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Golden Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan, International
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Business meetings

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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.
US$4 - US$40
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan, International
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Excellent food. We had dinner (rice and curry Jaffna style, and normal style) Our son had stir fried chicken. We were very satisfied- Excellent service!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sara B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food great service and a great location We really enjoyed our lunch there,our waiter was especially welcoming and helpful

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank simoncJ6139NZ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Golden Grill every time I have returned to the Bentota area since 1998 and this year did not disappoint. We visited twice during our December 2018 stay. They have a good selection of foods and offer 12 variations of set menus...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having enjoyed some excellent food in Sri Lanka (and despite hearing food wasn't "their thing"), we were hopeful that the Golden Grill - with their excellent reviews - could continue to keep our experience consistent. We weren't disappointed. As vegetarians, there was plenty of...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank peachyNorth
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was recommended by our hotel and I wished we had followed our own instincts. It was not bad, but nothing was exceptional. The service was good but there were not many diners - and I think it is fair to suggest this is a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 848MarkS848
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I ate here last night with our 3 year old son. He was able to safely run lengths of the little grassy area, next to the river, while we were ate. Ordered prawn cocktail, grilled snapper and mixed grill. Snapper was really...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ErikaA246
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four of us enjoyed another very good lunch at the Golden Grill. It was nearly a year since we were last there for lunch and we were welcomed back by Roshan, the owner. It was a nice long leisurely lunch over two and a half...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Maioha
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good experience, however bit on pricy side. Would come back again if we were around. Try the steak that they light on fire :-)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 477Guus
Reviewed 9 December 2018

The waiter was very friendly. Food was not very good though. we were here for dinner and sat next to the lake. had some issue with mosquitoes.. the food portion here is pretty large...

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank srishkalyan
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great time with my family and friends at the Golden Grill restaurant on 16th November,all together 18pax,, It was nice table arrangement for us,we were surprised when we arrived.Thank you very much for the friendly staff and very good service,Executive Chef please...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank teranjal
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19 June 2018|
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Response from WendyL1991 | Reviewed this property |
Straight out of main entrance and get to the other side of the railway station ? It’s just on the left further up from the train station. You can see the lake from the main road we’re the restaurant sits.
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
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