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Rodeo Pub and Restaurant

) #6 of 152 Restaurants in Negombo €€ - €€€ , Asian,
35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 274713
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger” (27 reviews)
“chunky chips” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, Pub, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good vibes for a pub, however we ate dinner here on our last night and were both very ill as a result. The rice and curry was pretty basic compared to any other rice and curry we had during our stay in Sri Lanka, no...More

Thank ekahandjoey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fine music some local visitors but mainly tourists, seems to be always busy. Attempting staff = fun atmosphere.

Thank Florian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went there by myself and made a wonderful friend! People are so friendly and the conversations and beer flow easily. Great place!

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once we had been seated and our drinks orders taken, it was a struggle to get attention from the staff. Although it was low season and quiet, the half a dozen staff members were more concerned with taking selfies and socialising amongst themselves ! When...More

Thank carrowe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pub! Really good food (we ate a burger with french fries!), very cheap. Good service! A cozy ambiance! Want to recommend to everyone!

Thank Evelien B
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I definitely recommend it at night as the atmosphere and people are friendly and as my adventurous side I was recommended by locals to try the srilankan Arak... boy that was strong but it sure kept the night alive, there are two side for the...More

Thank fahadjalil87
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Been here several times, walk in on my own walk out with many new friends. Met some really interesting people here from all over the world ;) good times had everytime. Its not a place for a romantic night out but if rocking the night...More

Thank Daved63060
Reviewed 12 May 2017

food here is pretty good especially the home made chunky chips, also good atmosphere and good service, but check your bill and your change as they seem to experence more mistakes than are acceptible

Thank CardiffMike
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with my son and 15 others after our adventures around Sri Lanka. Very busy around 11pm hot and noisy but I was older than the majority of the crowd, still had an enjoyable night. It closed around 2.30am Centrally located and worth a visit...More

Thank toptraveller14
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Fun bar, mix of locals and tourists. Music was pop and R&B, had a good atmosphere. Drinks less expensive than in other parts of Sri Lanka (Unawatuna). Good table service. Tuk-Tuks outside ready to pick you up.

Thank CT_travelleruk
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Anton D
Entrance how much...? cockage. ..?
4 November 2016|
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Response from Dasun U | Reviewed this property |
No Entrance fee..yes there is cockage fee..most of the Negombo resturant are charging cockage fee..i have been to a lot of resturants and pubs n Negombo..this is the best place with good music.till late night and friendly... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Bar, Asian, Pub, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35A Poruthota Road | Ethukala, Negombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 274713
The Rodeo Pub & Restaurant is one of Negombo's oldest and most favourite watering holes, having been opened by Janaka Weeramanthri way back in 1996 when the main street was a mere dirt track. The Pub can be found on Negombo's beach road approx. 100M before The Jetwing Blue Hotel on the beach side. OPENING HOURS: 10 am til late every night! MUSIC DJ AJ plays every night of the week except Thursday when there is a live musician HAPPY HOUR Daily Happy Hour is from 7-8pm and at weekends it's best to grab a table early or reserve one by calling 031 227 4713. FOOD Rodeo serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and everything in between! Each dish on Rodeo's extensive menu is made from scratch with ingredients bought fresh on a daily basis. Why not come and try one of our most popular dishes such as: Rodeo's Fillet steak with caramelised onions in a creamy peppercorn sauce Negombo lagoon jumbo prawns sauteed in garlic butter served with caper mayonnaise Pita bread chicken satay wrap with grilled yellow and red peppers, courgettes, carrots, leeks, and mayonnaise The Rodeo Big Breakfast (and it is BIG!). Bacon, eggs, sausages, baked beans and toast If you are in need of a quick and big feed, why not phone your order in ahead of time by calling 031 227 4713 DRINKS Imported and local liquors, spirits and beers are served along with a wide range of excellent cocktails. Why not try one of our most popular such as Moquito, Caipirinha or Long Island Iced Tea? A wide selection of wine and sparkling wine is also available. For an early start come take advantage of daily happy hour from 7-8pm MISSION STATEMENT At Rodeo our aim is provide all the ingredients for a fantastic night out, great food, drink, company, music and ambience. If we are not living up to our mission statement - TELL US! We are open to improving in any way possible.
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