Top Choice Indian in Nuwara Eliya

Grand Indian

Far and away the town's favourite restaurant, so much so that in the evenings you often have to wait for a table. The food here is the rich, delicious fare of northern India. The service is fast and efficient, and t…
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The Empire Café

People who know the Olde Empire from just a couple of years back will be shocked by the recent transformation from musty old relic to a flamboyant, modern and very inviting restaurant where diners sit under a bevy o…
Sri Lankan in Nuwara Eliya

De Silva Food Centre

This inexpensive eatery located along a busy main street serves Sri Lankan and Chinese fare as well as what it claims are the 'town's best burgers'. A few vegetarian rotti make a good lunchtime snack.
International in Nuwara Eliya

Hill Club

Dinner at the Hill Club is an event in itself. The five-course set menu focuses on traditional English meals such as roast beef with all the trimmings. The whole thing is carried off with faded colonial panache. Men…
Chinese in Nuwara Eliya

King Prawn Restaurant

Chinese is the overriding culinary influence here, all delivered in a dining room transplanted from 1930s England. Thai flavours also linger in some of the dishes, and there’s a good array of seafood on offer. While…
Sri Lankan in Nuwara Eliya

Milano Restaurant

With friendly service and a reliable menu of Sri Lankan, Western and Chinese dishes, this is a decent place for a cheap meal in the town centre. After a curry treat yourself to some of their sweet, baked goodies.
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Curd Shop

Tiny hole-in-the-wall spot near the bus stand that’s good for a cheap breakfast before or after an early-morning stroll to Little Adam’s Peak. It’s a classic backpacker-style place and, as the name suggests, is the …
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Mlesna Tea Centre

You’re deep in tea country so buy some at this superb tea shop and cafe, which has high-quality leaves from across the hills and a selection of daily cakes.
Sri Lankan in Ella

Down Town Rotti Hut

The most popular place in town for a fast lunch (they also do a takeaway service) is this place. Its deliciously tasty rottis come in a wealth of flavours and are among the mostly amply proportioned we've ever encou…
Cafe in Nuwara Eliya

Somerset Farm

Eight kilometres out of town, on the road to Hatton, is the village of Radella. Here you'll find the Somerset Farm shop and cafe where those in the know buy fresh-from-the-farm strawberries, as well as jam and tea. …