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White House Restaurant

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21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice dinner here, butter chicken was tasty as well as the rest of what we ordered. The restaurant itself is a bit tired and needs renovation, however it's a good option given the lack of places to eat in Kandy, which is surprising. No alcohol sold in the restaurant.

Thank Chiara D
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

the food was delicious. The service was very good , my dish was too spicy so they made me a new one very quickly without questions.

Thank Shani K
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Really excellent food in the centre of Kandy. We had the butter chicken, daal, mixed fruit smoothie and some naan/rice - all 5/5. Staff friendly too- highly recommend

Thank Patrick M
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Came here by recommendation of our host and didnt regret it - fine Butter Chicken & Tikka Masala, decent portion, friendly staff. Would come here again.

Thank Kristina G
Woombye, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice quite clean upstairs restaurant . Best curry I had in Sri Lanka. All our meals were great .Was quite at lunch time, so might be good time to go

Thank christinecalvert
Hong Kong, China
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get to the restaurant you'll need to walk through the small canteen like cafe on the ground floor up to the first floor. The restaurant is a comfortable place. Food is good. We had the fish tikka masala (average), butter chicken (excellent) and nasi goreng (good). The naan was good too. Service is attentive but food was very slow... More 

Thank P C
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our first restaurant in Kandy we visited and it was good. Nothing fancy though. I think the first floor is for dinner, which is where we were sat. It looked nice and it was a bit away from the traffic, also nice. The food tasted good and was not too expensive. Also try their juice. Try this if... More 

Thank Sjakie S
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice Indian (and other dishes). We tried a curry and some Tandoori chicken. Good service. Not licenced.

Thank SwissMountainGoat
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the best restaurant we ate in during our stay. The food was really delicious and the service was spot on. I was looking for a halal place so it was perfect. Keep on the good work

Thank zineb b
Dublin, Ireland
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155 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went twice, first time was excellent and it was early evening around 5.30. Second time it was average. Very nice waiter but need to keep food consistent. (Same dish both nights)

Thank DerekMcH

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Chinese, Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 232765
White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the Central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a Bakery, Café and Restaurant all in one. The café is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.

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