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B7, Kandy Road, Meepitiya | Kegalle, Kegalle 71000, Sri Lanka
+94 35 2 221009
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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Thank faranak a
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So delicious & friendly stuff & i think best food is hot butter cuttlefish & price of restaurant is average. ......

Thank Masoud A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Happy to tell you , this place have a good food and friendly staff , tasty food really recommended ,clean

Thank Navid M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happy to tell you, tasty and delicious foods that i had in this my whole hospitality trade, and thanks for good service provided. Wish you for a good future channa !!!

Thank Praveen A
Kegalle, Sri Lanka
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is on the Colombo - Kandy highway, just after passing Kegalle town. They have very delicious dishes. They have a Japanese option in the A la carte menu including Shushi and all..But the prices were not that matching, when compared to the portion sizes. But the dishes were yummy. Enjoyed the food. Licqour also available, with the bar.

Thank Tharshanan K
Gampaha, Sri Lanka
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 437 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lunch was very delicious and service was not so bad. You must keep the consistency. The customer service is the KEY.

2 Thank Lion Dharshana W
Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This one of the best restaurants on Colombo- Kandy road I always use and their services and food are excellent.

Thank jayanawa
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a great lunch at Channa last week with my family. Foods are very tasty. We enjoyed lot. The Prices are reasonable for the quality of food.

Thank Thakshilaru
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We had an average rice and curry. They serve small portions of french fries for 700 Rps each. It is overpriced, and we suggest to skip this place.

Thank Arnoud d
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I lived locally to Channas for 4 years and remember it opening. I have been many times but never got around to writing a review. I would highly recommend the Japanese curry, it's really good. The chicken and cheese wrap is also great. The menu has many options ranging from Japanese, Sri Lanka and western. Prices are reasonable for the... More 

Thank Tamsin W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Asian, Seafood, International, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: B7, Kandy Road, Meepitiya | Kegalle, Kegalle 71000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Sabaragamuwa Province  >  Kegalle
  • Phone Number: +94 35 2 221009
Boutique Restaurant very close to Elephant orphanage and Zoo in Sri Lanka. The only one Japanese food provider out of Colombo. Also providing high class wash rooms and toilet facilities. Apart from a restaurant there are a lot to fulfill tourist requirements. Elephant riding, Spice garden and many more packages included. Also accept online orders. Airport pick up and drop down facilities available.Sri Lankan, Japanese , Italian , Indian , Thai , Chinese , Sea Foods and Pizza Taste Ceylon Tea & International Coffee ......... You Can Takeaway Channa's foods and Drinks tooFrom News Paper Article‘Channa’ New wave in culinaryContemporary, yet understated elegance infused with simplicity is the new Channa Dining Kitchen and Gift shop situated in Kandy Road, Meepitiya Kegalle between Colombo and Kandy.With an ambience that is unique, Channa Nawarathna the Managing Director and Murai Mieko have joined hands in making their dream come by starting a restaurant, bringing a boost for Sri Lankan produce. Having lived for many years in Japan, Channa always had the urge to come back to his motherland. created the image of local cuisine in all their dishes.ChannaOne of the most inviting aspects of the restaurant is its pristine and friendly colour palette of white used in a very tasteful manner in all decorative elements from the furniture, soft furnishings, cookery, cutlery and everything at the restaurant is coordinated with the original structure, yet bringing in a modern touch to the space.The interior designing, building lighting arrangements landscaping are all works of Channa the creative force behind the entire concept.Both Channa and his partner Murai Meiko reflects ideas and concepts that compliment each other which is an additional factor to run this restaurant. Murai Meiko is bursting with creative ideas. Everything at dinning kitchen especially the shop arrangement and Japanese restaurant are her brain child.Set in a tranquil village Channa’s restaurant serves not only authentic local cuisine, but also traditional Japanese delicacies done to perfection. The exceptional dining experience is enriched with local produce, vegetables and fruits.‘You can enjoy a typical Sri Lankan meal in the soothing indoors or in the open air or a romantic dinner if that is your choice under a myriad stars where you can savour in the luxuries of the tropical breeze’ said Channa.The outdoor setting is the perfect spot of feast on a local banquet, red rice with mixed vegetables, papaw, salad, polos,ambulthiyal to mention a few. For desserts the home made ice creams with all the fruity flavours created by Mieko The ice cream with the rambuttans soaked in honey was popular among guests.At Channa’s restaurant the food is basically Sri Lankan is prepared with a sense of pride and personal attention by Channa and murai . He has experienced chefs but the underlying concept is personal supervision. The menu at ‘Channa’ also includes continental dishes and fusion food; these dishes are diverse and packed with flavours.‘We tasted some of his dishes but the selection available was impressive, offering everything from sea food dishes to meats. The restaurant opens for breakfast, lunch and dinner.’All meats served carry a halal certification said Channa. True enough Channa’s restaurant is an ideal venue for enjoyable dinner experience and to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city.With its close proximity to Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage and only a 1� hours drive to Kandy , the restaurant has become major attraction amongst travellers to Kandy and back.‘Divine bliss awaits you in the revitalizing Ayurveda facilities available’ said Channa. ‘The therapists will pamper you in a variety of treatments especially created to suit your mood. What’s more these discerning guests can watch the Kandyan dance performances which are a highlight every Saturday while you have dinner’ he added. To make the tour memorable and exciting, Channa’s vintage cars will take the guests around, driving by yourself or a honest chauffer who will be at your beck and call. Our open air area is perfect for team building, weddings or other events, tailor made to your individual requirements.BBQs, sunset drinks and product launches can also held without any hassle.A facility also available is a gift shop full of souvenirs, spices, Ayurvaeda +Products and many other fascinating objects d’art.

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