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White House Restaurant

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21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Kelowna
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Three of us shared a meal. Had fish tikka and a chicken tikka masala as well as the vegetable rice and paneer naan bread. We enjoyed it all. We were greeted and seated quickly. We had arrived approx. 7:00pm and was quite empty but filled up quickly afterwards. The servers were pleasant and wanted to ensure all was okay. The... More 

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Thank anniekelowna
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was a joke, staff was ok though. Ordered vegetable soup as starter, it was inedible, thick like gravy, tasted very salty and must have been cut at a factory somewhere far from the restaurant. The soup resembled something from a can. Next, the papaya juice was warmer than room temperature and the two ice cubes could not chill it... More 

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Thank Bjørn W
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Decent place to eat. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff, good curry, but the paneer needs quite a bit of improvement

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Thank marheha
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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156 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Slightly better experience in waiting and wasn't given a partial racist treatment. The food was quite good. Loved the breads! Staff was nice and polite. It took us a while to place order and to even find a table, but food made up for that!

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Thank EktaPrithyani
Hoi An, Vietnam
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went twice to this restaurant and we really liked it. The food and service are excellent, especially for the price you pay.

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Thank Frankraffie
Chester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food! Best Indian food I've ever had. The service is also amazing! Food is very reasonably priced and definitely cheap for tourists considering how good it is! So far been both nights of our stay in Kandy and definitely going back tomorrow evening for a third meal.

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Thank chloewool
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very delicious lunch at this restaurant in Kandy and the best thing was the outstanding service. We were in a hurry and the staff managed to deliver very good food in almost no time, with a big smile. Flexibility like this is always greatly appreciated. ❤️

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Thank Henrika E
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99 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A busy place is often a good sign but this place was a bit disappointing. Food was OK but service was slow.

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Thank Jon-Irene
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a group of 10 meal on Christmas day. The food was served at the same time and was very tasty. Although no alcohol was served even though we were told by telephone it would be, the service was good.

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Thank Jeff M
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant with hesitation as trip advisor reviews were very contradictory. The restaurant is in Kandy city center not far from the lake and is located on the second floor. The menu contains mostly Indian and international dishes with very few Asian dishes. To resolve the controversy in reviews I would say the following: Yes people that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
Chinese, Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?