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“Good food, great service, value for money”
Review of Charcoal - CLOSED

Charcoal
Price range: $2 - $5
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating
Description: Our space has a Cafe, an Art gallery,an open Terrace and lessons in Art & Music. Our Cafe, is a community hangout for all music lovers. The most played genre being Jazz. However, we do play Rock & contemporary music now and again. The food!! This is what we all look forward to and something that warms our hearts and brings about togetherness, gives us joy and comfort somehow. The food we serve is always freshly made. There's nothing like fresh food. We offer Sri Lankan coffee,tea, Signature Burgers, freshly made sandwiches & desserts that are the whipped together in a frenzy of creative & exuberant passion. We hire our space for Theme parties, coffee mornings, tea parties & meetings. There are a few rules about smoking - only tobacco and only on the terrace after 7pm. Our facility offers two art galleries 'The Dutch Entrance' and the 'Sunset Terrace' could be rented for exhibitions, book launches, poetry readings, plays, live acoustic music and other art related events. We encourage freedom of expression in every form. We've got all kinds of creative classes to get your imagination going and fine-tune those skills & that dormant right brain!!! Presently, classes are offered in Art Education, Piano & Guitar lessons. Do enjoy our space at Charcoal and take full advantage of your right to express freely!
Reviewed March 11, 2014

Just past La Rambla, this tiny cafe serves up good comfort food at a very reasonable price. The portions may be "small" as mentioned in a previous issue, but the prices are very affordable at the same time. Love the atmosphere!

We had a hot chocolate, hot dog and cheese toasties. The bill was just Rs.800! Tried their chocolate chip cookies as well, and we will be going back to savour more of what they have to offer soon!

The sunset terrace didnt look all that clean and tidy. The art gallery also could be a little more presentable. Just felt both places were a little dusty and needed ventilation/ fresh air.

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Thank 1LifeStand
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

Served with tapioca chips, the juicy burger they serve is really good. Worth every rupee spent. The place also has a nice laid back atmosphere too.

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Thank Ranga J
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Reviewed December 31, 2013

Unbeatable atmosphere and service. The cafe latte was just awesome.

Highly recommended for chillout.

Thank kasunabey
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Reviewed December 4, 2013

Charcoal is one of the places that you get easily attached with. Great atmosphere, friendly staff, delicious food, lovely music.. The list just goes on. During the six weeks i've spent in mt lavinia, it was my favourite destination for brunch, lunch, cup of coffee or even dinner. It has unique charm and variety of interesting happenings. Food is amazing and quite cheap. Definitely a must see!

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Thank Alma_Antoncic
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Reviewed October 19, 2013

Nice music, delicious food, nice coffee (and cookies!!), super nice service and staff.
They even helped us find and book a table for a nice seafood restaurant (Beach Wadiya).

Internet WiFi was fast.

Highly recommended!

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