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Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant

No. 88 Welipenna Road | River Entrance, Benthota River. Bentota, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 270055
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“seafood platter” (16 reviews)
“mixed grill” (8 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 22:00 Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Asian, Grill, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
No. 88 Welipenna Road | River Entrance, Benthota River. Bentota, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant
1. Best Sea foods in Srilanka!
"Arguably the best seafood restaurant in Bentota."
Suman B
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2. Star Steak in Srilanka
" Steak was perfectly cooked, and Tuna steak was very tasty."
geaves123
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3. Great Location
"What a fabulous place to eat our first meal out in Sri Lanka."
lesleyg1232017
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was wonderful evening at beautiful pier 88 restaurant. Staff was very friendly and helpful always. Food was delicious and tasty... ! This is best place for evening dinner in Bentota River side restaurant!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Vtslanka
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you very much for your comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you enjoyed our Dinner. Wish you nice day and All of greetings from Pier88 Team

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 February 2018

We have visited this restaurant several times when we come to Sri Lanka. Food is always of good quality and there is a good selection to choose from. Love the spaghetti Bolognaise, mixed grill and especially the steak in red wine sauce. Good value for...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Claire C
thumbelina88, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Dear Claire,Thank you very much for your comments on TripAdvisor.Wish you nice holiday in srilanka and hope to see you again , greetings from Pier88 Team .

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

With a typical Sri Lankan warm welcome this business has a coffee and cake shop to the front and a lovely partially open air restaurant to the rear. A large menu of both European style and traditional Sri Lankan dishes offers something for everyone. We...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank BigBla
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Madam, Thank you very much for your so beautiful comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you enjoyed our famous curries . Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is located on the water overlooking a temple. Such stunning views. The service is great and the food is prepared fresh and is so tasty

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HayleyB_11
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Madam/Sir, Thank you very much for your so beautiful comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you enjoyed our service . Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed so much we went twice. Second time for the seafood platter, it was all we could hope for and too much for two. With beers you wouldn't even get a taxi into town for this price!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank timh1492017
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Madam/Sir, Thank you very much for your so beautiful comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you enjoyed our famous seafoods . Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had first dinner at Pier88 restaurant located next to Aluthgama market place. I chose pepper steak and that was great and crispy! Also the sauce didn't let us down. Mainly tourist customers around and seemed to be popular from 19 to 20. Next day popped...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jounivaris
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your so beautiful comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you enjoyed to read our history . Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

We wandered in, it's a little bit tucked back from the shops but right by Aluthgama market. The coffee bar at the front is lovely and air conditioned but the lure of the river views took us onto the terrace. It is a nice terrace...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jrapeter
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Madam/Sir, Thank you very much for your so beautiful comments on TripAdvisor and Visit to Pier88 restaurant .Hope you doing well . Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Riverside restaurant with excellent food and friendly service. Town centre location so you might need a tuk-tuk from the best hotels on the estuary but you can eat by the river and admire the crocodile.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TomE31964
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you very much for your comments on TripAdvisor and visit to Pier88 restaurant. Do not worry we do not have crocodiles around restaurant but bit far you can enjoy crocodiles if you are lucky , we wish you nice holiday in srilanka...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is tops. Great location and delicious food..portions are huge and great value for money. Best seafood I have had in sri lanka. They have beer on tap which makes everything better and the service is stella. Our server Jaysiri was a legend and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Guide817950
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you very much for your comments on TripAdvisor and visit to Pier88 restaurant .we wish you nice holiday in srilanka and many greetings from Pier88 Team !!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant and coffee shop quite a few times during our trip. The food was always very nice. The service was great. Waiters were very attentive and made sure everything was just right. Other than the above the reason for visiting so often...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KmelIchar
Nishan F, Owner at Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam Thank you very much for your comments on TripAdvisor and visit to Pier88 restaurant . thank you for the Tip to achieve Michelin star position. Wish you nice day and many greetings from Pier88 Team !!!

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Questions & Answers
Vidhya I
2 June 2017|
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Response from thumbelina88 | Property representative |
Hi,yes we have rice and curry.for rice and curry need about 30 minutes to freshly prepare.
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GeoffandSandra
21 February 2017|
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Response from thumbelina88 | Property representative |
Yes, sorry for late reply.
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thumbelina88
26 August 2016|
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Response from MiddlePark_Traveller | Reviewed this property |
Hi, your coffee is absolutely fantastic. Your meal we did not enjoy that much. However, it might have been just one of those evenings, where things do not work out. All the best. middlepark traveller
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$3 - US$50
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 88 Welipenna Road | River Entrance, Benthota River. Bentota, Aluthgama 12080, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Aluthgama
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 270055
  • E-mail
Description
The Nebula Pier 88 Restaurant is located on the Bentota River next to the Nebula Supermarket in Aluthgama. The Restaurant specialises in sea food and asian cuisine and has a fantastic view. *** Tax free Restaurant
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