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Flower Drum Restaurant

38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 577350
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good41%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 16, 2015

The food was not bad but the service was very poor. we had to wait for over 20 minutes until someone took our order and the staff is not that friendly. The meals were filling but a bit too expensive for the portions.

Thank Nelakshan M
Reviewed June 14, 2015

Good food, great service..Bit expensive but value for money.. Those who love Chinese food definitely would love the food.

Thank Shaameera
Reviewed June 3, 2015

Location is convenient. parking space are very limited. you can reserve separate room for special occasions. price is reasonable.

Thank shirajmorugama
Reviewed June 2, 2015

The good old Flower Drum chain of restaurants seem to have declined due to poor management or the owners losing interest. First the Flower Lounge closed and now this one is gone. The lease is supposed to have run out and the management obviously wasn't...More

3  Thank Gayan P
Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Every time I come to Sri Lanka, it is tradition that we eat here! The food is fantastic, so tasty, huge portions and very accommodating staff. I hadn't realised that the restaurant had moved location so will have to find it when I return back...More

Thank Zara K
Reviewed March 26, 2015

We've always had takeout from this place, and the food is scrumptious. Lots of flavor but not too spicy. They do some delicious sweet and sour fish, hot butter cuttlefish and some excellent veggie dishes as well. A great point with the food here, is...More

5  Thank DominicRed
flower_drum_group, Manager at Flower Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2015

Greetings Dominic, Thanks for your delightful review, do order from us again! Kind regards.

Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went to this place on our last visit excitied for the food we remember it to be. However, apon pulling upto the building we found that the current location is temporarily closed. The iconic building that many remember is no more sadly. A short...More

1  Thank NDG2541
flower_drum_group, Manager at Flower Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2015

Greetings , We were offended by your review but will take it as constructive criticism. Firstly we deny the fact that food quality has gone down as in actual fact the Kitchen team from the old Colombo 3 outlet are shifted to the Pelawatta outlet...More

Reviewed February 26, 2015

This is the one restaurant in Sri Lanka that I can guarantee will never fail the consistency test for the best Chinese food with a true Lankan twist. Food: Must tries are the Hot Butter Cuttlefish, Beef with Kankung and Sweet & Sour Chicken. There...More

1  Thank Charmaine A
flower_drum_group, Manager at Flower Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2015

Greetings Charmaine, thank for the time taken to review us. Hope you visit us at our new restaurant soon! Kind regards.

Reviewed February 6, 2015

I visit this place during my Colombo tour. It has good Chinese flavored food with nice aroma. Service is in satisfactory level. I could recommend for any Family gatherings and friends parties.

Thank SKumaraJ
flower_drum_group, Manager at Flower Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 8, 2015

Hello there, Thank you for your review! We look to improve our service levels, hope to serve you even better next time..! Best regards.

Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very good Chinese food somewhat adapted to local Sri Lankan taste. Service is good and ambience is clean with air-conditioned room upstairs. Convenient location in leafy Colombo prime area.

Thank Monica88_10
flower_drum_group, Manager at Flower Drum Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2015

Thanks so much for the review, appreciated well by everyone @ Flower Drum!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 577350
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Oak Ray Flower Drum Restaurant is an oasis in the heart of Colombo an ideal venue to relax with friends. Dine at this trending location to enjoy greater variety and quality like never before. The selection of appetizers includes prawn toast, fried dumplings, spring rolls. Apart from fish, chicken & beef you'll find cuttlefish, prawn, crab & lobster on the menu. Also serve a great variety of veggie dishes such as the mixed mushroom Chinese style, golden glow vegetables and the vegetable chef salad. You can take your pick from our tempting range of steamed and friedrice. You can also try some of our great noodles. The warm hospitality of our staff combined with the breathtakingly stylish decoration of our restaurant will ensure you a memorable dining experience, time and time again.
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