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Royal Colombo Golf Club

22 Model Farm Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 681183
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Wonderful old golf club

I visited this venue twice during my recent holiday in Colombo. Once I had breakfast on the veranda... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Mark Benjamin L
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Members Only

This is a members only club you need a member to get in.The old colonial building is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 4 June 2018
SE s
via mobile
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22 Model Farm Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 681183
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

I visited this venue twice during my recent holiday in Colombo. Once I had breakfast on the veranda there and once drinks and dinner with friends in the oak pannelled bar and then the restaurant . The ambience is excellent - a real colonial gentlemen's...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This is a members only club you need a member to get in.The old colonial building is beautiful and maintained very well.A good golf course. The restaurant and service very good.

Thank SE s
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

One of oldest golf clubs in the world. Great place to visit. I think one and only golf course having a rail track in side the course.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

More than 100 years old and well-established. Only golf course in Colombo. Walking course. Not a great course but on a good level for an inner city course. Well organized, though course itself a bit run down, especially fairways and paths. There are railroad tracks...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Played this course while visiting Colombo but must say it is quite expensive to do so and the hire clubs are not the best standard. I found the course interesting to play although I suspect low handicappers would find it relatively easy. It is quite...More

1  Thank Stuart B
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Coming around nicely as the club contributes as a meeting place for the must be seen around crowds. Membership too open as maximizing income is the order of the day. Colombians to the forefront no longer homely instead loud and guttural ideal for the fancy....More

Thank ruvinivavuniya
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Positives: Cant fault the history behind the course / Super location in amongst a bustling city /Wonderful wildlife saw white headed eagles, kingfisher, monitor lizards, fruit bats / Railtrack runs through the course adding to its charm querkiness /Lovely clubhouse verandah to have tea sandwiches...More

1  Thank Ally P P
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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

After visiting the RCGC my husband decided to get a membership. He is a British National. When we visited the club it was the weekend the the office was closed so we could not get details for the membership. We live overseas but come to...More

3  Thank Globetrotting C
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Reviewed 18 November 2017

We went with a Member to Dinner in a large group. The food and service was excellent. beautiful setting

Thank Yolande d
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Visited Golf club for dinner about 2 months ago. We went there after quite some time and liked the new face lift the management had given to the place. The food was Quite tasty. There was a decent crowd at Dinner. The service extended by...More

Thank Roshan F
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