Ministry of Crab

Sri Lankan crab lovers’ heaven is clawing its way to Dubai...

One of Sri Lank's most renowned restaurants and currently placed at number 35 on Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants list. Set in a preserved 400-year-old Dutch hospital in Colombo with a minimalistic open kitchen format, Ministry of Crab is a true haven for crustacean fans, celebrating the Sri Lankan crab in everything from the dishes to the crab-claw plants that serve as the restaurant’s only décor. 

There are now outlets in Manila, Shanghai, and Mumbai and chef Dharshan Munidasa is also behind The Tuna & The Crab, a hybrid Japanese and seafood restaurant, and Kaema Sutra, focusing on contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine. Expect a menu featuring crab, crab and more crab.





Signature Dishes

The signature lagoon crab prepared in one of four ways - chilli crab, pepper crab, garlic or Sri Lankan crab curry, and there’s also claypot prawn curry or chicken fried rice.