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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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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136 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Small café at the main street in Negombo Beach. Has a lot of different beers, wins, cocktails and even champagne. Nice please to hang out with friends or meet people

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Rodeo is your quintessential local pub. No town should be without at least one. Dining out is not always required to be an event, especially when you are on holiday. The menu is quite extensive and, happy hour & a specials board are also offered daily. The food is well portioned, reasonably tasty & well priced. The range of drinks... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While all places in the city were empty, there was a lot of people. Western popular music and nice atmosphere between tourists and locals. Good place for young people

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Turin, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, indeed if you miss some a bit noisy but funny night, in which you can drink your beers speaking with the other trravelers and locals with some music on the background, that's the place! We stayed also until late at night while waiting for the tutk tukl to go to the airport and we spent the last hours in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to drink this place would be great! But do not eat there! We reserved a table for apart 7 people1 day in advance. We got there & of course, no table. We went back later in the night anyway for some food. Not only did the food take around 1 hour 15 minutes to arrive, when it... More 

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food, ambiance, position, drink choices and staff are all great! All in all, a winner, this restaurant is family-friendly, yet viby.

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negombo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rodeo is a great place to go for ambiance , helpful staff and you will not sit alone for long. I personally do not like eating in Smokey bars, I like a table with comfort. Lunch time is ideal, evening it is a great drinking place. Food is bar food, sometimes great sometimes not so great depending on who is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lively, fun bar serving excellent food. The fried rice was absolutely amazing - I've never tasted fried rice so fresh and yummy and the portion was definitely big enough for two!

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Thank Jacqui V
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived to a lively atmosphere and were served our drinks relatively quickly. We ordered tuna steak which took a really long time to arrive; by the time it did three more people had been squeezed in around us on the high tables. It was quite uncomfortable to eat and the food was just 'OK'. Sri Lanka's smoking laws also... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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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
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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