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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 441590
11:00 - 23:00
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Essex, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

That's a wonderful place to get your meal and really great professional service from them .Feel this little bit pricy but the service and the taste of foods worth the price for sure..

Thank expertrooms
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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167 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In Colombo there is an old Dutch hospital that has been completely been renovated into a very upmarket shopping and eating district. There are many restaurants there and Semondu is among the best. The service is flawless and the prices are fair. This is definitely a must go to restaurant.

Thank Les M
Nova Lima, MG
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a perfect dinner at our first night in Sri Lanka. The food was absolutely delightful, the atmosphere was wonderful, the service great and the price was reasonable for the high-quality, tasty food (sea platter for two). We wish to particularly congratulate and thank the headwaiter Ayantha! The other restaurants at the Dutch hospital were overcrowded and more expensive.... More 

Thank Carlos R
Muscat, Oman
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68 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twice, with this restaurant! The food always great but a little bit oily. I like mango juice and the drinks! the staff is nice and restaurant's environment is perfect for sitting and take some picture!

Thank Thend S
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243 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Semondu is not cheap. But it is great. We had the seafood platter for two. Everything was cooked beautifully. The black pepper crab and the lobster perhaps the highlights.

Thank Angleseateam
Melbourne, Australia
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185 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Went hear on our last night. Checked the prices of the various restaurants at the Dutch hospital and found this the most reasonable, keeping in mind our supply of rupees was fairly low. Had just a main mean and one drink each. Food was superb, meals of a good size and my husband and i were both comfortably full. Service... More 

Thank Raelene H
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great place in the Dutch Hospital and is ostensibly Sri Lankan themed but offers a wide variety of choices food-wise. Been here a couple of times and the food has always been quite good. The service is generally good and while it is not cheap I feel the prices are worth it. The decor is nice except maybe for the... More 

Thank Dinux86
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Probably, the only restaurant which create new governmental charges. We have a launch there and the waiter try to explain us, 27,5% charges added on the bill were for the government. Of course, it was a swindle. However, the food is good.

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Their food is so delicious but the quantity of food is so small. For a person like me I need to order 2 or 3 dishes to feel full. Also, expensive.

Thank Arafat A
Leicester, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We were here for an evening meal after a long trip into Sri Lanka and we were not disappointed. Having wandered around the Dutch Hospital arcade we sat down to an excellent meal in this place. It is difficult to judge the décor as it is not one particular style or the other and perhaps needs to develop a personality... More 

Thank Kishor P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Bank Of Ceylon Mw, Cbo 1, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 441590

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?