OMG Sri Lankan Seafood at MINISTRY OF CRAB! | Food Tour in Colombo, Sri Lanka!

  • Published on Mar 20, 2019
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    Nelum Kole Restaurant - To begin the day we started off at Nelum Kole Restaurant, a Sri Lankan food restaurant serving a massive buffet of different Sri Lankan food dishes. Overall, the food was good, but not the best Sri Lankan food I had. Flavors tasted too similar to each other. It is a good place to taste variety though.
    Dilmah Tea Lounge - After lunch we headed to a Dilmah Tea Lounge and drank a few teas all of which were very good.
    Ministry of Crab - Rated as one of Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants, Ministry of Crab is one of the most iconic restaurant serving seafood and especially Sri Lankan crabs in Colombo. It’s a high end restaurant, with prices that go with it, but I do have to admit that it was extremely tasty. The river shrimp, the black pepper crab was delicious. Price - about 30,000 LKR ($165.53) per OMG crab - I think it’s overpriced - but it is good.
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  • Mark Wiens
    Mark Wiens  Month ago +443

    Hope you’re having a great day! You can watch this Sri Lankan food series here: Next I will publish some Japan videos, then come back to publish Sri Lankan street food. One more thing, have some extremely exciting trips coming very soon to share with you - follow on Instagram for current updates: Thank you very much for your incredible support!

    • pravir yadav
      pravir yadav 22 days ago

      make a trip to delhi & i would love to enjoy a meal with you. Or else Bangkok it is

    • Dini Kal
      Dini Kal 24 days ago

      ♡♡♡♡ this but yet u didnt try kottu so just a liiiitle bit mad

    • Anthony Procopis
      Anthony Procopis 27 days ago

      My Mark impersonation of a drink or food that tastes oh-so-good:

    • Hassan Ahmed
      Hassan Ahmed 27 days ago

      Mark keep up the good work
      You need to come to Bulgaria amazing feed here
      Would love to see your reaction

    • Dreaka Andrews
      Dreaka Andrews 27 days ago

      Mark Wiens I so enjoy your videos!! I love watching you and your family enjoy the journeys and you meet amazing people!! You are such a kind person I wish I was your eating buddy lol!! You and your family are so amazing! God bless you all!

  • Black Rose
    Black Rose Day ago

    Mouth watering 🤤🤤🤤🤤🤤🤤😪🤤🤤🤤🤤🤤🤤😪

  • Nadine Hanske
    Nadine Hanske 2 days ago

    Hey Mark! We love your Videos and really enjoy to follow you (virtually) along your trips! Only one recommendation : your blue-ish light you are using is terrible to be honest and doesnt stick to the high quality videos you are producing!

  • Anwar Zamin
    Anwar Zamin 2 days ago

    How many people appreciated the pics of Sanga and Jayawardene in the back ground?

  • Kushen Lahiru
    Kushen Lahiru 3 days ago

    Its a dream to Sri Lankans thanks to politicians 😥

  • all i want to say is:

    damn the seafood plate is so oily that the us is on the way to invade the plate

  • Shazia Abid
    Shazia Abid 5 days ago +2

    30.000 crab it can get a mobile.. or a male wedding dress..😮

  • Shazia Abid
    Shazia Abid 5 days ago +2

    I can see Sangakara and Mahela behin Mark at 10:04 .. and love the whole video Srilanka and Mark from 🇵🇰❤

  • Gabby Hanna
    Gabby Hanna 5 days ago

    New video next travel Palestine please 😍I love and enjoy every video of you Mark

  • Unicorn Xx
    Unicorn Xx 6 days ago +1

    Ayyyyeeee Sri Lanka 🇱🇰❤️

  • SiM Sar.
    SiM Sar. 7 days ago


  • David Hoch
    David Hoch 8 days ago +1

    Mmmmmmmm Seafood

  • Connie Oher
    Connie Oher 8 days ago

    Oh wow, oh wow, oooooohhhhh woooow 😂

  • DuDe Awesome
    DuDe Awesome 9 days ago +1

    This one awesome 🤣🤣🤣

  • Edwar Collen
    Edwar Collen 10 days ago

    Deberia ver subtitulado al spanish

  • Asha Adikari
    Asha Adikari 10 days ago

    $165 for one crab.omg.its tooooo much

  • Shamya Kumara
    Shamya Kumara 10 days ago

    Thanks travelling my country 🇱🇰👍🏻

  • Eniola Osibeluwo
    Eniola Osibeluwo 12 days ago

    sooooooo goooood

    ANIS FATEHPUR 12 days ago

    So good

  • Mazen Ayman
    Mazen Ayman 13 days ago

    mark please try to show us the menu and prices for every restaurant :) thanks a lot for those amazing videos that help every traveller

  • Traveler and Chef
    Traveler and Chef 14 days ago

  • theend Jr.
    theend Jr. 14 days ago

    I recommend you buy a dimmable light for your videos mark, the lights too bright.

  • Naasir Namooya
    Naasir Namooya 15 days ago

    reduce,reuse,recycle :D

  • Sincerely AJG
    Sincerely AJG 16 days ago

    Does everyone in the comments understand that he completed this food tour with a food tourist group? Yes, the dining was expensive however they paid for the setting with the group! Food looked amazing to me Mark! I understand that sometimes you pay more for experience.

  • ricecakejohnson
    ricecakejohnson 16 days ago +2

    $165 just for ONE crab? or is it $165 per person(for the whole meal)?? If its only for one crab, then that is def wayyyy too expensive. I dont think I would pay that even if they were the top 3 most tasty restaurant in the world.

  • Jill Meli
    Jill Meli 16 days ago +2

    Omg 😮Mark those River prawns 🦐 and The Crab 🦀 look SO amazing - I can Almost smell the Butters and Garlic steam as They are being cooked lol
    Cooking here as I watch and I was Using Fresh peppers 🌶 and Garlic in lite oil with butter
    I want to Come to Sri Lanka 🇱🇰
    To enjoy that Restaurant as well

  • Om saxena
    Om saxena 17 days ago

    Ministry of crab ownre is none othe than mahela and sanga

  • Digtwo
    Digtwo 17 days ago +1

    $165 for one crab? not a chance in hell I'd pay that.

    • CELL Soldier
      CELL Soldier 15 days ago +1

      THAT KIND OF PRICE YOU CAN GET 10 or more crabs on your own lol. and cook it at home.

  • jon a
    jon a 17 days ago

    Lite lunch?? Are you kidding me?!

  • Monica Zambrano
    Monica Zambrano 17 days ago

    Y'all, I'm so jealous of all this delicious eating.

  • TTM
    TTM 17 days ago +1

    crabrights commision needs to know your location :/

  • Yani Rachma
    Yani Rachma 18 days ago

    Mark, you don't actually need that lamp. The lighting is fine, i think

  • Resham sunuwar TV
    Resham sunuwar TV 18 days ago

    very good sea food

  • vf feg
    vf feg 18 days ago

    I like your video from Taiwan 😊😊

  • Eli Hill
    Eli Hill 18 days ago

    So bloody jelly!!!

  • with love
    with love 19 days ago

    sri lanka more clean than india

  • G. E.
    G. E. 19 days ago +1

    $ 165.00 U.S. dollars per crab??!! It looks amazing but come on.

  • G. E.
    G. E. 19 days ago

    Who pays for all this? No matter how good his revenues from youtube are, this must be quite expensive.

  • Mtem Dlamini
    Mtem Dlamini 19 days ago

    I wish I was Micah the most travelled toddler in the world. He will fair well in life with this kind of exposure. You are blessed Sir to have a wife that supports you. Blessings from Swaziland in Southern Africa🇸🇿❤️

  • Willett Reed
    Willett Reed 19 days ago

    Looks delicious.

  • Doris Liang
    Doris Liang 19 days ago


  • M J
    M J 20 days ago +15

    Folks! This resturant belongs to two famous cricket players and that's why the price is insanly high. Don't go there unless you are super rich. You can get the same texture and flavor in another less famous local resturant for 1/10 of that price.

  • Khabib Normagomadov
    Khabib Normagomadov 21 day ago

    I wonder how come you’re still so skinny man

  • player house
    player house 21 day ago +1

    $165 for a crab......
    I wish i had that money for my tumour operation.. 😭😭😭😭😭😭

  • Ana Banana
    Ana Banana 21 day ago

    hope none of the crabs are female. females need to breed.

  • Susan Velves
    Susan Velves 21 day ago

    Words are not enough......yummy all over....those crabs....👌

  • parth dua
    parth dua 21 day ago +1

    Looks as satisfying as Sangakkara's cover drive 😍

    GAYAN SAMANJAYA 21 day ago

    too can have 10 crabs for that omg crab price at outside the colombo.

  • Mariakaye Abeto
    Mariakaye Abeto 21 day ago

    I love this man eat so much not getting more weight

  • anjali yobin
    anjali yobin 21 day ago +4

    I really enjoy your show ... The way u taste the food makes me feel hungry 😋😋

  • Muhammad Arif Noor
    Muhammad Arif Noor 22 days ago +17

    Love from Pakistan for our Srilankan Brothers...

  • Amanda Grace
    Amanda Grace 22 days ago

    I'm drooling here omg looks sooo good. Love from🇹🇹

  • Eric
    Eric 22 days ago

    Price - about 30,000 LKR ($165.53) per OMG crab - I think it’s overpriced - but it is good.

    HAHAHA Mark!

    • M J
      M J 20 days ago

      Folks! This resturant belongs to two famous cricket players and that's why the price is insanly high. Don't go there unless you are super rich. You can get the same texture and flavor in another less famous local resturant for 1/10 of that price.

  • Usama Nadeem
    Usama Nadeem 22 days ago

    Kumar sangarkar mala jawaderna background pics

  • Mohanlal D
    Mohanlal D 22 days ago +5

    At 6:20 your wife expressed the true feeling of that tea... yes we cannot always appreciate each and every food in the earth.

    • Ashen Wicky
      Ashen Wicky 19 days ago

      I never see she enjoys anything.. lol

  • Justin McCoy
    Justin McCoy 22 days ago

    “There is over 50 or 60 different kinds of curry in here”
    Throws up

  • Local U2ber
    Local U2ber 22 days ago

    9:51 behind mark two of the greatest Sri Lankan sportsmen

  • David FreshBoyy
    David FreshBoyy 23 days ago +1

    Your videos are amazing mate. I watch them every time i eat dinner 😁 keep enjoying food and life! Cheers 👍

  • Seeni bava
    Seeni bava 23 days ago

  • shaleen prasad
    shaleen prasad 23 days ago

    His wife’s reaction Awehhh

  • Charity Smith
    Charity Smith 23 days ago

    Micah rocking the ducky slippers and Mark in the hair dang cute! And the crab. Dear Sweet Lord, the crab!

  • synonymous anonymous
    synonymous anonymous 23 days ago

    Is mark weins from Minnesota?

  • KasiaInWonderland
    KasiaInWonderland 23 days ago

    Going to be there end of April! We have our reservation booked! Can't wait!!!

  • Camilo Calderon
    Camilo Calderon 23 days ago

    I was in Sri Lanka last year and I’m so sad I didn’t find these gems 😭 it looks so good

  • Intelliraptor
    Intelliraptor 23 days ago

    At 7:35 where it just goes silent and you can hear the ambience and feel of the kitchen it's amazing, I love it! It's oddly soothing to hear that, feels like I'm right in the kitchen :p

  • Toshiharu Kobayashi
    Toshiharu Kobayashi 23 days ago

    Mit dem Mund susannewieseler -- veo q a ti no t gusta viajar, spro q si xq nadie t va ntndr 😆😆😆😆😆😆y tmbn si tiens miedo cmr sin cchillo y tndor....😆😆😆😆

  • Nigel Tan
    Nigel Tan 23 days ago

    The moment you realize that mark's eyeballs look like they are gna pop out of their socket O.O

  • Mena Padilla
    Mena Padilla 23 days ago


  • Basil Anwer
    Basil Anwer 23 days ago +1

    if someone subscribes to my channel i will subscribe to your channel

  • Nilashree Lenka
    Nilashree Lenka 23 days ago

    Not worth 165$ off

  • Coco Akeang
    Coco Akeang 23 days ago

    You should try coconut crab

  • CeeSanchara TV
    CeeSanchara TV 24 days ago

    Omg !!!!! I need to go there

  • Bethany Grimes
    Bethany Grimes 24 days ago

    As I sit here w my spoon of peanut butter.

  • LaNette
    LaNette 24 days ago


  • Kelvin Jones
    Kelvin Jones 24 days ago

    Dam you Mr. Wiens I wish I was doing what you are doing. Eating all that beautiful great tasting food now I'm hungry

  • sky mart
    sky mart 24 days ago

    Were are you from

  • Hercules Baterna
    Hercules Baterna 24 days ago

    it looks good until they laid their ladle on a dirty surface @7:57

    • Hercules Baterna
      Hercules Baterna 20 days ago

      +Tevii Wevii hey moron. i will reciprocate your language for you. there's a rule in a kitchen especially as expensive as this. to always place the ladle in a little saucer DWEEB. and i live in the Philippines tell me more about "travel" DWEEB.

    • Tevii Wevii
      Tevii Wevii 23 days ago

      If this creeps you out??? You not meant to travel dweeb

    THANK YOU, GRACE 25 days ago

    OMG..🦀. Definitely Enjoyed Watchung Mark Wiens and David The Hungry Tourist and the other vloggers eat at The Ministry Of Crab. Thank you kindly for this Tasty Cuisine. 👍❤

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  • Dave Ridlespriger 2
    Dave Ridlespriger 2 25 days ago

    Evidently your father didn't think to highly of you that day???

  • Dave Ridlespriger 2
    Dave Ridlespriger 2 25 days ago

    Why don't you and your daughter go look in the mirror.

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    KUYA_ VINCE 25 days ago

    i love watching david eat lol

  • Harius Thamrin
    Harius Thamrin 25 days ago

    Surprised to see Tim Skykes at 12:30

  • Kris Insy
    Kris Insy 25 days ago

    17:50 the editing for that rejuice part was spot on. Really nice haha.

  • Juju M
    Juju M 25 days ago

    WOW 😍

  • Ana Laura Fraga Martinez

    Mark for $165 per Crab you should have eaten the shell!!

  • Food Secret By Uzma
    Food Secret By Uzma 25 days ago +1
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  • rehan hashmi
    rehan hashmi 25 days ago

    Pakistani series was best ..who agree?

  • D Lewis
    D Lewis 25 days ago

    Mark you your wife and Marc are amazing thank you for all your hard work man.

    JOKER JOCKEY 25 days ago +2

    I think that he was smiling always...even when he eat too spicy foods

  • Shit'astrophy
    Shit'astrophy 25 days ago

    Professor Tim sykes in da house

  • Tyler
    Tyler 25 days ago

    Love the videos man! Could your light get any brighter lol?

  • Anne Anne
    Anne Anne 25 days ago

    Hello are u? And ur family?.mizzz u mark
    .m from Philippines. alwys subscribe to u in all my account.he he..

  • Adrian Denila
    Adrian Denila 25 days ago

    I checked the price, wow its very very expensive.. now thats omg!!

  • Randjee
    Randjee 25 days ago

    Anjing kepiting apa kepiting 1ny 1 jokut wkwkwkwkw

  • masoom adi
    masoom adi 25 days ago

    mark wiens where is the green tea like a Peshawar 😉