We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Good Food, but used to be better.”
Review of Palmyrah

Palmyrah
Ranked #36 of 576 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Sri Lankan
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Authentic Srilankan Restaurant with emphasis on classic Jaffna Fare. The Restaurant is open daily for Lunch from 12pm to 2.30pm and Dinner from 7pm to 10.30pm
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good Food, but used to be better.”
Reviewed August 21, 2011

We have eaten at the Palmyrah many times before and have always enjoyed the experience. However, this time the food was not up to the standard that we have been used to. The flavours were not as vibrant as 2 years ago and the service not as attentive as previous years. But the portions are generous, prices very reasonable and you do not feel rushed. The restaurant itself is on the basic side for Colombo, but in all a pleasant evening. If I had not been here before I would have been happier with the experience, but knowing what they are capable of I was slightly disappointed.

  • Visited August 2011
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
Thank Whoknowz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

213 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    102
    81
    20
    6
    4
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Santiago, Chile
Level 6 Contributor
225 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
“Good Sri Lankan food, reasonable prices.”
Reviewed December 31, 2009

This restaurant is in the basement of Renuka City Hotel.

The service is friendly and reasonable. The restaurant and toilets are clean.

The range of food is quite limited but the quality is good. There are veg curries and a few meat ones. Various hoppers and breads are also on offer.

Veg curries come in at 300 rupees, meat ones around 450. Small chapattis can be bought individually for 30 rupees each. Rice is around 150 rupees. Lion beer is 140, Three coins (the only place we found it in!) is 180. Mineral water is priced up. Service charge and tax comes in at 25%.

    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank ChinaRich
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Palmyrah also viewed

Colombo, Western Province
Colombo, Western Province
 
Colombo, Western Province
Colombo, Western Province
 

Been to Palmyrah? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing