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Palmyrah Restaurant

328 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 573598
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“mutton” (23 reviews)
“string hoppers” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
328 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

This is a superb Sri Lankan restaurant with exceptional subtly flavoured dishes and good and seamless service. It is a calm and aesthetic space always full because the food is excellent We went for both lunch and dinner the next night and both experiences heightened...More

Thank Veronica O
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to tell us about your experience. We appreciate the five star review that you have given the Palmyrah Restaurant. We take great care in ensuring that any dishes served at the restaurant are well in its quality...More

Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited the restaurant during lunch hour on Saturday, a walk in without a reservation and was lucky to get comfortable seating. The menu is filled with all the essential favorites, both past and present...all infused with the Northern Sri Lankan flavors. The highlights of our...More

Thank Rehan A
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 23, 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Food was good but I gave 3 stars because of the service and attentiveness of the servers at the restaurant. Most guest including us had to repeatedly call the staff, get their attention even to place our order. Few guest at other tables were really...More

Thank Damitha360
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 26, 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant’s food quality, following your recent visit. We are delighted you enjoyed our food. We would like to express our sincere apologies regarding the level of service you received. Please be assured...More

Reviewed January 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited for dinner. Overall very pleasant well cooked Jaffna cuisine. On the more expensive side of things and no real culinary fireworks but overall an enjoyable experience. Service good.

Thank fg2233
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 18, 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

Reviewed January 10, 2017

Lovely, lovely food, but could not get a table the first night, so you have to book. This restaurant is very popular. Service was first rate.

Thank Kay J
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

Reviewed January 7, 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by friends and were glad we made it there on our last night in Sri Lanka; we were lucky to get a table for we only booked last minutely. The restaurant was full of families, perhaps seeing in the new...More

Thank Pemakan_Angin
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Dear Guest, We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

Reviewed January 6, 2017

Fantastic. Authentic Jaffna cuisine (I especially recommend the crab curry and various poriyals), plus classic hoppers, thosai, pittu, etc to accompany. A nice range of old favourite SL desserts, too - curd & treacle, wattalappam, chocolate biscuit pudding, pol pani pancakes, jaggery sundae, etc Really...More

Thank frequenttraveller63
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your dining experience at our signature restaurant, The Palmyrah. We are pleased to read that we have exceeded your expectations and were satisfied with the overall service provided. We are glad that...More

Reviewed January 6, 2017

We wanted authentic Sri Lankan hoppers and were not disappointed. Plain hoppers, egg hoppers, string hoppers with mutton poriyal, jafna crab curry all highly recommended. We also had pudding, wattalapan, curd and kithul. Fantastic service, we asked to move tables which was not possible at...More

Thank jettyCheshire
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your positive dining experience with us. We are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. Next time you’re here, you should try the “Porichha Meen Pittu” one of our most popular dishes. We look forward...More

Reviewed January 4, 2017

If you are looking for some authentic Jaffna style food and curry, this is the place to go. The hoppers are great and so is the prawn curry.

Thank RHM63
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Dear Guest We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

Reviewed January 3, 2017

Very authentic food, enjoyed by our Sri Lankan guests as well as by us. Not cheap but worth the price.

Thank mangerona
Sajeewa P, Manager at Palmyrah Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Dear Guest We thank you for your rating and positive review of Palmyrah Restaurant following your recent visit and we are delighted you enjoyed our food and services. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Palmyrah Restaurant. Best Wishes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$15 - $20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 328 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 3, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 573598
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Description
Authentic Srilankan Restaurant with emphasis on classic Jaffna Fare. The Restaurant is open daily for Lunch from 12pm to 2.30pm and Dinner from 7pm to 10.30pm
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