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Sri Ambaal


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 - 2019 Winner


Indian, Fast Food, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

Great local Indian food found here. Very busy and filled with locals. Amazing daal curry with ghee thosai!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Josephineyeoo
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

We stopped here to have a lunch after we visited the Post office in Nuwara Eliya. The restaurant offers local food at excellent prices. We tried most of their vegan meals and we enjoyed each of it! Everything was fresh and tasty. Not sure why...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019

Came to Sri Ambaal expected good things but left feeling incredibly dissapointed. We arrived for a late lunch and were quickly seated at the back of the restuarant. But from then on things went down hill. Having ordered our food, we tried to wash hands...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank Hannah T
Reviewed May 11, 2019

We stopped here for a quick lunch. The whole place is chaotic and dirty but we gave them a try. The waiter was impatient, actually he decided for us what to eat. Most of the food on the menu was unavailable. We got a dosai...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Budapest81
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Even though not so hygienic but still recommend for the great food and taste served with warmth. Price was reasonable and lot of local crowd.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Debaprasad B
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

This place was a breath of fresh air after visiting so many ‘Sri Lankan’ restaurants that actually serve mostly western food. This place serves excellent Tamil cuisine, and you’ll be eating with locals. But don’t worry, the staff are super helpful and will put together...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 238maddies
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

The resturant old, not very clean looking. The plates are steel and stacked wet after the wash. The food was a vegeterian buffet of rice and 4 different veg. Curries. The food is extra ordinarily delicious. The price is extremely affordable. The staff are very...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank hamaydeh
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Eat with the locals in this great place, clean and friendly! masala dosa is super hot for the none local mouth ;)

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 389adih
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Thosai and idly were very special in it with Sambar. Thamil food also mentioned as South Indian food. Good option for a good price and a good meal

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank onasiusfernando
Reviewed March 1, 2019

We had thali here. It was tasty and filling. Good variety of items. Thali doesnt have roti/chapati etc. Its a south indian thali.

Date of visit: February 2019
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