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Tusker Restaurant

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Number 83 Ethukala Road | Ethgala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
+94 31 2 226999
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
Sat 14:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

They are really friendly and the food and price are fine too. I would recommend it to any person that visit the city. We supposed was it good for the amount of tourist we saw there.

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Thank Daniel L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

With a big flag of trip advisor hanging from the roof. This place was quite nice, with a good ambience and friendly staff. Food was flavorful and the portions were quite big. Nice out door feel.

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Thank Athifa S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, alright food but the staff made us made us uncomfortable. They really tried to sell us a hole bottle of wine even though I only wanted a glass. But they thought that I should buy the hole bottle and doggy bag the rest.

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Thank Anton W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice restaurant, good selection of food. I had the Pineapple boat, made with 5 large prawns, lettuce, carrots and pineapple chunks very tasty

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Thank jaggie5
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here for lunch on our last day and, rationing out our last few rupees, ate handsomely for the very low price of 350 rupees per person (the set menu), plus drinks and the (automatic) 10% service charge. The food was tasty and came in generous helpings, despite the low price. And the waiter - who I assume... More 

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Taipei
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Read quite a few positive comments of this restaurant before we got here and it never fails us. My girlfriend and I ordered chicken Masala and seafood platter, both are great in taste. The seafood platter was not as rich as I imagine but it’s really cheap. Together with one pineapple juice and a Lion beer that cost us so... More 

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Thank PeterWolves
oslo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's difficult to find a restaurant with good ambience in Negombo. They all tend to face the busy road, and the decor is usually so and so. Tusker, however, is a super cosy restaurant, and it is sheltered from the road outside. We had the pasta which is a big risk here in Sri Lanka, but it was actually quite... More 

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Thank SuperSynne
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really tasty rice and curry here for a reasonable price. Food was plentiful and kept coming if you wanted more. The friendly staff were happy to split an adult portion of pasta for the kids which was more than enough for them. The restaurant is really nicely presented and the beer is reasonably priced. Recommended And would go... More 

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Thank ant6666
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely lovely meal tonight at Tusker! The deco was pleasant, staff were friendly, and the food was amazing with equally amazing prices! We both had 3 courses and 2 drinks and was just over 5000 SL.RS (about £27!) I had one of the pasta dishes which I wouldn't normally go for but it was one of the best... More 

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Thank Justine0306
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here wile in negombo. Nice staff. Decent food, good chilli crab. Would recommend. Aussie. Melb. Traveller.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
14:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Number 83 Ethukala Road | Ethgala, Negombo 22100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Negombo
  • Phone Number: +94 31 2 226999
Description
Tusker Restaurant opened in May 2011 to cater to every food loving people. The cozy atmosphere and lots of open space is very relaxing. Beside Tusker Restaurant being solar powered we are using a lot of ingredients from our own farm, like eggs,pepper,chilies,bananas,mangoes,lime and lemon. We also support very much feeding mothers,children with or without special needs and our dear friends the dogs. Our restaurant is of course wheelchair friendly as well. Come with your family to enjoy the evening. We speak French,Dutch,English and German.

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