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Golden Grill

No. 45 National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 275455
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“thali” (12 reviews)
“steak” (30 reviews)
“curry” (40 reviews)
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Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
No. 45 National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

We were recommended to go here and it was a good choice. There is a range of food styles but all the portions seem large. The waiter was helpful, especially with regard to how hot we wanted our stir fry and curry! Pleasant setting ,although...More

Thank debbie3southampton
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice ambience.the servings are very huge.this place had a goid selection of local fare.the friendly owner is there yo help you with the order

Thank Rathi N
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had dinner here one evening and there was a wide variety of options to choose from on the menu. We had the seafood kotthu, which was ok, but not as good as kotthus that I had tasted elsewhere and the grilled seer which was...More

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good food and service, value for the money. We eta mamas special menu, Sri Lanka food. That menu cost about 4000RTL/2 persons

Thank Skatti
Reviewed 5 days ago

Heard good things about this place, so had to visit. Don't let the decor put you off (it looks like its set up for wedding), the service - like the food is first class and its good value. We ate there numerous times during our...More

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really happy to find this restaurant; across the railway track in Bentota. Lots of locals eating in a pretty setting overlooking lake. Food seemed really authentic and was huge portions. We had a veg dish from Jaffna and a prawn biryani...way too much...More

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Golden Grill has a good range on the menu and food was very nice. Not the best restaurant in Bentota, but had a good atmosphere and nice setting on the lake

Thank mystic-merkin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a set menu for lunch. Big variety of sea food. Every thing was excellent the fish prawn crab . You could know it is very fresh and good quality. Add to it the excellent service, nice decoration and lovely place ( we were...More

Thank liemashaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as a group of 12 persons. The food was quite expensive for what you got and my mixed grill was very poor. The meat was very tough. The service was excellent and our waiters were good.

Thank Thai4me
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Compared to other local restaurants the food here is excellent. Plenty to choose from. Fish is well catered for but there are many other dishes to choose from. The staff are very polite, friendly and well presented. Manager, Roshan Fernando, excellent host and very helpful....More

Thank Jarrand
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10 February 2018|
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Response from JohnSpain | Reviewed this property |
Hi Approximately 5/8 minutes stroll
21 October 2017|
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Response from suzannedevlin1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. I would also strongly recommend Malis
6 February 2017|
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Response from Goldengrill | Property representative |
It is not more than 500 meeters.we do serve beer & wine only .A prawn curry will cost Rs 1400/= net
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 45 National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 34 2 275455
  • E-mail
The "Golden Grill", stands nestled within Sri Lanka's first National Holiday Resort in Bentota overlooking the scenic beauty of a small lake, has a history since 1970. A variety of cuisine is available to tantalize your taste buds at this unique restaurant. Dishes from around the world including traditional Sri Lankan specialties are served with a touch of class at an affordable price. The courteous staff and imaginative decor add to its ambience promising guests an unforgettable experience.
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