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Friends Indeed

Main Street, Arugam Bay 35200, Sri Lanka
+94 77 764 2471
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, Seafood, Fast food, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street, Arugam Bay 35200, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

i Had a realy good time with this guys! good hospitality and the bungalows a litte and cute. Thank you lassi and Marta and all the staff members ! AL.

Thank GipsyA3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend came to arugam bay to stay and we actually ended up moving to friends indeed rather than where we were originally staying because the food was great the music is great and the people are even better! We ended up staying...More

Thank Fearless753221
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chillin’ in the beach sand, facing the ocean near a small fire and sipping your strong cocktails, while the waiters are cool guys and you don’t pay for every third drink you have. Quite fun.

Thank Lukipapa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a nice place to have some drinks after dinner, expecially coctails, as there is “happy hours” every day after 7 pm:) The staff is very friendly, we spent 3 nights there during our holiday in Arugam bay and had such a great time:)

Thank Eszter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect bar for a drink in Arugam Bay - they have lots of seating right on the shoreline and do a variety of drinks, including Arrack (which is surprisingly nice) and cocktails.

Thank Mowen1994
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best thing about Friends Indeed is the people and service. Amazing !! Best chicken curry. BBQ seafood feast is the best ! We ate here every second day.

Thank byronbay11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had such a great time at Friends Indeed!! We planned to stay only 3 nights, but the place and staff made us decide to stay a little longer.. The rooms are comfortable and not expensive. It’s a lovely place close to the sea with...More

Thank fbolmeijer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a number of nights underneath the fairy lights watching the moon rise over the ocean, listening to cool live music and my days watching the waves and drinking cocktails and eating delicious food here during my 6 week stay in Arugam Bay. The rooms...More

Thank SalParadise727
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've spent here one week and everybody become like my family! loved the vibe, location,food and people in here! definitely best place on the beach where to hang out!

Thank Mohammed A
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We went there on our first night, but we became "regulars" for dinner+cocktails. Devilled chicken (hot) and chopsuey are seriously good! And the music is nice and chill, the waiters are very nice and attentive!

1  Thank Adventurer685217
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$400 - US$1,000
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Arugam Bay 35200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Eastern Province  >  Arugam Bay
  • Phone Number: +94 77 764 2471
  • E-mail
Nice restaurant and bar, located in middle of Arugam Bay by the beach. Good vibes, big choice of meal and drinks available, very tasty coctails and very friendly staff. We are offering something different, for those who like to relax under stars and coconut trees, listening to live music almost every evening + great fire show! Come on join us, we are open every day from 9am to our last client :)
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