The Commons Coffee House

Nestled amongst the bustling streets of Colombo 7 and Colombo 1, ‘The Commons Coffee House’ brims with charisma. Bristling with sophisticated Western café cuisine, Asian-fusion treats, Burgers and traditional Sri Lankan culinary delights, the coffee bar’s menu throws one’s mind into a tingle of happy possibilities.

The Menu

Celebrating first meal of the day in an indulgent fashion, ‘The Commons Coffee House’ entertains English and American brekkies, as well as, traditional Ceylonese breakfasts hosting treats like String Hoppers. Kettling out Soups such as the Seafood Laksa and the Cream of Chicken, the bistro also dishes out Salads like the New York Chicken Caesar and the Nifty Nicoise.

Treating patrons to sophisticated Italian flavours, ‘The Commons Coffee House’ presents an array of warm Pasta dishes, including Vegetable Moussaka, Spaghetti Bolognese and Tagliatelle Marinara. The snack bar serves a wide choice of treats, featuring the Spicy Crab Waffle, Chicken and Mushroom Crepe, Cottage Cheese Sandwich and Prawn Masala Melt. From oceanic and meat offerings, such as the Sri Lankan Prawn Curry with Bread and Coconut Sambol, Sole Fish Briton, Beef Stroganoff and Thai Lamb Curry with Noodles, to Rice offerings, such as Vietnamese Crab Rice and Hawaiian Chicken Rice, main dishes are indulgent. The Commons’ Rotti Cart delivers scrumptious Rottis, paired with sweet and savoury fillings, featuring the Pineapple and Syrup, Brownie with Chocolate Sauce, Teriyaki Beef and Mexican Crab Meat.

Fresh Juices and Fruit Frappes set hearts dancing, whilst Strawberry and Brownie Milkshakes sweeten up tête-à-têtes. Bask in summery Coffees such as Café Latte or Crème Brulee Cappuccino or captivate in the chilled notes of a Blackcurrant Choc Coffee or Caramel Café Ice Cream Float. Choose from a selection of groovy delights, which includes Fudge Brownies, Nutty Sundaes and Banana Fritters.

The Experience

Designed to inspire breezy conversation, ‘The Commons Coffee House’ is clad in soft lighting and muted colours. The interiors are appointed with cosy sofas and beanbags that are perfect for cliques of best friends and loved ones. The stunning outdoor dining area in the garden makes for a cozy hangout spot for lovers, looking to engage in exquisite conversation. This coffee shop in Colombo also offers a takeaway and home delivery service.

As you dreamily wander through the pages of your favourite romance, sipping on a Choc Caramel Frappe, the laid-back coffeehouse rustles about you, like a soft-flowing dream.

Note: Business hours are subject to change from outlet to outlet. Please clarify prior to visit. Additionally, the Colombo 1 branch will be temporarily closed on Sundays.

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Additional Specification




Starting price

LKR 800 Upwards

Business Hours

07.30am - 12.00am, Monday to Friday

08.00am - 12.00am, Saturday and Sunday


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