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The Poolside Bar and Terrace

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, International, Asian
2 Galle Road | Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 541010
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (7 reviews)
“crab” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, International, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2 Galle Road | Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

roaring sea at best Limited choice (food) plenty of drink iconic place where many great has visited best sun set

Thank m k
Reviewed 5 days ago

Having a drink at sunset at the Galle Face Hotel's poolside terrace is a must. In this iconic hotel, the terrace give directly to the Arabian Sea. Great drinks are served and as the sun sets, a bagpiper comes out and the flag is ceremoniuously...More

Thank robert_bos53
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I enjoyed a few lovely hours here taking in the view & enjoying the fabulous cocktails & assortment of amazing food on offer. A great spot to ditch your jet lag! X

Thank Aussie_Pearl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely service and excellent ambience. The price of my Coke was the same as an alcoholic drink - but the environment made it well worth it.

Thank FHMKualaLumpur
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner poolside on Sunday and enjoyed watching two local weddings with local customs. Hotel is known for this.

Thank Vicparadise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple bar type food with a flair was very nice washed down with a cold Lion. Well worth a visit as well as the food the sea breeze was beneficial.

Thank John S
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I hope I have the right place within the Galle Face hotel but I had afternoon tea on the terrace with my girlfriend at about 4pm. I had not been too keen on the idea and we only got one platter if that is what...More

Thank Conor H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Stunning setting next to the ocean but....I had tempura prawns, with dipping sauce .. all batter, sickly sauce and I'd finished by the time they brought another sauce ( or they would have been cold )

Thank SylviaScaglia
Reviewed 23 May 2017

amazing view and bar.. bird hunters will keep safe while you'll have your coctails near Indian Ocean

Thank Azat C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I ordered a burger (which was supposed to be served with salad and french fries) but didn't get the salad. The burger was ranked no 4 by me, behind Jetwing Blue (1st), Cinnamon Red (2nd) and Sugar (3rd)

Thank nagaf2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Galle Road | Galle Face Hotel, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 541010
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