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Flower Drum Restaurant

38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 577350
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good43%
  • Average27%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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Chinese, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I collected some take away food from from Flower Drum on 16/7. Since the new management taken placey up to now they have not be able to match the traditional Chinese food taste of old Flower Drum. I am not satisfied with the taste and...More

Thank cecilratnayake
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Visited the restaurant for dinner after 5 years away from Sri Lanka and found that the place has changed, not in a good way. The food was average, service was the same and the experience was below par. What have they done to this place?

Thank Sanka1
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Visited with regard to prior recognition of their food. Ended up being thouroughly disappointed after finding hair follicles in my rice. Left immediately wouldn't recommend.

Thank Savini K
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I post this review as I await my dinner for past 45 minutes. No attention from the staff serving us. I had no glass of water untill now and 3 other tables already served who came after me and my family. Will never visit and...More

Thank Imran H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It was a dinner with ten people. Nice room was arranged for us. Tasty chinese food. Many varieties were there. Price was reasonable. Hospitality and customer service were excellent. Overall it was excellent place for a family dinner or couple.

Thank Mathurageethan
Reviewed 4 May 2017

There was an excellent restaurant here long years ago named Flower Drum but this is not that restaurant. The ownership, Management, staff, service and food have all changed. Now they don't even have Pork on the menu. It is a Pork-less Chinese restaurant - Hamlet...More

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is the third time I am visiting this place after the new management tool over. First day it was really good. Next day the soup was too salty, Rice was over cooked. I had to send the dishes several times kitchen for modifications. Finally...More

1  Thank cecilratnayake
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Wide choice of Chinese style food. Ample portions, well cooked and presented. A good pit stop to rest whilst out shopping/sightseeing.Good waiter service.

Thank Dornick
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Standard has gone down after the change of the management. This was a place i loved from my school days as this place was in front of our college. Service level has gone down terribly. My wife took a cake for my b'day and we...More

Thank Prasannag87
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I used to love the food at the 'original' Flower Drum. Since the change in management and refurbishment, the restaurant which is now located upstairs has changed its name to Oak Ray Flower Drum, and the taste of the food there is not the same...More

Thank Max J
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Thurstan Road | Colombo 03, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 577350
  • E-mail
Oak Ray Flower Drum Restaurant is an oasis in the heart of Colombo an ideal venue to relax with friends. Dine at this trending location to enjoy greater variety and quality like never before. The selection of appetizers includes prawn toast, fried dumplings, spring rolls. Apart from fish, chicken & beef you'll find cuttlefish, prawn, crab & lobster on the menu. Also serve a great variety of veggie dishes such as the mixed mushroom Chinese style, golden glow vegetables and the vegetable chef salad. You can take your pick from our tempting range of steamed and friedrice. You can also try some of our great noodles. The warm hospitality of our staff combined with the breathtakingly stylish decoration of our restaurant will ensure you a memorable dining experience, time and time again.
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