Restaurants

Top Choice Sri Lankan in Kandy

Sharon Inn

The nightly buffet dinner (Rs 1100) at this hotel, served at 7.30pm sharp in the starlit rooftop restaurant, is a tasty short cut to falling in love with Sri Lankan cuisine. It's a true feast of veggie curry – jackf…
Top Choice Sri Lankan in Kandy

Kandy Muslim Hotel

No, it’s not a hotel, but this bustling eatery offers Kandy’s best samosas, authentically spiced curries and heaving plates of frisbee-sized, but gossamer-light, flat breads. However, what people really come for are…
Top Choice International in Kandy

Empire Café

This flamboyantly styled, very inviting restaurant, in historical colonial-era premises, has a selection of vibrantly painted (pink and turquoise) dining rooms that make for a great place to take a break from a sigh…
Cafe in Kandy

Cafe Walk

This open-sided cafe is where many of Kandy's bright young things like to hang out, with tables facing busy Dalada Vidiya. It's great for breakfast (with good almond pancakes) as well as sandwiches, paninis and sala…
International in Kandy

Cafe Divine Street

Run by an industrious local, this tiny, inexpensive cafe offers great burgers, kebabs, subs and fried rice dishes; all are well seasoned and attractively presented. There are more tables upstairs, with good street v…
Sri Lankan in Kandy

Bake House

Old-timer Bake House now has a smart (air-conditioned) dining room as well as the ground-floor cafe. On the dependable, but not wildly exciting, menu you'll find baked goodies, curries, sandwiches and Chinese and In…
International in Kandy

Devon Restaurant

This large and busy restaurant and bakery has a long menu of Sri Lankan and Chinese staples, a biryani or two and a few lacklustre Western offerings. Rice and curry (from Rs 175) is a winner and includes four side d…