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Mlesna Tea Centre1

15 Dalada Vidiya Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“banana cake” (2 reviews)
“black tea” (3 reviews)
“cup of tea” (2 reviews)
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15 Dalada Vidiya Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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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 Ying C
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
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Dilmah aside, tea marketing from Sri Lanka seems stuck in the 70's and Mlsena reflects this. Their offering is almost exclusively black tea. Packaging and presentation is kitschy and dated and looks like something you would give as a present to your grandmother. There has...More

Thank Konrad M
Reviewed 5 December 2016

the service staff were very nice and we bought a lot of tea. their knowledge was in depth and they helped us to pick gifts for friends. prices were relatively cheaper than some other stores

Thank Sunshine Z
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Just spotted this place and went in for a break from the bustle. Nice quality light bites and teas, very pleasant setting and very reasonable prices.

Thank Roger N
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

The tea was delicious and the price was appropriate. Good wifi. Great location close to the Kandy Lake and not far from the tooth relic temple. The ground level is a tea shop and the upper level is seating to place drink orders. Highly recommend.

Thank Foxtrotx
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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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