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35 Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
+94 (0)31 2274713
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Ranked #3 of 82 Restaurants in Negombo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $13
Cuisines: Asian, Italian, British, Pub
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of the oldest and best known pubs in Negombo. Under the same management for the last 16 years, it has become a favourite meeting place for expats, tourists and locals who enjoy its great food and lively atmosphere.The pub is open every day from 10am until 2am (except full moon poya days) and features the house DJ for 6 nights a week and a live musician every Tuesday.Rodeo is renound for its homemade chunky chips, creamy curries and lagoon chilli crabs. If you're in Negombo why not drop in and try it yourself.
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Chandigarh, India
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

I along with a few friends visited this Pub in Aug 14. It lies at one corner of the long Negombo Beach Road. There are several Pubs in this area, but this one clearly stands out. One thing that made us go inside was the crowd. There were loud western numbers played by the DJ. Though the place is small... More

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Eastham, Wirral
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Good lively bar but very friendly. We went there just to watch the football and rugby one night if you enjoy sport its for you as well. A lot of ex pats get in the bar so never stuck for converstaion. Does a very good Thai Green Curry (approx £3) medium is quite hot though and I like it spicy.... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

At night the bar serves up spritely cocktails and has a lively atmosphere with music and the occasional impromptu dance floor. During the day its a great place to hang out while enjoying some delicious food and sipping a cool beer or a refreshing fresh juice.

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Skjetten, Norway
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56 reviews 56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We were asked if we wanted a table for dinner and got a table qiuckly. When reciving the menu we ordered direct two Lions. Lions came qiuckly. But then nothing more happened, we were fully overseen. After more than half an hour waiting for ordertaking, we payd for the beer and left. Sorry, the restaurant missed a better rate by... More

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

Actually I am really upset and disappointed to see this review. I will be sure to find out who was working that night and why you were left waiting for so long. In the meantime I can only apologise and thank you for bringing this to my attention. With best wishes. Janaka More

Ascot, United Kingdom
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561 reviews 561 reviews
285 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Poor, disjointed really slow service - on a relatively quiet Monday evening. Jumbo prawns OK but overcooked. Burger and chips - both only warm; chips soggy; burger tough and overcooked. - A MacDonalds would have been much better and cheaper! This is just a nice pub with rubbish pub food....

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Janakad, Owner at Rodeo Pub, responded to this review

I'm really sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your food. I am surprised as we have a good reputation for food and very rarely have complaints of this nature. I will investigate to find out what happened. I am not happy to see reviews like this and if possible would like to rectify it so if you are still... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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48 reviews 48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Its been ages since I went to the Rodeo Club which was a frequent 'haunt' of ours in my 'previous birth' as a young Management Trainee lodging out of Negombo. I loved the look and feel of the place, the atmosphere, the chatter, the EXCELLENT music, the yummy cheese toast and the lipsmacking sausages ! Went there again on my... More

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Negombo, null, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Best in town for wine & dine. Experts in cocktails & sea foods. Friendly staff with the best service.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Loved the experience at Rodeo Pub! Great service, quick and sharp. Friendly staff and the price is pretty reasonable as well. Two thumbs up!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

A really nice bar you can go to anytime to take a few beers and grab something to eat. It's interesting to just sit and read what All people write on the walls/roof almost everything:p. Almost a history on it's own. Anyway i would recommend the steaks!

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negombo
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4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The bar is a joy. Very pleasant staff,nice atmosphere what more can a man ask. I am in the older range and to me youngsters really have a good time in the evenings. I enjoy lunchtimes when it is quieter. Food is excellent and not overpriced,drinks the same, waiting time for things is good the staff make sure you are... More

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Additional Information about Rodeo Pub

Address: 35 Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 (0)31 2274713
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
Cuisine: Asian, Italian, British, Pub

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