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Navratna

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Taj Samudra, No. 25, Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94-11-2-44-66-22
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Houston, Texas
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Staff was very friendly and has a relaxing atmosphere. Although food was very good, they seemed to be not having the fine qualities. It is good have the fine tastes coming through and this quality is lacking in the food at Navaratne. Of course, we have not tasted all the dishes here.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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236 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the live music. Excellent hospitality . Great variety on the menu . The food was delicious and the outstanding service made our evening more special.

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Suva
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2016

We had a vegetable lunch here, it was very tastier and all enjoyed the meal. They serve Non vegetarian dishes also here, Even though it is little pricey the food is very authentic Indian.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

There is nothing new or groundbreaking about this restaurant but be assured the food is excellent, as you'd expect from an Indian Hotel group in Sri Lanka. My colleague and I loved the promotional kebabs, the mutton korma was fresh and perfectly cooked and as anticipated the vegetarian dishes and handmade breads simply superb. Although the decor is a little... More 

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Vadodara, India
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2016

The staff was very courteous and even though we had not made a reservation they did manage to find a good table for us. The food was delicious and the chef himself took our order giving some helpful suggestions. All in all a very enjoyable dinner with value for money. But please do not order the rasmalai. Was not up... More 

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Essex
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. The staff we extremely friendly and helpful but too attentive at some points. The starter was just okay but my main meal (prawn masala) was lovely and tasty. The garlic naan was so nice. The popadoms were lovely especially the mango pickle. We were completely full so didn't have deserts or coffee. The restaurant... More 

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Reading, Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Ate in this restaurant 2 nights out of a 3 night stay. Food is delicious. Service great and very friendly staff. Would highly recommend.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2016

Took some friends for a meal last night for dinner, it was not value for money, over priced, tasteless food & very small portions. We had to wait long time for the food to arrive. Butter chicken, naans and Rasam was good. Biryani was tasteless, just rice infused with cardamom. Everything was infused with lots of cardamom Saag Paneer had... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely Indian food. Food is very well seasoned. Chapati is lovely. Quality of Indian food is great. Recommend to experience this Restaurant.

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Trinidad
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2015

Had a nice dinner while staying at the Taj Samudra. Indian cuisine from various parts of India, well spiced and well presented. The 3-man music orchestra was odd in that they would start to play beautifully for 2-3 mins then stop for no apparent reason for about 5 mins, then restart... for the whole evening. However, the staff made me... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taj Samudra, No. 25, Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94-11-2-44-66-22

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?