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Rithu Restaurant

Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
+94 77 445 1529
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (20 reviews)
“rice” (18 reviews)
“fruit” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Fast food, Diner, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Melan; my driver suggested this simple place for a lunch. Different Discovery was also mentioned this place on the itinerary. Yes, it's a fine choice! I enjoyed the food very much but it was bit time taken. I had a chat with the owner; Samantha....More

Thank Voyager569794
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a dinner here. It is the best curry and rice that we experienced while holidaying here in Sri Lanka. The staff were friendly and professional. The food was reasonably priced and great value for money. I also noticed other groups in the restaurant...More

Thank Micra8687
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eat here, you will come back. Like us. Sri Lankan food par exelence, deserves some Michelin stars, 2 maybe 3. In NZ speak, bloody good.

Thank Jetty R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rithu Restaurant (after the owner daughter's name) is a well managed family business. The service is quick and well organized (we came late in the evening 21h00 and the owner took our order and found a rickshaw to bring us back to our place in...More

Thank Philippe L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate several times at Rithu restaurant during our stay in Sigiriya, and we were not disapppointed! Every evening they propose a buffet with 8-10 differeng dishes + desert...everything was very tasty, and we had plenty of each. For 900 roupies per person it was...More

Thank LauSteTDM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Sri Lankan buffet with fruit & coffee !!! Staff were very friendly and let us try some local sweet treats (cookies were delicious). Definitely recommend

Thank Traveller201314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Rithu so much we went back twice! Our first experience was the Sri Lankan buffet lunch. Offering an array of veggie and non-veggie dishes, the dishes were freshly prepared and used all naturally sourced ingredients. For our second visit, we chose dishes from...More

Thank Saskia-Irene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a buffet which is usually not my favorite type of dining but I really liked the food here! Very tasty lots of vegan dishes and they even made us dhal when we asked for some. Very sweet people, clean and tasty food!

Thank Seshet N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our driver recommended this place as respite from a hotel buffet and we weren't let down. Owner/chef was very obliging (even getting in a couple of cold beers to help the food go down) and we selected the standard Sri Lanka curry "feast". About 10...More

Thank oldkiwi
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Delicious Sri Lankan curry buffet of rice or string hoppers, tender chicken and plenty of fresh sambol veggies. Finish off with fresh fruits and typical sweets - a perfect meal for a birthday celebration. Highly recommended.

Thank Robyn M
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Inamaluwa Sigiriya | Dambulla, Dambulla 21120, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 77 445 1529
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