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Thidas Arana Restaurant

23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
+94 27 2 225577
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (12 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a much needed coffee break on the way to Polonnaruwa heritage site. The coffee was good , staff even better and the decor of the restaurant is amazing. We even got a few sweets to taste as it was almost Buddhist New...More

Thank Renu J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here in the middle of the visit to Polonnaruwa archeological area on suggestion of our guide. The place was pleasant and the quality of the food served at the buffet was more than satisfactory. A place for lunch or dinner that I suggest....More

Thank mastelbm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink en route, it being too early to eat. The restaurant was clean and the staff friendly and efficient.

Thank DP1066
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Within a few km there are several amazing authentic restaurants that are a fraction of the price. Look them up on trip advisor and get a tuk tuk there, you wont regret it but you will regret going here. link - https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g304140-Polonnaruwa_North_Central_Province.html Also, at night...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I stayed at the Thidas Arana Lake and this might not be the right restaurant but they seem very similar. The lake hotel restaurant has a fantastic setting by the lake but dinner doesn't start until 7pm (after dark), so either enjoy it at lunch...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 16 January 2018

They offered delicious traditional Sri Lankan breakfast options (string hoppers, coconut roti, curries etc.) as well as some Western options but I would go back for the rice and curry over dinner anytime!!

Thank VivaBella
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a large restaurnt specializing foreigners lunch buffet. The buffet food is ok, but not taste. But Please don't order from menu as they may not have the meat or fish you want, and the cook is not good in better dishes.

Thank Lingang
Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a really lovely restaurant to visit if you are in the area. Excellent buffet and reasonably priced. Staff are just as happy to make sandwiches if you aren't hungry enough for the buffet. Be warned though that the sandwiches are club style and...More

1  Thank TravellingRachel
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We would highly recommend this place for Sri lankan food lovers.... We visited this place for lunch during our way to Colombo from Polonaruwa. They had good collection of delicious Srilankan dishes which we will not regularly have in lunch buffets. But dessert items were...More

2  Thank Aruni F
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We would highly recommend this restaurant . We visited this for lunch and food was exceptional. The choice was great with great Sri Lankan hospitality. Probably one of the best Sri Lankan restaurants in the area. Would definitely return.

2  Thank 24MJ2001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: +94 27 2 225577
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