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Athula Restaurant

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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 393 4054
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in for a late buffet lunch after travelling from Kandy! Friendly local service and a good version of a traditional Sri Lankan rice & curry.

Thank hudinsk
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked our travel guide Laxman Liyanage to recommend somewhere with good local food. His suggestion was Athula Restaurant, and we were so glad it was! The food was tasty, traditional and left us wishing we could go back. We ate a buffet lunch from a small selection of dishes all of which were delicious. Some spicy, some more suited... More 

Thank csk2015
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place for a quick meal after hectic sightseeing closeby. Buffet is laid out in earthern pots. Predominantly local food.

Thank Shinde51
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service there are given the best service very friendly it about 5 minutes from dabulla cave temple if you want to have dinner plz call them before you come contact no of the restaurant is +94725838742

Thank dilhansuraweera
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great local lunch. it is simple, clean,delicious and specially less specie. It is running by local family and all foods are hone made

Thank kindOslo
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Good food. Nice varieties of curries. Vegetable and chicken. Unfortunately no other like described here were available and the food wasn't much spicy. Fruit at the end pineapple papaya and banana was really nice

Thank Max T
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Good service food worth trying. Find driver on parking lot red tuk rok. Familu run business. Small but friendly place

Thank Gorazd G
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere you find this charming little restaurant with delicious food. Variety of rices and vegetable currys, chicken curry and fried fish. The owners are a smiling, kind family. If you like chilly food just ask because normally they Cook without it for tourist.

Thank Anna C
Dambulla, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Hi Chamsa from dambulla.... place be the first to believe delicious traditional foods.have good lovely staff ganga,sandya,achini and sadun

Thank Delight l
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is a family run restaurant offering delicious, local food at reasonable prices. Excellent service and an authentic experience.

Thank Christopher S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?