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116 A, Kotugodella Veediya | Kotugodella Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Soya Centre)
+94 81 2 202016
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I first went to Soya Centre Kandy in 1991 when I started school, & although decades have passed, the taste & the quality of the ice cream is still the same & still amazing! The same people from back then still serve with a smile. They've expanded the premises a bit with a little more seating, & now the customers... More 

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Thank Dhushan
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Bit pricey but it's a great place to get some tasty short eats and the now near extinct Soya ice cream!

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Thank AviMF
Berlin, Germany
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

This a cool place . soya food with very reasonable price. Place is clean . Soya ice cream was my favourite...

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Thank justinreineck22
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

Though the food is relatively tasty and cooked under somewhat hygienic conditions it does not warrant them to charge such high prices.. imagine paying Rs 60/- for a Chinese Roll...Rs160/- for a Rotti.. They are charging 5 Star Prices.. for apparently no reason... there is obviously no service as the food has to be bought over the counter.. you need... More 

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Thank somnambulistanaz
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Our prices are generally aligned with our base product Soy, which we produce (milk etc) in house. This is also how we differentiate ourselves from other food providers. We are also completely vegan and use materials of high quality. We do believe our pricing is very reasonable, especially in comparison to paying Rs.350/-... More 

London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

I used to visit Kandy Soya centre frequently back in 1990's. If you love Soya, this is the place. You'd get a chance to try all sorts of soya food

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Thank RoshanWATA
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! More 

Andover, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

Some excellent food for snacking on which is veggie friendly. We had a selection of Sri Lankan delights which were tasty and traditional. It is full of locals if you want to experience the real Sri Lanka. The food was a bit spicy but still good. It is in the YMCA on the other side of the road to the... More 

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Thank Alex K
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your lovely review. More 

Colombo, Sri Lanka
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98 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

It is situated next to Kandy YMCA or the same building. The place is not bad. The it's Ice cream is A relatively, Price of ice cream a bit more.

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Thank fhanifdeen
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. More 

Bengaluru, India
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101 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

This place is located in the centre of the town in the YMCA Building. The place is a saviour for those looking for Pure vegetarian food in kandy. We were searching for place for lunch and ended up here reading reviews on tripadvisor. Though it's a fast food place we filled our tummy considerably and were satisfied. We tried almost... More 

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Thank SumitNagori
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review! More 

New Delhi, India
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We went there reading tripadvisor reviews and had the Soya mix flavor ice cream. We found it good but nothing exceptional.

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Thank PriyankaGarg
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Please do let us know more about your experience or any improvement you think we should be making?. More 

Kandy, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

I know this place for years and the ice creams they have are better than most of other places in Kandy. I'm not too interested in other foods they have and we mostly visits this place because it's quite, calm and allows to chat for few moments. There is nothing much to report.

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Thank Madhushanka
Hiranya C, Manager at Soya Centre, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 A, Kotugodella Veediya | Kotugodella Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka (Formerly Soya Centre)
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 202016
Description
Sells a collection of novel short-eats made with soy, such as wades, and roti rolls and sandwiches filled with soy sausage. The biggest attraction are the vegan the generous soy soft-serve ice cream cones.The open-air counter high above the street is extremely popular with locals, though service is prompt. Also sells typical vegetable buns and rolls, and bulk soy products such tofu and tempeh can be purchased there. And exciting find for the dairy-free traveller. Trucks in Kandy also sell the so called "soy ice cream", in smaller portions, though the ice cream at the Soya Centre is the tastiest and has the best quality.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?