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Saraswathie Lodge

191 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 581913
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  • Excellent20%
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  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“vada” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
191 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is good! The atmosphere is okay. The prices are very good as it is very cheap! Recommended!

Thank Thusal H
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Its a very old veg restaurant in Bambalapitiya. Typical type of a "Saivar" kadai (Veg restaurant) with tasty South Indian food with a reasonable price tag. But they do have limited seating capacity in ground and as well as in the upper floor. So it's...More

Thank Suppiah D
Reviewed July 5, 2017 via mobile

Saraswathi Lodge has been existence for over 70 years. It was the most sought after veg restaurant in the past. I have been there in the 1990's before I left Sri Lanka. On a recent visit while walking down Galle Road I thought of visiting...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed May 12, 2017

The place is centrally located along Galle road and easily accessible. Parking can be in front of the restaurant or along the side roads. The food was typical Indian food. The food was good and very reasonable pricing. However the place needs a huge revamp...More

Thank Thisanthi
Reviewed April 10, 2017

This is a one of the good vegetarian restaurant for breakfast and dinner in city. When I go colombo, I like to have dinner and breakfast here. There string hoppers with sothi or sambaru is tasty. It is located hart of the city Colombo ,...More

Thank Nagalingam K
Reviewed March 10, 2017

This is situated at Bambalapitiya, Colombo almost in opposite of Holy Family convent, Galle Road. This place is always crowded with local people, that shows that the food is nice and really value for the price. This is an absolute vegetarian restaurant, This is more...More

Thank Aadhes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

I love their food but to be honest I am not a big fan of their service. Was there few weeks back and I didn't had the greatest times there. But in total contrast to this, their food was delicious and I liked it a...More

Thank TharinduKande
Reviewed February 11, 2017

Excellent South-Indian vegetarian food. Saraswathie is known its affordable prices and quality dosa and vada (some call it thosai and vadai). The taste of food here is inversely proportioned to its ambiance. Real value for money. Excellent for take-aways too.

Thank Amal J
Reviewed February 9, 2017

the service is good and food is good, but not the best taste comparing to some other places around, parata tastes nothing but their uludu wade is good, brought some muscat and sweets, they are superb

Thank dasunr4u
Reviewed October 3, 2016

It is one of the oldest vegetarian restaurant to enjoy a typical Indian those and wade treat in Colombo.

Thank Manoj A
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 191 Galle Rd., Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 581913
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