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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
112441590
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Ranked #8 of 315 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian, Seafood, International, Fusion
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

The food is absolutely divine and hence, its understandable that the prices are a bit higher than one would expect but I think that if you're looking to indulge in good food then this place is excellent! Also, fantastic service and short waiting time for food. :)

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Sydney, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Nice air conditioned restaurant with a great menu. This restaurant is value for money. In my opinion one of the best restaurants in Colombo that is not within a major hotel.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

This was on the doorstep of our hotel, and a good find. The food tasted very fresh, and the service was excellent. There's not a huge choice for vegetarians, but the cauliflower soup and stir fried vegetable noodles were very good. The bread basket was nice too. My partner had mixed hors d'oeuvres, and prawn curry, which he raved about.... More 

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Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We visited the restaurant on Monday 1/12 for dinner. The restaurant is nicely situated in the old Dutch Hospital area in the center of Colombo. 1.The service was excellant avoiding being to much! In every detail they know how to perform. 2. The food we ordered was just to dream of! The first dish 3 of us ordered the same... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We ate here on a Thursday evening when the restaurant was half full. We found the menu a bit hap-hazard, under the curries section was lamb chops served with boiled potatoes! (Albeit very tasty). Food was well cooked but appeared expensive for what we got. Meal was slightly ruined by the terrible entertainment in the form of a karaoke saxophonist... More 

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New York
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43 reviews 43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Available for both lunch and dinner. Semondu is a must go place for a great dining experience. A bit expensive but i was more than happy to pay the amount for the amazing food and good service which was given by the staff. Keep it up . Cheers.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Done by Sri Lankan Catering so went with high expectations and was not disappointed at all. Lunch was lavish with a 4 course meal, meticulously prepared and served. Excellent food and presentation, very professional service, and even the smallest portions some how end up filling you up. Its fine dining at its best, so its expensive but you do end... More 

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Food is great and nice presentation.Good service,value for money and friendly staff.food taste good and recommended to have more repeats.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Food is delicious. Quantity of food for the price is reasonable. Nice atmosphere. Quality of the food is really good. Recommended dish is the lamb.

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Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews 89 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Semondu is located in the Old Dutch Hospital near Fort in Colombo. It's actually Sri Lankan Airlines's restaurant - on the ground but thankfully the service and the food is much bettter than on the airline. Semondu is very stylish and is an obvious favourite with locals and visitors who were all dining and enjoying their meals when we arrived.... More 

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Address: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 112441590
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
Cuisine: Asian, Seafood, International, Fusion

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