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Refresh restaurant

Katiharagama Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
+94 47 2 237357
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good27%
  • Average22%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible19%
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Katiharagama Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

refresh at its best! we are sri lanka repeaters and so guests of the refresh restaurant in tissa. we keep going back there not only for the best curry but also because we experience the most friendly and charming service. congratulation to the refresh team!...More

Thank Margrith K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve been three times: two very nice evening a la carte selecting veggie items (they will accommodate special wishes) with beer and sprite (4,000r) and one good variety (we left the meat and fish options) lunchtime buffet with beer and sprite (2,700). Quality very good....More

Thank Iain R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a good place to eat. Wife had Devilled Pork and I Curried Fish. One medium and the curry a bit more. They were both bland and the pork fatty. My curry had no kick at all so if that was medium I have no...More

Thank JNK65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I don't like leaving negative reviews but in this case......... I would definitely agree with the reviews that state that this restaurant is overpriced and low quality food. If your tour company drags you here, avoid the ‘Club Sandwich’. Not only did it take half...More

Thank Stuart H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food was decent. Drinks were not good, stick with beer. All the food came our at different times. The waitstaff seemed very stressed even though the restaurant was less then half full. This area doesn't have a lot of options but Refresh had a...More

Thank swelsh3_
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped there for a quick lunch. Lot of tourists stopped before or after their Safari. Prices are very high compared to other places we did during our stay. We paid 1,690 for a pizza that definitely was just bad quality ,frozen pizza. Service was...More

Thank Amazingreg
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Ok lunch. Located near main road. Lot's of tourists. Basic food, nothing special, ok service. The restaurant looked clean.

Thank mmikko
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Our driver recommended us to Refresh Restaurant in Tissamaharama telling us it was world famous. As it was the day of Duruthu, we had been told that we would be unable to get an alcoholic drink. This proved to be untrue at Refresh, anyway. We...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Food was really nice and the menu was huge! I feel a little overpriced for what it was, dearest meal we’ve had in Sri Lanka so far and it wasn’t stunning. It’s by the side of the main road so was easy to find.

Thank Helliebel
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Lots of choices at buffet. Flavoring too westernized for me- but some will prefer that not spicy. Decent service so surprised at complaint and can use credit cards .

Thank ladybegood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
5:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Katiharagama Road, Tissamaharama 82600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Tissamaharama
  • Phone Number: +94 47 2 237357
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