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Jetwing Beach Hotel | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
312273500
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: This restaurant deserves a separate listing on the restaurant page. It is...
This restaurant deserves a separate listing on the restaurant page. It is situated in the Jetwing Beach hotel, Negombo.
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Visitor rating
  • 34
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Absolutely wonderful food and service at a ridiculously cheap price.

We stayed at the hotel and stumbled upon this hidden gem of a fine dining restaurant. My wife and I were surprised at how wonderful the food was both in taste and presentation. The service was impeccable as well and the entire meal with wine and beer was around $70 for both of us! Amazing. !!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
TheHanley
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and stumbled upon this hidden gem of a fine dining restaurant. My wife and I were surprised at how wonderful the food was both in taste and presentation. The service was impeccable as well and the entire meal with wine and beer was around $70 for both of us! Amazing. !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

What a superb chef and great staff. If you are looking for a top class restaurant that is also great value for money look no further than the Black Coral. My husband and I visited twice during our recent holiday in Negumbo and on both occasions received wonderful service and an excellent meal. Thank you to Niroshan and all staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We headed back to our hotel after a disastrous dining experience on the strip. We were cross and hungry. There was a big electric storm going on and we were soaked....we entered this den of tranquility....sublime service.....delicious food and somehow the world was OK again. Thank you Jetwing Beach for this charming dining venue.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Went to black coral at evening for dinner. The enviroment was clean and modern. The food was good and alot of Wines to choose between. Pretty expensive but worth it.

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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

First thing first; the service of this hotel restaurant is stunning, thumbs up for the staff. When we talk about the food it is just average and too expensive. This restaurant gets good ratings because of their own hotel guests. Those people never go outside. We spend one week in Negombo and ate at much better places with superb food... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food here is lovely and the service amazing. We were on our honeymoon and we weren't even staying at the Jetwing beach but we were treated as special as hotel guests. Steak and cheeseboard are amazing. I got given a stuffed toy elephant on the first visit and we were serenaded and on our second visit, we had candles... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great gastronomic restaurant with good wines. We had a special guest chef, using local products; it was an excellent fusion food. Staff is good.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We ate in this restaurant on three occasions during our stay in Sri Lanka. This is Fine Dining at its best. Every dish we tried was excellent. I particularly enjoyed the crab and the sea bass whilst my husband liked the prawns with ravioli. The passion fruit sorbet was excellent as a palate cleanser as was the more unusual tamarind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014 via mobile

We spent the first two nights of our honeymoon at the Jetwing Beach Hotel in Negombo and on the first night decided to dine at the Black Coral Restaurant. We had read on Tripadvisor that it was quite special and we were definitely not disappointed. We ended up having a 6 course meal as we were given apperitifs, breads, sorbets... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

My partner and i were recommended this restaurant by another couple at our hotel. I am so glad we went... we were seated outside in our own booth which was extremely private and romantic. The service was excellent and the food was beautiful. I had the soup to start and the sea bass and potatos for main, it was beautiful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Jetwing Beach Hotel | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 312273500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International

Description

This restaurant deserves a separate listing on the restaurant page. It is situated in the Jetwing Beach hotel, Negombo.

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