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White House Restaurant

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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good food

Went there for lunch and ate upstairs. An oasis from the noise and crowds. Had chicken biryani (very good and not spicy), butter chicken (almost as good) and chicken kadai (tasty with some heat). Price was very reasonable! Service was cordial but abrupt. Menu is limited for lunch. Said the naan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
raleigh52
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Went there for lunch and ate upstairs. An oasis from the noise and crowds. Had chicken biryani (very good and not spicy), butter chicken (almost as good) and chicken kadai (tasty with some heat). Price was very reasonable! Service was cordial but abrupt. Menu is limited for lunch. Said the naan was not available but they served some to another... More 

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Thank raleigh52
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I only visited the café of the restaurant and ordered a Vegetarian Shawarma and a Samuli, with 2 Nescafé instants. And I am delighted about what I've got. It is absolutely a great place to stop by and have a nice snack and chat with someone for a while. The interior looks really good, the theme of the café kinda... More 

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Thank RocketRu1
Jebel Ali
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was great here. The milkshakes were fantastic and they come with ice cream. There were a lot of tourists which meant the menu also had some non spicy items.

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Thank Ewan M
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was okay certanly not bad We visited white house during lunch time so it was mayhem at the counter they might benefit from adding another register so two people can handle the payments Staff served us though which was nice but i felt like "that white dude" again If you order a fruitjuice, order it as a desert.... More 

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Thank Julien V
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean place fast food and may other type food are there not good sea food hard to find good sea food in central city. Not too expensive some are not too Chip prices . Good food

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Thank Anushka W
Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes you get really good warm fresh food but sometimes food are cold and looks like more than a day old specially short eats.most of the staff are mid to old age people and they work like they are fed up of the job and life,staff needs to be proactive.

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Thank ted817
London, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just popping in for a quick snack, but ending up having an excellent dinner, because the service was so good.

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Thank PeteLucy434
Bangkok, Thailand
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service. Indian curry was great. Nice looking place but you could paint the walls from the toilet so it looks clean. Restaurant is upstairs.

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Thank Richard v
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112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place offers some great, bite sized treats, both savory and sweet, true Sri Lankan bakery style (kinda british if you like).. The vegetable cotelets are amazing, and all pastys are great, try sausage rolls and samosas! Decent cakes, and dispenser pepsi ;)

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Thank Mortn N
Vilnius, Lithuania
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was first restaurant that we have found in Kandy..... And the best for local food. Nice spacious room upstairs, perfect service, delicious food. Try parana bread with beer curry.... Spicy but tasty ;)

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Thank Martynas L

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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: Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?