Tao - A dance of flavour

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Fusing the flavours of the world in a large magic pot of secret mysteries, Tao conjures an eclectic range of dishes, served up in an al fresco dining setting. Garnished with an Asian flavour, Tao strikes a memorable balance between place and palate, bathing diners in soft light and beautiful music, while filling their stomachs with superior cuisine.

Every Thursday, our chefs are ready to take you on a memorable journey of gastronomic delights as they prepare a special epicurean menu featuring 24 dishes in all.

It’s an experience not to be missed, and we invite you all to taste the enchantment of Tao.

 

Sunday to Wednesday: 7.00 p.m.-11.00 p.m.

Thursday to Saturday: 7.00 p.m. – 12.00 m.n.

For reservations call 249 7369

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Grand experiences that doesn’t cost the earth

The Village in the City, Nuga Gama (Asia’s 1st CarbonNeutral® Venue), offers the ideal haven for friendly gatherings, corporate meetings, inspiring brainstorms or quite simply just a delicious meal; all the while, giving you the satisfaction of knowing that your experience has a minimum toll on the environment.

Find out Cinnamon Grand Colombo’s other sustainable initiatives on our Facebook page

Oodles of ‘Noodles’ at Cinnamon Grand’s new restaurant

Cinnamon Grand Colombo launched its latest dining experience ‘Noodles’ on July 4; offering guests an opportunity to relish the flavours of Asia in exotic noodle-based broths and dishes.

The 50-seater restaurant provides the ultimate feast for discerning noodle lovers with a menu that features over 70 dishes made from ten noodle specialities such as Ramen, Udon and Soba. Drawing inspiration from the intriguing cuisines of Vietnam, China, Thailand, Japan and Malaysia, the nightly feast is prepared a la minute by expert Vietnamese Chef Tran Ba Giang.

 

Trendy decoration influenced by Asian landscapes creates a casual yet smart ambience for diners to enjoy their meal at this new dining destination. An open kitchen adds to the drama with the team of chefs making cold and warm broths and noodle dishes that pay tribute to Asia’s intriguing cuisines.

 

Noodles Chef de Cuisine, Tran Ba Giang brings to table 12 years of experience churning out exquisite Vietnamese dishes in international hotel chains. In keeping with true Vietnamese cuisine styles, Chef Ba Giang balances the five elements; spice, sour, bitterness, salt and sweet, with his expert touch. Five types of nutrients also goes in to his cooking – powder, liquid, mineral elements, protein and fat – colouring the food with not only taste and sustenance, but also with colour.

“At Noodles we offer Asia’s most popular noodle dishes. My team and I here have carefully amalgamated the best of the region’s specialities with an emphasis on traditional favourites as well as dishes with a modern twist,” Tran Ba Giang said. The dishes are healthy, tasty and guarantee a burst of flavour with every mouthful.

Chef added that the traditional Vietnamese cooking style will be maintained with the use of fresh herbs and sauces. “We rely on herbs and vegetables to accentuate the flavours with only a minimal use of oil.”

 

Diners have the option of choosing from 14 types of starters, ten salads, 16 soup items, 15 noodle dishes, eight plates of rice dishes, four accompaniments and nine desserts as part of this noodle experience.

 

Noodles will be open for dinner daily at the Courtyard restaurant space from 6.30 p.m. to 11.30 p.m.

For reservations please call 011-2497361/62.

The Lagoon - Grab the freshest catch

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Consistently ranked as the number one seafood restaurant in Sri Lanka, The Lagoon is an experience you wouldn’t want to miss.

Following the seafood market concept embraced world-over, freshly caught catch is displayed prominently on a thick bed of ice out of which you can make your pick. Be it juicy jumbo prawns, menacing lobsters, mussels, modha fish, oysters – you name it, we’ve got it all. Our friendly and efficient chefs will guide you to make the best choice when it comes to the sauces and accompaniments listed on the black board placed right behind the crab and lobster cages. Whether it is Thai, Chinese or Continental you would like your seafood prepared – your wish is our command.

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There are over 150 preparation methods to choose from. But don’t be overwhelmed; our staff know their fish.

Also dubbed ‘Colombo’s classiest seafood restaurant’, we invite diners to come enjoy the bustling atmosphere, while our Chefs toss and turn the seafood to perfection in an open kitchen.

From Monday to Friday, the restaurant offers a special Businessman’s Lunch while on Sunday it’s all about indulgence. Maalu maalu buffet spreads lets diners enjoy seafood of all kinds prepared to local recipes, promoting a Sri Lankan seafood buffer for all. On a Sunday, you can even have a splash in the pool in between your feasting.

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Come, grab the freshest catch and indulge in an experience like none other.

12.00 noon - 2.30 p.m.

7.00 p.m. - 12.m.n.

Call 011-2497371 for more details.

Are we eating up our earth’s resources away?


Check out our Sustainability Page (https://www.facebook.com/CinnamonGrandC/app_206541889369118) and be updated on the cause for a greener planet and the part each individual can play to live a sustainable lifestyle. 

Cinnamon Grand’s Kitchen artist Chef Weeraman is known for his unique carving creations that depicts our messages through innovation. The watermelon creation shows the threat on world’s scarce resources in the face of rising population.

The Earth is home to seven billion people today and is expected to extend its arms to eight billion, by 2024 (worldmeters.info)

Are we eating up our earth’s resources away?

Check out our Sustainability Page (https://www.facebook.com/CinnamonGrandC/app_206541889369118) and be updated on the cause for a greener planet and the part each individual can play to live a sustainable lifestyle.
Cinnamon Grand’s Kitchen artist Chef Weeraman is known for his unique carving creations that depicts our messages through innovation. The watermelon creation shows the threat on world’s scarce resources in the face of rising population.
The Earth is home to seven billion people today and is expected to extend its arms to eight billion, by 2024 (worldmeters.info)

Cinnamon Grand among Top 10 in Customer Service

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Proving its lead as the number one five-star city hotel in the country, Cinnamon Grand Colombo has emerged in the Top-10 list for Customer Services in a recent survey conducted by the Colombo Living Guide, as published in their June-July issue.

According to 573 participants taking part in the survey on the magazine website, Cinnamon Grand takes the lead with 298 votes as the top city hotel in the country, and with 109 votes as the best hotel all island. Adding to the triumph, the hotel’s The Lagoon is among the top four restaurants in the country, in terms of customer service, while Taprobane secures a place among the top ten. Grand’s Angsana City Club and Spa is also recognised among the top ten spas in the country.

Did you pool your resources wisely?


Carpooling is the practice of more than one passenger traveling in a single car. Carpooling is a practical way to travel as it is good for the environment, there is fuel conservation and fuel efficiency, less pollution, efficient use of land, will reduce traffic and save money.

According to Department of Motor Traffic in Sri Lanka, about 200,000 cars enter Colombo daily from suburban areas. Of them, 60% of cars is said to carry two occupants during peak hours. Carpooling reduces travel costs of individuals, reduces the stress if driving, reduces carbon emissions, traffic congestion on the roads, accidents and the need for parking spaces. So pick your friend on your way to work so that he doesn’t need to use his vehicle and contribute to pollution. Go for parties and functions together – this will be safe, fun and fuel efficient.

Do your part today.

Did you pool your resources wisely?

Carpooling is the practice of more than one passenger traveling in a single car. Carpooling is a practical way to travel as it is good for the environment, there is fuel conservation and fuel efficiency, less pollution, efficient use of land, will reduce traffic and save money.

According to Department of Motor Traffic in Sri Lanka, about 200,000 cars enter Colombo daily from suburban areas. Of them, 60% of cars is said to carry two occupants during peak hours. Carpooling reduces travel costs of individuals, reduces the stress if driving, reduces carbon emissions, traffic congestion on the roads, accidents and the need for parking spaces. So pick your friend on your way to work so that he doesn’t need to use his vehicle and contribute to pollution. Go for parties and functions together – this will be safe, fun and fuel efficient.

Do your part today.

Dining that DOESN’T cost the earth at Nuga Gama

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Nuga Gama is Asia’s 1st CarbonNeutral® Venue

Sit under the imperial Nuga Tree which has seen the city scape change over 200 years and savour a typically rural ambience with a side dish of the most authentic of rural cuisine.

Enjoy the traditional flavours of Sri Lanka, speckled with indigenous spices and cooked in clay pots over roaring fireplaces, by the village ‘ammes’.

Sip on homegrown fruit juices or potent local saps, all the while knowing that you are indulging in an experience that gives back to the environment…that cares about the future…that doesn’t cost the earth.

Our excellence is thanks to you!
We are happy to announce your dining favorites – Taprobane, Nuga Gama, The London Grill and Echo have been further sealed with a branding stamp of distinction with the world’s largest travel site, TripAdvisor honoring them with Certificates of Excellence.
Thank you dear diners for your continuous patronizing; and a bigger thank you to those of you who took your time to rate us on TripAdvisor.

We promise to keep things exciting and exceptional, just for you!

What’s your perfect ‘Noodles’ moment?

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Open today!

Cinnamon Grand’s latest addition to its culinary portfolio, Noodles serves up a delicious variety of Asian cuisine influenced by the flavours of Vietnam, China, Thailand, Japan and Malaysia.

Our specialised Vietnamese Chef Tran Ba Glong brings in 12 years of international expertise, cooking up a feast of over 70 dishes from 10 varieties of noodles. He brings to table authentic dishes and broths with his own twist of flare.

The 50-seater restaurant is trendily decorated to create a casual, yet smart ambience for diners to enjoy their meal. Daily theatrics are assured with the open kitchen in place where the chefs turn out the best of Asian cuisines on bowls of broth and plates of noodles.

But don’t just take our own word for it; come try it for yourself.

Open from 6.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m. Daily for Dinner

For reservations: (94) (11) 249 7361/62

Await the ultimate noodle experience

Hot and cold broths, laced with exotic ingredients and noodle-based dishes inspired by Asia’s intriguing cuisines.

Opening tomorrow!

For inquires: call 011 249 7361/62

or https://www.facebook.com/CinnamonGrandC?fref=photo&ref=hl

Cinnamon Grand restates its reign as champions of Battle of the Spices

The winning team with Cinnamon Grand General Manager Rohan Karr

It was an exuberant Cinnamon Grand team that took home the Chairman’s Trophy for the second consecutive year at the limited over, annual ‘Battle of the Spices’ cricket encounter between the city’s most popular hotels – Cinnamon Grand and Cinnamon Lakeside on June 21, Saturday.

Cinnamon grand emerged victorious, sealing their win by eight wickets, scoring 127 runs for the loss of two wickets; while Cinnamon Lakeside stumbled to 126 all out in 34 overs. The win saw the team’s supports invade the pitch in celebratory cheer despite the sweltering heat led by Cinnamon Grand General Manager Rohan Karr.

The toss was brought down in style by a gliding paramotor instructor from Sky Club

Cinnamon Grand won the toss and elected to field.

The Grand team in action

 Adding to the triumph, Cinnamon Grand’s Dimutha Fernando from housekeeping was bestowed the title of ‘man of the match’ while also taking home the title ‘best batsman.’ Sasindu Madusanka from Grand’s F&B Banquets was deemed ‘best bowler’ at the match.

Some special moments of the match:

Motorbike parade from the hotel to the grounds

Celebrating the win in true Sri Lankan style with a papare band on the feild

Who will take the trophy home?

Battle of the Spices

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Bike parade

Colombo’s leading hospitality giants Cinnamon Grand and Cinnamon Lakeside will celebrate their prowess on the field at the tenth edition of the Battle of the Spices, annual cricket encounter this Saturday (15 June) at Colts Grounds.

The limited over match (50) will see the two teams consisting of players from a cross-section of departments battling it out to take home the prestigious Chairman’s Trophy.

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The winning team with Cinnamon Grand General Manager Rohan Karr

Last year, Cinnamon Grand won by nine wickets, scoring 98 runs for the loss of one singular wicket. Honours for ‘best bowler’ was bestowed on Cinnamon Grand’s Ishan Jayaratne from the finance department, who was also awarded the title of ‘man of the match.’ Grand’s Kalum Dissanayake from housekeeping and Janudika Sriyapala from finance were named ‘best batsman’ and ‘best fielder’ respectively.

Given the event’s importance of showcasing the talent of associates in the two properties and the camaraderie that ensue JKH, JKH Chairman Susantha Ratnayake last year donated the Chairman’s Trophy. This made Cinnamon Grand the inaugural champions of the Chairman’s Trophy at the ‘Battle of the Spices’. Cinnamon Grand also won a friendly match between the Heads of Departments of the two hotels, played after the main game

A colourful parade starting from Cinnamon Grand will steer all enthusiastic Cinnamon Grand associates to the grounds, where the match has been pre-orchestrated. Keeping to the jolly mood of the Grand associates, at the ground, a colourful stall brimmed-full with food and drinks will stand to welcome all enthusiastic participants.

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Echo : From Italy with love

 

Straight from the oven and on to the plate – our signature Italian restaurant, Echo delivers the best Italian cuisine in Sri Lanka.

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As you bite in to the crispy breads garnished with olive oil and intricately carved vegetables or a piece of pizza oozing with cheese and delicious topping; be prepared to travel the length and width of Italy, enjoying the beautiful plazas and sceneries of the homely city through stimulating tastes and aroma. Let your senses indulge in the scintillating flavours of the ‘Best cuisine of the world’ (CNN 2013 rating) and wash it down with a titillating glass of red.

 

Featuring a wide range of antipasti, salads, soups, meats, homemade pastas, risottos, seafood and pizzas made with authentic ingredients delectably balanced with aromatic herbs and spices Italians are famed for, what you get at Echo is a  truly Italian experience right here, from the heart of Colombo.

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Inspire your business mates at the special business lunch, the Antipasti Buffet every Monday to Friday or come on over with your friends and family to enjoy a midweek break with the Infinity Buffet featuring a spread of deliciousness on a Wednesday night.

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Chef Dell Ascenza Riccardo is ready to cook up a storm of Italian goodness!

Venire godere! Come Enjoy!

 

12.00 noon – 2.30 p.m

7.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m.

 

For reservations call 2497485

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