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Bentota Rock Beach Restaurant

$$ - $$$Seafood, Asian,
Aturuwella, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 004 5876
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (9 reviews)
“fish” (13 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Aturuwella, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Selected this restaurant through Trip Advisor reviews. It is located in Bentota on sea shore. Small place with one man show. Owner greeted us & showed us fish varieties to select. We selected a big red snapper. It was nicely cooked in garlic sauce. Very...More

Thank GSudhir
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here because of the good reviews but really it was quite disappointing. We were presented with a couple of fish to choose from and we chose one and it was cooked and presented to us. It really wasn't anything to write home about....More

Thank AucklandWiz
Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

We ordered prawns and fish , which is a fresh catch of the day , great taste , though the restaurant has a bit humble setting but worth a visit .

Thank Rom0603
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We went there for lunch on a low season they were out of wine and liquor.. but the waiter offered us to get one from outside .. he made our lunch .. it was a rough windy day .. but we really enjoyed our food...More

Thank Yomna A
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We recently stayed at Saman Villas and walked five minutes along the beach to Bentota Rock twice. We stopped once for a drink and then had dinner on our last evening. The menu is limited but the food is excellent, especially the chilli prawns. Very...More

Thank itchyfeet83
Reviewed 27 April 2018

Very nice quiet beach, friendly beach restaurant staff. We spent a day chill on this very nice location. The restaurant staff was very welcoming and the food was good.

1  Thank N5542CTalexh
Reviewed 19 April 2018

We sat on the terrace and chose to have a giant size freshly caught scorpion fish to share. It was absolutely delicious.

Thank herrod
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

We tested Bentota Rock for diner and we loved it! Fresh big prawns and mulet fish presented before ordering it! This was a real great meal - tasteful and very well cooked. Rôti with garlic sauce and salad was great also! Go there without any...More

Thank Swiss_Adventurers
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

It would be unfair to say we had a terrible time but this restaurant doesn’t deserve to be #1. When we turned up the staff looked confused and hesitated over giving us one of 4 tables. Food was excellent but very rustic. Probably best for...More

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went here due to the high ratings on tripadvisor. We were also staying just down the road at Rockside Beach Resort and was a 5 minute walk along the road. The restaurant was great and you are sat on a raised platform at the...More

Thank myk27
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Questions & Answers
Lynn M
24 February 2018|
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Response from samantha S F | Reviewed this property |
No, unless you climb over rocks around a resort. A tuktuk should only be 200 ..& they will wait for you
18 December 2017|
Response from Johnson F | Reviewed this property |
It’s a seafood restaurant if you want to know more please contact restaurant staff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aturuwella, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 004 5876
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