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58 a Horton Place Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 77 859 7766
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11:30 - 23:30
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Srilanka
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited for a late Sunday Lunch and were impressed with quality, presentation and decor of the restaurant. The Flamingo house is exquisitely designed with a relaxing ambience. We had excellent service by Sudheera and the food from a varied menu with something for everyone's taste was delightful. Highly recommended !

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Thank Julia P
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eclectic Post-Colonial Mayhem - that's the way this place describes itself- and you feel it. Came here for lunch and enjoyed the atmosphere, music and food- only complaint is that the much acclaimed Signature Dish- Swordfish in Miso was a bit too salty for my liking- would have the Village Spiced Crab, which my friend had and let me try.

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Thank Uwe32
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Flamingo House is the most unique restaurant I've been to in Colombo. The atmosphere is an eclectic blend of Alice in Wonderland meets Asia. The theme carries throughout the menu and cocktails which all have a certain level of showmanship that really adds to the experience. The food was incredible and I was able to find gluten free options very... More 

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Thank harmonievachon
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this place with my family on a Saturday night and it was vey quite because of the srilankan new year. We ordered soft shell crab and assorted dim sums for starters. Soft shell crab was fantastic and the dim sums were not that great. We had couple cocktails which were nice and not too pricy. For mains... More 

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Thank UZI-BOY
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere was alright. Food wasn't that great. Seating at the table was cramped although there was enough space in the dining room to accommodate more. Very expensive food.

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Thank RaspberryBon89
Salamanca, Spain
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Flamingo House for an early dinner today and it was fab. We were promptly seated and handed menus; the staff were very attentive and provided exquisite service from the start. Sudheera looked after us and he was excellent, explaining the dishes we were looking at and asking about our trip around SL, really nice guy! We ordered... More 

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Thank Sara-Erre
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cocktails are very fun. I do not think they serve cocktails at lunch though. The menu includes boneless chicken, which is harder to find in sri lanka.

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Thank Alojandrow
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful hidden place in Colombo to eat. The food is great, the service is good and the spirit is there. After dinner, go upstairs to Love bar to enjoy music and nice people. Thanks for the experience.

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Thank Simone N
Paris, France
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loving this place for the decoration and the food. Sophisticated dishes and well prepared. We feel in good vibes.

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Thank Margaux D
Kandy
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

The Flamingo House reminds me of Helga's Folly in Kandy. A cool place to chill if you don't mind a bit of an eccentric decoration.

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Fusion, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 a Horton Place Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 77 859 7766
Description
Two parts chaotic and one part rich history, the Flamingo House is an eclectically driven dining space.

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