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Greenlands Hotel

3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
(011) 258 1986
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English first
Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a meal here one evening followed by a beer in the adjoining bar. The staff were welcoming and we ordered some great food at incredibly reasonable prices. The ambience is a little rough and ready, but we were prepared for this having spent a few nights in Colombo and eating in similar places. A couple next to us had... More 

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perth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

As a young fellow in mid sixties used to visit this restaurant for vegetarian food.Pleased to say it has not changed it's charm and some of the waiters are still there after 40 + years and that says it all. Food taste the same. Next door Bar for an appetiser is still serving the "Ceylon Brew Arrack" and be bold... More 

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Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Greenland is NOT a place for those who wish to eat with fork and spoon with long sleeve shirts and dinner dresses, but for those who wish to give a treat for their taste buds with authentic Northern Sri Lankan dishes. It serves excellent local (an Indian) dishes and sweets which could be experienced in very few other places. A... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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274 reviews 274 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A restaurant for a budget traveller and also for vegetarians. The food is fresh and tasty. Located in the heart of the city and ample parking space.

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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117 reviews 117 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We booked a room but ran away. We ate the food and were okay. More seriously, the room was so run down we could not stay there. There were broken windows and the bathroom was old. We since have seen far worse in Sri Lanka but as a first impression upon arrival having stayed a few days before our flight... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We have had excellent food at this hotels Restaurant from out student days. It was Colombo's best vegetarian Restaurant in the 60 s , 70 s and the eighties. Our families used to sit in their family rooms and enjoyed excellent food served those days.Still their food is okay but not excellent like in those days. I wish they come... More 

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Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Greenland's Hotel has got fine dining restaurant for vegetarian food lovers exclusively. It has got Air conditioned non air conditioned area s to suit any customer. I recommend this place to any traveler as a good venue to have main meals . Even they have got tasty sweet items too. Desserts are delicious.

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Granada, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

It's not exactly the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills, strip lighting, formica tabletops, not the cleanest toilets in the world, but the food is beyond reproach. Wonderful dosa, fantastic puri's at rock bottom prices. A must visit if in Colombo.

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Sydney, Australia
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Used to be a great restaurant. Never missed a visit when in Colombo for the last 30 years.Now the place has really gone down. The food was cold and not appealing. Drinks were overpriced. Don't think we will visit again. It's high time they demolish this and build an apartment block.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

It was difficult to reserve a table at Greenlands in the 60' & 70'. The family rooms used to be packed to capacity with more people standing outside. I dropped in to have a quick snack but ended up buying a few Wadai,Thosai, & sweets. The place is neglected & not maintained. The toilets were filthy. I dared not visit... More 

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Address: 3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: (011) 258 1986
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo

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