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The Commons

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39A, Flower Road | Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 694435
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can't go bad here. Quite a variety and super burgers. Parking at times and issue. Sometimes get over crowded and quite noisy have outside seating as well.

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Thank Kanishka M
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a good time there.this make my evening priceless. Good meals and specially coffee.service also outstanding.

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Thank Iroshan A
Scotland, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took kids here for dinner. Sat outside in the court yard and enjoyed the pleasant surroundings. Had one of the best milkshakes I have ever tasted. Food was good and we all cleared our plates. Would definitely go here again when next in Colombo.

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Thank Clan-mcambasana
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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108 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had good coffee and dinner at the same place by booking a family room at the commons. The ambiance was relaxing and casual. The food was super. Recommend baked crabs and prawn rotti, both prepared with great local spices.

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Thank TeeJay272015
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always the food was good and reasonably priced. The ideal place to have a meal and just enjoy time together, be it with friends or family. The hopper menu can be recommended so can s choice from the Roti cart.

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Thank Iloka W
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings From the Commons! Dear Iloka Thanks for patronizing the Commons and for your feedback on TripAdvisor. We really appreciate your recommendation of the Commons and the Rotti Cart. We hope to see you soon again at the Commons... Best Wishes More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with three friends. We all had various pasta dishes. The place is good looking and clean, but the food itself was extremely boring and cold when served. Won't return for food; perhaps for a drink.

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Thank Jesper R
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings from the Commons! Dear Jesper, We thank you for patronizing the Commons and for the feed back. We are sorry about your disappointment with the Pasta dishes. We assure you to take necessary action to rectify same. Hope to see you again soon.... Best Wishes More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A really nice place to hang out with friends. foods are awesome, Very friendly staff.mind relaxing place table arrangement and the cozy furniture are excellent.

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Thank Udari A
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings from the Commons! Dear Udari Thank You for patronizing the Commons and for the great feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon... Best Wishes More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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130 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful service, wonderful food, wonderful atmosphere. Great place to stop in for anything from coffee to a milk shake, from a burger to vegetable curry . There's something for every pallet. The cozy furniture and seating alcoves, both inside and out are perfect. Meet friends or stop in with your lap top and complete that report or school paper. Will... More 

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Thank Melanie B
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings from the Commons! Dear Melanie, Thank you for patronizing the Commons and for the wonderful detailed feedback on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon at the Commons.. Best Wishes More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Actually a good place to hang out and spend time. The staff is excellent! Smoking area is wonderful. And the best thing is chocolate moose. Cheese kottu is also good.

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Thank Manthika T
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings from the Commons!! Dear Manthika Thank you for patronizing the Commons and for your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you like the Commons and look forward to seeing you again soon ... Best Wishes More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food ! Good service! Good place to chillout with friends. ......Would definitely come again! :)

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Thank dyansjc
kishanik44, Director Operations at The Commons, responded to this review

Greetings From The Commons!! Dear Customer, Thank you for patronizing the Commons and for your excellent feedback. We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Commons. We are looking forward to seeing you again soon.. Best Wishes More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6
Cuisine
European, Healthy, Cafe, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39A, Flower Road | Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 694435
Description
With its unique features and warm, friendly atmosphere, "Commons" has created a new dimension in Coffee Houses. Business hours are from 7.30AM to 12 midnight for breakfast, lunch & dinner and is open all days of the week. The menu has a choice of Coffees, Beverages, Desserts,Asian/European and Sri Lankan cuisine.

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