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Golden Grill

$$ - $$$Indian, Seafood,
No. 45 National Holiday Resort | Bentota Bridge, National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
+94 34 2 275455
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Indian, Seafood, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No. 45 National Holiday Resort | Bentota Bridge, National Holiday Resort, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Popped in here for lunch and were given a table by a very smart English speaking waiter. Service was very good and food delicious hot and freshly cooked. Nice views overlooking the lake as you eat well worth a visit

Thank harpo110
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being strict vegetarians, we were recommended this restaurant in Bentota, Srilanka. While my wife had a Thali of North Indian style, I had one of South Indian styled. But they were actually Srilankan cuisine only. The food was good. I found generally, the Srilankan food...More

Thank Ganesh J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took some colleagues there for a business lunch & tried the set menu. Superb deal for the price and quality of food.wsrm greeting from owner and staff on arrival.great ambience.

Thank kasunudara
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and attentive; food was excellent and very nice situation looking over the lake :)

Thank sheepjelbert
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

It's a good and clean restaurant wow the food was so good there are varieties can choose the food you want spacious worth for the money

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited this restaurant yesterday on our trip to Bentota. It was only a short walk from our hotel and absolutely brilliant. The waiters were very friendly and spoke good English. Food was amazing, I highly recommend the battered prawns and flaming...More

Thank wills2309
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We visited in the low season and were the only people in the restaurant, which is usually off-putting. But in this case we're glad we took the chance to try Golden Grill. The food was fab and the service fantastic.

Thank brendasjb
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Golden Grill is was noted as being one of the oldest restaurants in town and recommended by our hotel staff based on other guests feedback. We took a chance and are so glad we did. Food was great and service was also really good. Staff...More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We have recently returned home following a 10 night stay in Bentota. We initially tried a few local restaurants but following a superb meal at Golden Grill we spent the rest of our holiday eating here. The service was superb and very friendly, each dish...More

Thank China-ann
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited only once food was very neutral and wine was bad with acetone smell. It was accepted back without any problems but lunch was destroyed.

Thank alex m
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19 June 2018|
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Response from WendyL1991 | Reviewed this property |
Straight out of main entrance and get to the other side of the railway station ? It’s just on the left further up from the train station. You can see the lake from the main road we’re the restaurant sits.
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
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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, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids
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 Bridge, 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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