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Priyamali Gedara

1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
+94 71 721 6480
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
5 days ago
“Genuine Sri Lankan experience”
1 week ago
“Wow! ”
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The location is great, overlooking rice paddy fields, and the range of Sri-Lankan curries served buffet style is delicious. There are many vegetable curries and white and red rice, served on a banana leaf plate. We paid 3,000 including lime juice drinks, for 3 people.

Thank Garrick_London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This has been my favourite meal to date for my time in Sri Lanka. We went at a quiet time, only us and two other groups there. The food is delicious, it is wonderful to try an assortment of Sri Lankan foods in one sitting....More

Thank G7904TBkatel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Authentic outdoor eating experience, with lovely food and charming host. Opened up for our party of 7 to visit in the evening

Thank KatePeterCardiff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had intended to go to Jaga Food but it was closed when we got there. Driver took us here instead as its in the same area but not as far out of town. Served a large buffet of fruit dishes, fish, chicken, rice. Very tasty...More

Thank Roadrunnertwice
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some of the best food we've had in Sri Lanka with a setting that is hard to beat. Excellent service as well and the proprietors seem to take genuine enjoyment out of you enjoying their food. Couldn't recommend enough.

Thank Alleyns1993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in here for lunch after sightseeing, and it was worth it. The owners showed us around the kitchen and we were left to relax whilst the final touches were prepared. We were seated in shade by paddy fields. About 20 dishes then arrived...More

Thank Annan8312
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW what a find this was when we were in Sri Lanka. We stayed in many hotel throughout our trip from Mirissa to Pasikuda but this proper authentic looking simple cafe was by far the bery best we have eaten Sri Lankan food in. The...More

Thank Roxana Mihaela V
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Our guide took us here after our visit to Polunnaruwa - it was a refreshing change to some of the popular tourist restaurants we had visited previously; the toilets were basic but spotless. The owner greeted us and showed us the kitchens, before seating us...More

Thank AnneChar
Reviewed 26 April 2017

What a great restaurant. There were at least 20 different things to eat including vegetables, mean, and fruit - all served local style. It was very romantic to look out at the rice paddies while eating.

Thank Judi L
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Food was really good and so was the service. Very simple setting. A bit hard to find but worth the detour.

Thank Wdido2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: +94 71 721 6480
Our restaurant is a family owned business open all year round for lunch and dinner. Our business is mainly centered around lunch however we are more than happy to serve dinner to any customers that feel like coming to enjoy truly home sri lankan cooking. All we ask is for people to phone us in advance and let us know that they are coming so that we can start preparing food.
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