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August by Mama Aida's

61 Dudley Senanayake Mawatha | Borella, Colombo 00800, Sri Lanka
+94 77 700 5808
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“hummus” (17 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Fusion, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
61 Dudley Senanayake Mawatha | Borella, Colombo 00800, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 108 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a cozy courtyard, shaded by large trees, the location takes you out of Colombo and into a riad in Marrakech.. Service is excellent across the board. Friendly, attentive and knowledgeable. The food is to die for.. fattoush, hummus, babaganoush, cauliflower medallions, pumpkin dip...More

1  Thank gammaray6
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review!! We are so thrilled that you enjoyed your evening with us at August. Welcome to the family 😊. We hope to see again very soon.

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Just walked out of dinner and the location, decor, food and service make August one of our most enjoyable and memorable dinners in a month. Good quality Lebanese food, perhaps the best Hummus in Colombo.....do pay a visit.

Thank GilbeyCooks
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded August 18, 2018

Thank you so much for your review Gilbert Cooks! We loved having you and are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us. From all of us here at the August family we do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed June 18, 2018

A very chilled out ambiance with superb customer service and divine food which is also value for money.

Thank Dilee15
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

Thank you so much Dilee, we love making our customers happy! We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed June 15, 2018

The food here was so very tasty, fresh and healthy. We had a variety of dishes including the hummus, a slow cooked shredded/pulled lamb, a variety of fresh and tasty dips with delicious flat bread, eggplant and a broad bean dish, all of which were...More

Thank Kumar P
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

We are thrilled to receive such a wonderful review from an esteemed chef such as yourself. It was truly a pleasure to have you dine with us at August. We do hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Visited after quite sometime and was not disappointed. Superb flavour in everything we had. The beef shawarma was flawless and the hummus was excellent. Chocolate tart had a nice cardamom flavour to it. Nice ambience but quite a number of mosquitos around so hope some...More

1  Thank FiyazIsmath
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your experience with us at August. We have great staff who are invested in customer care and experience. We are very sorry about the mosquitoes. We usually do not get complaints...More

Reviewed April 22, 2018

This Restaurant has the "WOW" factor written all over the place.Tucked away in a corner, its easy to miss this cosy place that has a very rustic feel to it. The food is flavorful with delicately infused aromatic spices. I stated off with a cooling...More

Thank GEHAN W
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018

Thank you Gehan for your review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed our evening with us at August. We pride ourselves in delivering the best quality food and service with an ambience that makes you feel welcome and at home. We hope to see you...More

Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited the place today after my friends highly recommended place. Was disappointed with the food. Please do not go there with your young children. Shawarmas were dry and not creamy at all!More

Thank GNadeeka
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

We are very sorry to hear your negative feedback on our food. We pride ourselves on the best quality food and family friendly atmosphere. Please do get in touch with us or leave your number in a private message so we can ascertain what Went...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

A truly special restaurant by any international standard. We took some who have been so helpfyl to us as a thank you and August did not dissapoint. Book early - they only take two sittings and take your own wine if you want to as...More

Thank Patrick G
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2018

Thank you Patrick. We strive to give our customers the best experience. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your evening with us at August. Welcome to the family. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

A garden type atmosphere giving the right ambience for the type of food served. The cold and warm meze and Arabic Ghost stew were great. You can bring your own drinks. But food somewhat pricey.

Thank Eraj W
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We at August are thrilled that you enjoyed your meal with us. At August we only use the best ingredients without compromise. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

A must visit place if you are a fan of a middle-eastern food. A place with Very professional staff, great service, great ambience and great food 😊😊 three mezze, a side dish and a dessert cost us LKR 7000 but it was totally worth it....More

Thank SubhaGoAb
Amrita D, Owner at August by Mama Aida's, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. Customer satisfaction is what we strive for and we at August are thrilled that you enjoyed our food , ambiance and service!! We hope to see you again soon.

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April 22, 2018|
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Response from Amrita D | Property representative |
Hello. We are a strictly a byob wine only. Please feel free to bring a bottle with you. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Dudley Senanayake Mawatha | Borella, Colombo 00800, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 77 700 5808
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