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No. 02 Galle Road | Galle Face Hotel, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 541010
17:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were staying at the Galle Face Hotel for a few days over our wedding anniversary so decided to try the Sea Spray restaurant. As its name suggests, Sea Spray specialises in seafood. On the night we went it was fairly quiet being mid-week but still a nice atmosphere and varied menu. Service was efficient and food... More 

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here when staying at the Galle Face Hotel. The food was delectable, the service was incredible and having the sounds of the ocean as the soundtrack, made it all the more special. Recommend here if you are looking for a special dinner or staying at the hotel.

Thank Jess H
Byron Bay, Australia
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful location where we dined, enjoying the panoramic view of the Indian ocean with the sound of breaking waves lapping against the shore line. Great ambience! The dinner was of course not cheap but the food was tasty and kept to the Galle Face Hotel hallmark. We had a delightful evening at the Sea spray.

Thank Kamal P
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been here several times over the past year now and never once been disappointed. What I love about the food is the variety of subtle and novel flavours that are incorporated into it. Also how incredibly fresh the seafood has been. The raw oysters with arrack and also in various local preparations (like mallun and chillie ) but my... More 

Thank Thilani2016
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Hopeless food. Stale fish. Chef or the waiters don't have any knowledge of sea food. Regret very of visiting this restaurant. Any one need my advice please please don't go there. Waste of money.

Thank Bahuleyan
Sydney, Australia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

As I said, great location verlooking the sea with a beautiful westerly aspect at sunset, mediocre food (dry chicken, tough seafood, small servings), very expensive by Sri Lankan standards.

Thank aragornsonofarathorn
Singapore, Singapore
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a new restaurant that has opened in the fully refurbished Galle Face Hotel. The restaurant has the option of terrace dining with a view of the ocean and a nice breeze off the sea or indoors in air conditioned comfort if you wish to escape the tropical heat. The menu is quite extensive with a great selection of... More 

Thank Relaxing-Jim
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

We were recommended by a random taxi transfer so thought we would check it out. Made a reservation and we had a table at the edge of the water which was amazing. Wonderful oysters, fish curry, and creme brûlée. Prices were decent for the atmosphere and amazing service. It's the tax that kills you as it added on over £10!... More 

Thank JillCDN
Aarhus, Denmark
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The Sea Spray is a nice snack restaurant situated next to the pool at the Galle Face hotel. We use it when we live in Galle Face, but it is also open to the public and well worth the visit, to feel the atmosphere and charm of the old colonial times. Take a trip back in time and enjoy a... More 

Thank Beninu A
San Francisco, California
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264 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We dined here twice -- both times it was delicious. Fresh seafood with Sri Lankan spices. Yellow fin portion was generous. Soft shelled crab was yummy! Get a table outside.

Thank swannygal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Seafood, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 02 Galle Road | Galle Face Hotel, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 541010
With its panoramic views of the Indian Ocean in a defined casual-chic setting, Sea Spray introduces an exclusive alfresco dining experience to Colombo. Inspired by European seafronts, the atmosphere is refined but relaxed, with seamless understated service. The cuisine is authentic yet contemporary based on the creative use of island produce made to order with fresh fish, crustaceans and shellfish, being the highlight. The curated menu is focused on the Chef's private cooking stage with contemporary cooking styles. Sea Spray offers an elegant and interactive experience, with an extensive Raw Bar and Wine Cellar that enhances this exclusive dining experience. The menu is a creation of Executive Chef Adam Gaunt-Evans and Sea Spray's Chef de Cuisine Jagath Raweendra.

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