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History Restaurant

27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 4 470642
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good32%
  • Average30%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese
$$ - $$$
27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

We visited here following reading the lonely planet - however unfortunately the food was poor and the restaurant was so quiet, there were no other dinners. Better to look for somewhere with locals eating.

Thank Clair H
Reviewed September 27, 2012

Kandy is crying out for a proper non buffet non hotel based restaurant and I was hoping this would be it ...... but no. Nice location and nice people but food disappointing. There is NO WHERE in Kandy for decent non hotel non buffet grub....More

Thank BMOH
Reviewed September 25, 2012

...but average food. We loved the slide show and the photos and decorations. Sadly there seems to be a majority of western foods that is never very good. Wish there were more Sri Lankan dishes.

Thank grantjames
Reviewed August 28, 2012

The restaurant promises a glimpse into Kandy's history. They have hung up old photographs on the wall and a poorly done slide show runs in a loop - that's about the history you can find. Food was very reasonably priced and tasty though the variety...More

Thank Aswin N
Reviewed July 11, 2012

Fun of visiting this restaurant is to watch all those old pics and newspaper cuttings displaying history of Kandy. Food quality used to be very good back in 2007-08. I didn't check that this time. I only visited for a quick lime juice and revisiting...More

Thank VMaverick
Reviewed June 19, 2012

Staff were very friendly and the slide show was very interesting. Food was good but on occasions they got our order wrong or there were things on the menu that weren't available any more. Could prove problematic at busy times!

Thank Richard G
Reviewed May 13, 2012

The food we had was decent, but nothing special. The decoration is very nice with old pictures and newspapers.

Thank Geerlings
Reviewed December 30, 2011

very much centered towards tourists although pretty quiet when we were there. The food is good as well as the service. You're shown a presentation with historic pictures of Kandy and surroundings giving it a very nice touch. Also the rest of the restaurant is...More

1  Thank AxelLinsay
Reviewed November 21, 2011

we (me & my husband) was little late for dinner but wanted a place where we can eat and relax. we had difficulty to find the place as local people could not recognize the road (dont know why). at last a kind security man tool...More

Thank Bita A
Reviewed October 9, 2011

I am completely at a loss as to how anyone could have enjoyed a meal here- most importantly, the food was simply disgusting and made us both sick. On top of that, the service was incredibly poor- it took ages to get attention and you...More

Thank Laethantasaoire1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 4 470642
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