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Taj Samudra, No. 25, Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and service Taj samudra best hotel in Colombo nice property best biryani and the kebab jhinga masala one of the signature dish also the best crab restaurant .

Thank Sisira D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely crab curry thoroughly enjoyed. Attentive staff even with my allergies. Wish I could go again 😊 Fab atmosphere very authentic

Thank Katie S
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

recent visit to the restaurant confirms it continues to excel since my very first visit during the period when it was just opened many moons ago !!!

Thank svperera
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

It's part of Taj Samudra. We were in Colombo just for one night and it the evening we felt like going for Indian food. When you find a Taj restaurant then all your search ends there. We wanted to have something light veg and we were confused what to order. Chef Sunny Mehta was a big help and he served... More 

Thank BalkrishnaShroff
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Tandoori chicken and the pepper lamb curry. Mouthwatering chicken and a uniquely spicy and succulent lamb, Couldn't give this restaurant enough praise!

Thank Paul G
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

The food is very good if you feel like authentic Indian food. The great customer service also makes the visit very pleasant. The restaurent is beautifully done.Live Indian music adds to the very Indian atmosphere. Recommend the roomali roti. Very soft and delicious.

Thank ilokaw
Ashford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were a group of four and did not have a reservation. Staff were amazing. They asked us to wait for a while and managed to get a table ready. Once inside - it was a true Taj ambience. Soft live music - instrumental. Food was classic - true to their Indian roots - yummy and mouth watering dishes -... More 

1 Thank DrVRaj
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

One of the best places in Colombo for authentic Indian cuisine. Being part of a five-star hotel, the restaurant tends to be a bit more expensive compared to other good Indian food outlets elsewhere, but it is fully worth it. This is a tried and tested restaurant that has always lived up to my expectations. Friendly and helpful staff. An... More 

Thank Amal J
Hyderabad, India
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Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Had a dinner at this restaurant. The place has live Indian music and the menu has all the mouth watering Indian dishes that you can ask for. We ordered for a mix of Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian food. The baigan bharta and mutton Roganjosh were a standout. It was an authentic Indian preparation. Aloo parathas were yum too. The chef was... More 

Thank Manish S
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Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in Taj Samudra. The food quality is average. The dishes we ordered were bland and tasteless. It is surprising as Taj is known for the quality of food. Service was not upto the mark. It is an expensive place.Better options are nearby.

Thank Arvind M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taj Samudra, No. 25, Galle Face Centre Road, Colombo 03, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94-11-2-44-66-22

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?