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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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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (6 reviews)
“egg hoppers” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Mount Lavinia Hotel | 100 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia 31000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 295 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I come here whenever I am in Sri Lanka. The food is absolutely delicious, specially the breakfast buffet. Great variety and fantastic Sri lankan cuisine.

Thank robbiemp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great "old world" dining experience whether for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The buffet menu is extensive and if great quality. The staff are charming and attentive. Thoroughly recommended.

Thank colin_virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food and selection was excellent. Being vegetarians, we get very few choices at most places. However the vegetarian buffet held on POYA holidays was excellent. PLEASE NOTE - this selection is available only on Poya holidays. (once a month) The pictures speak for themselves....More

Thank Sanjay F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped by on a Monday night and the place was well patronized with Locals and foreigners alike. The cocktails were yum, but the service and the quality of food could've been much better. However the staff were extremely friendly.

Thank Lasantha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A bit like its hotel The Mount Lavinia the location is better than the experience. Theme buffet food was Ok but the service as in the hotel gets there in the end. The breakfast buffets are better than dinner.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a very poor experience at Governors Restaurant last month. The staff did not bother to help us a find a table for three . I had to virtually force them. It took them at least 20 mins to come to our table to take...More

Thank AdhamHamza21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Mount Lavinia for a week in July. We had breakfast and dinner several times. Food good and plenty of variety. Only problem was the crows which can be very anoying and messy.

Thank arkash
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Just came back from dining at this place and the dinner buffet featured an Italian theme plus a few Sri Lankan favourites.. They had a wide choice of dishes for the mains but the food was absolutely tasteless... the salad selection was very poor. There...More

Thank Natasha0017
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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

I have eaten breakfast only here. The egg hoppers are made right in front of you and are delicious. Breakfast is done in a serve yourself buffet, with mile wide ranges of choice. I accidentally picked a really spicy curry for breakfast (?) but it...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Plenty of food options to choose from . Splendid time to experiment on the local dishes. Ambien is excellent

Thank SPECTROmanIND
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MANOHARI S
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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