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Asian, Sri Lankan
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed March 6, 2020 via mobile

Great place to sit and enjoy your meal. Curry is AMAZING, recommending to take a fish option - coming with delicious grilled fish. Owners are extremely friendly and dedicated. It’s amazing to watch how they grow - we are going there for dinners year after...year :)More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020

I take cooking classes all around the world. The lesson at Shirani Home was not the most hands on I’ve had, but it was the most jamb packed with information. I took 3 pages of notes on the 7 recipes we made. I appreciated not...having to waste time chopping the 50 cloves of garlic we used! The food was amazing. These are local recipes, made in a daily way with no frills. It was like watching my mom put dishes together from memory as a small kid- only this time I got more understanding of what was going on thanks to the explanation given. Ask when you book and you can get fresh blended spices to take home for a reasonable fee.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 26, 2020 via mobile

Excellent authentic curry in a home style restaurant. I am Sri Lankan and it is a great location to experience local cuisine and reasonably priced

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Great local, organic, reasonably priced, good service and generous portions. No alcohol sold here FYI.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 16, 2020

I ordered a vegetarian curry which was very tasty. My boyfriend had noodles that were nothing better than “eatable”. The main problem however was the service, which was best described as horrible. Cheap food, and the curry is tasty. If all you’re looking for is...tasty curry and horrible service this is the place.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 29, 2020

I have spent the last 3 winters in Sri Lanka & this is still the best curry I have found. The owner is incredibly welcoming, the food is great & the restaurant is comfortable. I highly recommend for anyone travelling in the area to go!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2020

We ate here every second lunchtime. The rice and curry is so delicious, the vegetables vary depending on what is in season and the service is very good. A family run restaurant where you don’t have to wait long for your meal and very good...prices. The juices are a big size and made with pure fruit not diluted. The owners Lala and Shirani are great to chat to if you need any help on your trip. I highly recommend to visit ! 🥘 🍴 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 13, 2020

family owned restaurant, really really good food, and at a good price. Very good juice, like pineapple, Beetroot, ginger, lime ! So go for it!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Visited Shirani with some friends after reading the great reviews on TripAdvisor. This shows to never ever entirely trust TripAdvisor when choosing. The food was actually the most tasteless we ever tried on the island during 16 days in different location. We tried the curry...and also the noodles and both equally terrible. The second “dot” in the grade was for the owners heat personality and that saved the food experience from a one “dot” experience.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2019

Shirani House is located on a side road off the main road. The place is clean and charming, with a peaceful ambience and friendly service. The food is amazing! Upon ordering a main, you are given complimentary vegetable dishes as accompaniment.I had the best tabouleh...and long beans. For meat curries,you would have to inform them in advance for them to prepare. This means everything is cooked fresh and they don't have days old curries sitting there to be reheated. The juices were cold and refreshing, and complimented the Sri Lankan weather. A must-try!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Response from annechop | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I didn’t do one of their classes as they weren’t running any at the time. You would need to contact the property They have a Facebook page and I can’t post the link on trip advisor. It won’t allow me reply to you if I... More
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