We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Athula Restaurant

Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 393 4054
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“curries” (17 reviews)
“fruit” (10 reviews)
“rice” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (177)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Athula is a very nice place to eat. The food is good and so is the price. It is a buffet so you can choose whatever you like. And the food is not that spicy so you do not have the feeling your mouth is...More

Thank Nienke Sunita z
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the food very dull and low quality. Various vegetables were woody, even banana curry. One meat dish - chicken - just bones, including some very small spinal bones I don't think we're chicken. Lime juice watery and salty. This is not typical Shi...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Way too expensive for not even a broad selection or cold average curries. I dont recommend to eat here

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for dinner. After a warm welcome and ordering of refreshing cold drinks, the owner explained us the buffet. You can mix between about 7 or 8 traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry dishes. During our stay in Sri Lanka we tried local...More

Thank Felix G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very tasty home cooked Sri Lankan food buffet style, mostly veg. Much healthier than other options, clean, authentic. Family atmosphere, we had a great time there.

Thank Highexpects
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our driver took us here for our first meal at lunch. Open to the experience we dived in. It was delicious. And cheap. I like my curries hotter in both spice and temperature but over-all a very nice meal. Little buffet style with 6 available...More

Thank SteveDWS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious selection of traditional Sri Lankan dishes - mostly vegetarian with some chicken too. 700Rp per person for the buffet and 200Rp per person for a freshly made juice. YUM The family who run the restaurant are very kind and sweet. If we were staying...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first Sri Lankan buffet so we didn't know what to expect, we were pleasantly surprised! It was 615pm so they just opened for dinner buffet. It was 700 rupees per person which I think is very reasonable, however fruit juices were extra...More

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The owner/husband of this restaurant also drives a tuktuk so when he gave us a lift earlier in the day, and gave us his card for their family restaurant. We decided to try it and the pleasure on his face when we arrived was worth...More

Thank Frankie1232013
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We really liked the buffet. It was varied and tasty but it was just too expensive campared to both other restaurants or street food shops...

Thank NNR2010
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Sakura
367 reviews
3.96 miles away
Kanchana Restaurant
69 reviews
4.07 miles away
FreshTalk
18 reviews
1.48 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Golden Temple
2,882 reviews
.78 miles away
Golden Cave Temple
1,467 reviews
.84 miles away
Lanka Ballooning Pvt Ltd
47 reviews
1.36 miles away
Sun Rise Ballooning
63 reviews
2.00 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Athula Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 77 393 4054
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing