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Il Ponte

2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 492492
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (77 reviews)
“channa” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Being one of the most famous restaurants of Sri Lanka, Il Ponte provides every customer with a great culinary experience. In fact, they have a wide range of Italian gourmet cuisine and every single dish is delicious. Even the ambience and service are excellent. Great...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank katehoskins
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear katehoskins, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to read your comments and glad that you had a great dining experience along with the great service, quality & ambiance at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t visited Il ponte in about 2 years so it was great to go back. Food was excellent as always. I forgot how good their pizza was. We also ordered the cuttlefish and prawns, beef lasagne and pasta. We had gone for lunch so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pink P
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Pink P, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and drinks at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant and for visiting us after a couple of years. We look...More

Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Milanjan, Rahman and their team were great and treated us to a lovely meal. The food was fresh and delicious and the cocktails were beautiful as well. Would definitely recommend eating at IL Ponte if Italian is what your chasing!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SamS3876
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Dear SamS3876, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the fresh food and cocktails along with the great service at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure...More

Reviewed 11 December 2018

If you are looking to have an authentic Italian food - Hilton Colombo's Il Ponte is the place. They have a range of Italian gourmet food. As the Hilton brand is synonymous for great service, the restaurant has the same great quality & service. The...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank malalasekeras
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2018

Dear malalasekeras, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are delighted to read your comments and Thank you for been a loyal member of Hilton Colombo and our restaurants. It is our pleasure to read your comments regarding...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

Located at the famous Hilton hotel on Galle road, the place is having an amazing ambience over & above the authentic italian food. Must visit for all foodies.More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank PRAMOD J
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2018

Dear Pramod J, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you like the ambiance and the food at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 9 November 2018

One of the older Italian restaurants in Colombo with a modest menu, but each item on there is well executed. Service is friendly. Doesn't disappoint.More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MariaSelvEd
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2018

Dear MariaSelvEd, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you like the food and service which doesn't dissapoint at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you...More

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed in the Hilton the restaurant us attached to. It is currently being completely refurbished so check before you set off to see if it's open again.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mi1by
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

Dear mi1by, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in your future visits. Yours Sincerely, Kapila Mohotti, Food & Beverage Manager, Hilton Colombo

Reviewed 28 September 2018

we had a great dinner a couple of days ago..they make italian foods in real italian recepi's and methods..see you soonMore

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank wsamarasunadara93
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear wsamarasunadara93 Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you liked the food at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in your future visits....More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Monday to Thursday Il Ponte has a happy Hour between 5 - 6pm. You get a free pizza if you order one! The tiramisu is fabulous.More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 1LifeStand
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Dear 1LifeStand, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you liked the Tiramusu and the happy hour at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The pizza is the best in town, ideal for family. Atmosphere and service is excellent.. Ample parking. Its in same floor level, my parents liked the place. No steps to climbMore

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rukshan S
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Rukshan S, Warm greetings from Il-Ponte. Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are glad to hear that you had amazing pizza, beautiful atmosphere and nice time at the Il Ponte Italian Restaurant along with your family We look forward to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 492492
Description
Sri Lanka's only Italian trattoria, this informal Colombo restaurant offers a homely atmosphere and views of the pool at the Hilton Colombo hotel.Choose from Italian specialties including home-made pasta and pizzas baked in a wood oven.
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