Restaurants

Top Choice International in Unawatuna

Bedspace Kitchen

One of the most progressive, enjoyable restaurants in the country, Bedspace Kitchen has it all right. Around 95% of their ingredients are sourced in Sri Lanka, most are organic and local, and the menu is concise and…
Top Choice Vegetarian in Unawatuna

Jinas Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant

This mighty fine place offers a wide array of Indian food (thalis and masala dosas) as well as great falafel, wholesome soups and Mexican-style dishes such as huevos rancheros (eggs in a spicy tomato sauce). Cold-pr…
Sri Lankan in Unawatuna

Bedspace Beach

This new place offers a mod take on Sri Lankan cooking, with perfect hoppers available all day (including fusion-versions of this dish – try the eggs Benedict hoppers with smoked salmon), a huge selection of authent…
Sri Lankan in Unawatuna

Mati Gedara

For inexpensive, authentic rice and curry, this appealingly rustic place is well worth seeking out. Mati gedara refers to the large earthenware pots the food is served in; a full veggie buffet is just Rs 350; meat a…
Cafe in Unawatuna

Le Cafe Francais Bakery & Boutique

A lovely, civilised little French-owned cafe where you can savour wonderful croissants, cakes and sandwiches, while sipping a latte or cup of tea from a china pot. Staff bake a selection of fine artisan breads and r…
Sri Lankan in Unawatuna

Roti Shop

A very simple place with a couple of street-side tables. Offers tasty rottis, including dozens of sweet and savoury breads jammed full of cheeses, fruits and more, that make for a tasty snack.
Italian in Unawatuna

Dream House

Eat alfresco while being serenaded by classical music at this Italian restaurant. The secret to enjoying the pasta and fish dishes here is remembering that Rome is 7700km west, and they do a great job considering th…
Seafood in Unawatuna

Sunrise Seafood Restaurant

This simple beachfront place gets our vote as the best location in Unawatuna, tucked away near the temple on the west side of the resort, away from the crowds. The menu reflects whatever has been culled from the fis…
Seafood in Unawatuna

Kingfisher Restaurant

A popular seafront restaurant with a good reputation and a wide-ranging menu that – no surprise – focuses on seafood. The lobster is a treat, as are the many forms of shrimp; many dishes have Thai or Italian accents…
Sri Lankan in Unawatuna

Hot Rock

At this family-run beachside restaurant you can enjoy good local fare plus seafood and cheap beer with your feet in the sand and your eyes on the ocean-filled horizon. The menu trumpets many pork dishes (which are n…