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“Excellent Hotel with a Colonial view” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Galle Face Hotel Restaurant

Galle Face Hotel Restaurant
2, Galle road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #40 of 323 Restaurants in Colombo
Price range: $10 - $15
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
“Excellent Hotel with a Colonial view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I loved their lunch buffet, the food was fabulous and had a variety of choices to select with unlimited serving,

Visited December 2012
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Russian first
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English first
Hertford, UK
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“The Verandah only serves buffet meals. The 1864 offers "fine dining"”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Food quality is ok but they "soften" the flavours to appease tourists. Service is slow and generally poor. The hotel fails to keep foods seperated so if you're a veggie or have allergies, beware! They use the same tools for meat, fish, raw and cooked foods. Even the staff said they avoid the omlettes because of contamination.

Visited January 2013
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Bangalore, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Sea view and Colonial Hotel”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I liked sea view restaurant
Ambient, Food quality, The historical pride. Very good place for peaceful hang out

Visited January 2013
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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99 reviews 99 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Good food, good value”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Huge choice of food to suit all tastes. excellent drinks menu, great staff. Wish we had stayed long enough to sample afternoon tea!

Visited August 2012
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Melbourne, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Charming 19th Century large Hotel/Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

Our Family had a delicious Christmas Day buffet lunch in the Restaurant and pleasant outdoors drinks overlooking the ocean and sunset a few days later.

Visited December 2012
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