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Governor's Restaurant

Mount Lavinia Hotel | 100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 711711
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“egg hoppers” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:30All hours
Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mount Lavinia Hotel | 100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The best Food in The whole COLOMBO! The hotel is my must stay because of The Governors Restaurant and its staff! Highly revommended:).

Thank Bapasa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has a great selection of foods, the service is excellent and won't break the budget. The dessert bar is too die for. The only thing is the drinks can be a bit pricey.

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The most wonderful food I have tasted local and European. They cater for all tastes and child friendly

Thank Melanie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of choice and good quality food. Elegant atmosphere and good service. Not cheap but a lovely chance to get dressed up and enjoy the evening.

Thank l0ve-t0-travel-m0re
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second visit. My first visit was a few years back and I came for Brunch and the food was.....WOW! This was the reason that I selected this hotel, as my father's family was here and I thought that it would be a...More

Thank Suneth K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BE repared to TIP staff ALL THE TIME.......no tips means you'll be ignored, especially if you're a local or local origin

Thank Desmond P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Governor's Restaurant has a good spread and it is a real culinary experience. Loved the food, service and ambiance. Its a nice place to go to relax and enjoy a family meal.

Thank PavaniThomas
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

No parking, Food very average and service was poor. A guy in the pool was very rude, running after guest to check if they bought a pool ticket with checking if they are guest or not. Will not come again here

Thank Delan B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

So much choice - a popular restaurant for locals and visitors. I had heard of the Governor's Restaurant long before I had heard of the amazing hotel it is part of. It is buffet style catering to all tastes - whether there for breakfast, lunch...More

Thank car0leshaw
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We were looking forward to the dinner buffet at the well regarded Mt Lavinia Hotel Governor's Restaurant. The presentation looked very good with lots of choice. Most of the food was in gleaming metal containers but some items like potatoes and other veggies were uncovered...More

Thank shafterman
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I have heard that your brunch is one of the best among the hotels in Colombo. I was told it had a particular name but I forget what it is. Will we be directed to the correct restaurant if we ask for brunch at the Mount Lavinia hotel?
25 November 2016|
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Response from SVMackie | Reviewed this property |
Every taxi,tut tut and hire car knows about Mount Lavinia Hotel.Get there at about 12.00 and ask to be picked up around 3 pm.Take your time and enjoy the views and food. SM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mount Lavinia Hotel | 100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 711711
  • E-mail
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