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“Average”
Review of Lyon Cafe

Lyon Cafe
Ranked #84 of 145 Restaurants in Kandy
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Hong Kong, China
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123 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed December 9, 2011

We have been taking out from the Lyon cafe many times especially as it is at easy reach. Earlier several years back the food was remarkably good and it used to be one of the most famous and popular restaurants in Kandy. But when recently when we ordered their Lyon Special Platter we were surprised. The flavor they used to have was still quite apparent but the whole meal was stuffed with large amounts of cabbage and carrots instead of any meat. We hardly found strips of Chicken and Beef here and there. The food was also quite spicy even for the Sri-Lankan platter. At this case the meal was also bit overpriced.
The staff was alright but once they jumbled our order and provided a different meal.

  • Visited December 2011
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The platter is not worth the hype in Lonely Planet”
Reviewed October 21, 2011

The place was fine, and the staff friendly, but the famous Lyon Platter is basically just everything they have poured onto a plate! It isn't disgusting but I wouldn't particularly recommend it

Visited October 2011
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Toronto, Canada
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good food not the greatest atmosphere”
Reviewed June 1, 2011

Simple Sri Lankan food and three coins beer. dont come here for the atmosphere. great food and located near Sevana Guesthouse, the best guesthouse in Kandy in my book. they also do a good value sri lankan breakfast

  • Visited June 2011
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