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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
Authentic Northen Sri Lankan vegetarian restaurant

One of the few places I never miss to visit whenever I come to Sri Lanka. This restaurant offers authentic North Sri Lankan vegetarian food with great tastes. Place is very “Ordinary” which has not undergone many changes without modern sophistication. Food items are varying in tastes and appearance... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Rohitha R
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Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
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Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
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45 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

One of the few places I never miss to visit whenever I come to Sri Lanka. This restaurant offers authentic North Sri Lankan vegetarian food with great tastes. Place is very “Ordinary” which has not undergone many changes without modern sophistication. Food items are varying in tastes and appearance with so many shapes and colours with them. They are low... More 

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Dortmund
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Good Vegetarian Food!nice Service. It is sad that the Location Itself the Restaurant has no window. That makes the Place dull.

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Anuradhapura, null, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Friendly staff, bright clean environment, and tasty food keeps the place quite busy. Be prepared to spend a bit of time here, Vegetarian restaurant serveing typical South Indian food such as dosas, idly, parota, thali, with vegan options. Uses ghee,

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New York City, New York
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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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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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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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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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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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