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“Date night!”
Review of The Fat Crab

The Fat Crab
Ranked #83 of 653 Restaurants in Colombo
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Pavilion Seafood Bistro
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A very nice ambience this place got with a view and open area but with limited seatings. We had the panko crumbed tiger prawns which was delicious. And their chilli prawn pasta was nice too though the portion was large. Copper pot briyani with masala chicken was okish for us. Service is excellent and really want to try their crab curry next time.

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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Good restrant nice food but there is no more places to sit ... avrege price ... i advice to visit it evry time

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

We ate here last week after reading good reviews and had the Chef's Choice. All in all, after 15 fantastic nights in Sri Lanka and many great meals, this was the only duffer. Overcooked, overpriced and indifferent service. There are so many fabulous restaurants in Colombo - this isn't one !!

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Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

Awesome atmosphere and great food. Had the specialty Murunga Leaves Crab Curry with bread. Got to see the live crab and choose the one we wanted from a nice selection of crabs of various sizes. The wait staff were courteous, friendly and knowledgeable about the portion sizes and the dishes in general. The recommended portion size of 500g per person of crab was perfect. The only down side to this lovely restaurant located on Colombo Plan Road (Marine Drive) is that it isn't air conditioned. It is an open air restaurant, which is fine most of the year due to the lovely sea breeze, but in some months it can be quite warm. Between November and April, weather in Colombo is tolerable for outdoor dining at night.

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Thank Mamiruddeen
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I tried the Jaffna style crab curry with bread, no more words to be needed, awesome. Enjoyed a lot, fought more than a hour to finish it off. Really a good place to enjoy the Crabs

Thank Gohulan
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