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“Delivers on a variety of levels”

Slightly Chilled Lounge Bar (Bamboo Garden)
Ranked #6 of 145 Restaurants in Kandy
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $4 - $10
Cuisines: European, Chinese
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Ease on into the laidack vibes of Slightly Chilled Lounge.We have the best sunsets in Kandy town and offer, happy hour on beer between 5pm and 6pm, free wifi,live premiership and other live sporting events on a large screen, pool table, great food and friendly service. Please note we are closed on poya days( full moon)and please call for any other public holidays or elections.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Delivers on a variety of levels”
Reviewed March 24, 2014

Firstly, the Bamboo Garden is definitely the best place to chill out over a meal and a few drinks in Kandy, simply because of the views it affords. Excellent.

The food made a good change from Sri Lankan fayre, and appeared to be a very authentic representation of Chinese food. My my, some of it is excruciatingly spicy though, so do be careful with your order.

Special mention must go to our server Sandun, a charming wee chap full of smiles and genuinely welcoming.

The only thing that let this place down, for me, was the owner. A bit brash and in your face, and most definitely thinks he is the coolest guy in town. A shame, because he isn't.

  • Visited March 2014
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Nuerensdorf, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Something different...”
Reviewed March 23, 2014

If you are sick and tired of Rice & Curry, have a great chinese meal at this wonderful restaurant with spectacular view over Kandy. We were well advised by the owner as we were sort of unable to choose from the wide choice on the menu... he was very flexible and served a sweet & sour prawn dish, that was not on the menu! And the quality of the beef was excellent. We really enjoyed the food, the drinks, the view and the friendly atmosphere. Great place to chill and enjoy a good meal & drink.

  • Visited March 2014
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“Happy hour 17:00 - 18:00 :)”
Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Great hang out with an extensive cocktail menu, friendly and attentive staff, good size food portions and a perfect place to spend a few hours on a rainy afternoon in Kandy.

  • Visited March 2014
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1 Thank MandMsadventure
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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“You can see why its No 1”
Reviewed March 14, 2014

Staff, food and especially the views superb. Run by a very helpful, relaxed English owner who gave us great tips about what to do in Kandy, as well as let us use his phone when the wifi was down. It is located just outside of the main town by Temple of Tooth. Slightly hard to find so ensure you google it before setting off. The food is mostly Chinese and it is gorgeous. A lovely place to watch the sunset and chill for the evening.

  • Visited March 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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“Good but not as cool as it thinks it is”
Reviewed March 14, 2014

This is a great place to chill out- you know that because all the tuc tuc drivers know exactly where it is. The place has a great view overlooking the lake and serves a mix if food and drinks.

The food is average but not pricey - the usual selection of Chinese or Italian . We had the chilli beef and the chicken with mushrooms and egg fried rice. It was fine but not memorable. The drinks are cheap and the staff friendly

So a place to chill out for drinks but be aware everyone else knows this as well

Visited March 2014
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