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Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

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35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
0094 312274713
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Dessert, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most favourite...
The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most favourite watering holes, having been opened by Janaka Weeramanthri way back in 1996 when the main street was a mere dirt track. The Pub can be found on Negombo's beach road approx. 100M before The Jetwing Blue Hotel on the beach side. OPENING HOURS: 10 am til late every night! MUSIC DJ AJ plays every night of the week except Thursday when there is a live musician HAPPY HOUR Daily Happy Hour is from 7-8pm and at weekends it's best to grab a table early or reserve one by calling 031 227 4713. FOOD Rodeo serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Each dish on Rodeo's extensive menu is made from scratch with ingredients bought fresh on a daily basis. Why not come and try one of our most popular dishes such as: Rodeo's Fillet steak with caramelised onions in a creamy peppercorn sauce Negombo lagoon jumbo prawns sauteed in garlic butter served with caper mayonnaise Pita bread chicken satay wrap with grilled yellow and red peppers, courgettes, carrots, leeks, and mayonnaise The Rodeo Big Breakfast (and it is BIG!). Bacon, eggs, sausages, baked beans and toast If you are in need of a quick and big feed, why not phone your order in ahead of time by calling 031 227 4713 DRINKS Imported and local liquors, spirits and beers are served along with a wide range of excellent cocktails. Why not try one of our most popular such as Moquito, Caipirinha or Long Island Iced Tea? A wide selection of wine and sparkling wine is also available. For an early start come take advantage of daily happy hour from 7-8pm MISSION STATEMENT At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. If we are not living up to our mission statement - TELL US! We are open to improving in any way possible.
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A great find

We stumbled across this place by accident and got chatting with the owner! The staff, beer and food were excellent, we would definitely recommend a visit!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 7, 2015
Alison D
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
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Brisbane, Australia
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206 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

If you want to drink beer with the blokes, this is the place for you. If you want to enjoy some good food at a beach restaurant, this is not the place for you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We stumbled across this place by accident and got chatting with the owner! The staff, beer and food were excellent, we would definitely recommend a visit!

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Alison Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant. Thanks for giving us a 5 star excellent rating for friendly staff and excellent food, very much appreciated. At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. We look forward to serving you again... More 

Munich, Germany
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149 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Negombo is an awful place to be, but the great friendly peronel and the delicious food of this very easy going and nice restaurent can make your day, The food was nice and very quickly they are open all day till late at night ....

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Yannoma Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant. We are delighted for our 5 star rating and am very pleased you liked our friendly staff, our food and atmosphere. At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. We look forward to... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very friendly bar & staff specialy Sameera so cute guy good drinks music and local + expats and travelers very good ambiance

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jerome Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with a 5 star rating. We are pleased you liked our welcome, our ambience, drinks, music and our good mix of patrons. Thanks for recognising Sameera, he sends his best regards. We look forward to serving you again soon regards Andy Baker Sales & Marketing Manager More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We went to Rodeo bar and restaurant most nights. Some nights we had meals which were excellant value for money and nicely presented. Whilst we were there, they had a Spanish night with spanish food which was equally as good as the Sri lankan food. They had a guy singing spanish songs which was brilliant. Tuesday nights they a guy... More 

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Judy Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with a 5 star rating. We are pleased you liked our food, our presentation and enjoyed our singer/guitarist - Trevine who plays live music every Tuesday evening. He is very popular. We are also delighted you enjoyed our Spanish Night at Rodeo, this evening was definately... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Had a beer and chicken burger. Very tasty and quite the spiciest I've ever had (but this is Sri Lanka). Cost including tip was about R1200 (£6). Nice to have fries made from raw potatoes rather than from frozen. Local beer was good too (Lion). Very quiet, but went mid afternoon and off season. Would definitely go back.

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Anthony W Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with an excellent 5 star rating. We are delighted you thought our food was good and was good value. We are pleased you noticed that we offer proper hand made cut real chips instead of frozed fries. At Rodeo our aim is provide all the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

I have been to Rodeo for few times and had a wonderful time. Nice atmosphere for a beer with the mates and the food is excellent. Always packed with foreigners and locals and they All seem to having a nice time. Good music. ..good sports channels. I will always recommend this place to anybody as a Negombo local. ..and good... More 

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Channa SD Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with an impressive 5 star rating. We are delighted you state that Rodeo is " a great place to hang out", has a good atmosphere with a good mixed crowd, has excellent food, good music and sports channels. We look forward to serving you again... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Good bar! There was a waiter named Sasi. Very nice and helpful Guy!!!!!!!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,!,,!!!,!,!,!,!,!,!

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Gert Jan B Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with an awesome 5 star rating. We are pleased you have acknowledged our team member Sasi as being very helpful and friendly. He is a real asset to Rodeo and he says thanks and sends his best regards to you. We look forward to... More 

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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Came here to watch the state of origin and was stoked at how many sport channels they got. Previous 4 places didn't even have a tv. Beers were cold and resonantly priced. Guy behind the bar was cool and friendly locals joined in watching the game. Great spot to chill and watch sport. Was made to feel very welcome.

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Marts2714 Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with a 5 star excellent rating. We are delighted you liked our sports channels, we paln to have a 3rd one installed very soon, to offer even more choice. We are pleased you thought our cold beer was good value and that Rodeo has a good... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We went to The Rodeo Pub and Restaurant for a change from other eating places and were presently surprised by the good quality of the food and value for money prices, the service was excellent and drinks again spot on, give the Devilled Prawns a try, very nice.

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Andylanka, Guest Relations Manager at Rodeo Pub and Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear LongSpan Thank you for taking the time to review Rodeo Pub & Restaurant with a good 4 star rating. We are very pleased you thought our service was excellent, our food was good and was good value for money. We look forward to serving you again soon regards Andy Baker Sales & Marketing Manager More 

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Additional Information about Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

Address: 35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0094 312274713
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
Cuisine: Italian, Asian, British, Pub, Sri Lankan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 0094 312274713

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 13
  • Price Range: $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Asian, British, Pub, Sri Lankan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget

Description

The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most favourite watering holes, having been opened by Janaka Weeramanthri way back in 1996 when the main street was a mere dirt track. The Pub can be found on Negombo's beach road approx. 100M before The Jetwing Blue Hotel on the beach side. OPENING HOURS: 10 am til late every night! MUSIC DJ AJ plays every night of the week except Thursday when there is a live musician HAPPY HOUR Daily Happy Hour is from 7-8pm and at weekends it's best to grab a table early or reserve one by calling 031 227 4713. FOOD Rodeo serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Each dish on Rodeo's extensive menu is made from scratch with ingredients bought fresh on a daily basis. Why not come and try one of our most popular dishes such as: Rodeo's Fillet steak with caramelised onions in a creamy peppercorn sauce Negombo lagoon jumbo prawns sauteed in garlic butter served with caper mayonnaise Pita bread chicken satay wrap with grilled yellow and red peppers, courgettes, carrots, leeks, and mayonnaise The Rodeo Big Breakfast (and it is BIG!). Bacon, eggs, sausages, baked beans and toast If you are in need of a quick and big feed, why not phone your order in ahead of time by calling 031 227 4713 DRINKS Imported and local liquors, spirits and beers are served along with a wide range of excellent cocktails. Why not try one of our most popular such as Moquito, Caipirinha or Long Island Iced Tea? A wide selection of wine and sparkling wine is also available. For an early start come take advantage of daily happy hour from 7-8pm MISSION STATEMENT At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. If we are not living up to our mission statement - TELL US! We are open to improving in any way possible.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?