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Greenlands Hotel

3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 581986
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good32%
  • Average27%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“dosas” (8 reviews)
“curry” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with my Local in-laws. Told me 50 years ago there were queues to get a table. the interior and staff look like they haven't changed since then. to think this is a problem is to miss the point. they have 50 years of...More

Thank Marc S
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Going back 50 years or more , Greenlands was a top chain of veg restaurant in India. One had to book in advane and sometimes a day before ! The service, quality of food and variety was so reutable we had parties there for newly...More

1  Thank yellowsubmarine117
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Every single dish is really good and mix of south Indian and north Indian food as well as Sri Lankan food dishes too.

Thank Lilani C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a vegetarian restaurant at Bambalapitiya, just close the Holy Family convent. This place once upon a time the best vegetarian place in Colombo, unfortunately, the quality of food and service had come down very badly. We had been to this place on several...More

Thank Aadhes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Been going to this Dosa place for over 20 years that I have been travelling to Sri Lanka. Simple, cheap vegetarian fare. Try the cashew muscat halwa to finish your meal.

Thank dolight
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We didn't stay in the hotel but went to the restaurant. The food was amazing value and delicious - the paper masala dosa was just brilliant! They can tell you which are spicy and which are not. The building and facilities are basic, but clean,...More

Thank Frances R
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ordered Rice and curry, the food is good. Only problem is the atmosphere, it looks very dull. 4 people can eat well for just LKR 1000. Went for lunch. good value for money.

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I loved this restaurant. The food was fantastic, so cheap and the ambience was fabulous. A real gem. I had dosa that came with several small dishes of chutney etc. If I lived in Colombo I'd be a regular for sure.

1  Thank GoannaSydney
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Unassuming building that has obviously stood the test of time and takes you back in time to a 'hostel' 'mess like place. Old fashioned display counter advertises the best purest Gingelly oil and also yummy looking halwa, mixtures and murukus. A south Indian speciality pure...More

Thank KirtiAnand
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is one of the oldest and best value for money vegetarian restaurants in Colombo. Specially if you like your food simple, high quality and lots of bang for the buck. Their iddly is brilliant, and so was the Paper Dosa. Two must have items...More

1  Thank Milinda S
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17 March 2015|
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Response from islandboyPerth | Reviewed this property |
You could try phoning. Details as follows: 3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka (011) 258 1986 I have never stayed there but OK for a budget hotel .As for food thoroughly recommend.
17 March 2015|
Response from Ariya650 | Reviewed this property |
I have not stayed at Greenland. May be you can call them on these numbers and find out. o 0112585592,0112581984.
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3A Shrubbery Gardens | Bambalapitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 581986
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