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Serendib Restaurant

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Chinese, Malaysian, Pizza & Pasta, Sri Lankan
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Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
+94 312 279129
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9:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 95
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 9
    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
The bar to be

Quite busy, but we were served our drinks promptly. It is one of the nightspots in this area. Reasonable prices and it serves food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
Douglas M
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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193 reviews 193 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Quite busy, but we were served our drinks promptly. It is one of the nightspots in this area. Reasonable prices and it serves food.

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Kuala Lumpur
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

This place has very fresh yet affordable seafood and good view by the beach. Love the romantic atmosphere to dine in while watching sunset. Would love to come back again!

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Doesn't look much from the strip but do venture on in. Good menu with very fair prices. Food and service perfectly good. Staff super friendly. Livelier later in the evening but good for a quiet supper earlier on and also a brilliant lunch atop on the beach. Toilets could do with some tlc but everything else more than makes up... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

This place is good to go with a bunch of friends but not only girls - cz there are wierd guys. However, pumped up lively place at night!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

At the end of January 2015 I spent two weeks in Negombo. Looking for a good dinner restaurant I tried different places, but the first three days I was mostly disappointed. On the fourth day of my stay in Negombo I discovered the Serendib, and it became immediately my favorit place for dinner. The food is simple but excellent -... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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46 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We spent our final evening in Sri Lanka here after it was recommended by our guest house proprietor and loved it. I had the devilled prawns which were awesome along with excellent service what more do you need.

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Modena, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Nice place to hang .. food is good.. service is okay .. the place is also good hope to visit again when I come to sl

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We went as a family of four to this restaurant. Service is above average and the waiter was very friendly and recommended dishes after listening to what we wanted. The place opens out to the sea so it is breezy and spacious. The food is very good. We had a seafood platter as well as some grilled fish and prawns.... More 

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Serendib1505, Manager at Serendib Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment about your visit to Serendib Restaurant. We are very happy to hear that your overall experience was good and that you enjoyed the food. However, we are very saddened to hear that you felt you were cheated and overcharged. All our bills are written out by hand and perhaps it wasn't made... More 

Paris, France
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289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Serendib restaurant is located right on the beach and allows one to enjoy drinks and dinner watching the sun disappear. The place is touristy, that's true, but the food is decent, beer is cold and they've got some nice cocktails on offer. I enjoyed my sea food platter although it was not the best I had.

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Had our last meal here, right on the beach. Like most places hit and miss with the smoking on the tables, so glad we do not have that in the UK anymore Fish was fresh, served quickly and very tasty. Drinks and cocktails were plenty full. Would have eaten here again if we had stayed another night. Thanks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 312 279129

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Malaysian, Pizza & Pasta, Sri Lankan
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?