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Saraswathie Lodge

191 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka
11-2581913
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Ranked #208 of 287 restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Most recent review
- Jul 1, 2013
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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224 reviews 224 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

An average indian vegetarian food place in Colombo. The food is tasty and fresh and very much affordable. Recommend this for a good indian feed at an affordable price.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Contrary to what we expected, it was not easy to get South Indian snacks like Idli/Dosa etc around Sri Lanka, a lot of Thai, Indonesian & Local non-veg food items are abundant at all malls/food-courts.. Saraswathie Lodge is a typical south Indian style eatery, almost resembles a typical Udupi hotel, with pictures of Gods adorned with garlands & a front... More

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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Had some snacks and tea while they were packing my take away order for ten people. Simply great food. Ordered only Dosas, Idlis, Vadas and Desserts but they had given so many curries, sambars and chutneys as freebies. Very reasonable prices and helpful staff. May not be the place for a romantic meal as it is quite busy. (the upstairs... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

I've been a fan of this Lodge as I was studying in bamba. They only serve veg, Indian Food. Compared to other Indian restaurants in Colombo I can say this is the cleanest ( NOT the KITCHEN) budget restaurant you can find. Food is OK and taste as normal Indian food (No WOW's). The Masala Dosei and Ghee Dosei they... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

Pure vegetarian food , Very reasonable in pricing and more on to sri lankan style. Good for take away . very difficult to find a place to sit at lunch / dinner time.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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58 reviews 58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

This place is a roadside cafe that serves Indian food, specially vegeterian. Their standard vegeterian lunch is quite good (takeaway recommended), quite tasteful and they also include many extras such as a dessert, drink and curd (and sometimes even a banana!), in addition to the rice, papadam, chillies, 4 curries and rasam. The kitchen is your typical roadside cafe type,... More

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Sri Lanka
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

horribly dirty fly infested ,eat at your risk! cheap food for hippies and backpackers but keep money ready for hospital

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Colombo
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

They have clean, tasty Indian food. But only the standard stuff.., no exceptional or unseen new stuff. If you go there very often, you will be bored with the selection. Food is served war and taste is fine. The service is fast, but not very friendly as the staff is rushing to serve the customers.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

The ambiance is a bit of ok!! but the food is very delicious & the price u pay u dont mind the ambiance....;).also thr is a family space upstair which i didnt check out....

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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120 reviews 120 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Good tasty food through out the history. But now it is the time to improve the interior conditions to suit the current pace.

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