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Malli's Seafood Restaurant

Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 77 851 4894
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (193 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (18 reviews)
“prawns” (91 reviews)
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed today

I had a huge whitefish steak and my husband had tuna. The waiter told us not to order starters as the main courses were very big, so we took his advice, the food was excellent and the service was extremely good too.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited this place for our lunch during our stay in Bentota. This is one of the most popular restaurant in Bentota n yes they do deliver good food along with a healthy service. They serve complementary garlic bread along with salad which was...More

2  Thank ManalishaC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good restaurat and personal. the food was very tasty.I recommend everyone, will certainly be satisfied

1  Thank palok644
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here four nights during our eight night stay; it was so good we kept returning. The food was delicious, particularly the fish dishes and the service was very warm and friendly. Would definitely recommend.

Thank LincolnReadies
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wow restaurant, after a long time in this small beach town of Bentota. Quaint location - right next to a charming train station. Minimal but very impressive decor, Great food and excellent service. If you are visiting Bentota for a day - have a...More

Thank AnilMadan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found this restaurant on our last evening! It was very relaxing the staff were very attentive and the food was very tasty. We will definitely be back on our next visit. We stayed at the Taj and this restaurant is just a short walk...More

1  Thank deb2010
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here. The service was good, the atmosphere unique with the rain join you for lunch. Great menu but the food a little disappointing. Our prawns were over cooked, the beer was warm, and it was a pricey for what was served. Seafood...More

Thank Anna H
Reviewed 30 April 2018

This restaurant is so popular that we tried to walk in one night and were disappointed that we couldn't be seated, so we booked for the following night and were delighted that we did. The food was great, large variety and good wines from all...More

Thank AlexandraIngle
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We had dinner once evening, and it was truly delicious. We had a very large what looked like a sea bream. It was cooked to perfection with a light spicy sauce and rice. Service was friendly and very quick. Eating fresh seafood makes such a...More

1  Thank MistryMistry
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The food was excellent and the waiter spoke English really well, he asked where we were from and what food we liked so he could tailor the amount of spice in the curry for our palette.

1  Thank Dan l
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Response from PEDRODS | Reviewed this property |
I can’t remember if you can - sorry!
15 November 2017|
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Response from suzannedevlin1 | Reviewed this property |
Please just give it a try. More expensive than Sri Lankan local prices however the food is amazing. Curried crab was fantastic. Enjoy!!!!
29 October 2017|
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Yes they take credit cards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Road | Opposite of Hotel The Surf, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 851 4894
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The most romantic place to wine and dine in Bentota.
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