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“Eat like a local!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Devon Restaurant

Devon Restaurant
Dalada Vidiya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #33 of 83 Restaurants in Kandy
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
London, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
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“Eat like a local!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

This is exactly what we were looking for having spent a few days in large hotels enjoying fancy dishes etc - we wanted a real Sri Lankan meal.
This is the place. Excellent devilled chicken, more rice than an army could devour and surrounded by families out for the evening.
Definitely worth a visit after enduring the crowds at the evening ceremony at the Temple of the Tooth!

Visited February 2013
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Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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“Awesome place to have dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

The interiors are well done and takes you to a different world altogether. You can relax and enjoy your meal. The staff are well mannered and you get a lot of space to enjoy your meal. The menu is elaborate and not very expensive. The meal is served hot and in style. Of course you have to wait for at least half an hour for your meal to arrive but then you can sink into the environment while you enjoy your drink and wait for the food to arrive.

Visited March 2013
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Miami, Florida
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“Brunch”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Be careful wtih Brunch. The Kendall Restaurant starts to pick up the food one hour before the end of the Brunch so if you are late there is no food and/or is way over done. We walked out. ( We were offered free steaks but we declined) On the plus, an earlier visit was fine and the servicve was very good.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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“Good option for take away food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

Devon restaurant is very conveniently located near the Kandy lake. It is very highly recommended by the locals. We had our breakfast at the bakery section which offers a huge variety of mouth-watering fare at reasonable price. We found a lot many locals having their breakfast at the bakery. My husband absolutely relished the fish cutlets and fish burger.

Being a vegetarian, one has very limited options at mostly all the eateries in Srilanka. Of the limited options available at Devons, I tried the dal wada and coconut cookies. Both were decent. Would strongly recommend their chocolate roll. Priced at 140 LKR, it is quite a steal. We also got some of the stuff packed as take away from the bakery. The packaging staff packed both the veg and non-veg items together (which effectively meant i had to starve during my train travel). We also found our packet short of some items ordered and paid for.

Overall a good place to visit for snacks and bakery items.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Chinese dish better than Indian”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

My Chinese Chicken with Black Beans was better than our Chicken Tikka Masala. The diningroom was better than the average local restaurant and the service was good.

Visited February 2013
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