Top Choice Sri Lankan in Hikkaduwa & Around

Home Grown Rice & Curry Restaurant

Half-buried under palm trees and flowering plants, this is a sweet little garden-terrace restaurant on a quiet (at least compared to the main road) side street. The family who run it are as lovely as the setting, an…
Seafood in Hikkaduwa & Around

Cool Spot

This family-run place has been serving up fresh seafood from a vintage roadside house at the northern end of the strip since 1972. There’s a cool veranda where you can peruse the blackboard menu that details the mor…
Sri Lankan in Hikkaduwa & Around


For some of the best home-cooked curries in town order dinner in this family-run place a couple of hours in advance. Dinner is upstairs; downstairs the family lends books (Rs 300) and rents out motorbikes (Rs 800 to…
Italian in Hikkaduwa & Around

Spaghetti & Co

The lush gardens that surround this colonial-style villa go some way to hiding busy Galle Rd, which helps enhance the enjoyment of the ultra-thin-crust pizzas and creamy pastas this spot serves.
Sri Lankan in Hikkaduwa & Around

No 1 Roti Restaurant

Away from the beach restaurant scene, this local roadside joint sells over 60 kinds of rotti (folded crepe-like pancake), ranging from garlic chicken to banana and honey. Two make a decent meal. There are also fresh…
International in Bentota, Aluthgama & Induruwa

Amal Restaurant

The restaurant of the Amal Villa is a deservedly popular place, with both interior and beachside dining options. The attached beach bar has live music and bonfire parties on the first Saturday of the month.
Seafood in Bentota, Aluthgama & Induruwa

Wunderbar Hotel and Restaurant

The Wunderbar Hotel and Restaurant has an enjoyable 1st-floor cabana-style restaurant open to nonguests and sea breezes, and a decent selection of seafood and Western dishes.
Supermarket in Hikkaduwa & Around

Sandagiri Supermarket

The best selection of foods and toiletries in town, with beach toys upstairs and wine and beer next door.