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Bookworm Library Restaurant

Galle Road (Beach Side), Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 77 622 5039
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (44 reviews)
“rice” (41 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Galle Road (Beach Side), Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the best experience at Bookworm Library restaurant - the food was incredible and the variety surprising for such a small establishment, the price was very reasonable and the owner / cook and her family were very kind! If you are a picky eater...More

Thank emno22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is owned and managed by a family. The food is vegetarian only but it is awesome. Service was fast and friendly. The quality of the food was excellent and the portions generous. Highly recommended.

Thank Eben v
Reviewed 1 week ago

When we arrived at this venue we wondered where we were going at first as we were shown through to the back yard. There was no menu but we were brought a selection of vegetarian curries which were absolutely delicious. they do not serve alcohol...More

1  Thank LovesTravel165
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best rice and currys we had in sri lanka. So much taste and good spicyness. Friendly and welcoming staff also. Must try if you are in hikkaduwa!

Thank ida_eveliina88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You won’t be disappointed!! This little family restaurant serves very tasty authentic Sri Lankan rice & curry. You will be served with a large plate of rice, dahl & 5 or 6 other dishes. Have eaten here many times over the years & have never...More

Thank Sleepylynne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Generous, cheap and tasty. This would be the best veg curry I have eaten in Sri Lanka. It is a must for everyone visiting Hikkaduwa.

Thank Jolanda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a delicious Sri Lankan curry here. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. Wish I had been staying nearby for longer so I could have gone back.

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Bookworm restaurant several times while staying in Hikkaduwa. The curries were the best we’ve ever tasted, loved them so much we went and did a cookery class there. Family run business, simple, affordable and charming. Few tips; 1. There’s no menu, you...More

Thank katiecT2114PV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After checking the different positives comments, we decided to try the Bookworm. We booked in the afternoon for the evening. The latest we had to go is 7:30 p.m, it was a bit early for us but the family explained that later the food will...More

Thank Originalyly
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with 3 friends while in hikkaduwa and had the best curries we've eaten in Sri Lanka. Loved the food that much the first night that we booked in for the cooking class the next day. The cooking class was a great experience and...More

Thank SoupaBoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galle Road (Beach Side), Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 77 622 5039
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