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10 Best Must-Eat Restaurants in Weligama

Along with its beautiful coast and fun activities, Weligama is also a food heaven. If you have ever been to Weligama beach, you will surely see that there are many fishing boats on the beach. This is because the main industry in the Weligama area is the fishing industry. Therefore, seafoods are more popular and cheaper in Weligama than other areas.

Apart from seafood, Sri Lanka's traditional local cuisines are also popular among visitors to Weligama.

Finding a restaurant in Weligama is not so difficult. Because there are a lot of restaurants in Weligama. But this Best 10 Must-Eat Restaurants List will be helpful to choose places to eat with different tastes while your stay in Weligama.

Best 10 Must-Eat Restaurants List

  1. Dulnetha
  2. Rotti shop Weligama
  3. Meewitha Restaurant Weligama
  4. Bay-Route Resto & Shisha Bar
  5. Locale gastrobar
  6. Ceylon Slider
  7. Moochie's Weligama
  8. Hangten Rooftop Restaurant
  9. Day Long Restaurant
  10. Fish Point Weligama

1. Dulnetha

dulnetha restaurant

If you are looking for a place to taste Sri Lankan food, this is the best place in Weligama. They have a variety of Sri Lankan dishes, and their rice and curries are delicious. Dulnetha Restaurant is run by a local family.

They are open daily from 8.00 am to 10.00 pm. Dulnetha restaurant is located in the Weligama Pelana area. (very close to Weligama city beginners surf beach).

2. Rotti shop Weligama

rotti shop weligama

This is a beachfront restaurant specializing in many types of roti, including kottu roti. They also cook a variety of seafood. Food prices are very cheap in this place.

They are open daily from 9.00 am to 12.00 am.

3. Meewitha Restaurant Weligama

Meewitha Restaurant should be on everyone’s list of the best local restaurants in Weligama. They cook not only local foods also they serve western foods.

They use only traditional true spices and pure coconut milk to make foods. they don’t use any artificial flavor enhancers or colorings to cook.

They are open daily from 9.00 am to 09.00 pm.

4. Bay-Route Resto & Shisha Bar

Bay-Route Resto & Shisha Bar is another must-eat restaurant in Weligama, specializing in Lebanese food, Middle Eastern food, and seafood.

They are open daily from 8.00 am to 12.00 am.

5. Locale gastrobar

This restaurant is located just in front of the beach where Taprobane Island is located. This is not only a restaurant but also a pub inside. They serve many kinds of western food including seafood.

They are open daily from 12:00 pm to 11.00 pm.

6. Ceylon Slider

Ceylon Slider is located in front of the beach close to the Resthouse Junction and it has an amazing sea view. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner with many kinds of western foods.

They are open daily from 07:30 am to 09:00 pm.

7. Moochie's Weligama

Moochie's Weligama is another Must-Eat restaurant in Weligama. It is very close to the beach and Weligama town.

They are open daily from 09:30 am to 09:30 pm.

8. Hangten Rooftop Restaurant

Hangten Rooftop Restaurant is located on Weligama Bypass Road.

They are open daily from 07:30 AM to 11:00 AM and 12:30 PM to 9:30 PM

9. Day Long Restaurant

Day Long Restaurant Restaurant is also a good restaurant for anyone who wants to try local Sri Lankan food.

They are open daily from 07:30 am to 10:00 pm.

10 Fish Point Weligama

Fish point Weligama is a beach restaurant. They serve a variety of seafood dishes. The foods are made from fresh fish caught daily.

They are open daily from 09:00 am to 10:00 pm.

Restaurants List on the Map

To make it easier we have added all the above restaurants to a map.

FYI - For your information

Widely available Seafood in Sri Lanka

  • Fish

  • Prawns

  • Crabs

  • Cuttlefish

  • Octopus

  • Shrimps

  • Lobsters

  • Oysters

Most popular seafood dishes in Sri Lanka

  • Fish Curry

  • Fish Abul Thiyal

  • Crab Curry

  • Sri Lankan Seafood platter

  • Devilled Seafood Dishes

  • Hot Butter Cuttlefish

  • Claypot Prawn Curry

  • Shrimp Salad

  • Sri Lankan Oyster Dish

  • Dry Fish Curry

Most Popular Sri Lankan local foods

  • Fish ambul thiyal

  • Kottu roti

  • chicken curry

  • dhal curry

  • eggplant/brinjals pickle

  • string hoppers

  • Hoppers

  • Green Jackfruit Curry

  • Kiribath with lunu miris

  • Coconut relish

If you have any questions or have any other suggestions or feedback on these restaurants, please leave a comment below.



Hello, Im a content writter, Traveler who lives in weligama area.

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