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Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 03/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
If you want to get to know Sri Lankan cuisine you're in for a treat. Check out delicious culinary experiences with Susanthi who is the lady owner of the Sea Waves apartment and also an excellent cook. She will teach you how to prepare a genuine Lankan dishes so you can take the taste back home. The fee includes a tuk tuk ride to and from Galle green's local spice, fish and vegetable market.
US$5 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Seafood, Asian, Healthy, Sri Lankan
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Kottu and grilled fish were our main dishes. The Kottu was very bland and dry, the fish was decent, maybe a little overcooked, but pretty good. The staff are pleasant, however there was one, think may be the owner who constantly asking everyone to leave...a review. Maybe this is why the restaurant has a high rating, people badgered into it. Not on our list for a return.More

Date of visit: March 2022
Susanthi S, Owner at Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi sir/mam, First of all i would like to say thankyou for taking your valuble time to write us. We are closed our resturant since 10th of May. I don't know how could you came to our resturant to have food. Anyway till now no...More

Reviewed 11 May 2022 via mobile

We did cooking class here and it was really great fun experience! Owner of that restaurant very friendly and nice woman, we enjoy that time with her a lot. Food, which we cooked was fantastic, very tasty, 10 from 10! Advice for everybody!

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 6 May 2022 via mobile

Best seafood restaurant. Fresh, tasty and delicious at a reasonable price. We tried the tiger prawns and mullet and both were really good. And it’s open now !

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 4 May 2022 via mobile

A family restaurant that serves excellent food! Everything we tried was delicious! Very friendly owners and surely one of the top restaurants in Unawatuna!

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 1 May 2022 via mobile

We found this restaurant, we were really glad that it is still open in Mai 2022 :) we had the best coconut rice, yellow rice and best lentil curry we had so far in Sri Lanka 😍 the Family is so warm-hearted and kind we...felt really nice there 😊 thank you for the best food and for having us :)More

Date of visit: May 2022
Reviewed 29 April 2022 via mobile

Had a wonderful cooking class at Sea Waves! For someone who’s signature dish is toast I now feel that I will be able to create beautiful homemade Sri Lankan meals at home. From going in the tuk tuk to the local markets to pick produce,...visiting a spice shop, making fresh coconut milk & cooking the curries in the jungle kitchen this was a great experience! There is also a restaurant which is fully open. So so yummy & could not recommend more!More

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 27 April 2022 via mobile

This is the best restaurant in Unawatuna by far. The fish is super fresh and they serve it with a home-made sauce - delicious ! I recommend taking the grilled prawns with fried rice. As dessert take the banana fritters - you won’t regret it!

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 27 April 2022

The Rice and Curry especially the Mango and Jackfruit Curry was really really good! One of the best Rice and Currys I ate in Sri Lanka! Also the family is very kind:) The place is not central in Unawatuna but worth the visit! Highly recommended.

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 27 April 2022 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely people! Come here to enjoy Sri Lankan hospitality and authentic food! We had grilled and fried calamari, rice and curry and grilled fish as well! Without a doubt the best food we had on our Sri Lanka trip!

Date of visit: April 2022
Reviewed 26 April 2022

I joined a cooking class in April when on holiday in Sri Lanka. We were a small group but the class was taught in a beautiful outdoor kitchen nestled in the jungle with monkeys jumping on the roof. The food was incredible and the best...DhalI have ever tasted. We were sent away with recipes and also visited a market to buy the ingredients fresh. Would highly recommend. Such a lovely family too and good value for money. Thank you so much! I even made the Dhal last night in the UK :)More

Date of visit: April 2022
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9 September 2018|
Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
I don`t know,if you contact them they are very accommodating.
5 August 2018|
Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
Myself and my family visited Sea Waves, the first was for a cookery class which was excellent, the second were as diners in the restaurant also very good.
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Yes, Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

Sea Waves Restaurant & Cooking Class is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5