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Il Ponte

2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 492492
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (49 reviews)
“tiramisu” (7 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family and I had a fantastic experience at Il Ponte today. The service was far ahead of my expectation. I would say they serve the best Italian food in Sri Lanka. The garlic and spiced bread not only goes with the Italian recipe but...More

Thank Harshi C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A place which is a peacefully and the food was delicious.the service providers were great and the managers are very kind . Awesome place to hang out with the pool sideMore

Thank Habeeb S
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Habeeb S, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the authentic Italian food,service and the ambiance. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in your future visits. Yours Sincerely, Kapila Mohotti Food & Beverage Manager Hilton...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A best place to go out for a dinner.th e food was excellent and the waiters done a amazing job.if ur looking for a place this is the one i recomond.More

Thank Asela C
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Asela C, Thank you for your feedback. I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the authentic Italian food and the service. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in your future visits. Yours Sincerely, Kapila Mohotti Food & Beverage Manager Hilton...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chef Massimo Zampar at Il Ponte has done wonders with the menu and has put this longstanding Italian restaurant in Colombo back on the map. Having avoided the Il Ponte for several years because of its sub standard food in the past, I was pleasantly...More

Thank Sharmini S
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Sharmini S Thank you for your review and the feedback. I'm pleased to know that you enjoyed the authentic Italian dishes and the service provided by us. I will pass one the positive comments to Chef Massimo and the team. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It was really nice to have one of a best pizza in this resturant.it was great and the staff was friendly with us.we had a great dinner.More

Thank Ima A
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Ima A, Thank you for your review and the feedback. I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the authentic Italian Pizza and the service. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in your future visits. Yours Sincerely, Kapila Mohotti Food &...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is great, the ambience is amazing but what really takes the cake is the staff probably one of the friendliest staff you'll come across in any good establishment around the country. Not only do they tend to your needs but treat you like...More

Thank Aliosha S
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Aliosha S, Thank you for your positive review and the feedback. I'm extremely happy to know that you enjoyed the Authentic Italian dishes and the service we offered. It is our duty to make sure that you are comfortable and well looked after. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food enjoyed.i have been for il ponte resturant.the quality of service and food made me go again.the staff was friendly and did a great job.More

Thank Pathum C
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Pathum C Thank you for your review and the feedback. I'm happy to know that you enjoyed the food and the service we offered and it was a pleasure having you with us. I look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a Spur of the moment idea to eat here and that was a good thing! It was a very warm day though we first opted to sit outdoors quickly changed our mind to sit indoors. Though at first my husband was very disappointed...More

Thank Akhida S
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear Akhida S Thank you for your review and the feedback. I'm pleased to know that we were being able to give you and your husband an amazing and unforgettable dinning experience. Chef Massimo always makes sure the guests are comfortable and looked after. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chef massimo was around and chatted up. Good pizza. Location is excellent, trains passing by can be annoying. Also could have opened up lake facing, but guess train tracks adjacent an issue.More

Thank VKN75
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Dear VKN75, Thank you for your review and the feedback. I'm extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed the ambiance and the Pizza we offered. Chef Massimo is our Italian Chef who casts the spell to give you all an unforgettable dinning experience. I look...More

Reviewed 23 March 2017

No words to say. pizza was superb. even chef came out to say hi. background was really calm though this is in colombo. staff was really nice. Thank you evry much.More

Thank Jinna A
Hilton C, Manager at Il Ponte, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am pleased that you had the opportunity to meet with our Italian chef. I myself am a fan of his excellent cuisine and the authentic delights he prepares. Thank you for the positive comments on my team as well...More

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Lahiru E
I have been to this restaurant several times and they have the best Italian food in Colombo i guess. And also their friendly service is really great. Cannot wait to taste their awesome food again. I recommend this restaurant for Italian food lovers... Cheers!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha | Fort, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 492492
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Description
Sri Lanka's only Italian trattoria, this informal Colombo restaurant offers a homely atmosphere and views of the pool at the Hilton Colombo hotel.Choose from Italian specialties including home-made pasta and pizzas baked in a wood oven.