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The Commons

39A, Flower Road, Colombo CO 800, Sri Lanka
0094112694435
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Ranked #131 of 284 restaurants in Colombo
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Asian, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Hamburgers, Italian
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

food is excellent and way expensive. .. nice place for a friendly get together but not for a peaceful chat... burgers, milkshakes and juices are very nice but the rice is not valuable for the price paid. .. However overall a good place to dine

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

There's nothing like a Honey Milkshake on a warm and humid day. The Commons is such a chill place to wind down at. Kudos!

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

poor service from cashiers, once they take the order, they'll ask you to " MOVE PLEASE" in a roude way, not helpful staff at the cashier's, price is increasing surpricely twice which is not worth for poor quality meal. need big change. stop increasing the price

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Not a family Restaurent . All items including hamburgers are over priced here .no adequate staff in this Restaurent. Taking too long to prepare food. Only youngsters and teens were seen here chatting wasting time others have wait until. theses guys/gals leave the place . Overall Staff is not helpful & courteous .No value for money although they include service... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

few of us met at commons to organize an event and this was definitely not the place as the music was blaring.. we had to talk above the music. event when requested to reduce, they didn't take notice. they took quite a long time to serve the food to our table..

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Nice place but the food took almost an hour to serve and that also because we reminded them every few minutes. Used to be such a nice hangout...didn't try the drinks - hope those are still as good as they used to be...

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Colombo District, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Nice relaxed place to hang out, juices fab, food good, prices reasonable ...nice relaxed ambience..... For me by far the best coffee house in colombo...

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

good place to hangout and love the mac n cheese balls!, but the cashier cant speak properly, very nerdy person. he said his name was manju. he placed a wrong order, then i wanted the refund then the manager with a beard came up and argued. the stupid person, he was speaking broken english!! haha comon commons!! i'd never wana... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It's a good place to hangout. The food and the place is good. But the services are not that much great.

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Pannipitiya
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7 reviews 7 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Went to this place with a bunch of friends for a relaxed evening. Things end pretty much there coz though they have some delicious food, digging onto them is bit of an issue being seated in couches. Also, though the staff was ok, they could have been more friendly so that the visitors would have a more memorable experience.

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