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“Awesome desserts but expensive”

Paradise Road the Gallery Cafe
Ranked #4 of 583 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $12 - $52
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Paradise Road Galleries -the Gallery Cafe Opened In 1998 In A Structure Which Was The Former Offices Of World Renowned Sri Lankan Architect, The Late Geoffrey Bawa. Bawa Personally Approved Fernando Taking Over His Beloved Property And Converting It Into A Restaurant And Art Gallery And Respected Shanth's Design Sense In The Conversion And Renovation Of The Building To Complement His Own. Bawa's Only Input Was The Location Of The Main Pavilion Where Most Diners Are Seated. The Art Gallery Features Regularly Changing Exhibitions By Established And Emerging Local Artists, For Sale. As The Cafe Is Open From 10am Through To Midnight Daily, Visitors Frequent The Property For Meals, Site Seeing, Coffee, Cake, Shopping And The Complimentary Wi-fi Available For Use Of Patrons. The Gallery Cafe's Menu Has Not Changed In Years As Regulars Have Their Favourites And Fernando Prides Himself On The Fact That They May Always Return For That Option. It Is Particularly Known For Its Cocktails And Desserts As Well As It's Consistently 'good Food.'
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Really awesome place in the middle of a very busy city. As soon as enter to this place you'll feel the difference. Very nice atmosphere.
I've been to this place about twice but have not had a main meal so I'm not going to comment about that. However, this is one of the best places to have really yummy desserts.
My favourites are the cheesecakes, especially the Dulche de Leche cheesecake! However, as I've mentioned in the title, the prices are a bit high (despite the cheesecake being well worth the amount paid!).

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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Service very good.
Food good.
Price good.
Setting a bit dark for us oldies as only lite by candles and hard to see the menu.
Setting great.
Desert cream brûlée to die for will be back just for this

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Reviewed August 12, 2013

Already 10 years ago I went to this beautiful restaurant and wanted to come back again. First I was looking for the shops and learnt that in 10 years there popped-up some more shops throughout the town. We had dinner the first and last evening of our 2 week stay in Sri Lanka and also if it is not the excellent place for fantastic food it is still a wonderful place to pamper yourself. Don't miss to go to the shop first .

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Reviewed August 11, 2013

its not the best of the best but once in a blue moon when you want to have a rich and grand meal this would be the ideal spot

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Reviewed August 9, 2013

I was taken to the atmospheric and aesthetically delightful gallery cafe by friends who had been there before. We called into the Bawa designed house for drinks at lunchtime, so that we could experience it before our meal that evening. Service was good, drinks were delicious and the surroundings tasteful and artistic. The food in the evening was delicious and consistent with fine dining. I would highly recommend this restaurant. We found it a welcome oasis of calm after the heat and noise of Colombo.

Thank Indiajunkie
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