The premier restaurant of the hotel provides an ambience of old world charm. Enjoy dining at this colonial era Ceylonese style restaurant, which serves a creative blend of regional and continental specialities. The Governor’s Restaurant can comfortably seat up to 200 people and features daily international lunch buffets and a world of themed nightly buffets that take you on a gastronomical journey. À la carte options are also available at this refined restaurant in Colombo from 11.00am to 11.00pm. Dress up and head to the Governor’s Restaurant for an evening of elegance and sophistication.

Governer’s Menu


Meal Times:
Breakfast 6.30am to 10.30am
Lunch 12.30pm to 3.00pm
Sunday Lunch – Jazz, Blues and Soul Food 12.30pm to 3.00pm
Poya Day Lunch – Vegan Buffet 12.30pm to 3.00pm
Monday to Saturday – International Buffet 7.00pm to 10.30pm
Sunday – Ape Kema 7.00pm to 11.00pm

*This includes access to the pool and beach facilities.

Dress Code  
Breakfast & Lunch: No – Swimwear & Tank-tops
Dinner: No – Swimwear, Tank-tops, Shorts or three-quarter length Pants (for men)

Breakfast Price
Rs. 2,200 /= nett per person

Lunch Prices
Weekdays – Rs. 2,500 /= nett per person
Saturdays – Rs. 2,700 /= nett per person
Sundays – Rs. 3,500 /= nett per person

Poya Day Vegan Buffet Price (Lunch)
Rs. 2,300 /= net per person

Sunday Night – Ape Kema by Chef Publis
Experience a Sri Lankan feast par excellence as our famed Chef Publis produces some of his finest creations featuring authentic and traditional dishes synonymous with local cuisine.

Governor’s International Buffet Price (Dinner)
Rs 3,500/= nett per Adult and Rs 1,750/= nett per Child (Age between 6 to 12)

Governor’s and Terrace High Tea
Enjoy a sumptuous spread at our British colonial style High Tea. The Governor’s High Tea consisting of assorted finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones and the finest Ceylon teas and assorted homemade cakes and pastries, is served at the Governor’s Restaurant from 3.00pm to 6.00pm daily. Enjoy a perfect cup of Ceylon tea, pale gold, like the dawn over Adam’s Peak. Inhale the aroma of pure misty mountain grown tea; savour the bouquet of flavours spread over your taste buds. If you want to enjoy the authentic experience of Colonial high tea, then you must come to Mount Lavinia Hotel.

Governor’s & Terrace High Tea Prices
À la carte High Tea Rs 1,800/= nett per person (Daily)