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“Amazing food and atmosphere”
Review of Black Pepper

Black Pepper
Ranked #105 of 647 Restaurants in Colombo
Price range: US$16 - US$38
Description: BLACK PEPPER which promises “It’s More than Just Crab!” specialises in bringing you mouth-watering, authentic dishes from the North, South, East and West of Sri Lanka, presented with a sensational, signature twist!. At the BLACK PEPPER, we honour two local celebrities, which are both special and are highly sought after around the world - Pepper and Crab. Being a multi-cuisine restaurant, our menu is diverse, so take a pick from old favourites to our Chef's own creations. We take pride in offering an outstanding service with an authentic dining experience.
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Description: BLACK PEPPER which promises “It’s More than Just Crab!” specialises in bringing you mouth-watering, authentic dishes from the North, South, East and West of Sri Lanka, presented with a sensational, signature twist!. At the BLACK PEPPER, we honour two local celebrities, which are both special and are highly sought after around the world - Pepper and Crab. Being a multi-cuisine restaurant, our menu is diverse, so take a pick from old favourites to our Chef's own creations. We take pride in offering an outstanding service with an authentic dining experience.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At black pepper the crab was simply great. We loved the negombo prawns and batticaloa mutton curry. The cuttlefish was a bit of a disappointment for the first time here. We informed the waiter that it was overcooked. The dara poranu paan went down well with the crab and added to the flavor. We simply loved it

Thank Lukshan F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were originally thinking about going to Ministry of Crab but after reading reviews for this place we decided to give it shot and we weren’t disappointed. We had the jaffna crab curry (it’s priced by the 100g so make sure take that into consideration when ordering or you will get a big surprise when you get the bill - this actually happened to a table while we were there they didn’t realize ) we also had the garlic butter prawns plus bread (you definitely need this to soak up the delicious sauce) It was without a doubt one of the best, most flavorsome meals we had & the service was also really good. Would go back again in a heart beat.

Thank MeredithGibbs
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile


After much debate whether or not to eat at the black pepper or the other seafood restaurant just 10m away. We decided to try black pepper. And the experience was not disappointing. They restaurant ambience is good, not too many people when we were there. We ordered hot garlic crab and Negombo clay prawns curry and they were delicious. The prawns and crab were fresh.
The most impressive dining experience was coming from the staff. They are very attentive and took notes on every little thing. We were looked after very well. We will definitely go back when we visit Colombo next time.

Thank Putri F
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Even if the prices were European, the food was very good, fresh and professional made. The service was very good.
Overall i can recommend it!

Thank Raizis86
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

A very good restaurant in the heart of the old town. Located at the Old Dutch Hospital, this restaurant like most around are very busy with tourists and locals. I recommend making a reservation ahead of time so you are not disappointed.

The food was very good, lots of seafood as well as meat and vegetarian options.

The décor is modern and the service is very attentive.

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Thank Andrew B
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