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Athula Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Sri Lankan, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing dinner at Athula which is a family run restaurant with wonderful home cooked Sri Lankan cuisine. The portions were so generous we couldn’t finish but it was so delicious we certainly tried. Our hosts were fantastic and very passionate about...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Waywardfairy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best sri lankan meal we had. The owners are so warm and friendly the place is clean. The food is home cooked and delicious. The price was unbelievably low 5/5 pls go here

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ChristinaR3074
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really lovely family restaurant. The food was fresh and tasty. Staff were really friendly. I went back a second night as I enjoyed it so much. Great to try a restaurant frequented by locals and get away from hotel food. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This family-run restaurant serves absolutely delicious Sri Lankan food at a very reasonable price. The owners are so lovely and genuine and we really enjoyed chatting to them throughout our night. We arrived quite early, but they were happy to accomodate us, and served us...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jop6278
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in Dambulla for 3 nights in August 2019, we ate here 2 out of the 3 nights. Sri Lankan food with a homely feel. The restaurant is very well priced, much cheaper then our resort near by. We were offered about 8 different dishes...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank z_ventures
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The curries were almost all vegan which is fantastic! The fruits and watermelon juice at the end were a nice dessert. The place is a bit pricier compared to what you pay at other restaurants but it was well worth the money.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank ViviSoph
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our driver recommended this restaurant for his tippical Sri Lanka rice with curry. And it seems to be a good choice.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank DiLyOT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a home cooked meal served buffet style a lovely Sri Lankan family. Food was well cooked and tasted really nice. There’s no menu and they give quite a few different curries to try. You then finish off with a freshly squeezed watermelon juice and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank elisa-scalcon93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great! After traveling from Kandy and checking into our place, we walked here because it was close and the reviews were great! It definitely lived up to the reviews and we left with full bellies of great Sri Lankan food. The family...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank djmoon7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sandia, the lady owner, is really kind and you can see her passion for cooking. She brought us spicy and non spicy food, all very tasty and delicious. The place is near the city center but away from the chaos of the traffic. Not expensive...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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