their menu kinda limited but it's a new place, and it will be better I suppose. You'll have good quality food and service, and a memorable time there.

    Favorite Dish: Margherita

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    Full Moon Resort: Great breakfast

    by alycat Written Feb 6, 2007

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    Breakfast

    I have a habit of getting up early. When at home, I plan to sleep late and wake up at leisure, but Im still up at 6 or 7 every morning, and though I had late nights and tiring days in Unawatuna, I still was up by at least 7.

    And the moment I wake up, I need my breakfast and Full Moon resort gave it to at 8 in the morning.

    Favorite Dish: Its such an amazing feeling to wake up early and be there at the beach having yur b'fast, so bloody fresh!!

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    Italian at the far end of the beach: Italian!

    by kentishgirl Updated Apr 17, 2007

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    Us with Hills in Unawatuna


    Make sure that at least one evening you walk away from the beach and head into the village or at least the road behind the beach!
    You will find lots of restaurants hidden away. We ate on the beach for so many nights in a row and when we walked into the village at night we were amazed to find some fabulous restaurants. The best being this fab little Italian (name tbc)


    Favorite Dish:
    Pizza, Pasta, Italian wine, Tiramisu!

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    don't miss the fresh seafood

    by Poda Written Sep 5, 2003

    In Unawatuna is plenty of restaurant, they sell the same things... fish, of course.
    Butter fish, calamari, prowns and lobster too.

    Cheap and good!!

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