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Athula Restaurant

Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 393 4054
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“curries” (17 reviews)
“fruit” (10 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

There is not much to after visiting the Dambulla Temples and Sigiriyi. We decided to look for a place to eat and stumbled on this little place. We were greeted with a warm welcome from the owners and their granddaughter. The food was buffet style...More

Thank slew87
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely curry buffet, all but one curry was vegetarian, and all were much more delicious than anything else we had in Sri Lanka to boot. Not to spicy etc. Quite cheap, from memory 750 rupees, not including tip. This is just under 4gbp. Crazy cheap...More

Thank Benedictnz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Athula is a very nice place to eat. The food is good and so is the price. It is a buffet so you can choose whatever you like. And the food is not that spicy so you do not have the feeling your mouth is...More

Thank Nienke Sunita z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We found the food very dull and low quality. Various vegetables were woody, even banana curry. One meat dish - chicken - just bones, including some very small spinal bones I don't think we're chicken. Lime juice watery and salty. This is not typical Shi...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way too expensive for not even a broad selection or cold average curries. I dont recommend to eat here

Thank David D
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner. After a warm welcome and ordering of refreshing cold drinks, the owner explained us the buffet. You can mix between about 7 or 8 traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry dishes. During our stay in Sri Lanka we tried local...More

Thank Felix G
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Very tasty home cooked Sri Lankan food buffet style, mostly veg. Much healthier than other options, clean, authentic. Family atmosphere, we had a great time there.

Thank Highexpects
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Our driver took us here for our first meal at lunch. Open to the experience we dived in. It was delicious. And cheap. I like my curries hotter in both spice and temperature but over-all a very nice meal. Little buffet style with 6 available...More

Thank SteveDWS
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious selection of traditional Sri Lankan dishes - mostly vegetarian with some chicken too. 700Rp per person for the buffet and 200Rp per person for a freshly made juice. YUM The family who run the restaurant are very kind and sweet. If we were staying...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first Sri Lankan buffet so we didn't know what to expect, we were pleasantly surprised! It was 615pm so they just opened for dinner buffet. It was 700 rupees per person which I think is very reasonable, however fruit juices were extra...More

Thank Sarah J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 77 393 4054
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