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42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
2732 190
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (7 reviews)
“fish based” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

it's unique. If I think of going to a beach restaurant this is the first place coming in to my mind ever since I knew this. The staff may not look polite or trained but they would always grantee that you have a quality time...More

Thank SandunSS
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant /bar has a great location, right on an uncrowded beach. The staff were quick to bring our food and drinks. It's not a fancy place but it's excellent for drinks and bites on the beach

Thank Nehama J
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Just visited the place was staying at mt Lavinia hotel 3mins walk down the line on the beach was enjoin the beach at 9:00pm with my 1yr old daughter extemly hungry and ordered grilled fish with aarak for my husband and grilled spicy prawn with...More

Thank Varnika B
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place on the beach. Very nice location in the shade. Unfortunately food is terrible. Didn't feel fresh even. Do not recommend at all.

1  Thank Pravi K
Reviewed 4 April 2017

I am a frequent traveller ,Buba is one of my best location :) Sea view and the sunset is just mind blwoing. Their Food is very delicious.I will keep visiting this place :) Good Place to relax at the Beach.

Thank Nim L
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The place is awesome, just by the sea with lot of private space. Food is tasty, reasonably priced and good portions. Drinks are average but that again doesn't matter compared to the atmosphere and vibes you get there

Thank samareaiya
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went to Buba, an old chilled out beach favourite after many years, but were in for a rude shock when presented with the Bill which totalled to 15% more than the sum of the items. This was not an in-built Tip or Service charge, it...More

1  Thank kmcpdavis
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I visited this place a few years ago on my visit to Colombo. Lovely place by the sea, however don't recommend this place if the weather is a bit too breezy. Great drinks (especially their homemade passionfruit juice) and great seafood also. The beach itself...More

Thank EscalinP
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We went to this restaurant due to the Lonely Planet’s recommendation and broad reviews on Trip Advisor. Wrong move all round. No trouble in finding the place but the whole experience was very weird and uncomfortable. The setting is really nice but it had a...More

1  Thank SP5658
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We went to the bar intending to have just a cocktail and enjoy the sunset. We were right on the beach at a tiny lantern-lit table. One could move among mangroves toward bigger tables in the back. There was also an area protected under a...More

2  Thank SunnyW358
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42/11 Vihara Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: 2732 190
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