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Rithu Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Fast Food, Diner, Sri Lankan
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 4 days ago

we had a great lunch in this simple, yet very cosy restaurant; service is great and most of all food is excellent; very recommended !!

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank karienguido b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rice and curries were absolutely awesome. Also our dessert (banana and pineapple fritters). Would definitely go there again.

Date of visit: September 2019
1  Thank amelierei
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really enjoyed this restaurant. Good food, good setting and even better service. Sri Lanka has the best hospitality.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank ystaheli
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owners was very kind with us. The place, a wood house near the road to Sigiriya, is beautiful. The parking is an extra point is for our tuk tuk.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank kathbc
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

The best restaurant in the Sigiriya-Dumbella area in my opinion! The first time I had their rice and curry for lunch,l and it was amazing. In fact I liked so much I went back for dinner and got the sweet and sour fish (caught the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank JulesPrsn
Reviewed April 25, 2019

excellent food real family sri lanka food better discovery of the region for food a real chef at the head of a Sri Lankan restaurant

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank david j
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

This is the worst experience I had not only in srilanka but in my life! Beside that half of the menu is not available, we wanted to be on the safe side we ordered grilled chicken breast and fish and chips. The first plate came...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank FatenB2
Reviewed April 20, 2019

We went to Rithu on the way back to Sigiriya from a trip to Dambulla after seeing all the reviews. We weren't disappointed! Delicious, fresh curry, including the best beetroot curry of our trip. We also ordered noodles (fussy children...) which were tasty, however largely...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Ilana P
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We went to Rithu after hiking Sigiriya. Cold beers and incredible food. Just what was needed 😁 Would highly recommend

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank chris_scott06
Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a place to have diner close to our hotel and we tried Rithu! Well.. we came back the second night. The place is simple but cute, the owners are welcoming and nice, and the food is great ! The best things...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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July 23, 2019|
Response from mikewo0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I can see that it's a 2.7 kilometer away from Jetwing. So it's short distance. I don't know how much tuktuk will cost as we had our own driver with a car. The restaurant is next to the main road and it's small but the... More
October 25, 2017|
Response from EmilieThomsen | Reviewed this property |
We were there around 7-8 pm I think and when we left it was full. So I think I will be open until 10 pm at least.
October 25, 2017|
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Response from SoloTravelling | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Although I ate here earlier that 8pm, I did pass there one evening and it was open past 9pm. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
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