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The Original Rocket Burger


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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Everything we serve is prepared in house except for the ice cream and fizzy drinks. We use natural ingredients as much as possible.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Fast food, Grill
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Manager is super friendly and welcoming and offers perfect service! He also speaks really good english, which is good. The burger was very tasty, and it’s the best meal I’ve had in a long time. I also reccomend the homemade fresh iced tea!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kine L
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was upstairs and had a functional rather than relaxing vibe. The food was good and arrived in a reasonable time. The staff were friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Karen788
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I really liked the burgers here. Easy choice if you can't decide where to go. Go for it. They have veggi option as well. Highly recommended. Enjoy!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SameerJ69
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Not the best burger place we’ve been. The guy who owns the place seems very nice and friendly. The service is fast. But the burgers were ok. I had the veggie patty. While I appreciate when people offer a veggie option, I sometimes get so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank carolejmiller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really friendly, genuine service and great burger. We had the Gringo. Hands down the best fries we’ve had in Sri Lanka! Maybe steer clear of the jalapeño bites... a bit weird!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Smullis92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick and delicious - classic burgers and sandwiches reimagined with Sri Lankan spices! Super friendly staff with great / speedy service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank heyheyandrew
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the burgers were quite good. I didn't like the ice tea much. The menu was interesting to choose from and the food worth it.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GokulUllas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try not to let the sparse decor put you off. When i say "its not MacDonalds" then this is a good thing. I had the lighthouse burger and it was very big and very tasty. You could actually taste good quality meat. The staff seemed...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 3elliotw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and drinks. Really good Burgers and Fries and homemade icetea. Nice staff and service. A must!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Robin S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped in after walking around the fort and got exactly what I wanted. So nice to have something so unexpected

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank KeeganK21
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