Echo – A Taste Of Italy

May 2011| 653 views


Popular dishes served at echo

With natural light streaming in through a window large enough to watch the world go by… music to soothe your ears with cuisine to give that final touch, a taste of Italy is echoed throughout this restaurant.

With its own entrance from the Galle Road and ample parking space, diners can step into Echo without entering Cinnamon Grand. There is a menu card standing at the entrance so that one could always have a peek at what is being served inside. The interior setting is smart and elegant giving one the feeling of space and comfort.

Echo presents a quiet and relaxing atmosphere from a busy daily routine, whether it is to sip on some speciality coffee, to have a meal with friends and family or for a more relaxed business meeting.

An à la carte restaurant, Echo serves an array of dishes from Antipasti and Salads to Soups, Mains, Desserts, Hot Beverages, Speciality Coffees, Liqueurs and Grappas. The choice is yours. Echo caters to the diverse palate of its diners and provides vegetarian, meat and fish dishes for the more selective customers. The restaurant serves young children with a special kids menu, which is a convenient option for families who opt to dine out. A separate area is provided for smokers to enjoy their meals.

This traditional Italian restaurant serves its customers authentic Italian cuisine with culinary delicacies prepared with care by the chef and his team. Attention is given to freshness, presentation and taste of the food. Chef Paolo Collavini aims to provide his guests the pure Italian taste by ensuring the quality of the ingredients and techniques used when preparing the meals.

According to Chef Paolo, some of the popular dishes served at Echo are Tuna fish Carpaccio (thinly sliced tuna with kalamata olives), Grilled Modha (grilled fish with anchovy, caper and garlic sauce), Grilled beef, thin crust Pizzas, various pasta dishes and for dessert the Tiramisu and hazelnut mousse or the Apple & cinnamon tart. The wines served at Echo are pure Italian, and a selection of wines is available to complement the food.

The business lunch is a set menu with a choice for the main meal. It is complemented by a red or white wine of choice, and a fruit juice along with dessert, which is popular amongst lunch time guests. Wednesdays is buffet night, namely the “INFINITY MENU”. Guests are spoilt for choice from a spread of over 30 Italian dishes and five main dishes to choose from as the name suggests, “will serve you unlimitedly.”

To dine at Echo is bound to be an unforgettable experience.

Lunch: 12 noon to 2.30 pm.
Dinner: 7pm to 11pm.
Echo, Cinnamon Grand, Colombo 3
Tel : +(94) 11 2497485