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“Nice restaurant in North Colombo.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Flag & Whistle

Flag & Whistle
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #77 of 315 Restaurants in Colombo
Cuisines: European, Continental, Asian fusion
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant in North Colombo.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

One of the better restaurants in the North side of Colombo, which doesn't have anywhere as many as the South side. Been there several times.

Great view of the harbor. Spacious. Nice atmosphere. The place has the theme of a ship. There's often a band playing soft music.

Large and diverse selection of food and beverages, and the food quality is very good. An extensive bar too. Service could be a little faster.

Popular among executives in the area for lunch and dinner. There's always a fair crowd here, but I've never had to wait to be seated. A lot of companies bring their staff here too.

Price is good - not cheap, but not expensive either.

I'd visit again when I'm in the area.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good food and good ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Food and ambiance is great. Excellent view of the Colombo harbor. Reasonable prices and good service.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Kalutara, Sri Lanka
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Good food and good ambience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

One of our favorite usual dining spots for business lunches and friendly dinners. The food is good and the atmosphere even better with a nice view of the Colombo harbor. The whole restaurant is designed to a ship's theme. They do have a dress code so better be properly dressed. The menu needs a revamp from time to time to keep the frequent visitors happy :-), otherwise can recommend to anybody for a relaxing meal..

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good for Snaks”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

The view is fantastic at night. Snacks are much better that main meals. Good to enjoy a chilled beer in the afternoon.

Visited December 2012
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Rome
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53 reviews 53 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“My Favorite Restaurant in COlombo”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

My friend and I go here at least once a month to eat Schweinshaxe which is to die for. The view of the Colombo Port is awesome and ask for seating outside. Reasonable prices and nice service.

Visited January 2013
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