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Golden Grill

££ - £££Indian, Seafood,
No. 45 National Holiday Resort | Bentota Bridge, National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 275455
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (31 reviews)
“curry” (41 reviews)
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Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
No. 45 National Holiday Resort | Bentota Bridge, National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

We ate here a number of times with our 2 children ( 9 & 7) The food was delicious , the Currys are great and the food we had for the kids was lovely aswell. The waiters were very helpful . Overall i would highly...More

Thank georgiabaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing setting overlooking a small lake. Very friendly staff who managed to get rid of the local guy who had directed us to the restaurant. Our son had sweet and sour chicken with noodles which he loved because the sweet and sour sauce was in...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and service were good although the restaurant was a little dated. The flavours of the food were very good and the setting alongside the lake was just perfect.

Thank aleducation
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had one of the best meals of my Sri Lankan journey here at Golden Grill. A great host (Roshan), a beautiful setting, and fantastic food. Perfect.

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall average. Food, service and price. It was our first restaurant in Bentota so didn’t have high expectations but found better during our time there.

Thank Patrick W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, good service, not overpriced, a lot of space. Overall very nice and worth visiting if you live nearby

Thank Sergey F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can’t fault the service at this restaurant and the food isn’t half bad as well. They will make your dish as hot as you like it, but make sure you can handle the spice if you ask for it hot. Don’t expect to drink anything...More

Thank sadlerqatar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just outside Bentota town, across from the train station. Visited here based on TripAdvisor recommendations - we were not disappointed. An array of options on the menu for both food and drinks. Would recommend the: Jaffna curry Stir-fried Sri Lankan style Pork Can't remember the...More

Thank Kieran395
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Bentota for 3 nights & went to the Golden Grill twice because it was so good. Make sure you order from the Sri Lankan menu! Great value for money & delicious, fresh food. Only 100m walk across the bridge from the Avani...More

Thank Joyanne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are staying at Avani Resort and Spa. This place is just on the other side of the railway crossing. Greatest advantage is that its open 10am-10 pm. Nice table setup with facilities of handwash and toilet.Its full during dinner. So go grab a...More

Thank Ritika C
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Questions & Answers
10 February 2018|
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Response from JohnSpain | Reviewed this property |
Hi Approximately 5/8 minutes stroll
21 October 2017|
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Response from suzannedevlin1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. I would also strongly recommend Malis
6 February 2017|
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Response from Goldengrill | Property representative |
It is not more than 500 meeters.we do serve beer & wine only .A prawn curry will cost Rs 1400/= net
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 45 National Holiday Resort | Bentota Bridge, National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 275455
  • E-mail
The "Golden Grill", stands nestled within Sri Lanka's first National Holiday Resort in Bentota overlooking the scenic beauty of a small lake, has a history since 1970. A variety of cuisine is available to tantalize your taste buds at this unique restaurant. Dishes from around the world including traditional Sri Lankan specialties are served with a touch of class at an affordable price. The courteous staff and imaginative decor add to its ambience promising guests an unforgettable experience.
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