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145 Dharmapala Mawatha | Cotton Collection Premises, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
+94 11 4 544302
10:00 - 22:00
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ginger will portrait the real aroma of Sri Lankan food. I love the mutton sandwich with kochchi sambol also the bake crab is great. I would not huge menu they have but they cover most of the parts of the world. Very nice ambiance. Service is not bad but not the very best I must say but the food it's... More 

Thank Shanaka M
ginger r, D P Kumarasinghe at Ginger, responded to this review

This review of us was amazing thank you ever so much for it Mr Shanaka. I'm sorry that the service wasn't as good as the food. I assure you that we will work on that. Please do come again. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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348 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We tried various main courses, some were good, some certainly disappointing. Appearance of Ants on the plate made us nervous.

Thank Cyril-Mundy
ginger r, D P Kumarasinghe at Ginger, responded to this review

Thank you sir for the title "good menu". I'm sorry about the ants on the plate. I'm just as surprised as you are about the ants. However I'll look into it with our chef. Thank you for coming and please do come again. More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there to check some emails and grab a quick bite around 11 am in the morning. It was quiet, service was quick and helpful. Food was average. Not outstanding, it was warmed in a microwave oven, so quick and easy. Juice was fresh.

Thank Nitesh K
Management response:

Hi, Thanks for coming by Nitesh. We have added back the "curry sandwiches" served with kochi sambal. Do give it a try! It's not on the menu just as yet because we haven't finalised on printing but please do ask us for it, and we will be happy to serve. I hope to be there more often. My name is... More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a small space at the Cotton Collection premises and they have some great dishes , I tried curried pasta and that was very tantalizing . Seating options are available event at the terrace . Nominal prices .

Thank HDSPat1984
Management response:

That's a really nice comment about us. THANK YOU EVER SO MUCH. Please come again. Try our curry sandwiches next! Ask us what curry options we've got. See you soon. Bye. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Plenty of parking. Excellent customer service. Very nice food. Healthy eaters - the food is not as oily as you would think. Only sad part was that some of the basic beverages and juices were not available. Overall...I would certainly return

Thank Karen J D
Management response:

Sorry about that madam. It won't happen again. More 

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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had few hours in Colombo before our next bus, after reading all the good reviews on trip advisor we decided to come here for lunch. Place is nicely hidden in courtyard, away from all the street noice. A/C was on so it felt good straight from walking in. I had a large americano (that was perfect) and pasta with... More 

1 Thank Madara M
Management response:

Thank you so much for that comment. We are glad to be of service. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The staff are amazing, the a/c. is on full blast, the couch is super comfortable. Not too busy around lunch time, but the food is great. 100% recommend this place to sit with a laptop and get some work done

1 Thank Ricky R
Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

My friend that lived in Colombo took me to this place when I first arrived and I've been back a few times. It reminds me of restaurants I like to go back to home- non pretentious, barista coffees, super friendly staff and really good food! I highly recommend the Basil Pasta, Creamy Mushroom Pasta and the Ginger Seafood Rice which... More 

1 Thank MsBusinessTravellor
Management response:

That's a really nice comment you've given us. Thank you! Hope to see you soon. More 

Moratuwa, Sri Lanka
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and superb hospitality by the staff. Everything about "Ginger" was excellent, the food the ambience specially the Service. The whole concept of the place was mind blowing. Will be back for more.

1 Thank Kamiiiii90
Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia, Sri Lanka
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is a perfect little cafe just across from Cotten place in Colombo. Its the place to go if you're out shopping and just need a quick lunch a cute place. And food is quite good! The only issue is that the place is very small, so it easily gets too crowded!

Thank Michala M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Dharmapala Mawatha | Cotton Collection Premises, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 4 544302
Modern and chic in design with a selection of auburn coffee and a twist of cultural food mashed up with a Nouveau experience. Welcome to Ginger - This just might be the place for you. Gliding on the concept of Nouveau and combining it with our old heritage, we bring you Ginger. A place where authentic Asian flavours are essentially electrified with the concept of modern culture.

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