The 6 Best Restaurants in Bentota, Sri Lanka

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Bentota | © Hafiz Issadeen / Flickr
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Sri Lanka Hub Writer22 April 2018

Bentota is a beach town located halfway between Colombo and Galle. It is famous for its watersports, world-class hotels and its turtle hatchery. Many tourists, both locals and foreigners, flock to Bentota for their beaches during the holidays. Keep reading to discover the best restaurants to visit during a stay in Bentota, Sri Lanka.

Pier 88 River Bar

Bar, Restaurant, Asian, Seafood, Argentina, $$$
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Pier 88 River Bar
Pier 88 River Bar | © Pier 88 River Bar

Pier 88 River Bar is part of the Nebula 88 Hotel. To get to the restaurant, simply make your way to Nebula 88 and cross through to the riverside. The menu consists of the classics, which range from Western-style sandwiches and chips to local rice and curry fare that has made Sri Lanka a gourmet destination.

Randholee

Restaurant, Asian, American, $$$
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Rice and Curry Randholee
Rice and curry | © Randholee

If you are looking to eat a great rice and curry but your friend would rather have a plate of pasta, then Randholee is the place to go. Their menu is extensive so there is a lot to choose from. A Dutch bungalow turned restaurant, it caters well to groups as well.

Bentota Rock Beach Restaurant

Restaurant, Seafood, Vegetarian, Asian, $$$
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Bentota Rock Beach Restaurant
Bentota Rock Beach Restaurant | © hoxtonhill

On the road between Bentota and Induruwa, visitors will find the Bentota Rock Beach Restaurant. It’s the perfect place for fresh seafood, mouthwatering coconut prawns and delicious refreshments.

Meal service:

Brunch, Lunch, Dinner

Atmosphere:

Outdoors, Casual

Breeze at Avani Resort

Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Asian
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Breeze Restaurant at the Avani Resort is a classic hotel restaurant with plenty of superb food choices. From breakfast to dinner, you’ll find Sri Lankan specialties, fresh seafood and international classics. Find Breeze Restaurant by entering the Avani Resort or via the beach. Patrons can eat at Breeze without being a guest at the hotel.

Frangipani at Avani Resort

Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Asian
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Frangipani at Avani Resort
Frangipani at Avani Resort | © Avani

Frangipani Restaurant at the Avani Resort in Bentota is a great place to try all sorts of Asian flavours. Lunch and dinner are served by the pool and beach for a relaxed meal. Find Frangipani Restaurant from the entrance of the Avani Resort or via the beach.

Amal Villa

Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Asian, European
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Amal Villa Restaurant | © Amal Villa

One of the only restaurants in Bentota with a liquor license, Amal Villa Restaurant is located inside the Amal Villa Residences. The selection of food is varied and ranges from classic European to fresh seafood and local curries prepared with the best ingredients.