We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rithu Restaurant

Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
+94 77 445 1529
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (20 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
“fruit” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Diner, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (260)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 175 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Our driver took us here for lunch today. We were both happy to try traditional Sri Lankan food. However, I don't like heavily spicy, hot or peppery food and specifically asked if the food could be made for me without any of these and was...More

Thank marshatraveller
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way from Lion Rock and we were very pleased. The food is extremely delicious and we were surprised to know he grows a lot of his own ingredients!! Thank you! Cheers from the USA and Mexico!

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very good meal (typical curry buffet) and enjoyed it very much. Prices are also very reasonable too. The owners are lovely and very welcoming. Recommend going there if you are in the area.

Thank Andreas S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Melan; my driver suggested this simple place for a lunch. Different Discovery was also mentioned this place on the itinerary. Yes, it's a fine choice! I enjoyed the food very much but it was bit time taken. I had a chat with the owner; Samantha....More

Thank Voyager569794
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a dinner here. It is the best curry and rice that we experienced while holidaying here in Sri Lanka. The staff were friendly and professional. The food was reasonably priced and great value for money. I also noticed other groups in the restaurant...More

Thank Micra8687
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Eat here, you will come back. Like us. Sri Lankan food par exelence, deserves some Michelin stars, 2 maybe 3. In NZ speak, bloody good.

Thank Jetty R
Reviewed 4 September 2018

Rithu Restaurant (after the owner daughter's name) is a well managed family business. The service is quick and well organized (we came late in the evening 21h00 and the owner took our order and found a rickshaw to bring us back to our place in...More

Thank Philippe L
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We ate several times at Rithu restaurant during our stay in Sigiriya, and we were not disapppointed! Every evening they propose a buffet with 8-10 differeng dishes + desert...everything was very tasty, and we had plenty of each. For 900 roupies per person it was...More

Thank LauSteTDM
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent Sri Lankan buffet with fruit & coffee !!! Staff were very friendly and let us try some local sweet treats (cookies were delicious). Definitely recommend

Thank Traveller201314
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

We loved Rithu so much we went back twice! Our first experience was the Sri Lankan buffet lunch. Offering an array of veggie and non-veggie dishes, the dishes were freshly prepared and used all naturally sourced ingredients. For our second visit, we chose dishes from...More

Thank Saskia-Irene
Nearby HotelsSee all 20 hotels in Dambulla
Eden Garden Hotel
324 reviews
1.63 km away
Elephant Corridor Hotel
486 reviews
1.70 km away
Jetwing Vil Uyana
1,708 reviews
1.92 km away
Green Ayurvedic Resort
15 reviews
2.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Road To Rock Shop' In Cafe
34 reviews
.14 km away
Lario Resort
55 reviews
.07 km away
Mango Tree Restaurant
37 reviews
.92 km away
Nearby Attractions
Pidurangala Rock
1,793 reviews
7.60 km away
Minneriya Tusker Safaris
333 reviews
.59 km away
Sigiriya Museum
689 reviews
6.15 km away
Kashyapa Tours - Day Tours
72 reviews
4.64 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Ruth K
25 October 2017|
Response from EmilieThomsen | Reviewed this property |
We were there around 7-8 pm I think and when we left it was full. So I think I will be open until 10 pm at least.
Ruth K
25 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SoloTravelling | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Although I ate here earlier that 8pm, I did pass there one evening and it was open past 9pm. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 77 445 1529
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing