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The Red Lobster

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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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No:287,Galle Road | No 287 Gall Road, Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
+94 77 717 1282
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10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
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17:30 - 23:00
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Southern Finland, Finland
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lot of variety and reasonable prices. Good location and friendly staff. Customers write their greetings on the wall.

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Thank Heidi R
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to there last weekend with my family for our dinner. We order fried rice and prawn devil. Actually the deliverable time is good. And potion is good enough for us. Thanks...

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Thank sakuni k
Bangkok, Thailand
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130 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw the Red Lobster from the street and it stuck out a mile away as the sign is very big and red, something you cant miss. We tried both breakfast and lunch and weren't disappointing at the food or the service. As you enter upstairs you find yourself in a grafiti den with tons of writings on the walls... More 

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Thank GaryOmniverse
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, not expensive, but lobster (as it was mentioned in some previous comments) was a bit fishy. It should not be fishy! It means it was either overcooked or not fresh. And french fries was awful. All the rest was great

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Thank sokolsan
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Had rice and curry fish and vegetable - I am sorry to say it was absolutely terrible !!! No taste no flavor and all dishes tasted the same!!! A real disappointment - I would not recommend it to ANYONE !!!!!

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Thank zeenathkhalid
Cabarita Beach, Australia
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72 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I shared a seafood platter which was really good and included lobster. Best piña coladas I have ever had.

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Thank ron0266
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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789 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My driver cum guide and I were ready for dinner after a long days drive and a good walk along Hikkaduwa Beach. The Red Lobster was recommended to me by an ex colleague who returned to Sri Lanka several years ago. We had beers and ordered devilled crab and devilled prawns with white rice. I asked for them to hold... More 

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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90 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very tidy and clean place good food and very good food very close to the beach and other tourist attractions

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Thank lakshmanisaac
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

I asked the waiter if the lobster is fresh, what he assured. I am not sure if it was fresh after all. The lobster was aweful dry an tasted very fishy if you know what i mean, fish should not taste fishy... I ordered rice as a side dish. Instead of rice i got french fries. When i mentioned it,... More 

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Thank Thomas N
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Quiet little restaurant, however very reasonably priced. Excellent portion sizes and really tasty - we visited this place 3 times during our stay and was not disappointed.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 15:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No:287,Galle Road | No 287 Gall Road, Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Hikkaduwa 80240, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Hikkaduwa
  • Phone Number: +94 77 717 1282

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?