The Top 10 Places To Eat In Unawatuna

1. The Smokehouse

It’s possibly the priciest meal we had in Sri Lanka but undoubtedly one of the best! Lured in by the smell of rotisserie chickens slowly cooking on the beach we found a true gem. The Tuna steak comes large and freshly cooked to perfection on the BBQ right in front of you! Heaven.

2. Ni Hao Dumplings


Because who doesn’t love dumplings?! Especially when they are this delicious and come in a recyclable wooden tray with a sauce of your choice.

3. Happy Spice

For a local rice and curry at the top of its game there’s only one place to go. They have great vegetarian options too.

4. Skinny Toms Deli

Egg and Bacon Hoppers Sri Lanka
Bacon and Egg Hoppers!

For freshly baked cakes, meaty pies and delectable bacon and egg hoppers for breakfast look no further than Skinny Toms. The coffee is great and if you sit out back in the garden you may get lucky and spot a troop of monkeys running along the rooftops!

5. Le Cafe Francais Bakery and Boutique

Fresh croissants, pan au chocolates and tea and coffee in fine ceramic cups. Breakfast sorted!

6. Pink Elephant

The way in looks more like a jungle than a restaurant but don’t fear the food is 100% beach. Fresh seafood, pizza and surf and turf.

Eggs Benedict hoppers Toms Deli

7. The Hut Rotty Shop

It’s hard to choose a rotty at this little stall on Unawatunas main shopping street. Cheese and bacon, banana and chocolate, curry; the possibilities are endless!

8. The Lemongrass Cafe

One of the highest rated restaurants around, Lemongrass Cafe sells tasty local dishes at really great prices.

Toms Deli coffee and pie

9. Koha Surf Lounge

Japanese style seating on the floor, art on the walls and tasty wraps and salads for lunch. Grab a coffee and watch the day unfold.

10. Kats Coffee

Amazing coffee and tasty treats. Great for when you’re waiting for the bus on the main road.