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Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

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Bar, Pub, Sri Lankan, Italian, Asian, British
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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Description: The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most...
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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    Very good
  • 76
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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
try their rice&curry

I've tried it 3 times and it was always great - for me one of the best curries I had on my trip around Sri Lanka. Staff is very nice and friendly, prices are very good, place is a nice one to have a beer and slow chat looking at the street.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
KaSkoczek
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Lublin, Poland
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Denbighshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Quite a dark cool spot which sells lovely juices. The tables and chairs are quite high are hard to get up on if a bit less mobile

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Thank Louise C
Lublin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've tried it 3 times and it was always great - for me one of the best curries I had on my trip around Sri Lanka. Staff is very nice and friendly, prices are very good, place is a nice one to have a beer and slow chat looking at the street.

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Thank KaSkoczek
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whent to rodeo every night I was in negobo. Had a hell of a good time every time. Good. Food good service and great people

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Thank Eric P
St. Albans, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good music and atmosphere. Would definitely recommend! The staff are friendly and helpful. Had. Great time!

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Thank crazycaz90
London, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Rodeo has a good vibe its a very friendy place to meet people from all over the world staff were very good too fantastic breakfast in the morning !!!

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Thank liz882
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rodeo pub is most popular place in negombo... nice bar. and cocktails are excellent. Prices from the cocktails are very reasonable.. nice bar staff.. and also music is excellent... venue from the pub is good, coz it's around many restaurants then you can see the difference..

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Thank Praveen F
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow ! what a fun ,buzzing atmosphere . All age groups were present ,variety of drinks and cocktails served . They had my favourite pear cider. Staff were cheerfully busy but joined in with the fun . Served delicious meals , fresh fried squid melted in my mouth. The DJ had a very good selection of music . Every one... More 

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Thank Dilrukshi H
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Perfect place to meet fellow backpackers and get down on it. Live sport on 2 large screens. Rodeo bar rodeo bar

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Thank James R
Hong Kong, China
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192 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in late at night for shots and dancing and had a great time. Friendly owner and good drinks.

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Thank thatmarion
Whitstable, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Negombo on and off for around 5 years and seen a few changes even in that short time but this Bar has been consistently fun thanks to the amount of different types of Tourists and Travellers you can bump into in here, you never know who you're going to meet! Thanks to the friendly staff, freshly... More 

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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
  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub, Sri Lankan, Italian, Asian, British

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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?