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Gajaba Hotel Dining Room

Lake Rd, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
(27) 222 2394
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Ranked #15 of 18 Restaurants in Polonnaruwa
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English first
Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We had a meal here and can safely say it was the worst in all of Sri Lanka. Firstly they only had Anchor beer (which tastes a bit like soap - avoid it and stick with Lion or Three Coins) Secondly the service was agonisingly slow (this is often the case in Sri Lanka, but we were were the only... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

One of our party of 4 noticed this restaurant and suggested that we stop here rather than heading 20 km back toward Harabana in the interests of getting a quick meal. Big mistake--nothing is quick. Orders which they could not fill were accepted; staff took their time about informing us that they didn't have the ingredients. I ordered Chicken Fried... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

only went here because we wanted to spread our money around and as an alternative to the rest house up the road. Also the sign outside read "beer garden" which in Sri Lanka usually means a rather caged-in plain affair. but not here. The garden was beautiful however and we were shown through a long corridor, past all the cell-like... More

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80 reviews 80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2012 via mobile

We stayed at the hotel and had dinner here on arrival. As far as the hotel goes, the room was dark and gloomy. The ceilings are low so there is a strong sense of the room being a confined and closed space. The bathroom was dark and dingy and the toilet cover was partially broken. There was a dank, damp... More

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2011

Good food, both Eastern and Western style dishes. We were 2 of 3 guests in the hotel and they still went ahead and made exactly what we ordered. The breakfast was sparce, but the supper was good, made with clearly fresh delicious veggies and fruit juice. Yum.

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