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Rithu Restaurant

Sigiriya road, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
+94 77 445 1529
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (15 reviews)
“rice” (12 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Sigiriya road, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was the best price/quality food in Sigiriya. The owner is very friendly and kindly gave us fef passionfruits for the morning, thank you! Food, well the food is top notch and authentic if can say that about food. 800LKR per person is good bargin...More

Thank AldusAdamson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two nights in Sigiriya and we ate here both nights. Curry and rice both times, but so much variety and taste in the several tasty dishes. The family are very warm and welcoming, with excellent service and very reasonable prices for the food (and beer...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buffet offered many different vegetable curry, chicken curry and different types of rice. All of which was delicious! Plus you have fruits, tea and coffee. The family that runs it is very friendly :) Highly recommended

Thank marie-pier r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the vegetable curry with fish and a devilled prawns. This was about 8 different vegetable dishes with a great range of flavours and textures. All very tasty. Very friendly service and a relaxed natural looking setting. Loads of food, soft drinks and beer...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 18:00 and almost thought it was closed. But apparently we were the first. A good thing because the place got packed quick thereafter. We ordered the chicken curry for two. It was excellent and very decently priced. Lovely restaurant and ambiance with...More

Thank HipPotato
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is so nice, perfect to relax after visiting the Lion Rock. The food was amazing, after 4 days around Sri Lanka this one is still the best that we had. The staff also is simply amazing, the guy that works there dropped us...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way back from climbing Sigiriya Lion Rock. Understandably, we were famished. The food here however is delicious, with a varied spread of Sri Lankan dishes, fruit and tea/coffee. The cost is about LKR 850, which considering the number...More

Thank Lewislyz
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Buffet meals are starting to get a bit tiring, but our driver stopped at rithu after he guaranteed it was good. Can only say its the best buffet lunch ive had so far and at the best price 👍👍👍

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner here while staying in Sigiriya and we absolutely loved it. The buffet had a vast amount of dishes on offer and all of them tasted great. Included in the 850 per person for the buffet are a selection of fruits and coffee/tea....More

Thank Timo B
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Rithu is a small place in Sigirya where the food and the atmosphere is just so peaceful. Rithu is the name of the daughter owner, he is such a kind and friendly man, he will do everything to make your moment perfect. The food is...More

Thank Rimelle L
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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.
25 October 2017|
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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.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sigiriya road, Sigiriya 21120, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Sigiriya
  • Phone Number: +94 77 445 1529
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