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Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Asian, Pub, Sri Lankan
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35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274713
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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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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We randomly went to this bar one night that was recommended to us by a guy that worked in our hotel (heritance hotel negombo) he said it's one of the best bars in negombo. It was VERY VERY busy on a Tuesday night, there was a DJ and a dancefloor. We had a cocktail there which wasn't very nice i... More 

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Thank Rebecca E
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good music, goods drinks and quick friendly staff. We did not eat anything here but the food that got served around us looked very good.

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Thank Sophie T
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good music and drink. Appears most foreigners go to Rodeo. Bar staff speak English and service is quick. The bar is not air conditioned however still worth a visit.

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Thank Cheekychopzz
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expe6the bad food ever in negombo. Rodeo used to be one of my best place in negombo when it comes to service and taste of the food. Everything got changed. food was horror and quality of the food has gone down drastically. Toilets cleanliness is horrible. Public toilets are much better than rodeo toilets. Not recommend this place to any... More 

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Thank Niroshan A
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to grab a beer or few with local people go there and have fun! <3 Good music, nice people, good drinks!

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Thank Anna P
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great and the drinks as well. The ambience and nice music was the good part. Beach front was another plus point.

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Thank ragu91
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely experience the place is cozy and comfy. Love the atmosphere. The food is also about the best you can find in this area and I firmly believe this is the most famous place in the vicinity. A must try pub

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Thank Bishan W
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nicer place to have a nice evening with your loved ones. Please visit Rodeo and feel the real environment of Negombo.

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Thank Kumudae
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rodeo used to be my favorite place in negombo but now the hype has gone down drastically. Music is lousy but the food is still good. Most disturbing thing is, they close at 1.00 am...

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Rodeo was recommended by almost everyone from whom we could enquire as to a decent place for a night out. On arriving however, things seemed very different indeed. It is small, cramped, too noisy for such restricted area, over priced in relation to quality, has appalling washrooms and the clientele tend to be of the boisterous sort. Apparently not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $13
Cuisine
Bar, Asian, Pub, Sri Lankan
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, 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, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 274713
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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