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“Amazing Sri Lankan food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Priyamali Gedara

Priyamali Gedara
1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #1 of 19 Restaurants in Polonnaruwa
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Amazing Sri Lankan food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here after a morning at Polonnuwara and had an absolutely amazing lunch. The family had prepared loads of different dishes which we helped ourselves to, including curried mango and pumpkin, chicken, potato fruit, and loads more. Buffalo curd and honey worth fruit was for dessert. Was incredible value for money and would recommend to anyone who enjoys a good spicy Sri Lankan rice and curry and friendly hosts!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great authentic lunch spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

We had a hard time finding the place (no sign on the road), but it was worth the effort. there were quite a few people (a couple of tour groups), but the food and service were excellent. Our driver liked it as well. Our cost for 2 was around $20 USD and our driver got a free meal.

Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Memorable Find”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

This was our best lunch in Sri Lanka and the mango curry was absolutely memorable. The restaurant is not easy to find, down a small dirt lane next to a Stupa. The telephone number is 071-7216480 or 027-3286485.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lexington, Massachusetts
1 review
“A great place to have dinner with friendly people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

We stayed in Polonnaruwa in November 2013. Tired of the European food at the restaurant, we looked for some place with authentic Sri Lanka food and came across this place. We had dinner there and enjoyed all sort of delicious dishes, multiple curries, string hoppers, sambas etc. The owner, his wife and two daughters were wonderful, eager to share their ways of living. We were absolutely delighted with the evening. I will highly recommend this place. Enjoy!

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
1 review
“Beautiful view, nice people, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This place is a local family's home. It's also a restaurant. Right next to the terrace is a beautiful green field, it's quiet and very authentic. I would love to come again.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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