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Genuine Humbugs

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Meena Ella Nursery Hakgala | opposite Hakgala Botanical Gardens, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good41%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible11%
Jul 11, 2017
“Tea”
Jul 10, 2017
“small cottage type Rest House”
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Reviewed July 11, 2017 via mobile

We were shocked to find the place so run down and empty. It was dark and gloomy. The view too was not so great as the garden had not been maintained and was quite a mess. A rattly old sing hung neglected on shaky hooks....More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This restaurant has been in this Location for easily over 25 years. I remember visiting this location as a Child when on Holiday to Nuweraeliya. The climate has always been cool and the Hakgala Botanical gardens are Just opposite. Humbugs serve the best strawberry with...More

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Reviewed April 20, 2017

The location is about a 20 minute bus journey from Nuwara Eliya in a beautiful setting on the side of a mountain. There is a scattering of houses in Hakgala as well as the botanical gardens, but not much else.The bungalow is a little way...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We wanted to have strawberries and humbug is renowned and one of the few original places in Nuwara eliya. The service is good and prices was decent. What we noted was the lunch is very popular as well.

Thank DJEBA
Response from Palitha J, Owner at Genuine HumbugsResponded September 4, 2016

Thank you very much for your appreciation,and we are happy you enjoyed your meals.

Reviewed January 25, 2016

The care/restaurant here is idea for a stop for drinks or snacks on the way to or from Nuwara Eliya. It is right opposite the Hakgala botanic gardens and just a few kilometres from Gregory Lake and the main town. Humbugs serves a range of...More

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Response from Palitha J, Owner at Genuine HumbugsResponded September 4, 2016

Thank you very much for your appreciation,and good to know you enjoyer your meals

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"If you go with a family then get the family room. the other rooms are great as well though but smaller."
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"Check the bathroom too and see if the hot water really works before deciding on a room."
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"Request for deluxe room that has garden view. One room even has a door that opens out to garden."
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