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Happy Banana

Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 250253
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good27%
  • Average23%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (14 reviews)
“sea food” (5 reviews)
“friday night” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a day-out here with friends. Nice view. Very very close the Unawatuna beach. Had a sea bath and Enjoyed the foods.

Thank Dinesh D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this little gem whilst staying in Unawatuna beach. The surround is great, comfy furniture, lots of stray cats, great menu, friendly staff, and yummy NasiGoreng. If you are looking for a bite and cool beer head to Happy Banana...

Thank Jonnytwosocks
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Stay away from this place. We got lured by the loaction on the beach. So, we asked one of the staff I we could sit in a part table, he said "not possible it's doesn't belong to their part of the restaurant" after waiting for...More

Thank captainadityabansal
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Excellent location - right on the beach.... but without view to the ocean... Room had no air-condition, and upon our request ( at night) for another ventilator, they unwillingly gave one, demanding it back upon the beginning of their working day - early morning the...More

Thank kreina370
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Not so great, 5000rps stolen when went to buy a drink, they didnt give me change, they tried to say i gave them 1000. They didnt give me it back, quite sad, my friends tried to talk to them, in the end i didnt want...More

1  Thank Pia G
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This guys have a hotel behind the restorant. In first sight it is a lovely place but acually it is expensive in comparison to other places around and not worth the money.we took non ac room. They didn’t tell us that it is allso non...More

Thank Taly M
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We ate here three times during our stay and each time the food was good and the service was quick and friendly.

Thank SimonInSomerset
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

View is nice but food is not tasty and good. It's too expensive too. You can go somewhere else at the beach - not happy banana !

Thank Anna C
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

Located right on Unawatuna beach, the Happy Banana is an excellent place to visit - both for sunbathing and snacks in the daytime, to dinner and partying in the evening. The menu has a good mix of local and western dishes, a good drinks menu...More

Thank Decco105
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

I really would like to give 0 Stars. Expensive Restaurant, but dirtiest tables and worst Service ever. After nearly half an hour waiting for the menue i ordered fresh fish and my girlfriend a pineapple pancake. The pancake was eaten up and i waited 15...More

Thank Benjamin P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wella Dewala Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 250253
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