Second Arabic Shawarma opens in Wellawatta, Colombo, with exclusive menu

PUBLISHED Jan 17, 2023

Exterior view of Arabic Shawarma Wellawatta Branch

Arabic Shawarma (17A, Wellawatta Station Rd, Colombo 06), specializing in Lebanese-style chicken shawarma, opened in Wellawatta, Colombo 06, on December 29.

The restaurant serves Lebanese-style shawarma, flame-grilled meat served as a sandwich or a wrap in flatbread. The first outlet opened in October last year in Colombo 12, and the new Wellawatta branch is the second. The interior of the restaurant, with plenty of table seats, features black and white colors, and the walls are decorated with colorful illustrations of food and messages.

The signature shawarma is available in four varieties: Lebanese Chicken (Rs. 599), Chicken with Cheese (Rs. 750), Arabic Spicy Shawarma (Rs. 699), and Arabic Spicy with Cheese (Rs. 799), and fries can be added for an additional 200 rupees.

With the opening of the new location, it has also enhanced its food lineup. The Sri Lankan classic kottu is now available in chicken, seafood, vegetable, cheese, and spicy Dolphin Kottu, with prices ranging from 750 to 1,390 rupees for regular size. Other menu items include Crispy Chicken Submarine, Seafood Rice, Nasi Goreng, Biryani, and others. Kizhi Paratha, parathas and ingredients steam-cooked in banana leaves; Crispy Chicken Burger; and Mexican Spicy Burger are available only at the Wellawatta branch.

Opening hours: Noon – 11:00 p.m. Delivery is also available, and orders can be placed through Uber Eats.

  • Chicken Shawarma from Arabic Shawarma Wellawatta Branch

  • Chicken Cheese Kottu from Arabic Shawarma Wellawatta Branch

  • Nasi Goreng from Arabic Shawarma Wellawatta Branch