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23rd Mile Post, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
94 (0) 27 222 5577
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good place to eat

We ordered off the menu as the buffet was close to 1000 LKR. By doing this we got our bill in 1/2 of what the buffet would have cost. Good food, don't have to worry, good place to stop.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2013
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Panadura, Sri Lanka
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Close to Polonnaruwa you find this cool, charming place. Speciality is Sri lankan but Chinese, Indian, Western are also best.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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745 reviews 745 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
563 helpful votes 563 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stopped off here for coffee after climbing Sigiriya Rock Fortress first thing in the morning, on our way to see the ruins. This was OK but just made withNescafe granules. The loos were very clean, and the plan was to return to try out the buffet for lunch (just being laid out at 11:30am), but we ended up going... More 

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Malaysia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Wonderful food and amazing variety. Great place to stop and eat. This place is clean and reasonably priced. It's value for money. It s a good place esp for those who are vegetarians.

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Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We ordered off the menu as the buffet was close to 1000 LKR. By doing this we got our bill in 1/2 of what the buffet would have cost. Good food, don't have to worry, good place to stop.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This restaurant is a really great place to eat! The great thing it's buffet! It is really cheap(500pp) and it has great choice for such a price! For those going to Polonnaruwa this a good place to refresh yourself and have a meal. I totally recommend this restaurant!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This was a pretty spacious and comfortable restaurant on the way to Polonnaruwa. The service was great and the variety of vegetarian food in the buffet (there was non-veg too) was amazing. Everything was very delicious and made us opt for a second helping ;-) The only minus was the fact that they did not have provision for credit cards... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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86 reviews 86 reviews
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

very simple and nice restaurant with nice food and staff.......

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Thidas arana is very nice eco friendly restourant in polonnaruwa. Very good staff & delicious food. Verry nice place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23rd Mile Post, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: 94 (0) 27 222 5577

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Asian

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