Throughout years of colonization and influence from other countries, Sri Lanka has adapted its food culture into an intermingle of different curry blends and dishes. A few things about Sri Lankan food can be said with certainty: Sri Lankans love use a lot of aromatic spices and herbes, and the food simply explode with colour & flavor!
Being an island with a tropical climate, coconuts and Seafood/fish are two of the most influential components of Sri Lankan cuisine. Seafood/Fish is made into curries and coconut in some form or another is included in nearly all dishes. Seafood at our restaurant is a story that you need to see for yourself, the grilled snapper, flamed lobster, prince of the lagoon or prawn cocktail are dishes that are most recommended.
For those who venture into Aurveda, the journey into wellness begins with Thambapanni Retreat's natural food restaurant which fuses European and Asian cuisine with age-old Ayurvedic principles.Prepared by our master chef, using only the finest in fresh seafood and organic products, which are full of prana or life - force, this restaurant ensures that you will receive deep nourishment and balance, along with the best very fresh fruit smoothies, this side of Galle!