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Pagoda Tea Room

105 Chatham St | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
0773786147
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Ranked #117 of 293 Restaurants in Colombo
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

I visited the Pagoda Tea Room recently when I went to Fort . Appearance of the place looks very pleasant as I can remember 40 years ago. This place took me back in time as I have very fond memories of this place.When I was a child,I remembering coming here to have tea & pastries with my grand mother. I'am... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

For a quiet and affordable pit stop whilst walking the streets of colombo this is the place, I sat outside and watched the people pass by, the food was scrumptous and the lime juice was the best I have had anywhere. Try it out!

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Halifax, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Just thinking about this place makes me hungry like the wolf - HA! Tea's great and so are the pastries so don't be too picky - just get 3 of everything. I will miss you Pagoda Tea room.

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Sydney
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This was a good lunch time venue close to the Dutch Hospital. The veg plate was excellent value at 180 rps, was well presented and tasty if a little salty. If you are true veg note it came with small dried fish eg anchovy like. Service was prompt and the restaurant was frequented by SL business people, a good sign.... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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116 reviews 116 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Just a little walked across from the expensive Dutch Hospital and into this old and love place. Local dishes, cakes and pastries. All are value for money. The only disappointment is that it can be very humid/hot during the afternoon as there is no A/C. Will visit again.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Put this one on the list for a tea stop after checking out the unbelievable, though now rather untended colonial architecture of the fort area. After wandering around in the hot sun looking at these rather beautiful relics we retreated to the Pagoda Tea Room - another rather beautiful relic - FULL of ambience and a perfect end to a... More

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Tir Eoghain
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25 reviews 25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

If you are an eighties music person, it's the best reason to go here. It is where Duran Duran filmed part of their 'Hungry Like the Wolf' video and it is still identifiable. If you have already visited the beautiful tea shop on the other side of the road, then you will be disappointed. This is a worn-out old dame... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Nice place to had a cake and tea in the evening, comfortable wooden furniture, colonial ambiance, try their Chocolate Cakes..

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Good sri lankan food been there for generations and decent and clean. Sri Lankan Rice and curry yes theyve got it.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013 via mobile

170. Ruppees I or a veg curry , it was good apart from it had little fish on the side . I have a thing about fish at the moment . It was clean , this food tasty but not spicy as I hoped but the bread knife was happy as she can't eat hot food. Fruit juice was refreshing... More

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