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Black Coral restaurant

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Jetwing Beach Hotel | Ethukala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
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West Midlands
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We celebrated our 8th wedding anniversary here and were amazed at the first class service and 5* food that we had. We had perfect service from both Nirozheu and Chaudole (sorry if wrong spelling. Food was amazing, ambience in restaurant was beautiful and the back ground music was perfect. We couldn't ask for any more - we had a perfect... More 

Thank Johjoanne
Negombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We started with a Lobster Bisque soup. Out of this world.This was followed by a beef steak.and a shoulder lamb. The shoulder lamb was delicious and worthwhile trying.The beef steak was good, but asking for well done, it was slightly stringy. I understand you can not compare Sri Lankan steaks with American or English steaks. Having said that, the steak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is excellent. The food and service were outstanding, the staff were absolutely lovely and the prices very reasonable. To be honest it seems very out of place in the rest of the hotel but still well Worth a visit. Just don't stay in the hotel!

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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Yesterday we went to the fine dinning restaurant Black Coral at Jetwing Beach Hotel. My wife had asparagus soup and I had pea soup. Absolutely delicious. For mains my wife had lobster and I had rack of lamb. Cooked to perfection. The service was superb. Even though pricy, very worthwhile visiting.

Thank drvischjager
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Wonderful food, wonderful service, it was a great end to our stay at this very comfortable hotel, just wish we had gone there earlier

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Los Cristianos, Spain
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

We have been to Negombo a few times now and on this visit pretty much exhausted the Tripadvisors' selections. The best of which was the Black Coral by some margin too. Lords is obviously great and funky and reasonable value and it's our regular though for a quiet, more intimate, more indulgent evening the Black Coral takes some beating. Beyond... More 

Thank nobby132
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

We had a delicious dinner at The black coral. The lobster tail starter, sea food gnocchi and the chicken were truly delicious. Very good service and nice wine. I definitely recommend having dinner there!

Thank Lea D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the Jetwing Negombo after a long flight and booked a table in their a la carte restaurant, the Black Coral. The value for money was excellent. I had a sea food platter that included lobster tail for £8! It was superbly cooked. The staff were very caring and attentive. As this was the first night of our... More 

Thank GJR-137
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

The best and one of the most memorable fine dining we had during our trip. The service and food was worth the cost. Must visit in Negombo if you want to splurge and enjoy some great sea food and candle light.

Thank ZephyrAP
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Given the location and beach-front nature of Negombo, it makes absolute sense to stay there for a few nights. When do you, make sure you have dinner at the Black Coral. While the menu does not offer native Sri Lankan dishes, it has an inspired al la carté menu that will blow your socks off. The service is impeccable, as... More 

Thank Joel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, European, International, Sri Lankan
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jetwing Beach Hotel | Ethukala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: 312273500
This restaurant deserves a separate listing on the restaurant page. It is situated in the Jetwing Beach hotel, Negombo.

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