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Bijou

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Swiss, International, Sri Lankan
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Porutota Rd | Ethukala, Negombo 11500, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274710
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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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99 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

With two German friends, my wife and I enjoyed another excellent dinner at 'Dolly's'. We chose King prawns again, while our friends chose a mixed grill and a pork chop. What made the evening an excellent evening rather than just a very good evening was that 'Dolly' herself was there supervising everything and welcoming and talking to all her dinner... More 

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Thank Maioha
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my husband and i ate here during our breif visit to negombo - food was average, decent portion sizes but service was very slow.

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Thank Charlee B
Sri Lanka
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A truly delightful, unpretentious restaurant that is still standing after 26 years of trading in Negombo. This in itself, is testament to consistency in delivery of food and service standards. Disregard any silly comments from past diners referring to limited vegan options, come here for a steak, simply because it's the best you're going to get in the area. Local... More 

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Thank Non-blogger
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

While staying at the Dickman resort, we were able to order home delivery from Bijou on recommendation from the staff. My wife said the filler was one of the best she's ever had. Perfectly tender, melt in the mouth and lovely Bernaise sauce. I am vegan and ordered from Lords, which suited me fine. On our return to Negombo, my... More 

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Thank Max P
Venice, Italy
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78 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

You can eat different salads in this place if you wish to break up with local cusine for a while. Suisse plates are available too. If you wish to make a difference.

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Thank archetipo69
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Great please to have some German food in the area The staff gave us a good service Food was excellent and really warm and fresh Great please to enjoy the dinner with the family

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Thank Sajith W
Castel Goffredo, Italy
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

The place where u will get the same taste daily even after trying over & over. Specially the fillets r superb. Happy!!!

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Thank Rakibul A
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

food was okay, not cheap but still okay, but we had to wait an hour for our fried rice in the end there are better and cheaper places

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Thank Henry H
Sri Lanka
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58 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The best restaurant in the Area slips a lot when Dolly is not present. If its full, you will have your best meal in Negombo, but if customers are few you won't. Last time their renowned fillet was close to disintegration. Too much marinade I would guess

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Thank impalauk
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

I was highly recommended this restaurant, being told it was owned by a Swiss woman. So a friend and I went for dinner believing it should meet our expectations. It did so we went again on two or three other occasions although we never did see the owner. This was in 2012. On my next visit to Sri Lanka in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swiss, International, Sri Lankan
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
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: +94 31 2 274710

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