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Mackwoods Tea Centre

Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 667711
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Mackwoods Tea Centre, situated approximately 1500 meters above sea level in the heart of Nuwara Eliya is one of the finest tea centres in Sri Lanka and is today a popular stop in an international travellers itinerary providing an opportunity to experience Mackwoods Tea at its best in the salubrious hill country clime as well as providing an instructive glimpse of the manufacture of Ceylon Tea.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“chocolate cake” (75 reviews)
“sri lanka” (65 reviews)
“gift shop” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 667711
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"chocolate cake"
in 75 reviews
"sri lanka"
in 65 reviews
"gift shop"
in 18 reviews
"cakes"
in 16 reviews
"nice tour"
in 11 reviews
"quick tour"
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"orange pekoe"
in 9 reviews
"whole process"
in 12 reviews
"learn how"
in 6 reviews
"guided tour"
in 14 reviews
"factory visit"
in 6 reviews
"free tour"
in 12 reviews
"worth a stop"
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"interesting visit"
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"different types"
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"en route"
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"hill country"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A visit to srilanka is not complete until you visit this tea factory . You will get a professional guided tour. In this 170 year old established. Special thanks to PRIYA our tour guide.

Thank FOUAD A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the tour around this tea factory which was indeed interesting. Our guide was pretty dead pan and boring with no sense of humour but I think she may have learned what to say in English to give the tour but couldn’t speak much...More

Thank AucklandWiz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Today we wanted to visit the Tea Factory Damro in Nuwara Eliya. Before that we wanted to eat something in their Restaurant. We went to the 1st stair to the restaurant and told to the receptionist that we want to eat something, but we have...More

Thank Kállai Á
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place formerly known as Macwoods Tea Lounge and changed to DAMRO Tea Lounge. We stopped on our way to Nuwara Eliya and a great place for a stopover for a break. We had lunch at first there, and it was so good. Buffet food...More

Thank Oshidee
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

Stopped on the way to Nuwara Eliya and a great place for a stopover for a tea. First time had a Golden Infusion Tea and it was so amazing. Formerly known as Macwoods Tea Lounge and recently changed to DAMRO Tea Lounge. If would like...More

Thank AnudeSilva
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Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Huge areas of tea garden changed hands and called Damro. However tea is not great in comparison to other old tea estates

Thank simanti
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

If you are interested in how tea is made, and you happen to be in the area, this is a great place to visit. I believe it is one of the oldest and biggest plantations in Sri Lanka and as you arrive and visit the...More

Thank Kabir K
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Reviewed May 31, 2018

We didn't do the tour or factory visit. Even though the tea plantation was vast and beautiful, the Damro Mackwoods showroom was the least colorful, least impressive of the five tea showrooms that we visited. The teas were displayed on shelves that were either on...More

Thank Staidthere
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Really nice and big. I liked the tour. they showed us the tea plantation and how you get tea. We had afternoon tea and then I bought 3 boxes. The white tea was so expensive that I could not afford it.

Thank MaraMara M
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Formerly known as Macwoods Tea Lounge. now called DAMRO Tea Lounge. One of the best tea lounges in the Hill Country. It's located on the roadside of Labookellie. I ordered 4 Fish rolls and Tea as my breakfast and I must tell you It was...More

Thank 247beachl0ver2017
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mack_eriksson
February 15, 2018|
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Response from ClicknNomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality... More
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Ankit N
February 3, 2018|
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Response from samthedogdublin | Reviewed this property |
Very late reply-sorry, I didn’t see the alert. Tour was free but with an ‘optional’ tip for the guide. Purchasing tea not obligatory.
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Lemin H
October 4, 2017|
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Response from RoshanWATA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so Better give them a ring if you are in Sri Lanka
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