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Roti Shop

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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Unawatuna, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

After late night partying at Unawatuna, when hunger strikes....this is the place to be. Lovely and scrumptious food with perfect flavours for the Asian taste palettes. Must try! Service is excellent.

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Thank Mradou
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A nice Roti shop which is cheap as chips. Nice staff and cosy. Rotis are crispy here. We would recommend and we will be coming back :-)

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Thank Dev M
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This place is great if you are looking for an Sri Lankan version of a French crepe with savoury and sweet options. I got a chicken, egg and cheese Roti which was quite good (tho I did bite into a shell which was unpleasant) Despite that one point, food was good, fast and quick.

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Thank LolaLolaLola555
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Visited several times - the roti & lassi just so good! Great little & cheap 'hole in the wall' with a funky charming vibe & super friendly owner. Do yourself a favour....

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Thank ferbcliff
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Small and casual little shop. Good food, good prices. We loved the Shakshuka for breakfast. He even showed us how to cook it. Kind owner that even feeds the blind dog that hand out around his shop.

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Thank Tania B
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Feel the real Shri-Lanka here. The place is really simple, but the roti are really good and tasty. Veg, with chicken or sweet banana and pineapple with chocolate or honey! Recommend. Rather cheap, comparing to other places in Unawatuna

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Thank Denis P
Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Came here for breakfast most days whilst in Unawatuna. Freshly cooked rotti that is very reasonably priced and tasty! Would recommend if on a budget.

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Thank lizzzzzzzp
Ulm, Germany
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We had the tomato & cheese Roti and the Roti with Banana. We had a lot of Rotis during our journey through Sri Lanka but this was the best one we had. Roman & Laura Ulm / Germany #FitRelax

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Thank roman g
Gdansk, Poland
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56 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Literally the best pancakes in Sri Lanka. I had both savory and sweet. Definitely a must eat :) :) :)

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Thank sszeri
San Francisco, California
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2016

I didn't know what Shakshuka was before tonight. Well it's eggs cooked in a tomato sauce and it was delicious. It tasted so fresh and Mediterranean which was so wonderful after so many months of curry. 2 eggs in tomato sauce served with a big plate of roti was 480 Rs I think

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unawatuna, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
Description
è un ristorantino davvero minuscolo (ha solo 4-5 tavoli) in cui si mangiano specialità locali: i rotti. viene recensito dalla lonely planet a pag. 140. si trova sulla strada principale di unawatuna ma non ricordo il nome della via. secondo me andrebbe incluso su tripadvisor perchè si mangia benissimo e il posto è molto caratteristico. vera cucina singalese.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?