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Semondu

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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 441590
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my family for a dinner to celebrate our anniversary. Food is great, the ambiance is perfect and the food is tasty!!

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Thank Roy S
Kodaikanal, India
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93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, presentation, ambience, service are all par excellence. The fact that every table was occupied it was evident that this is a popular restaurant! The prawn curry rice, the crabs were delectable!! We had a rip-roaring time, cracking the crab legs, making a mess but thoroughly enjoying ourselves!!! The desserts have a lovely Sri Lankan twist. The verdict is... More 

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Thank Wingsnwheels86
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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213 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here on our recent stay in a nearby hotel. The food was good, sizzling chicken and the prawn curry. Couldnt ask for better food. Due to the location if you wanted an alcoholic beverage it only served at certain times of the day. Would definitely visit again if in Colombo

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Thank topcat1972
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is one of my most favorite places, specially for a quick lunch on a busy day. Nice restaurant, good people, good service and good food. Value for money.

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Thank subhajeetkar
Vancouver
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203 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location, decent menu spoiled by poor service. After the menus arrived we had to ask for everything. Finally gave up without dessert and coffee. The 10% service charge tacked onto the bill added insult to the disappointment.

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Thank Emkay0
India
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62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting in the corridors of the old Dutch hospital now converted to a tourist spot with its cafes and shops, this is a nice place to have a leisurely lunch with friends. The food is beautifully presented and tastes good too. We had the calamari wraps, sizzling chicken, chicken burger, baked crab, and potato wedges, which were very very good!... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated husbands birthday here. The ambience is good if you choose to sit outside. The mohito was ok and overall the food was good.However staff need to be friendlier and engaging, not once were we asked if the food was ok or if there was anything we required. I have a big problem with plastic and was surprised that they... More 

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Thank 340ruby2shoes
Bangalore, India
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81 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best thing about this place is the ambience, mostly because it is part of the Dutch Hospital. The outdoor seating was very inviting, and there is a classical beauty about the whole thing. The service is good and fast. We tried the meal with the chicken curry, with prawns, and the one with vegetables. All three were good. And... More 

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Thank Mahuya
Singapore, Singapore
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103 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were wandering around the Dutch Hospital complex to find a place to have lunch. It turns out that you either have fast food or expensive restaurants. Semondu is a mid-range restaurant offering a wide range of options (from Sri Lankan food to international food). The service is good. It's not a fancy place but it turned out to be... More 

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Thank RB_SG
Canberra, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for Christmas dinner, great service and food. Good local and international choices Lamb chops excellent Chicken satay also very nice

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Thank Anne M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 441590

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?