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The Dining room at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo

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115 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha | Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo 00200, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 491930
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We really only at breakfast in The Dining Room but we thought that they did a really good job of having a variety of dishes catering for all tastes and nationalities. The young man making the omelettes did an excellent job- some of the best I have ever had in a hotel. The staff were terrific- friendly and efficient, clearning... More 

Thank Jamesinmanila
Muscat, Oman
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I always going down to have my breakfast in this dinning room! The staff was very nice and there have a lot of food and drinks!

Thank Thend S
Denver, Colorado
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375 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is a great variety of food as well as a fixed menu. Everything was fresh and tasty. Probably one of the best breakfast buffets on our trip. Everything from eggs to order, waffles, pancakes, Indian food, great banana bread - if you want it they have it. Only ate breakfast here.

Thank Judi L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At Rs1975 per person for the buffet dinner, this was exceptional value. Quality and range of dishes was terrific. Ate here twice. Breakfast also amazing, we were tempted to sit outside near the pool, but even in the early morning, the insects were a nuisance so opted for the air conditioned inside space overlooking the pool so we still had... More 

Thank Tangawizi_Sandan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Exceptional food and service with the widest selection of traditional and western dishes. Amazing ambience and stunning location.

Thank Asanka U
Surrey UK
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waiters and management are clueless. Am currently waiting for a beer ordered 15 mins ago. The restaurant is empty. Wrong wine has already been delivered to the table. On Half board so may have to eat here again but room service beckons.

Thank stewie25
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

All purpose buffet dining room. I had breakfast around 06:15 most mornings, at which time is was quiet and service (coffee, omelets, etc) was quick.

Thank Joe A
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

レストランは朝食ビュッフェ、夕食ビュッフェともにクオリティが高く、 妻も私も大満足でした。 最終日は飛行機の都合で5時チェックアウトで朝食ビュッフェは利用できませんでしたが、事前に相談したらパンと果物とヨーグルトと水をパッキングしてくれました。 地下のカフェスペースのコーヒーやトリュフチョコもとても美味しかったです。 レストランで部屋用のお水を購入しようと、ボトルウォーターを頼んだら、 部屋からHousekeepingにコールすればComplementaryで無料でいくらでももらえるよ、と教えてくれた点も親切でした。 Both breakfast buffet and dinner buffet restaurant are high in restaurant, My wife and I were very satisfied. The breakfast buffet was not available at the check-out at 5 o'clock on the last day due to the plane's convenience, but when we consulted in advance we packed bread, fruits, yogurt and water. Coffee in... More 

Thank Katsuaki H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Was treated to a Thai Banquet here.Seven of us dined and we had a superb selection of delectable Thai dishes. Service was excellent.

Thank justmarigold
Urbana, Illinois
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107 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

One of four restaurants in the Cinnamon Lakeside Hotel, the dining room has incredible, affordable buffets at every meal. Each meal had close to 100 selections -- from beverages to salads to entrees and desserts. Breakfast had an egg station and another for pancakes. Lots of fresh fruit and juices. The dinner buffet can be the entire assortment or, very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Asian, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha | Cinnamon Lakeside, Colombo 00200, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 491930
  • This restaurant is at Cinnamon Lakeside Colombo
The Dining Room is a melting pot of cosmopolitan culinary extravagance. This chic coffee shop is open 24 hours presenting a buffet of Continental, Asian and Local fare and an a la carte menu.

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