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The Surfer Roof Top Restaurant & Bar

No 65 Wadana Waththa | Pelena, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
+94 77 392 6614
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  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
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European, International, Seafood, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
No 65 Wadana Waththa | Pelena, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff which is always a good start. Surprisingly delicious coffee. Their meals were healthy and you can choose from local favourites, seafood, salads or something more western if you're tastebuds desire. I ate here most days and I was always happy.

Thank travelholes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is located on the rooftop of the the hotel very close to the sea, so u can enjoy a great view especially in the evening time. If you are as crazy about the sunsets as me - come around 6 pm and enjoy...More

Thank Lada2911
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Lahiru gave me the last spot in the hostel after I texted The Surfer's contact number at midnight, two days before turning up - and i'm glad i got that spot! Family like atmosphere with energetic and experienced surf instructors + great breakfast spread after...More

Thank Amar D
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

If you like European food and feel tied from local one you should come here. Really tasty and various number of items in menu. Also the one more point to come here-amazing view from a roof. Nice dinner with a sea sunset, what might be...More

Thank Taras P
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

I stayed at the surfer for almost two weeks and ate about half of what they have on the menu. We also ate at other places in Marissa and Weligama. Almost every time we ate outside of The Surfer, we regretted it. The exception was...More

Thank RaceReed
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Great food and good selection for vegetarians, cool people and a great view, highly recommended and will definitely be back!

Thank curious_colin66
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Open plan area with the beautiful views. The set up is well thought of as well as the colours. Excellent friendly vibes as well as excellent place to mingle with other guests/surfers . The staff and the owner Lahiru are very friendly and...More

Thank Drazen593
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Fantastic food, clean !!! good variety, dont miss the Sri Lanka Curry evening. it is good for bfst , lunch and dinner. Very good place for families with kids

Thank Surf_10
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Very cool variety of different food and everything is fresh and delicious. The different Buffet Nights are a blast and the food is great. Fresh fish or typical sri lankan curry and afterwards some Beer in a chillig atmosphere. What do you need more?

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The place is great. Food, drinks, service, everything... Rooftoop itself is also cool. You can chill there or participate in some games and party in the evening.Come check it out!

Thank Vasiliy_RU
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Average prices
Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 65 Wadana Waththa | Pelena, Weligama, Matara 81700, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Matara  >  Weligama
  • Phone Number: +94 77 392 6614
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If you re looking for a surf vibe and a good atmosphere with nice roof top sea view with best place to sit, eat and drink ? then u re looking at the right place , we have many events going on every week,find us here for the best vibe around at the roof top in our place ,see you there :) Smile !
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