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3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 581986
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Australia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Been going to this Dosa place for over 20 years that I have been travelling to Sri Lanka. Simple, cheap vegetarian fare. Try the cashew muscat halwa to finish your meal.

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Thank dolight
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We didn't stay in the hotel but went to the restaurant. The food was amazing value and delicious - the paper masala dosa was just brilliant! They can tell you which are spicy and which are not. The building and facilities are basic, but clean, and the staff are friendly. Would highly recommend eating here

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Thank Frances R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ordered Rice and curry, the food is good. Only problem is the atmosphere, it looks very dull. 4 people can eat well for just LKR 1000. Went for lunch. good value for money.

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Thank Andrew M
Sydney
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125 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I loved this restaurant. The food was fantastic, so cheap and the ambience was fabulous. A real gem. I had dosa that came with several small dishes of chutney etc. If I lived in Colombo I'd be a regular for sure.

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1 Thank GoannaSydney
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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133 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Unassuming building that has obviously stood the test of time and takes you back in time to a 'hostel' 'mess like place. Old fashioned display counter advertises the best purest Gingelly oil and also yummy looking halwa, mixtures and murukus. A south Indian speciality pure vegetarian place. Food is served in wet stainless steel thaalis, is full of the aroma... More 

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Thank KirtiAnand
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is one of the oldest and best value for money vegetarian restaurants in Colombo. Specially if you like your food simple, high quality and lots of bang for the buck. Their iddly is brilliant, and so was the Paper Dosa. Two must have items from their menu.

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1 Thank Milinda S
Western Australia, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

this is not a good place , the food was really bad.we had masala those, wade , chapathi, really bad place to eat

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2 Thank ihasanthika04
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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59 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

For a quick reasonably priced vegetarian diet of Thosai, idly or wadai followed by a milk tea or coffee. I have been many times many many years ago with my family and it was lovely to visit this place again. Food is good. It is a shame that the management can do more to the place which has been in... More 

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Thank RoshiP15
London
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Something surreal about the mint green walls- welcoming and cool restaurant (cool as in not boiling hot) we didn't understand the menu very well but ordered some tasty masala Dosa. Quick, tasty and good value for money- I also hear there is a cheap bar attached to the hotel but we didn't get to see it.

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Thank cham16
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

This establishment has been here as far as my memory goes back to my childhood. I used to come here with my parents, visiting again this place brought the old memories back. They have authentic vegetarian food and the it is really good comparing to other vegetarian restaurants in Colombo.

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Thank Mayuran S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 581986

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?