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History Restaurant

$$ - $$$, Chinese, Asian
27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 4 470642
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  • Average30%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
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Sri Lankan, Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
27A Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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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
Reviewed 25 July 2015

Nice restaurant with good food and interesting photos around the walls. Very reasonably priced - I had the rice and chicken curry which was delicious. It was quiet when we went so lacked a bit of atmosphere.

Thank Amanda H
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The food itself was mediocre, we had a mixed grill and a noodle dish. The noodles were not as good as ones you can find for 100Rs everywhere else in Kandy and it was obviously much more expensive than that. The mixed grill was pretty...More

Thank sierratreesea
Reviewed 24 January 2015

found this place from the Rough Guide. Quite nice inside, but food not great - didn't have our first choices, and we were only the 3rd customers in there (although it was 4pm). Chicken tikka was ok, spaghetti carbonara not brilliant. Friendly service. Clearly aimed...More

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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