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Victoria Rd, E Kandy Lake, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Restaurant by the Lake

It is a great place to stop by and have snack or a meal, while you're on awalk around the Kandy lake. They serve Sri Lankan food as well as the common fast food in Sri Lanka. The food quality is average and the service is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
RocketRu1
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I really love Avanhala since my child age. Very tasty food and also you can see the kandy lake beside.. view was excellent.

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Thank Uthpala B
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is a great place to stop by and have snack or a meal, while you're on awalk around the Kandy lake. They serve Sri Lankan food as well as the common fast food in Sri Lanka. The food quality is average and the service is good.

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Thank RocketRu1
Perth, Australia
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Right next to the cultural centre where we had seen the Kandyan Dance Show. We tried hopers for the first time, very tasty. We had 1 egg hopper & 5 plain hoppers each with fish & chicken curry and chutney & chilli salsa. (You better like it hot, which we do)

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Thank john s
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

I used to visit this place ever since I was a kid. This place is simply clean and very 80s Sri Lankan style restaurant. Most of the things you order from there is something more than what you pay for. My favourite dish from there is Vegetable Sweet and Sour which tastes very unique to this place. If you're ordering... More 

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Thank Chamath A
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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50 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

As we were driving back to colombo our driver stopped at Avanhala for food. We chose to go for the lunch buffet which was Rs.850. I chose to have d chicken soup and was so disappointed as it was ice cold. Who serves a ice cold soup? was so disappointed at the start itself. Had a little bit of rice... More 

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Thank Larisa03
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I had dinner few times .I liked the Chicken Buriyani and Nasigurang very much.You have a nice calm chill vibe from the restaurant.reasonable price good food classy place.

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Thank Ashan S
York, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Initially we went in here thinking we would have a light lunch. By the time we'd been to the toilet and sat down we decided to just have a quick drink. This was so disappointing as it appears to be attached to the cultural centre, hence you would assume it would be good quality. It was filthy dirty and not... More 

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Thank NickyPWK
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This place is near the Temple of Tooth. It gives the service for both foreigners and locals. The place is very neat and there is a variation of food types to select. We can have any function, Party, Meetings in it.

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Thank kum2006
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been to this place many times but few years ago this was a very good restaurant but my recent visit to this place for dinner was not so impressive as the food was not really that great. but reasonably okay.

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Thank Bandu N
St. Petersburg, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 via mobile

Very very tasty meet dishes. Amazing mix fruit juice. Soups is also very nice. I'm visit this places 3 times and I'm recommend this place for dinner. Few cute cats live there and you not done your huge portion of meat you can share it.

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Thank Sergey K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Victoria Rd, E Kandy Lake, Kandy, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Asian

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