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White House Restaurant

21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2232765
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Ranked #9 of 68 Restaurants in Kandy
Price range: $5 - $10
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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.
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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Clean and well presented restaurant. Food was excellent. Starters of zingy chicken bites and chilli and meat enchilada like snack. Spicy but fun. The spice was ratcheted up with the mains. Butter chicken with a kick and a fiery chicken Karai. The tandoori rotti it was served with was excellent. No mango lassi available, but banana milkshake a suitable replacement.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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140 reviews 140 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

The curries were excellent. Highly tasty, with fantastic breads and side dishes. Everything else was very poor (eg. service, attitude). Was like eating in a staff canteen. Charged £3.50 for a bottle of water. I would personally not return due to their attitude.

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Suzhou
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

When you walk into the White House you first see the bakery part, which at lunch time, when we entered, was totally crowded. That already seemed a good sign to us, so we continued on upstairs where there is a beautiful dining room with a colonial feel to it. Some of the items on the menu were not available, so... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I had just about given up on finding anything good to eat in Kandy, aside from kottus and rotis. You would think, given the number of tourists in town, that someone would do something half-decent, but over 2 weeks of visiting this place I hadn't had a single enjoyable, non Sri Lankan meal anywhere. So I wasn't expecting a whole... More

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

All i can say that it was a great experience eating at White House Restaurant. Great food, great staff, very friendly and attentive. The manager was so professional.we had the chance to eat 2 times in the restaurant and in both times everything was just perfect. will recommend it to all my friends and my next visit to Sri Lanka... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Our family of 5 had a delightful meal for dinner here. This is the most charming and clean restaurant we saw in kandy. The curry Kalai was superb. The kids also enjoyed their meals, and the desserts are a treat- from the bakery downstairs! Meals are big- our 3 kids shared one meal plus pappadams and a roti. Note: it's... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We read the good reviews and decided to eat here. We had 2 indian dishes wich were really good. The food was spicy and tasty and reasonable prices ( around 500-700 rp and you need to add rice 250 rp) the only negative thing is the service-the waiters make you feel like they dont really want to serve you.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

it gives tasty foods that we can get in the kandy city. they try to satisfy their customers maximum.it gives food when all the other restaurents are closed and they try to give us a good service.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Sweets in White house i love them they make my hole day stress to disapear it's a good place for a couple to have tea in the eveing.. love it and respect You White House

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

With the White trimmings and furniture ....the Owners give the impression that it's clean and good to eat at. But the pastries are old, re-warmed and hardly any food of substance. I normally go to this place for their Buriyani. But no more! The Stewards know me and spilled the beans. On my last three 'Look See' visits I asked... More

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WH K, Director Operations at White House Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We thank you for taking the time to review us. We go a long way to satisfy every guest walking through our doors & fulfill their requirements and ensure that they get the best of service & food. Your dissatisfaction has caused us concern. The local health authorities have given us an 'A' grade certification after thorough... More

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Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 81 2232765
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

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