The Fat Crab

Restaurants, Seafood Colombo 4
The Fat Crab
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The Fat Crab
The Fat Crab

It's all about crabs at The Fat Crab!

The Fat Crab located along Marine Drive offers a wonderful seafood experience amidst breathtaking views of the ocean. The title says it all – ‘Fat Crab’, as the restaurant specialises
in offering a plethora of crab dishes. The restaurant also promises to serve mouth-watering seafood platters. As it overlooks the vast aquamarine ocean ideally evenings make the best time to visit the Fat Crab.

The pavilion seafood bistro has a casual setting swirling with the sea breeze. The wooden staircase leads to the deck of the restaurant where the colourful movie posters attract the attention as one enters.

The lighting and cosy ambience at Fat Crab makes it a perfect place to have a romantic meal or a laidback gathering with friends. Specialising in preparing a variety of crab and seafood dishes, the restaurant is frequently visited by seafood lovers, Sri Lankans as well as foreigners. 

The Fat Crab’s extensive menu includes appetizers, soups, pastas and main courses, many of which are seafood dishes prepared to various styles of cuisine.

The restaurant’s popular crab dishes include the Lankan Murunga Leaf crab curry, Singapore Style Chili crab, Black pepper crab, Garlic butter crab as well as the Spicy Negombo devilled crab accompanied by condiments and a slice of roast paan, steamed rice or fried rice. They also specialise in delicious platters such as Honey Ginger Chicken thigh steaks and Mongolian BBQ.

Their mains feature delicious dishes such as the ‘Malaysian Fish Head Curry’, ‘Australian Tenderloin Steak grilled’ and ‘Tandoori flavoured vegetable’ as well as ‘local button mushroom pie’.

The seafood grill platters would be an ideal choice for two, and their portions are categorised into ‘House Selection’, ‘Chef’s Choice’ and ‘Owner’s Personal’. House Selection is basically baked crab, fillet of fish, tiger prawns and calamari. The Chef’s Choice is a lavish spread of lobster, calamari, baked crab, fish fillet and tiger prawns. Owner’s Personal features Atlantic scallops, calamari, fish fillet, baked crab, tiger prawns and lobster.

Relish delicious seafood at the cosy and relaxed ambience of the Fat Crab.


Venue name: The Fat Crab
Address: 53, Haig Road
Colombo 4
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