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100/7 A Palangathuraya | Kochchikade, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 628 7682
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144 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A quiet place for a good local meal. The fish was particularly good. Very small restaurant with good food. Worth a visit.

Thank Andrew W
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You must visit this great value little restaurant in Negombo. Freshly cooked food at a tiny cost. Delicious.

Thank Val194
Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Short stroll from where I was staying. Friendly staff, good selection of dishes, and cheap by my standards. Only small space so not good for group larger than about 6. Was recommended for breakfast also. Small family run restaurant that I would go back if I was in area

Thank SCH2803
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Eat here yesterday with my boyfriend after being in Sri Lanka for 2.5 weeks. This was to our regret the worst meal of the whole trip by far. Maybe there was soap in it? The chicken in the pineapplechicken-salad (that existed of only these two ingrediënts and nothing more... - we thought this was funny; how can you call that... More 

Thank Sim0one88
Toronto, Canada
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266 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Went the twice during our stay nearby and both times came away happy. They have a varied menu with lots of fish choices. I went for the chicken and cashew dish, typical Sri Lankan fare. The restaurant does not serve alcohol. Find a table a little inside the premises, cutting down on traffic noise. Food at reasonable price.

Thank MVH1951
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The owners of this small restaurant really go out of their way to make sure you have a lovely meal. The prawns with cashews were exceptionally good. Go and try!

Thank RosettaJ
Toronto, Canada
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109 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This was the first meal we had in Sri Lanka and a nice introduction. Diving right into the curry I had a rice dish with curry which was served up and presented beautifully with 4-5 small dishes accompanying. My wife had the grilled chicken which was nice good and while the fries were definitely frozen before, she enjoyed her meal.... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
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59 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

During our two weeks' stay in Negombo we had dinner at this nice little restaurant five times and enjoyed the food every time. It is more "a hole in the wall" than a proper restaurant, just eight tables, and the chef prepares your orders nice and fresh. I always opted for the different prawn dishes and they were just delicious.... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Today we eat at this restaurant it was very tasty, good. They have good prices, and the people who work there are realy nice and kind.

Thank k4rin11
Athens, Greece
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

We went there for lunch and anything we tried was nice and tasty with reasonable prices. The problem is that the place is next to the main road of Negombo, where the traffic is too much and if your table is near the exit then you cant enjoy your meal. The day we were there we also had an issue... More 

Thank pvaris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100/7 A Palangathuraya | Kochchikade, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 77 628 7682
Established in the last 4 months as the name implies small

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?