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Serendib Restaurant

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Chinese, Pizza & Pasta, Malaysian, 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, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    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
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Cosy beach front pub - restaurant - hand out place. Had very tasty and damn hot calamari plate and ordered extra one too! Even consequences of very spicy food worth it! Very good beer food variety, so on hot day in the city - this one is great escape!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Denis G
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Lappeenranta, Finland
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Lappeenranta, Finland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Cosy beach front pub - restaurant - hand out place. Had very tasty and damn hot calamari plate and ordered extra one too! Even consequences of very spicy food worth it! Very good beer food variety, so on hot day in the city - this one is great escape!

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We found Serendib whilst walking near our hotel, and we are very pleased we did. The staff were fantastic, really friendly and good fun. The food was wonderful (try the huge tiger prawns) and very reasonably priced. We ate here several times both lunch and dinner.

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Melaka
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Went out for a drink with friends the other weekend and one of my friend's handbags was snatched. They caught the thief at the door trying to escape. On another occasion, I have also seen a rat run against the wall which has put me off eating there. Need to sort out a vermin control policy. Young locals tend to... More 

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Serendib1505, Manager at Serendib Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to our restaurant and taking the time to pass on your comments. I would like to take this opportunity to respond to your comments. In regards to the incident whereby your friend's handbag was taken, I would like to reassure both yourselves and fellow trip advisor members that this is not something that happens regularly and... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Not the place for a romantic dining experience but a great place to meet with friends (or if you want to make friends). A basic menu of good quality food but not refined! Don't be put off by the fact that it appears to be more

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Smarter than some of the restaurants and have clean WCs. Food was great, best seafood platter ever and I've travel the world ! Attentive staf, good value.

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Negombo, null, Sri Lanka
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4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Whenever I go to this place , it becomes one of the best days in my life. You find very very friendly and cool staff here and great food. Though it looks busy from the outside there are tables near to the beach where you can have a romantic dinner as well. good for drinks and as well as for... More 

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London
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This is one of the oldest establishment I. The Negombo strip. The food is reasonably priced and of good quality. It's. Wen done up over the past few years- gone are the plastic chairs, the beach area has been decked and the toilets upgraded!! A must visit if your in the local area.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Great bar friendly people. Food is reasonable not quite up to lords Restaurant standard. Bar prices are good. Recommended tio visit for drinks and snacks

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Pavia, Italy
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We had a pleasant dinner with fresh grilled fish (exquisite). Prices were really convenient and we were completely satisfied. With a little music it would have been even better...

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Paris, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

On this very touristic part of Negonbo, Serendib does not pretend to be the most fashionable, the most expensive. Just plain seafood and beverage for locals and tourists. Good smiling service.

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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, Pizza & Pasta, Malaysian, 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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