Tribe Café

Tucked away in the outskirts of Colombo city, in the up and coming suburb of Nawala is the ‘Tribe Café’, a gathering grounds to hang-out with one’s tribe, indulging in some tantalising treats of coffee, cake, pastries, gelato and the new celebrity, lunch. A cosy, compact venue that serves a much needed snack, beverage, dessert or lunch to patrons who step within its cool confines, a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle and heat.

The Menu

The menu at the ‘Tribe Café’ is packed with a variety of aromatic coffees, flavour-infused teas, hot chocolates and milkshakes that partner well with a host of savoury snacks and delightful desserts. Ice cold gelato ice creams, displayed in all their rainbow of colour, invite one to indulge in a scoop or two.

The short eats menu comprises of an array of delicacies to suit a varied palate from meat stuffed pies, veggie filled rolls and curried puffs to the Italian inspired mini pizzas. The Mexican Pie Chicken, the Prawn Crepe, the Tandoori Chicken Pie and the Beef Samosa are an intriguing blend of spice and a fusion of flavours, guaranteed to add zest to any stopover.

The takeaway Tribal Lunch is a must try with a varied combination of traditional curried chicken, vegetables and sambol, dished out in signature Sri Lankan style on a bed of cooked rice from Monday to Thursday, while the Moorish Journey Friday Special packed with Rice, Fried Chicken with Gravy, Kaliya, Dhal with Potatoes, Mango Curry and Onion Sambol celebrates the oncoming weekend.

The Dessert range is quite a temptation. Choc Éclairs, Choc Mousse with Brownie Crumble, the Date Squares and the Profiterole are perfect partners to any pick of a hot or cold beverage. The Donut Shop moulds out perfect circular baked dough, dribbled and infused in sweet culinary craft, such as the Passion Cheese Cake Donut, the White Choc Donut with Strawberry and a sprinkling of nuts and the good old Chocolate.

The Experience

The café is tastefully decorated with deep and warm tones of browns and blues, making it a cosy and relaxing place. The lighting exudes a sophisticated ambience, a set of stools to sit down and sip away on a hot or cold beverage and take a bite out of some mouthwatering desserts. The air-conditioned interiors keep the tropical heat at bay, as you perch on stools in bar style and watch the world go by through large glass windows. The service is as warm and welcoming, an apt reflection of the culinary fare served over its counters and across its colour-themed walls.

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Location info



Takeaway Lunch




Starting price

LKR 100 Upwards

Business Hours

10.00am - 10.00pm, Monday to Sunday


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