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“Good food slow service ”

White House Restaurant
Ranked #17 of 169 Restaurants in Kandy
Price range: US$5 - US$10
Cuisines: Chinese, Indian, Italian, Sri Lankan
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a bakery, cafe and restaurant all in one. The cafe is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The White House was one of the only restaurants that came recommended by our hotel and guide books. The menu offers a range of Chinese and Indian food which were very tasty and not over priced. There did seem to be an issue with the drinks on offer, we were limited to Pepsi, water or fruit juice which did seem odd when the menu offered much more. In general a very nice place to eat with friendly staff but service was slow.

Thank Pen0811
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The ground floor of this restaurant is deceiving as it looks pretty ordinary, slightly western and clean but the food on display looks yummy. One of the waiters took us upstairs though where it is a completely different story - a lovely colonial style room with high ceilings and windows overlooking the busy street below. The food is more Indian than Sri Lankan, we had dahl, chicken curry and some vegetables served at the table with a little burner underneath to keep the curry warm. Yum!
Very good service and a lovely place to have lunch.

Thank Alex H
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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant after watching the nearby festival procession. Great downtown location. Place was clean and tidy but could do with a few more serving staff as we ended up waiting for service when the place filled up. Good international menu. Not all items were available on the menu so have a Plan B ready when you order. Food was generally good but I was disappointed.with my beef curry (too oily with no spice). Would definitely revisit.

Thank scotters44za
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Went looking for steak that both tripadvisor and the white hotel website said they did but haven't done for some time. Mostly pretty standard Indian fare - simple but tasty. No alcohol served

Thank Matthew G
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the White House Restaurant for dinner in the beginning of August as part of our two-days stop in Kandy.
We heard about the restaurant from the LonelyPlanet guide and were a bit surprised when we saw the restaurant from the outside as it did not exactly look like we had expected. However, we quickly realized that his was due to them having a cafeteria sort of thing on the ground floor and the real restaurant on the first floor.
My girlfriend ordered butter chicken with cooked vegetables (which was not on the menu but a special request because she was getting tired of rice). I ordered chicken tikka masala with rice. Both courses were really well-cooked with good taste and good portion size (maybe a little too much rice for me but no harm in that). The service and especially our waiter was really nice too us and quick to serve us. All in all a very good experience and I would recommend going there.

Thank Mwansa M
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