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Semondu

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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 441590
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11:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their food is so delicious but the quantity of food is so small. For a person like me I need to order 2 or 3 dishes to feel full. Also, expensive.

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Thank Arafat A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here for an evening meal after a long trip into Sri Lanka and we were not disappointed. Having wandered around the Dutch Hospital arcade we sat down to an excellent meal in this place. It is difficult to judge the décor as it is not one particular style or the other and perhaps needs to develop a personality... More 

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Thank Kishor P
Valletta, Malta
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entry, the place looks more like a bar/club than a restaurant. But menu is fairly vast and my food was very tasty. I had a seafood soup and chicken curry. Both of which were good. Staff were very friendly and ambience is surprisingly very relaxing. Worth a visit if you're in the area.

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Thank NikolSamm
Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the meal and the three fish starter was exquisite. Great restaurant located in the Dutch hospital complex which is itself worth a visit.

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Thank Ednan A
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Nice location in the old Dutch hospital. For a dinner this area offers plenty of restaurants in a cozy square. We chose Semondo because of the non-seafood. Good variety in the menu. Price seems alright for what you get.

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Thank Jacob P
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Having been regular customers of Semondu it is with much regret that I have noted the decline in the quality and quantity of the food and drinks served here due to a change of management insisting on cutting costs.

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Thank ambtj59
Ottawa, Canada
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is right next door to the more well known (or advertised) Ministry of Crab at which we tried to eat (see our review on that experience!). All to say we entered Semondu frustrated but open-minded and left very pleased with the food and experience. My husband had the tomato soup and I had soup of the day (crab,... More 

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Thank Ottawachanson
Colombo
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Food and service are highly commendable... great ambiance...wonderful place to have a short meeting at lunch time or a nice lovely dinner. However food options are limited and it has not revised for some time now... that is definitely an improvement area. All in all highly recommended place...

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51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was the second time we went to Semondu. staff is providing grate service and helps the client to select the menu. The presentation and the taste of the food is perfect.

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Thank AnuNimbuz
Lisbon, Portugal
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We have dinner in Semondu once, the food was good, the enviroment is nice. The restaurant have pleasent outdoor seatings.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 441590

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?