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“One of the best places for Sea Food in Colombo”
Review of The Lagoon

The Lagoon
Ranked #2 of 601 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Extensive choice of fresh sea food, prepared the way you like, with very helpful tips from the friendly staff. Quite a busy place so best to book in advance. Good sea food does not come cheap in Colombo so a full meal + drinks will set you back a few, but its definitely worth if your love your sea food.

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Reviewed 27 May 2014

If you're looking for fantastic seafood this is the place in Colombo. The selection of fresh seafood is abundant and it's prepared well. The only down side is the restaurant is open plan...meaning when there are a lot of people it's difficult to Darry on a conversation with your neighbor! Too loud!

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Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Terrible, terrible service. Last visited in 2012 and standards seem to have taken a serious nosedive. We started with drinks at one of the bars in the hotel before moving on to Lagoon. Bar service was very poor, and cocktails were definitely lacklustre. The food quality at Lagoon is still very good, but is sadly ruined by the atrocious service, which is unfriendly and utterly unhelpful despite there being large numbers of staff around. A limited grasp of customer service and a certain degree of staff standing around/socialising with each other/avoiding eye contact with customers is something I've grown to expect in Sri Lanka, but this took the absolute biscuit. With their service outclassed even by many of Colombo's cheap, no-frills, basic eateries, it's disappointing to see Lagoon (and Cinnamon in general) doing so well. The well-known Beach Wadiya is definitely able to serve comparably good seafood, and despite appearances, its standard of service blows Lagoon out of the water. I'm happy to pay Lagoon dollar knowing it's for the environment and service, but only if I'm actually receiving it!

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Reviewed 26 May 2014

Wonderful experience at the Lagoon. Great selection of fresh seafood and excellent cooking. Try to book in advance since it gets busy.

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Reviewed 25 May 2014

As a vegetarian, this restaurant did not hold much interest for me. My host however suggested that they do have good options for veggies. We tried our the Thai Curry and Stir Fried vegetables and they were quite good. My host of course enjoyed the sea food and recommends the restaurant to all sea food lovers.

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