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06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 361384
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“poori” (11 reviews)
“veg lovers” (4 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

I had the North Indian thali and my dad had the South Indian thali. It was absolutely delicious and most of all the quantity of rice is ample, 1 large roti and a wide variety of curries. Enough to fill you to the brim

1  Thank Siraj1994
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

I did not enjoy the food here that much. Indian dishes i had was not satisfying and i finally ended up deciding not to come back. But the service is not bad.

Thank rushid87
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Very average South Indian restaurant with overrated dosas and medu vadas, their sambar is rubbish. Service is also indifferent. Very basic seating and it's certainly not the best option to satisfy ones dosa cravings in Colombo. Not particularly cheap either. Thank God, I don't need...More

Thank Daytripper1on1
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Of the restaurants of it class (i.e. Air-conditioned 3 star environment) this stands out for the variety offered and taste. Price is reasonable and quality is good. Recommend for visitors with a Asian palate.

1  Thank drramarotary
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Myself and couple of my friends went to shanmugas for Lund and had Thali....oh that's a lovely dish. We loved it. Reasonable Price Staff are good.

Thank Mahesh S
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I am a south Indian food lover and what else the hotel Sanmuga was near to my hotel Mirage. The paper dosas and Idly were out of the world. Ginger beer was great experience. The value for money spend.

1  Thank V5851CNsandeeps
Reviewed 1 August 2017

If you need to find an authentic South Indian veg food go to this place. Not only south indian food, even their chat items were good. It will be crowded but worth waiting to get a seat. The best South Indian food I have tasted...More

1  Thank Balaji J
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

If u r looking for "predominantly Tamil - but Indian vegetarian hotel" like the famous Saravanan Bhavan & A2Bs, this place should be visited. Indians in Colombo craving for Indian items should come here for South Indian, North Indian and most Indian dishes. Really tasty...More

Thank RanjithR
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food is great and very fresh. It's usually a bit packed during lunch and dinner so go early. There's a sweet stall just outside where they sell some amazing ghee sweets. The ghee dosai is my personal favourite

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Travel right down Marine Drive towards Wellawatte and as you take the last left turn which is Ramakrishna Road then take the first gravel turn you can find Shanmugas. I went there for Saturday Lunch. Place was crowded, but luckily without waiting much we were...More

Thank Tharindu R
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R Sunil Kumar L
23 July 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$80
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 06 53/3 Ramakrishna Road Colombo, Colombo 00600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 361384
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