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White House Restaurant

21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
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Ranked #10 of 74 Restaurants in Kandy
Price range: $5 - $10
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Italian, Sri Lankan
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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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  • Arabic first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
South West England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Great cakes and pastries, coffee ok. Reasonable priced lunch- iIndian, Sri Lankan or Chinese take away or eat in. Lots of local finger foods .

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New York City, New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We came here after visiting the Temple of the Tooth and we were so hungry! When you first come in it, the place doesn't look too nice - but wait! as soon as you walk upstairs, the restaurant is much nicer. The local sri lankan dishes were delicious and we ordered quite a few as the prices were so reasonable.... More 

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We loved this place so much we went to eat there for dinner 2 days in a row. They have an extensive menu with so many options, and everything was good! Don't be fooled by the decor downstairs...upstairs is so great. The first night we were a group of 5 so we decided to get 5 dishes to share, which... More 

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I ate dinner in White House couple of days ago - very easy to find, but when you go inside, you might be a bit confused - you must go thru the bar/shop and go up the stairs. Restaurant is clean, staff is friendly, food is tasty and cheap. A great value !

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Having frequented many local cafes and sampled local food in some very suspect looking of places we were looking forward to a meal in a comfortable and clean looking restaurant. The menu was varied and reasonably priced but unfortunately when the food arrived it wasn't great. The korma was nice enough but lacked any real flavour and the chicken in... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The food was great but too spicy I tried the indian food. The service was great . Not expensive the prices for two person around 20 $

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Hyderabad, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Went with family and they offer a wide spread of dishes and prices are also not expensive. A great escape from the busy streets of Kandy. Try the restaurant in 1st floor.

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Prague, Czech Republic
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The building is actually more interesting than food. We came because all guides mentioned this place. First, we ordered typical sri lankan food, nothing unusual. It´s not the point complaining about speed of service, it´s Sri Lanka :) but, they were really sloooow. Next table was occupied with messy muslim family. They entertain us for whole 80 minutes, At the... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

A local man walked us to this restaurant after we asked him for a recommendation. The food was excellent. Very tasty. I recommend you to eat here.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A big disappointment for me. The deco of the restaurant is boring and full of marks of water leakage. The ice tea is a turn down with it's biter flavor and the the dishes we ordered are either too sweet or not fresh due to the poorly picked ingredients. Pretty sure there are lots of other choices in town, will... 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: Chinese, Indian, Italian, Sri Lankan

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