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Black & White Restaurant

€€ - €€€Seafood, European,
Parangiya Waththe 275, Pillagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 77 137 9960
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (44 reviews)
“curry” (41 reviews)
“prawns” (30 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Grill, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Parangiya Waththe 275, Pillagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This humble looking beach-side restaurant is near the eastern end of Unawatuna Beach. It has tables on the sand as well as tables indoors (but open to the breeze). By appearance, nothing really distinguishes this restaurant from its many neighbours. I came here almost by...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Had s very good seafood platter at B&W. Good cocktails and loved the cashew nut noodles. Nice sitting on the beach in the sand. Good customer service . Had dinner on our last night , would def go again when back in SL

Thank jodi r
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

The seafood is amazing. Pick what you want from the catch of today and they cook it in front of you. Great view by the Beach and not so expensive. Best in unawatuna!

1  Thank luddejo
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

We had the most lovely, tasty, fresh curries at Black & White. The food and service were excellent, and sitting on the beach with your feet in the sand while the sun sets over the sea, really beautiful evening. I hope we get the chance...More

1  Thank balnz
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We were walking down the beach and these guys were playing some lovely house music (not loud) which enticed us to get food here. I got the Caesar salad and my wife got the cashew noodles. I have to say the noodles were outstanding and...More

1  Thank VarunJoshi
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is situated on famous nice beach Unawatuna.. in the evening very romantic .. sea, small lamps and summer breeze.. Dinner for two of us was: Jumbo prawns, squids, tuna steak (1000 LKR) banana and pinapple friters, beer, lime soda , all for 5.500 LKR....More

1  Thank Delrey007
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Having seen how highly ranked it was on trip advisor we were always going to try Black and White. After chatting to the guy at the BBQ we decided just to share a red mullet between us; as extras like prawns and squid seemed to...More

Thank George N
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We've struggled to find seafood that isn't heavily overcooked, but the tiger prawns here were great. The sides however weren't. My chips were cold and fairly stale, and not worth eating. I just concentrated on the prawns.

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We have at least one meal at B&W when we are holidaying in the area. Food and drinks are always great and the staff is so welcoming. A great place to chill.

1  Thank hedgefund007
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Saw this place one trip advisor and aren't disappointed. Very professional service and certainly the best restaurant on unawatuna beach.

1  Thank Connor C
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Absolute W
20 March 2018|
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Response from Welda | Reviewed this property |
Hi Just walk along the beach and book a table. English is very good. I paid in rupees.
nicky d
6 March 2018|
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Response from sookeico1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi when we were there, I'm sure the took cards.
16 April 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hey, no a short walk max 2 min. and yes on road Level directly onto the Beach. Enjoy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$35
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 12:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parangiya Waththe 275, Pillagoda, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 77 137 9960
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Welcome to Black & White restaurant. The best culinary experience of Unawatuna beach. Famous for outstanding food and great ambiance in a charming restaurant. Perfect dining experience on the beach with a usual casual flair. We are proud to serve only the freshest food. Our seafood always a fresh catch of the day, fruits and vegetables come from local markets, we prepare our food to reflect the freshness and original taste with special attention to each and every dish. Our menu offers a selection of fresh seafood, international cuisine, and Sri Lankan traditional rice and curry which are all prepared & cooked to very high standard by our chefs. Our kitchen is open 7.30 a.m. to 9.30 p.m. and our bar is open until our last customer leaves. We are closed during the full moon.
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