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Escoffier - CLOSED

359 Galle Road | Warahena, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 34 4 940940
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Jun 8, 2015
Jul 9, 2014
“A very relaxing lunch”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Indian, Seafood, International, Asian, Sri Lankan
$$ - $$$
359 Galle Road | Warahena, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed June 8, 2015

been to this place twice now, would not go again, the staff are not helpful, they do not have hardly anything on the menu despite having billboards advertising great meals, gave them a second chance never agai

Thank Diane C
Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were staying at Saman Villas which is closed to Escoffier. Been here twice during our stay for lunch. Beautiful place, helpful staff ,mouth watering food. Tried sri lankan rice and curries once and grilled chicken with fish pepper steak. All enjoyed very much.will visit...More

Thank fernando098
Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Escoffier was a famous French Chef , however the meals we ordered were dreadful , tough chewy bolognaise , over dried out fish and chips which were stone cold in the middle and sent back. The restaurant it self looks really good and probably does...More

Thank Tiger047
Reviewed May 5, 2014

We visited Escoffier on the 26th April just after 4 o clock.....it looked really nice from the outside so a group of us decided to go in. Received the menu from the waiter and asked for some lion beer. We were surprised to be told...More

Thank Shamina S
barney13Uk, Owner at Escoffier, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2014

Dear Guest, We are sorry that you were disappointed with your request of Beverage. We do not keep a large stock of Liquor since we have a Pub next to us. Our main concern is about our food. The waiter is an experienced person but...More

Reviewed April 15, 2014

we went after checking out the reviews on tripadvisor and we were not disappointed. Its a nice place with good food. This place has good options even for vegetarians. we went here for both lunch and dinner. We had the prawn curry, crab curry and...More

Thank namratavc
Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

We were staying at mermaid beach cottage induruwa..which is about 2km from Escoffier. During our one week stay in induruwa we came to this fantastic restaurant 4 times. We tried sri Lankan rice and curry with mild prawn curry. Which was a generous portion and...More

1  Thank Paulwills359
Reviewed February 5, 2014

Wanted to try sri lankan rice & curries but couldn't find a decent place. Thanks to TA reviews we made a good choice. Fantastic meal. Made to my order. Will visit again before I leave this lovely island.

Thank mari359
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Food awful staff poor and pricey. Just give it a very wide berth. May have been good once but not anymore

Thank DCorlett
Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed 4 nights at the Mermaid Cottage in Warahena, Bentota (same owner as Escoffier) and ate lunch/dinner in nearby Escoffier around 6 times. The Sri Lankan curries and seafood are excellent and the staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Looking forward to going back...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed January 23, 2014

we visited at lunch time to have fish and chips, which last year was excellent, juicy chunks of white fish in crispy batter and chunky chips. This visit the fish was grey the batter soggy and the French fries were crispy, such a let down

Thank Ange_G0206
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $35
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 359 Galle Road | Warahena, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 4 940940
  • E-mail
Modern, Stylish and Comfortable. Soak up the ambience and enjoy our inspired menu. The restaurant combines a palette of vivid colours and elegant teak furnishings. Escoffier has been styled into an all day affair where you can choose from a cup of coffee to a sumptuous semi fine dining meal.It is a great place for Al fresco dining with its timber paved beautiful Verandah where you can enjoy a cup of tea while listening to the soul soothing sound of sea waves with glimpse of the sea. The restaurant has 36 covers inside, 24 covers on the Verandah and 16 covers outside in the courtyard. Escoffier is open from 11.00 am to 10.00 pm on everyday.Restaurant's all-day menus include a great value plat du jour as well as a stunningly good a la carte choice. It is the best place in town offering an extensive choice of quality international food and beverage items, as well as local specialties and in addition - 'made to order' favourites. Whether you're looking for an affordable yet chic restaurant to take your date, a warm, inviting venue to have a BBQ with your friends on weekend, Escoffier has something for everyone.
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