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3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
(011) 258 1986
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Good authentic Northern Sri Lankan food

Greenlands maintains the same quality in their food. All items are freshly prepared. The service is very good. If you are new to this type of food please consult the waiters who are very knowledgeable. This restaurant serves only vegetarian food. But if you order sensibly you will relish the food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Ariya650
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Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

a very simple place, but terrific Indian Veg.....ample portions, resonable pricing and quick service.

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Colombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

One of the best vegetarian restaurants in Colombo tukked away in the Colombo 4 area on a side lane. Hard to find but worth trying their food. Price is affordable but wish it was cheaper. In comparison to other vegetarian restaurants its expensive. Poori is really nice.

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Nugegoda, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Greenlands maintains the same quality in their food. All items are freshly prepared. The service is very good. If you are new to this type of food please consult the waiters who are very knowledgeable. This restaurant serves only vegetarian food. But if you order sensibly you will relish the food. The prices are very reasonable. However the menu is... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 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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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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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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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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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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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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Address: 3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: (011) 258 1986
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
Cuisine: Indian

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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