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Mlesna Tea Centre1

15 Dalada Vidiya Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“banana cake” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“black tea” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
15 Dalada Vidiya Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 8 September 2018

Mlesna has the best teas....and good prices too (150rupee for 10 teabags) if you are thinking of getting a gift, so crazy here So many choices, even the rare 'Icewine Tea' (let me include photo) Cafe on second floor has the nicest toilet, clean...and with...More

Thank astheearthsleeps
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Popped up to the tearoom after visiting the shop downstairs here, and enjoyed a couple of good cups of tea here. There's a fairly limited selection but all the tea was good quality and the service was good. After coming from the busy Kandy Market...More

Thank Orlaith G
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

The sandwitches tasted old and the amount of tea in a pot pof tea for two was rather small. I have been here before and to the one in KCC and this one has really gone down in standard

Thank Inosha W
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Dreary little room with very few teas on the menu which was surprising for a tea house. Fine if you just need somewhere quiet to sit but not somewhere I wanted to spend more than 10 mins. Definitely not worth going out of your way...More

Thank Liz P
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Mlesna Tea Center is a nice place to momentarily escape from the hustle and bustle of Kandy and have a nice cup of tea. They also have good desserts, try the chocolate cake. Downstairs there is a retail shop where they sell Sri Lanka's best...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

A tea shop downstairs and a quiet, old fashioned (in a good way!) tea house upstairs where to sip a good cup of tea. The banana cake and warm fruit cake were also delicious.

Thank Travelmax71
Reviewed 2 January 2018

visited twice. excellent jasmine green tea, breakfast tea and large slice of banana cake. Small cafe only 4 tables. shop attached we hugs array of different tea and accessories.

Thank bsmart40
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

i came here upon recommendation from a friend, and spent a very comfortable afternoon in this well decorated, air conditioned cafe food and drinks are wonderful, the staff is also very helpful! i strongly recommend the pompey toast, which goes wonderfully with the very delicious...More

Thank wingszen2017
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Shop is small but filled with so many choices and prices. Good if you want a small sample or a lot of tea. Recommended. The cafe (upstairs) however was slightly disappointing and did not serve much of a range of teas that their store sells....More

Thank 727yingc
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I've been going to Mlesna shops since decades. Definitely the best black tea one can buy. A wide range of teas, mainly focusing on what Sri Lanka produces the best of - BLACK TEA. Don't expect a variety of green or red tea here. Sri...More

Thank Dhushan
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  • Address: 15 Dalada Vidiya Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
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