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History Restaurant

$$ - $$$Asian, , Chinese
27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 4 470642
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  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“biryani” (2 reviews)
“three floors” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Truly a wonderful place for anyone to enjoy their dinner. Completely surrounded by most historical pictures and antique furnitures. Me and my wife ordered vigitabhle biriyani. It took about 15 to 20 min. But you wouldn’t believe it was a perfect biriyani. I recommend this...More

Thank Dasun H
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Visited a few times with guests of mine. Friendly staff with still room for improvement. They are out of most the things we ordered. Has a very unique setting, and has a lot of potential if done with proper management.

Thank Yohan P
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Nice decoration, friendly staff. Rice curry from menu is not a rice curry, its rice with some small side dishes, didn't finish it as it wasn't really good. Also ordered chicken tandoori which was ok, not a really big portion but tasted nice.

Thank Maxime M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We needed somewhere to eat on a Sunday as our guesthouse restaurant was closed, and this place came recommended in the guidebook. It's about a ten minute walk from The Temple of the Tooth, but on a quiet road back from the lake. You have...More

Thank rachelharris88
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Our driver brought us here while on our way to our hotel. The ambience is amazing and the food is mouth watering. We had a meal of Dhall and Curry and it was very wholesome and yummy. The price was also reasonable (325 LKR). Serves...More

Thank Sumedha G
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Located close to Sri Dalada Maligawa (Temple of the Tooth relic), the History restaurant is a gerat dining experience.

Thank AnuradhaUdu
Reviewed 5 January 2016

The ambiance was good but the prices were high considering that food was just decent. One has to climb 3 floors to reach it.

Thank arijeet_c
Reviewed 15 December 2015

We spent some good time there reading and watching all the exhibits on the walls.It is an interesting place to see some of the photos from 1800's Sri Lanka.Food tastes average.It is good if we could order Sri Lankan food while enjoying the historical exhibits...More

Thank amyamyamy345
Reviewed 20 September 2015

A perfectly adequate lunch stop. Good food and a light airy location. We sat by an open window, three floors up and found this to be quite cool with a light breeze to just take the edge off the temperatures. Excellent value for money

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Although we did have a great time browsing the wall photos of old Kandy, the food was merely passable. Friendly staff, and it's possible to east on the balcony, although surrounded by street noise.

Thank jamieconway
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 4 470642
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