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Serendib Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian
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Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 279129
09:30 - 00:00
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had dinner here because of the Tripadvisor ratings. Not so much impressed. The Thai salad that we ordered had nothing to do with a Thai salad, not spicy and with green olives? Vegetable temura is a recommendation, great taste. Main courses came and were really dissapointing. Dry chicken en overcooked fish. We called the waiter who took it off... More 

Thank RichardPhuket
Szeged, Hungary
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156 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably I underrated that place, but I was not really satisfied with them. I ordered Sri Lankan rice and curry, with fish. Everything was fine, but the rice was just not enough. For the sake of truth, they immediately offered me more, if curry would be too much... On the other hand, the beer was served really cold and in... More 

Thank Laszlo T
Copenhagen, Denmark
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never written a negative review on TripAdvisor before this day. My girlfriend and I went to have a few sundowners at Serendib due to their frontside position on the beach. Since we had been traveling Sri Lanka (awesome trip!) for 2 weeks we were a little low on rupees (our last night and we did not want to... More 

Thank Mikkel B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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72 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a week day, this bar was filled with patrons who were dancing to the beat of the music. One of two popular bars in the hotel section of Negombo.

Thank SunTan53
Ja Ela, Sri Lanka
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69 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the best pubs & restaurants in Negombo. we been here several times & food is fantastic. specially the sea food. service is superb when compare to others around. Nice location & plenty of space.

Thank lakshansilva
Doha, Qatar
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and service in this restaurant is fantastic. Myself and my husband had seafood platter, it was huge, really good value for money and the seafood was cooked perfectly. It has a nice ambience and I certainly would recommend anybody visiting Negombo to give this restaurant a try. There was a huge menu, serving not only Sri Lankan food... More 

Thank Diane L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Serendib is a great place to chill out as well as to party. DJ should be commended for keeping the tempo going throughout the night and staff is very much on the ball and very efficient. This is the place to dance all night if you are around Negombo. Bartender is very enthusiastic and he enjoys what he does and... More 

Thank Thilla23
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

Enjoyed our meal here. Pleasant service, good food and reasonable prices. Good selection and doesn't have to be 'spice' if you prefer it that way.

Thank TimTHF
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Been coming to Negombo Sri Lanka for 10 years and highly recommend a night at Serendib pub and seafood restaurant. The food is excellent and the service too. Eshan and Vejay the waiters really look after you, and the barman Superman knows every cocktail in the book. Negombo is mainly a transit destination due to the proximity of the airport.... More 

Thank Glyn S
Panadura, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

The food was absolutely wonderful, from preparation to presentation, very pleasing. The bar area is nice and open, good place to relax and meet friends.

Thank nadunegodage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
09:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Porutota Road | Ethukala, Negombo 00094, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 279129

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