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King Prawn Restaurant

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5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
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Montreux, Switzerland
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were staying at this typical english looking hotel and asked the manger where we could have some Chinese food, only to find out that they had an amazing restaurant in the same hotel. We loved the food, Had a small issue with one dish but they changed it right away and gave us free desert to make up for... More 

Thank williamjay2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Janik....We are very greatful to you for your kind hospitality....Was lost for words to expalin how much we enjoyed our stay at your place. Great food,great place to visit. Best, Ajith Peiris

1 Thank Ajith P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

A run down, dusty restaurant in an old hotel. The menus didn't describe what you were ordering, so you kinda had to guess. I had the Hong Kong style prawns and my wife had sweet and sour chicken. Food tasted ok, but gave us horrible food poisoning the next day. Vomiting and diarrhea on our way to Ella ruined the... More 

Thank Julian W
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

The taste of he food is average. Most of them are Chinese food and Asian food, but they are quite expensive. It is better to have seafood in the coast area.

Thank Tracy C
Madrid, Spain
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77 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Great Chinese restaurant inside the GLENDOWER hotel. You will fill in and other country if you were traveling for many days in Sri Lanka, a good place to forget about the rice and curry. Do not ask for the large plates unless you are really really hungry and are more than 4 or 6 people

Thank Alex_Corleone
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunatly we did not enjoy any of the dishes we ordered (the chicken fried rice was not tasty as expected, beef was too cooked and the soup a little watered).We were quite disapointed about the restaurant and the guides that recommend it. Even though the before mentioned, the service was gentle.

Thank Jass B
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154 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

Good menu choice and tasty food especially the sweet and sour. Service was excellent a very enjoyable experience. Vegetarian options a bit limited as they had ran out of bean curd and other dishes. Overall pretty good if craving Chinese food

Thank Sttevei83
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We were with another family and they had eaten in this place earlier. We were surprised by how European the hotel was. The flowers and the architecture was an all European experience. We were late when we arrived and we were the only guests. The restaurant itself looked wonderful and clean. The food was very good too. We ordered their... More 

Thank Ranil A
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26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We ate here as we were staying in the hotel (so no trouble finding it). Found it lacking in atmosphere as we were the only ones there but that wasnt their fault. Good service and we liked the choice of food size small, medium or large, great idea (even the small was a very generous portion so unless you have... More 

Thank 4dchops
Hoi An, Vietnam
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This restaurant is impossible to find - we searched for it for an hour or so but it was not where the map indicated. Stay away otherwise you will waste your time. Needs significantly better signage.

Thank HamishSaunders

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Nuwara Eliya
  • Phone Number: 773295766

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