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Serendib Restaurant

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Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
+94 312 279129
9:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 12:00 am
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Negombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited there for 2 times. Front is loud. But the backyard is lovely. Good foods. Reasonable prices. Bathroom is poor quality. Not suitable for small kids. You will find lots of drunk people in there at night.

Thank Vidushi_Tissera
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here one evinced g after reading reviews. Was very disappointed and the food especially the deviled beef curry tasted more of tomato sauce. Clearly chef is using packet mix. Service we just about okay. Bar did not look very clean. Or being kind was tired and lacked ongoing maintenance Bathroom was smelly and dirty. Very disappointed.

Thank Mxr14816
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second time We have stayed in Negombo and we normally eat out, tonight was Serendib. The service was friendly enough, once you run the street hawker gauntlet trying to get you in their establishment, but that is standard for the street. We had a couple of beers, the only place where draught beer was served in half-pint/250ml... More 

Thank Cfincham
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is good, the staff is very friendly and for families this is a nice place because kids have enough space to play. One of the places in Negombo where you can eat a good pizza. You will not find these a lot in Sri Lanka...

Thank Mireille S
Munich, Germany
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately overrated, the food lost its local charm and the kitchen adapted the western demands. Beyond, location is nice and the service was good.

Thank Thomas K
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

this is the best place to enjoy your nights in negombo area.drinks and food was very reasonable.and the dj shaggy was making our night rocking

Thank Andy C
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Had dinner here and ordered the pepper crab. Not in the same league as what you would eat in Singapore but good nonetheless

Thank Neil R
Phoenix, Arizona
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Staff is disgusting. Watched a cook staff member leave the water closet and never wash his hands. We had already eaten our meal, which by the way wasn't very good and way overpriced, when this happened or we would have left without eating there. I tried to complain to the manager (?) but he blew me off and said it... More 

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Gemenos, France
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

We ate there twice at dinner, correct and friendly staff, they help us to make our choice. Real and fresh sea food. Less expensive than some near restaurant, locals come there too. Recommended by our guest house. Ice cubes are cleans.

Thank PapiJeannot
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Looking at the sea and the sunset, good quality/price rate, wide beverage list. Nice food and waiters.

Thank Jon N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese, European, Malaysian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
9:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 312 279129

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