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Semondu

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Dutch, Seafood, International, Asian, Fusion
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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
112441590
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Much better nicely improved

Decided to go once again with a friend. What a transformation from the previous visit. Much brighter, friendlier a very different place. Very good dinner menu with appropriate quality service, enjoyed tremendously and happy to return again. It's always good to see a better and improved service... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Hertfordshire, UK
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Hertfordshire, UK
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63 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Decided to go once again with a friend. What a transformation from the previous visit. Much brighter, friendlier a very different place. Very good dinner menu with appropriate quality service, enjoyed tremendously and happy to return again. It's always good to see a better and improved service. But expensive for what is served.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Semondu is perfectly located at the heart of the business centre in Colombo, inside the complex Dutch Hospital. Food is fresh and service is fast. Make sure you taste their garlic bread as well!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is an ideal place for business dinners and you would love the food on offer. Portions are just right in size but the price is a little bit high.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

An average experience, relatively good food, not truly authentic, service can improve quite a bit, nice atmosphere, but the same reason causes wait staff to take a long time to serve, if you are not seated in the center

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Jurong, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Great Ambience and Wow..nice food too. Very cosy.Staff were very attentive.I ate the prawn salad and the BBQ King Prawn that came with Fried Rice.Very well cook and tasty.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stayed in Hilton nearby so we decided to check out this restaurant. Food here is great, we ordered two 3-course lunch specials, and they are both great.

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Karachi, Pakistan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

We were here for lunch with kids. Staff and service was very good. I particularly liked the chops snf seafood platter, while the salad and local fish wasn't the greatest. I would dine here again.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

It’s a big WOW. The money you spend at Semondu is really worth it. Friendly Staff. Delicious food. Great place. If you want to have great food, this is the place to go in the heart of Colombo. We always got complementary chocolates after lunch. Haven’t visited the place for a while and missing it.

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Colombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Had lunch with a colleague and we really enjoyed it. The service was excellent and the fresh water melon juice was done to perfection! I had the grilled seer which was really good. The ambience was nice and comfy. Nice place for a relaxing meal

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Hertfordshire, UK
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Not that I expected to be served airline food as this restaurant is catered by Sri Lankan airlines catering, but I did expect a great time. Menu nice with choice but service slow and unresponsive and lacked any form of intuitive service. A great pity as the Old Dutch Hospital complex is a nice place to visit, but not Semondu.

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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: Dutch, Seafood, International, Asian, Fusion

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dutch, Seafood, International, Asian, Fusion

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