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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious fish curry. Nice little place, calm , relaxed and delicious food. Highly recommend the fish curry, even though everything I tasted was delicious. Best food I had in Sri Lanka. Even though I didn't stay there the rooms also looked clean and nice.

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1 Thank Arman P
Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Curry Bowl is a wonderful peacefully place in the middle of busy and noisy Hikkaduwa. All rooms are fine - think I have stayed in most of them over the years :) Food is excellent. The sea-view from the garden can't be much better. Mr Conrad and the staff are ever so friendly and helpful. This is my favourite... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was unsure about eating here as it seemed quiet and when looking at the menu there were 3 very enthusiastic people hovering around us - we ate here however and the curry was really nice and so were the staff. We chose which 3 vegetable curry dishes we wanted and the portion size was good. I expect this place to... More 

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Thank jphillimore
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Arriving in Hikkaduwa unexpectedly one evening, I checked out a few other guest houses before coming across Curry Bowl Guest House and Restaurant. I was instantly greeted by Conrad who showed me around and immediately (and with ease) helped me sort out a room. I stayed in the room with sea view and it was such a cosy little spot... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

My wife and I were in Hikkaduwa for 4 days out of a 14 day trip. Very fortunately we found the Curry Bowl on the first day - and from then ate nowhere else! The very freshly prepared vegetable curries were certainly the best we had during our time in Sri Lanka. Moreover the Manager, Mr Conrad Fernando and his... More 

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Thank Jeff B
Chardstock, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a small resturant and was recommended to us by some people in our hotel. We were greeted by the owner and led to our table which is like being in a outside front room! lovely location right by the beach and very friendly staff. Fantastic curry all freshly cooked so it does take a while, but well worth... More 

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1 Thank sallya54
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The restaurant location is beautiful with the little garden and private tables. Th staff was helpful and friendly but the food took a long time before coming to us! They prepare everything fresh as we order, hence the wait but that also means that the food is delicious! Get there before hunger strikes and enjoy the view whilst waiting.

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1 Thank Elise_cg000
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Where do I start? What a fantastic, friendly place... Initially we stumbled upon curry bowl accidentally and what a fortuitous accident this transpired to be. My girlfriend and I are teachers and having arrived at another hotel in hikkaduwa we decided it was a little noisy but we were going to make do. We went for a walk during the... More 

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1 Thank stevieowen1985
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We've been going on holidays for the past 5 to 6 years is run by a family and its very clean and cheap, good food and close to most places in hikkaduwa, it has a nice garden for kids to hang out and opens on to the beach. i would definitely recommend this guest house.

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1 Thank cyrille f
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Just sat down in the garden to eat lunch. I had one of the best rice and curry's I ever ate in Sri Lanka. And the spot itself is very nice too, with a beautiful view of the sea. I would certainly recommend the place for anyone who is looking for great food!

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The Curry Bowl Guesthouse is one of Hikkaduwa's landmarks. A charming colonial building right off the famous Hikkaduwa Beach and in easy reach of train station and bus stand are making the Curry Bowl an all-time favorite for individual travelers. The stylish, well appointed rooms of the Curry Bowl Guesthouse are all en-suite. Another highlight of the Curry Bowl Guesthouse is some of the best authentic Sri Lankan meals served in Hikkaduwa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Curry Bowl Guest House & Restaurant

Address: 368 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa 15415, Sri Lanka
Region: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Hikkaduwa
Price Range: RM103 - RM219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“We didn't stay, just dined at the wonderful restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles AndrewR575, 24 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Everything is prepared fresh so it is good to call and order before going.”
 of 5 bubbles appanp, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Call ahead to make sure you get one!”
 of 5 bubbles 613nadiaf, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“the rooms near to the beach have nice terraces”
 of 5 bubbles 937evag, 19 Oct 2015 | Read review
“todas las habitaciones son excelentes”
 of 5 bubbles Tere-Borja-SPAIN, 27 Sep 2015 | Read review
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