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21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a...
White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the Central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a Bakery, Café and Restaurant all in one. The café is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Relaxing place in the heart of city

This is an ideal place for a tourist to relax and enjoy a short meal with a nice tea. They are famous for offering Indian style food as well. Service is really good. The internal design is fantastic to ralax.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
Nimal D
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Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 NEW

After eating junkfood(burger king, pizza hut,etc) and at other local restaurants, we had got sick of the food Kandy had to offer. Walked into the white house randomly and were very pleasantly surprised with the restaurant upstairs. Ambience is nice and clean (unlike other places in Kandy unfortunately) and the food was great! It had flavour and tasted fresh. The... More 

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Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is an ideal place for a tourist to relax and enjoy a short meal with a nice tea. They are famous for offering Indian style food as well. Service is really good. The internal design is fantastic to ralax.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Me and my husband were excited to dine at White House as it was most reviewed resturant in Kandy .... After arriving there till we finished meal no one offered us water ... we had to look for someone to ask for water which was not really good experience for us... food was good but not great.. fish tikka was... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Got there early before dinner time , so I order a takeout from counter. It was rice with beef, the vegetable within is fresh, rice is delicious, beef is bit dry and chewy but tastes good. Specially I am a Chinese who is very picky with rice.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Plenty of options here. Good food at a budget friendly price. Nice clean restaurant. One of the better eateries in the area.

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

It looks like a really nice restaurant but this is not how we experienced it! The menu was promising but the food was average. Maybe even below average. Service was not friendly, even overheard other customers complain about it. Would not recommend..

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Loved the Tom Yum soup. It was just perfect for sri lankan taste buds. Went back the very next day to have the same soup. I will definitely go there again when I am in kandy.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We expected more for the price, but the food was ordinary. good location though. Nice and clean, but food not that good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We ordered one beef and one chicken (dishes supposedly easy to cook...) it was really bad: beef full of fat and chicken extremely dry Service is almost non existent...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

This quickly became our "go to" place in Kandy for supper as the Sri Lankan dishes are utterly delicious and amazing value! We found 3 dishes and a naan each was plenty for a supper after a hard days sight seeing - eat upstairs for a more relaxed experience. Their cakes are also totally delicious and well worth a try... More 

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Additional Information about White House Restaurant

Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 81 2 232765
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Italian, Chinese, Indian, Sri Lankan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 232765

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Italian, Chinese, Indian, Sri Lankan

Description

White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the Central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a Bakery, Café and Restaurant all in one. The café is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm

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