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King Prawn Restaurant

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5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
773295766
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Tasty food but a little expensive

Good menu choice and tasty food especially the sweet and sour. Service was excellent a very enjoyable experience. Vegetarian options a bit limited as they had ran out of bean curd and other dishes. Overall pretty good if craving Chinese food

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Unfortunatly we did not enjoy any of the dishes we ordered (the chicken fried rice was not tasty as expected, beef was too cooked and the soup a little watered).We were quite disapointed about the restaurant and the guides that recommend it. Even though the before mentioned, the service was gentle.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Good menu choice and tasty food especially the sweet and sour. Service was excellent a very enjoyable experience. Vegetarian options a bit limited as they had ran out of bean curd and other dishes. Overall pretty good if craving Chinese food

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were with another family and they had eaten in this place earlier. We were surprised by how European the hotel was. The flowers and the architecture was an all European experience. We were late when we arrived and we were the only guests. The restaurant itself looked wonderful and clean. The food was very good too. We ordered their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We ate here as we were staying in the hotel (so no trouble finding it). Found it lacking in atmosphere as we were the only ones there but that wasnt their fault. Good service and we liked the choice of food size small, medium or large, great idea (even the small was a very generous portion so unless you have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This restaurant is impossible to find - we searched for it for an hour or so but it was not where the map indicated. Stay away otherwise you will waste your time. Needs significantly better signage.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you want to have Chinese food in Nuwara Eliya cool climate this is the place. Food is tasty though its not hot. If you are a Sri Lankna looking to typical Chinese food better tell in advance to make it more hot. Portions are quite small compared to Colombo places. The restaurant name is not visible to outside since... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We always have the take away Chinese lunch here. Its a large tasty portion. They take the order over the phone. Remember to take plastic spoons if you plan on a picknick lunch in the park!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

We had read about this in guide books, so when in Nurawa Eliya went in search of it. I must say it is quite hard to find, no signage at all, we only found it as I had read it was in the Glendower Hotel. We were really impressed, a bit of a mixed metaphor as when you went in,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Came well recommended, dont get why. We had to return the pineapple juice to be mixed again as it was full of big pieces. The food was even worse. The menu has three options for most meals - small, medium and large, with no explanation whatit means. So we asked and were told a small meal with two portions of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch after reading the lonely planet review. The service and the chicken and sweet corn soup were great, everything else was dissappointing even the rice. The bill was the real kicker, it was more expensive than chinese food in Australia. Don't waste your money here, try the street food and bakeries.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Nuwara Eliya
  • Phone Number: 773295766

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  • Cuisine: Chinese

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