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Crab

Here's our look at where to get your crab fix, whether it be up scale or street side.
  1. Dish Types
  2. Shellfish
  3. Crab

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Ministry Of Crab (Dutch Hospital)

Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct, Colombo 1

Ministry of Crab is a high-end restaurant on Dutch Hospital premises that specializes in crab cuisine - the food is just plain mouth-watering and the service is good.

Mayura Hotel

46, Sri Kathiresan Street, Pettah

Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.

The Fat Crab

53 Haig Road, Colombo 4

The Fat Crab on Marine Drive is well known for their seafood.

Dilan's Crab

Kelaniya (Delivery)

A simple home cook that serves shelled crab - a real pleasure to eat.

Yarl Eat House

46/1 Station Road, Wellawatte

The Yarl Eat House is perhaps Sri Lanka's best street-diner, serving spicy crab, prawns, mutton and cuttlefish along with a solid rice and curry, all for a reasonable price.

Curry Leaf (Hilton)

2, Hilton Colombo Hotel, Fort, Colombo 1

Curry Leaf is the Hilton's Sri Lankan restaurant, and their spread of local cuisine and fresh seafood is top notch. If you can afford the taxes, this is a must try.

Palmyrah (Hotel Renuka)

328, Hotel Renuka, Galle Road, Colombo 3

Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.…

Taste Of Asia

324, Galle Road, Colombo 04

Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.

Off The Hook

180, Park Road, Colombo 5

Off The Hook is a fresh seafood restaurant and bar located on Park Road run by the same management as The Bavarian German Restaurant.

The Lagoon (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3

The Lagoon is a fine dining seafood restaurant located in Colombo's Cinnamon Grand Hotel. Freshly caught seafood is displayed upon a bed of ice and can be chosen with the preferred style of…

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