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Restaurant & Hotel Niwahana

36,Tanamalwila Road | Ekamutugama,Sevanagala, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good24%
  • Average34%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible6%
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“quality” (2 reviews)
“variety” (2 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36,Tanamalwila Road | Ekamutugama,Sevanagala, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Date: 13 March 2018 Meal: Dinner There is not much to choose from in this area it’s either here or the hotel next door. We thought we would try Niwahana and were rather disappointed. From the extensive wait times, wrong food x 2, the hovering...More

Thank KJO74
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was ok, afterall. Nothing special but clean, eatable lunch buffet. Not very spicy. I wont come 100 miles to eat here but if I´d have journey around this restaurant, I´d eat there again. But experience zero.

Thank Jan Madman D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in here for lunch before checking in to our accommodation. The prices are reasonable but the buffet was looking a bit sad by the time we arrived. Some dishes were empty and some near empty. The food was of pretty average quality.

Thank Lapun
Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Because that was easiest to reach restaurant we tried it (living in homestay nearby) Highly overpriced self-service of only rise & curry dish which was ,,middle rate” taste and costed 1000 lkr (highest price till now after 10 days travelling in This country) + service...More

1  Thank Rokas D
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

Sri Lankan buffet served on a covered terrace. Seems to be a place to eat before going on a safari. Our service was lackadaisical.

1  Thank GuatadeLapis
Reviewed January 13, 2018

This restaurant offers simple-buffet style eating serving excellent local rice and curry food. The quality is excellent, the variety is superb and the staff are very helpful and attentive. Cannot fault it really for a quick lunchtime stop!

Thank Paul H
Reviewed August 20, 2017

We ate here prior to going on a safari in the National Park. There was a decent selection of curries, however it is geared more towards the tourist trade so the food was pretty bland compared to the more traditional dishes you find around Sri...More

Thank KateandStew
Reviewed May 5, 2017

An OK stop before or after a safari at nearby Udawalawe National Park. Lunch buffet is LKR 800 with LKR300 for a refreshing Lion Beer. Buffet food was cold and would have been more enjoyable heated up. However, nice open atmosphere with good Wi-Fi although...More

Thank DMBTraveler
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Fairly good food for a reasonable price, there is a simple curry buffet ran by very friendly staff in a quite location before Udawalawe park entrance. It's simply a place to get some filling food before your safari.

Thank Ben J
Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

Quick and friendly staff, the typical Sri Lankan curry lunch buffet, because it's a foreign tourist location the taste is not too spicy. Nothing wrong, nothing remarkable. On other locations you'll pay a third for tastier food, but hey, you're close to the elephants here.

Thank Erik D
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36,Tanamalwila Road | Ekamutugama,Sevanagala, Uda Walawe National Park, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uda Walawe National Park
  • Phone Number: 047-492-6658-077-3055-328
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