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Bay Leaf Restaurant

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79 Gregory's Road | Colombo 7, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
+94 5359653
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Minneapolis, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I always end up at Bay Leaf with friends when I'm in Colombo. Just love the place! Excellent service, great food and cocktails! Highly recommended.

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Thank Gayani S
Colombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dropped in for lunch. We had the 4 kinds of cheese pasta for the kids and they bred it. The Fetuccini with Modha fish & cherry tomato was a treat. I also had a lychee Mojito which I must say was the best Mojito I've ever had! The service was good as usual. One thing we missed was the complementary... More 

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Thank ShanakaRSU
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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94 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Love their food, specially Italian food such as pizzas, lasagnas and other pastas. Prices are not very friendly but enjoyed yhe food.

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Thank sasham17
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was by far the best pasta I have had in a long time. We live in Spain and so we are treated to good Italian food often. This was just as good as any pasta we get at the finest Italian restaurants in Ibiza -

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Thank Joalts
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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to Bayleaf yesterday and had a wonderful time. The fresh pasta was better than anywhere I had in Europe and the ambience was so special. The restaurant is in a colonial house, very traditional and charming and there is a separate bar inside the property. This place is a compete evening out! The staff is so helpful and... More 

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Thank Junglebeats
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch, The Soup & Dessert was very good, the main Course of Pasta was good, but could have been better as I have tasted their food before. Staff very courteous & helpful, worth a visit. The building has the old world charm which is fast disappearing in Colombo.

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Thank DilrukshiH
Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here today and enjoyed it. Lovely ambience, friendly service. Nice mixed olives starter and tasty pasta with chicken cacciatore. The wine selection was much more limited than the impressive menu.

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Thank AndrewBramS
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Calm and shady place, great house. Good food, very tasty. Great service. Excellent ambiance. Lovely Pasta and salads.

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Thank Bine229
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff who are very accommodating. Food very tasty, tried the bacon pizza, they are very generous on toppings! Lovey ambience. Would definitely keep visiting.

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Thank Talya F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Very good Italian food. I had the lobster pasta while my friend had a pizza and both of us we very satisfied with our dishes. Interior and exterior of the restaurant look also very classy. I would defintely come back again to have some more Italian food.

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Thank Dao P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Gregory's Road | Colombo 7, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 5359653
Description
Situated in a grand colonial mansion in Gregory's Road, in the heart of Colombo 7, The Bay leaf serves authentic Italian Cuisine from home made pastas to thin crust authentic Italian pizza. With roadside parking space by its gates and a driveway up to its portico the restaurant is fronted by a large lawn ideal for cocktail parties on balmy evenings.The Bay Leaf also features a Retro Bar that serves delectable wines and a range of beverages.

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