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SANKAREST Garden Restaurant

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Kosgoda €€ - €€€ Asian, , Seafood
Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
+94 77 548 7054
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“prawns” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent fifteen days at Sankarest Villa and decided to have dinner at their garden restaurant every evening as we did during previous stays. Sunita and their staff are excellent cooks. Everything is freshly prepared - we were served more than half a dozen of...More

1  Thank BernieNDB
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We emailed Sankarest to ask if they could cook us some traditional Sri Lankian food. When we arrived we were very warmly welcomed into a beautiful house and seated on their verandah. The food was far beyond our expectations, so many different dishes, all so...More

1  Thank Carold1962
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Best in Sri Lanka!!! So many flavors and dishes. We especially loved the seafood and the fresh buffalo milk curd.

Thank LGorecki
Reviewed 22 January 2017

This was by far the best food we ate during our entire 2.5 week stay in Sri Lanka. We ate out for every meal during our stay and nothing came close to the meal we had at Sankarest in Kosgoda. Sunita's cooking is just... amazing!

Thank LEH1_11
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This is the sort of food that they should be serving in all the fancy hotels in this area. Legitimate traditional Sri Lankan cooking which was absolutely amazing. We dropped by not realising that they usually only take pre-existing bookings but they were still kind...More

1  Thank Sam N
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Probably the best Sri Lankan food on the planet. Home style cooking with the best of produce. A must if you are traveling the Sri Lankan west or south province. Definitely worth a detour or even a separate journey.

Thank Kanelmannen
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Tremendous food, great hospitality and excellent value for money in a beautiful garden setting First hand tsunami experience as well. Highly recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Best food I ate during my stay in Sri Lanka healthy and perfect balanced authentic Sri Lankan home made cuisine ! A real sensoriel feast in the house of a family ! A place not to miss !

Thank Corinne L
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Please visit Sanka and his family if you have the chance. You must book in advance as this is not the traditional restaurant and food will only be prepared for the customers they are expecting. Having only really eaten in hotels and 'touristy' establishments during...More

Thank Cheryl H
Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thanks for taking time to review us so beautifully. It was a great pleasure to talk with you. All the best!

Reviewed 30 August 2016

Oh this place was great. I'm writing this after one week I went and my mouth is still watering at the memory of the sea food served at this place.Without a slight doubt i recommend SANKAREST for any body to fill the tummy with variety...More

Thank Marlon R
Koni21, Owner at SANKAREST Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

Thank you for taking time and posting this good review. It is great pleasure to get feebacks like this. Hope to see you soon again.

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16 June 2017|
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Response from Koni21 | Property representative |
Hi, Sankarest Villa and Sankarest Garden Restaurant belongs together. Our guests eat in the restaurant, but it is also open for guests from outside. Our half board is especially. For our guests in the villa we are preparing... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$35
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nape | Paratharkaya, Kosgoda 80570, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Kosgoda
  • Phone Number: +94 77 548 7054
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