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Unawatuna

8 Caledonia Place, JE2 3NG
+44 1534 888430
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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (62 reviews)
“rice” (38 reviews)
“dahl” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
8 Caledonia Place, JE2 3NG
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1 - 10 of 298 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here recently for a work Christmas dinner. What a great selection for vegans/vegetarians! The typical dining experience as a veggie is often a simple, unimaginative veggie option almost as a afterthought...not at the Unawatuna! Their menu is balanced with interesting (and most importantly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 125foodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious dinner for our wedding in September. Unawatuna catered well for the mostly veggie/vegan group with an all you can eat set menu. The food quality was as always superb! Highly recommend for any occasion though! Very friendly staff!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pepvo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited several times, can’t go wrong with the Kukul mas chicken and a glass of merlot - consistently delicious, wonderful after a full in day, recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here twice now, once with a friend and another time with a big group. The food has been really tasty both times. They have a great selection of veggie and vegan curries as well as meat and fish dishes. I will happily eat...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Amy P
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Ate here with friends last night for the first time. Loved the idea of sharing curries. 6 curries between us including 2 veggie. All had flavour but not too spicy. Catfish curry was my favourite - not something I have ever tried. Service was friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alli T
Reviewed October 2, 2018

very small food portions the food is ok-not much flavours nice location slightly overpriced for what they give you

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank antoine a
UnawatunaRestaurant, Owner at Unawatuna, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

We do serve so many different types of people, this is your opinion. Thank you.

Reviewed September 30, 2018

We ate at Unawatuna last night and were very pleased with the experience, despite the prior reviews. We had a choice of table on arrival and the staff gave us enough time to settle in and look at the menu. We opted for the veggie...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 125foodie
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

This was the first time trying Sri Lankan cuisine and it was a true delight. The service was really good and the meals were excellent. The chicken and mango special was stunning, the spices the meat were all delicious as was the sambal accompaniment. Overall...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kevin B
Reviewed September 21, 2018

My wife and I tried to eat here, but the manager made that impossible. We arrived quite early for dinner, and there was just one other couple in the whole restaurant, so we chose a table a polite distance away from them. But the manager...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Arnold050
Reviewed September 14, 2018

I have got to say how absolutely disgusted I was by your restaurant manager last night when my wife and friend dined here. Food fantastic however the manager seemed to take personal offence when a glass of water was knocked over. We had just paid...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Francis B
UnawatunaRestaurant, Owner at Unawatuna, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

1. My manager has over 15 years of experience. 2. Working in this restaurant over 4 years, but never had this sort of experience. 3. Read the other trip advisor comments. 4.knocking glass and smashing glass are two different things. 5.Drink responsibly. 6.Coming back or...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$25
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Caledonia Place, JE2 3NG
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Channel Islands  >  Jersey  >  St Helier
  • Phone Number: +44 1534 888430
  • E-mail
Description
This is the cooking that chef Sudu learned as a child. Armed with his mother's homemade spices (she sends them over every two to three weeks) Sudu set to work, introducing a slice of Sri Lanka, and the cuisine he loves, to foodies around the island. The authentic decor - a team effort, which both Sudu and his partner worked hard to create, sets the backdrop for his first big adventure - Unawatuna - an original name to represent the unique cuisine.
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