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“This place is special”
Review of The Lounge

The Lounge
Ranked #7 of 181 Restaurants in Tangalle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$3
Description: The Lounge is located on some of the world's best sand & surf. We feature sophisticated cocktails made by our professional mixologists with all fresh tropical ingredients and an imaginative kitchen where seafood caught daily and grilled on the beach. Enjoy smart grooves, great food, a cozy atmosphere and interesting company. No shirt, No shoes & No problem......
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Description: The Lounge is located on some of the world's best sand & surf. We feature sophisticated cocktails made by our professional mixologists with all fresh tropical ingredients and an imaginative kitchen where seafood caught daily and grilled on the beach. Enjoy smart grooves, great food, a cozy atmosphere and interesting company. No shirt, No shoes & No problem......
Reviewed 19 February 2018

A Hidden gem near the end of the beach. Completely unique experience, tut tut only takes you so far, and then you m eet an old ferryman, who takes you across as if you were crossing the River Styx. However what you meet on the otherside is not the underworld, but a gastronomic paradise, unrivalled by anything else we ate in two weeks in Sri lanka.

Between a a group of four guys we chose some calamari and prawns as a starter, and a fresh white snapper, some lobster and another white fish for the mto grill for us. It was all truly superb, as were the beers and cocktails we had with them.

We met the owner who is a great guy and we ended up playing darts with him and a few colleagues until the early morning, I can't recommend this place enough. I hope everyone enjoys this place as much as we did.

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1  Thank Cameron F
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This restaurant was beyond wonderful!! Such a great location on the ocean! Swings at the bar that serves delicious cocktails! (Good happy hour deals) our dinner was amazing! We got the fresh fish shown in the front cooked on the BBQ, it was the best meal we have had in Sri Lanka. The staff were all very friendly, attentive (offered drinks when ours were low) and chatty. It was a great experience and would 100% recommend if you are in Tangelle!

1  Thank Tianna94
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We visited The Lounge twice during our two nights-stay in Tangalle. The food was really tasty, don't miss to try the grilled chicken - absolutely amazing! The atmosphere of this place is really relaxed, and the staff very friendly so you feel welcomed and taken care of right away! And the swings in the bar is just the best idea ever. If you're in the area, this place is a must to visit!

1  Thank hallbergskan
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Among the current offerings in Tangalle, The Lounge stands out. The location is great albeit a bit difficult to get to (at the eastern end of the beach, with the bridge connecting it to the Vijaya Road recently washed away by floods, now relying on a raft to shuttle people back and forth). The food was very well prepared and fresh. The service was excellent. We paid just under $100 for 7 people and an abundance of fresh fish, shrimp, accompaniments, and beer. The music volume could be a bit lower and less techno for my tastes but that is individual preference. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor and thought the food and setting looked lovely. It certainly lived up to expectations. Great atmosphere by the sea, and we picked our fish from an amazing selection ourselves. The red snapper and white mullet were incredible, all cooked with delicious Sri Lankan ingredients. We asked the owner for the recipe it was so good! A little bit more pricey than other places in Sri Lanka but 100% worth it for such fresh seafood, and so much of it! Would definitely recommend to anyone visiting Tangalle!

1  Thank Steve C
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