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King of the Mambo


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Seafood, International, Grill, Cuban, Mexican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Sponsored by: King of the Mambo

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Outdoor Ocean View Dining
1. Outdoor Ocean View Dining
"the view of the Indian Ocean is unmatched"
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2. Authentic Cuban Cocktails
2. Authentic Cuban Cocktails
"I would hihgly recommend their own signature cocktails."
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3. Cuban Bar Atmosphere
3. Cuban Bar Atmosphere
"They made us delicious special request cocktails"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fantastic spot. A break from standard hotel food without having to leave campus. Vibe: original and authentic. A fun relaxing Cuban theme. Directly on the water, fantastic view and sounds of the surf. Food: great quality. I had the fresh tuna. Truffle fries are fantastic....More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank StarLotd
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Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Unbelievable nice place.The staff is absolutely gorgeous and took really good care of me.Food is excellent and really delicious- avocado& mango salad and tuna steak made my day. Really big massive thanks to staff- Niro,David,Prageeth, Roshan and bar staff for my delicious Margaritas!!! Highly recomend...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed today

The place has the most amazing atmosphere for an evening outing . The beach view was exquisite. We had an awesome service given by the staff. Mr. Kanishka was always available and ensured that we were given the best at all time.he also extended his...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank rosemaryi42
Reviewed today

Delicious food we enjoyed very well, and the service also very Clean and excellent specially thanks to sandun and kanishka they did they job very neatly thank u soo much guys. See u soon @king of the mambo

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Shamshad R
Reviewed today via mobile

Very nice seafront venue. Excellent cocktails and food. Popular even on a slow night in Colombo. Big party vibes. Great staff, David is the best!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank DavidB-UK12
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Funky and trendy and reasonably priced, KOM was a fun experience. We went their twice for dinner during our stay at the Galle Face Hotel, and a third time for drinks. Good non hotel crowd too so it was a good mix. Definitely worth a...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Tui0200
Reviewed yesterday

Had an awesome lunch date at the restaurant. The avacado and crab meat salad was on point. Loved the calamari and prawns bar bites too. Service was excellent. Atmosphere was nice and comfortable. Special thanks to Milinda, Ushani and Sumedha. Although the place is popular...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank bavindid
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun atmosphere with great food and service from Suresh who served us for the night!!.. Highly recommend the place! Gishani, Tanya, Hiro

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Hiroshi G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A gem of a place little known to locals! But a must visit place with the sizzling ambiance! Of all the cozy nooks we’ve visited, you all took our hearts away! Each plate was a delish. Staff was exceptional especially Suresh who was apt at...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank pramudithac
Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent service and very nice to customer very cooperative and helpful..talk nicely and behaviour is very good

Date of visit: September 2019
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