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Karuna s Cooking Class @ Sonja's Healthfood Restaurant

Wella Devale Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 961 5310
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Disappointing cooking demonstration

This was more of a demonstration than a class. Karuna went to very little effort to involve the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
Daniel B
,
Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
Delicious feast at Karuna's

3,000 rupees includes all of your meat, vegetables and spices to go in 4 dishes (there was 4 of... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
whall29
,
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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Wella Devale Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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+94 77 961 5310
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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

This was more of a demonstration than a class. Karuna went to very little effort to involve the class in cooking or at the market... Or in the spice store she dumped us in for the hard sell. The lack of involvement wasn't assisted by...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

3,000 rupees includes all of your meat, vegetables and spices to go in 4 dishes (there was 4 of us), which Karuna teaches you to cook. It also includes travel to the market in galle, where Karuna helps you pick out all of the ingredients...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great time. We will try to cook everything at home again :-) Thank you Karuna Roman & Laura Ulm / Germany #FitRelax

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Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Long drawn out course showing basically six of the same dishes. Weevils in the sugar, given note books to write recipes rather than handouts and it's hard to understand Karunas accent at times to take down notes and participate. It's hardly a course, more so...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2016

We really enjoyed our time with Karuna. She is full of fun and eager to please. We requested a Beetroot curry and she showed us how to make it with ease. It was delicious. The experience was hands on and full of interaction. Her laughter...More

1  Thank jdavidson2016
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Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

Being a big foodie, I had my heart set out on doing a cooking class in Sri Lanka. I came across Karuna's cooking course whilst searching the net and as it was one of the main rated experience thought I'd go with it. I was...More

Thank Oliver S
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

We started off with a trip to the veg market in Galle where I had my doubts as Karuna didn't really involve us unless we intervened however once back at her kitchen things improved a lot and I had a great time. Karuna is great...More

Thank BridgetSarah
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

What an experience! Greeted with a big smile and off we go into the markets full of fresh produce colour and delicious smells (spice market stall). With all bouniful produce in hand we made our way back to the open area kitchen over looking a...More

Thank CJ A
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

Karuna, thank you so much for everything. You really made our last day in Sri Lanka the perfect finish. Karuna is a jewel. From the moment we called her, she was radiating caring warmth. Although it was actually only about the cooking class, she arranged...More

Thank kaisde
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Reviewed 12 January 2016

For any foodie or those who love to cook food from their travels, then this is a must do! Karuna is a warm, funny, charismatic teacher. All food is bought on the day of the course (she even takes you to the market!) and Karuna...More

Thank Marc S
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Lynda T
5 December 2017|
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Response from Kylebuddo | Reviewed this property |
I just went to the address and asked around and booked it for the next day. Maybe try that?
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louise469
8 March 2017|
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Response from stephen r | Reviewed this property |
Theres a contact number available from a link on the TA page, otherwise just call into the restaurant and book there. Classes start @11am so if you are there earlier then you maybe able to get on a class the same day .Hope... More
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WendiJ287
9 January 2017|
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Response from crogle2014 | Reviewed this property |
this is a forum. you will need to contact Sonia directly
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