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Flag & Whistle

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the best places in Colombo for dining. Very good food, very friendly staff. Very good atmosphere, lovely view. very clean. Everything was excellent. Good live music, No hesitation is highly recommending this place to anyone who loves a good meal

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Thank PeterDe56
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The view and the service made our family visit for lunch on a Sunday afternoon, refreshing and memorable. We had been there a few times before, but the panoramic view from the fifth floor does not cease to amaze us. With the iconic Christ Church, Mutwal ("Gal Palliya" ගල් පල්ලිය) on one side and the northern end of the Port... More 

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Thank NeilPerera
Georgetown, Malaysia
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180 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I'll start by saying this was a pre-arranged meal/social gathering for the group I was with, so food, transport, drinks were arrange for me. It was bitingly cold due to the air con. No seat seemed to be out of the range of an icy blast. We had serve yourself buffet. I eat meat & fish, but those dishes were... More 

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Thank StrayCat5
Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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100 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed March 2, 2017

I have been there 3-4 times for lunch & dinner. very good food with good service. they have variety of foods , soups. Can recommend this for every one. Economical as well.

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Thank lakshansilva
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 28, 2017

we went for a dinner to this place. it has a grate view of Colombo harbor during night. Staff is help full and provide their recommendations to select food.

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Thank AnuNimbuz
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Food is just as average as other place. Got very good service by serving food by the restaurant staff. Outside nice view facing part of Colombo harbour. Good for lunch out with colleagues.

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Thank Firnas
Belgrade, Serbia
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Good food, kind staff, nice interior, an amazing view. However, since there was a lot of friends coming (the staff was informed about it though) not so good organization (time and space). Anyways, at the end we got some really good food and had a good time! Will visit again definitely!

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Thank Jelena K
Stirling, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

A delightful venue on the top of a high rise building with amazing views of Colombo and the harbour. The staff were very helpful in helping us choose our meal from a very extensive menu. If you wanted your Sri Lankan meal to be spicy or less so it was done to suit you. Lovely atmosphere and a great place... More 

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Thank Wylda K
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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279 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Love the ambience. They've really done their best to maintain a 'shiplike' atmosphere here, with various nautical themed decor and large kegs serving as cocktail tables. T

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Thank Manoj F
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice to place to relax with srilankan style food and relaxing with friends Can have pleasant conversations without loudy music Envoi meant is pleasant and have ample car park Recommended to visit during a evening with friends and family

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Thank Chinthaka W

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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
Bar, International, European, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo

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