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Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

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Bar, Pub, Sri Lankan, Asian, British
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35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
0094 312274713
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to Rodeo for an early dinner! There were a few people in there but not too busy! Had a lovely tostie and chips and a beer for about 1000 which I though was good value! Massive portions and really good food! Staff were very friendly and there was a nice atmosphere! I imagine it would have been a great... More 

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Thank Kirsty W
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45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there for dinner, since it wad so highly recommended on Trip Adviser. The food is a bit pricy but still reasonable (main corse around 1000 rupees) and it's very good. The service was also very nice. The waiters were quick, friendly and asked us if the food was good - they were really trying hard. I would recommend... More 

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Llandyrnog, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice lunch here - we had been to see it for dinner, but as a family it was too packed for us to eat. The food took a while to arrive but was tasty & reasonably priced

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Thank Patrick K
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friend who lives nearby took us for drinks and food. Atmosphere was good with music on, Olympic Games and the choice of drinks was quite vast. Not many places seem sell cider outside the uk, pleasantly surprised these guys do as it is my drink of choice. Food was fairly americanised but is definitely the go-to place around here. Been... More 

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Thank Jo M
London
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a couple of drinks here, interesting place, good atmosphere. Didn't eat but saw others food that looked nice. Busy!

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Thank Becca H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place to enjoy and spend a Friday eve. An array of drinks and food is available. Good music and attracts a decent crowd so even ladies can enjoy and can have their hair down

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1 Thank JOANNE99JAYAMAHA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well what can I say about Rodeo .....been visiting negambo for the last 16 years and there is only one place which is buzzing in negambo is Rodeo. .their staff are friendly. ..food is great...the owner sets the trend and other bars will copy and try ...and try..but still only one place for me ..Rodeo. .thank you Janaka and yr... More 

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1 Thank Harish C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really good experience at Rodeo pub. There was a great buzz about the place and really friendly people. Our waiter was great, very attentive. I had the fillet steak which was a steal at 1,000 rupees. It was lovely. Probably a bit too much salt in the peppercorn sauce if I was to fault it. Would definitely recommend

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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157 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went at 11pm looking for food. Great atmosphere. A bit loud but that's what creates the atmosphere. Nice decent crowd. Food was ok. Drinks cheap and good compared to Colombo. A must visit if you are in Negombo. Nice music. Its on a street with a row of small lively pubs. Highly recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to chill out and have a few beers. Seating arrangements are a bit odd and you can end up imposing on other groups easily. Didn't see any of the pool tables etc that were mentioned in other reviews. Only had beer and the prices seemed comparable to elsewhere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $13
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Sri Lankan, Asian, British
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 0094 312274713
Description
The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most favourite watering holes, having been opened by Janaka Weeramanthri way back in 1996 when the main street was a mere dirt track. The Pub can be found on Negombo's beach road approx. 100M before The Jetwing Blue Hotel on the beach side. OPENING HOURS: 10 am til late every night! MUSIC DJ AJ plays every night of the week except Thursday when there is a live musician HAPPY HOUR Daily Happy Hour is from 7-8pm and at weekends it's best to grab a table early or reserve one by calling 031 227 4713. FOOD Rodeo serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Each dish on Rodeo's extensive menu is made from scratch with ingredients bought fresh on a daily basis. Why not come and try one of our most popular dishes such as: Rodeo's Fillet steak with caramelised onions in a creamy peppercorn sauce Negombo lagoon jumbo prawns sauteed in garlic butter served with caper mayonnaise Pita bread chicken satay wrap with grilled yellow and red peppers, courgettes, carrots, leeks, and mayonnaise The Rodeo Big Breakfast (and it is BIG!). Bacon, eggs, sausages, baked beans and toast If you are in need of a quick and big feed, why not phone your order in ahead of time by calling 031 227 4713 DRINKS Imported and local liquors, spirits and beers are served along with a wide range of excellent cocktails. Why not try one of our most popular such as Moquito, Caipirinha or Long Island Iced Tea? A wide selection of wine and sparkling wine is also available. For an early start come take advantage of daily happy hour from 7-8pm MISSION STATEMENT At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. If we are not living up to our mission statement - TELL US! We are open to improving in any way possible.

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