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Moonstone Villas Restaurant

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336 Matara Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
+94 47 7 390490
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06:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't expect Italian pizza, but the pizza served is quite good and the staff is really friendly and service minded.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had dinner with last My girlfriend I ordered a burger but the flavor was not good and it was also wad cake cinnamon does not know of cinnamon

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Thank Junioborghese
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Junioborghese - I find your comments quite odd as we have no sales record of of two burgers and cinnamon cake on any of the days between Jan 21 and Jan 24. However, if this was your experience we apologize and hope that in future you would bring it to our attention before leaving the restaurant so that we... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

First of all, I don't understand all the raving reviews here. But I will keep my criticism limited to the restaurant. The staff and owner are rude and seem to know as much about food as they know about customer service, not a great deal that is. The curry was bland, took ages to come and the portions were inappropriately... More 

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1 Thank U1951LYdavid
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

This group of people came to our restaurant and ordered 4 Prawn rice and curry to share and a couple of other dishes. I was not there when the order was made but arrived when one of the group was shouting at the staff about being cheated on the number of prawns in the bowl. We serve 7 large prawns... More 

Tangalle, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This was one of the foulest meals I have ever had - and I have had many awful culinary experiences. The food was utterly vile - enough to make one vomit (and require Ajman water for days) - and the service was horrendous. The owner was particularly unpleasant. One can scarcely imagine a more miserable and wretched establishment.

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

This group of people came to our restaurant and ordered 4 Prawn rice and curry to share among them, and a couple of other dishes. I was not there when the order was made but arrived when one of the group was shouting at the staff about being cheated on the number of prawns in the bowl. We serve 7... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Best rice and curry we have ate in Lanka. Mainly something like "european kitchen", for this thumbs down.

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Thank Aneta U
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Aneta, thank you for your positive comments on our rice and curry. I see that you did not enjoy our "open " kitchen concept - it is a bit noisy sometimes, but we have it this way so that guests can see that it is clean, and safe. I will pass your comments on to the owners for consideration. More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a bite to eat on our way to Colombo from Hambantota. Sorry but the food did not live up to our expectation after admiring the set up of the restaurant. we could have had the noodle dishes at any local Kade for a third of the price. The noodle dishes were bland and we had to ask... More 

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RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Rudupila, thank you for your comments on our noodle dishes. We do not make our noodle dishes very spicey because most of our guests who are european, north american, or australian, prefer milder spice. We then offer chillies, tabasco, pepper, etc for those who need added spice. We prefer our guests to enjoy the taste of the noodles with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Saw this on trip advisor when we fancied something other than just Sri Lankan food. Pizza was v good though as was the Sri Lankan curry. Yummy desserts too of pancakes and icecream Very friendly and helpful service Reasonably priced and a lot better than other places we went to which charged similar prices Lovely setting- cute candles line the... More 

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Thank Rachgregory
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Rachgregory - and thank you for your review of our restaurant. I am pleased to see that you enjoyed your pizza and rice and curry. I hope you will visit again soon and sample a few other of our western dishes. Happy travels. More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Having read previous reviews I was interested to visit Moonstone restaurant I enjoy a good pizza but my husband said he didn't come to Sri Lanka for a pizza He had a seafood stir fry with noodles and was more than satisfied I had a pizza , delicious. With a lovely base and well topped fresh pineapple and ham and... More 

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Thank Hyacinth_12
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for the review of our restaurant. We are very happy your enjoyed the bacon and pineapple pizza and your husband enjoyed the seafood stir fry noodles. Our western choices are very popular, but we make a great rice and curry too. thanks for coming and I hope to see you again soon. More 

Ghent, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I really wanted a good pizza, so that's why we have stopped in this restaurant for a quick dinner. Staff is very friendly, prices are nice, but the pizza's taste is bellow average. Ceasar salad was OK.

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Thank Mirooke
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello Mirooke, my apologies if you found our pizza not to your liking - as I'm not sure which one you ordered, I am unable to specifically comment - but perhaps you prefer more spicey ones. I hope you will visit again and next time have our Devilled Chicken pizza - lots of flavour. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Like others have said, we were craving some non-Sri Lankan food after 10 days of rice and curry. Moonstone delivered: pizzas were crisp, fresh and delicious. A bit pricey (1200ish rupees per pizza), but they really do have the monopoly on this sort of food in Tangalle, so it's understandable. Only issue is that it's quite far from most of... More 

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Thank Adam W
RaeleneShea, Guest Relations Manager at Moonstone Villas Restaurant, responded to this review

Many people who stay with us and others who visit our restaurant have already spent several days touring Sri Lanka and mostly eating Rice and Curry. Although we do a great rice and curry - we have chosen to offer more western choices for those who crave a change. Our pizza is very popular - and we are please that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Sri Lankan, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 22:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 336 Matara Road, Tangalle 82200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Tangalle
  • Phone Number: +94 47 7 390490
Description
Moonstone Villas Restaurant is Brasserie style, open air with a sea view and back ground music to help you enjoy our relaxed and friendly ambiance. Our chefs prepare all items on our a la carte menu specially for you and we even make our own breads.

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