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European, Swiss, International, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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78 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have been to 'Dolly's' quite a few times during the past two years and, in comparison with other restaurants on the 'strip' we have never been disappointed. In comparison to restaurants in other countries, I would rate the Bijou as Very Good. In comparison with other restaurants nearby, however, I have rated the Bijou as Excellent. My two favourite... More 

Thank Maioha
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Labour of love by Swiss owner Dolly, Bijou is one of the oldest spots on the Negombo hotel strip. Strongly recommend their (super cheap & locally sourced) pepper steak, as well as the garlic butter prawns. Very friendly service, but not always open.

Thank Kinita S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate there had lobster , what can I say great food and great price. Lovely restaurant thanks. Friendly staff great location good menu choice and very clean

Thank roggerro
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We went there for dinner before Dolly the owner was flying back to Europe for a short visit. We had the fillet steak which without a doubt was the beat fillet steak in Srilanka.Very nice evening indeed. Thank you Dolly

1 Thank LouisRochet
Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We had a great night enjoying a taste of Swiss and Sri Lankan food and atmosphere at Bijou. A friendly place to relax with friends and to enjoy delicious steaks and fresh seafood in Negombo.

1 Thank Jay21T
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Great food. The best in Negombo For us. Really a juicy soft steak. Enormous schnitzels, lobster thermidor very tasty and at your choice....chips,baked potatoes,mashed or rosti. Prices are average.

1 Thank MargoenJulia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

This restaurants serves very good and tasty food! The owner is form Switzerland and the menu therefor offers classic german food that you would expect at a restaurant in Germany. But they also have other foods such as very good sea food.

1 Thank Isabella G
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Recommended in many travel books as being exceptional but it did not live up to expectations. Maybe we ordered the ' wrong ' food which wasn't to our taste. Will. Not make a second visit.

Thank Norjay
Warsaw, Poland
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203 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016 via mobile

Very well organized restaurant. Good cook. Dishes were in European style and very well served. Nice interior. Located at the main road parallel to a shore.

1 Thank Robert S
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

good restaurant owned by the lovely Dolly from Switzerland. runs a type ship and by the time you leave you feel like family. Excellent steak and great schnitzel and Rosti.average price. staff are pleasant and willing to please. nice for that special occasion.

1 Thank kilted123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
European, Swiss, International, Asian, Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 031.2274710

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?