What a nice surprise to find a Sri Lankan restaurant in the centre of Leeds. I must admit, the entrance to the place doesn't seem inviting with its grubby steps and sticky carpet but if the food is reasonably cheap and tasty, I don't mind so much!
The friendly waitresses were efficient and helpful which was made easier by the place not being very full. The decor is nice and you can see into the kitchen which is always a bit reassuring as you can see there are a number of chefs who seem to be working hard.
I ordered veg rolls which are like vegetarian cutlets (for those who are familiar with Sri Lankan food). I was slightly disappointed not to see pancake rolls or string hoppers on the menu but what I ordered for my main was satisfying enough. The main was a substantial portion of chicken lamprais that was accompanied by another bowl of chicken curry, a few chutneys and some cucumber, tomato and onion salad. The flavouring was good and had just the right amount of spice. Enough to break through the barrier of my hayfever! Having some Sri Lankan heritage, I thought the cooking & experience was honest - I'm sure my Dad would approve.
All in all it was a nice experience and would highly recommend people to go. Good, honest Sri Lankan and South Indian food. I'll definitely be back.
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