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No. 09 Peradeniya Road | No. 09, D.S. Senanayake Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 224593
07:00 - 21:30
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tiffen items are limited. The taste was good. The rate is cheaper compared to many hotels in that area.

Thank Malini79
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this restaurant twice during our two day stay at Colombo. On Day 1, we ordered Ghee Roast (Dosas toasted with Ghee), Ulundu Vadai (white lentils fritters) and Masala Dosas. The Vadai was not available but they were kind enough to fry a batch for us. The Dosas themselves were passable and lacked the taste and felt coarse. This... More 

Thank Dethace
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Over-rated on here in my opinion. Yes, it's cheap, but the Masala Dosa I had was extremely bland. It didn't really taste of anything - there was no salt in any of the component parts and that spells for lack of flavour. The dosa was soggy and obviously not freshly dried. Honestly, I've had much, much better dosas in London.... More 

Thank Steve O
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Basic menu, busy, excellent flavours and fairly fast service, however you may or may not get what you order, which doesn't really matter as it's all vegetarian and tasty!

Thank toblarohan
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its just a vegetarian restuarant selling dosa and some other indian foods which are not even close to indian taste! people who has a tasted real indian food will never recommend this palce!

Thank Yadun P
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of course I am not vegeterian, I enjoyed the food. The bad thing is there is no tissues available and the place can be cleaner.

Thank Ali A
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

food is tasty. but it seemed the staff is just not interested to serve people. so it was boring to wait until somebody from the staff make contact.

Thank Lahiru D
Perth, Australia
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301 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're after a relatively quick meal from a small menu and don't care for good service, then this is a good option. Despite being with a local who was conversing with the staff, it was clear the staff weren't remotely interested in helping. The washrooms were disgusting, bottled water was not available & it is not air conditioned.

Thank Destination_wherever
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the cheese dosa $2US. I think it's a rice pancake filled with cheese. You are given two types of curry to dip it in. Possibly a green chilli coconut and a pumpkin. Food for the price is awesome. Lunch service is fast, dinner you can wait 30 mins if busy. We have eaten here two meals in a... More 

Thank Kath S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been in Kandy ten days so far and have eaten at Balaji three times already with every intention of returning again maybe even today. Great to eat where the locals do too, you know it's good when...

Thank Megan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 09 Peradeniya Road | No. 09, D.S. Senanayake Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 224593
Balaji Dosai is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage in the city of the Central region of Sri Lanka. Balaji Dosai is a Indian vegetarian restaurant. The restaurant is modern and trendy and serves up a single cuisine menu including some of the best dosa's in town as the name speaks for itself. What's more than a dish cooked right in front of you.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?