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White House Restaurant

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21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Vienna, Austria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hello. We took the take away curry with chicken and rice two times and it was really good and good priced. Also the vegetable curry. Coffee and sweets depends on your taste, for us - it was too sweet. Nice staff.

Thank Cornelia G
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is slightly confused, it's upstairs in a bakery, I understand this isn't unheard of but it's then not so easy to find the restaurant stairs without asking the bakery staff which means there's a large restaurant decorated well with not so many people in it. They should have some Indian music playing in the background rather than a... More 

Thank Seema M
London, United Kingdom
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner for family of 4. Staff so laid back they don't notice you. Can sit ages waiting for a menu or food to arrive. Full of Western tourists and no locals, which wasn't a good sign. Not cheap and food was moderate.

Thank GlobetrotterTwo
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ihave visited this place several times as i think this is the best place in kandy excellent food and clean place love this place ......

Thank NilshanAhamed
Portland, Dorset
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best meals we had in Sri Lanka! Superb service. Perfect balance of banter and formality from our waiter. And incredibly cheap. Yes yes yes! Would go back in a shot, thank you :-)

Thank Annaboo80
Teddington, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's where most travellers head to for a good value meal in Kandy centre, mainly Indian style food but they serve other western meals too. It's a basic, decent food kind of place but it's not licensed to sell alcohol.

Thank sky0fblue
Karlsruhe, Germany
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there on a monday evening. We tried some indian varieties and were very satisfied. The entire restaurant is very clean and waiters are nice. The only small drawback are the rather small portions- ordering an entree is necessary.

Thank Chef_tony0321
Surrey, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food cannot be faulted in any way. I ordered the Goan fish curry and my partner ordered the beef rogan josh, both tasted absolutely fantastic. The staff however showed no interest in us being there at all, they even brought our bill as they cleared our plates before offering us coffees or dessert which is a shame because this... More 

Thank jreps11
Rajapalayam, India
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103 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cleanliness of the place is 2star-food 3 star and staff service just 2 star. Go there if you don't find any other place to eat. Overall just .ok

Thank AK_Rjpm
Brisbane, Australia
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85 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was littered with food on the floor under the table. The service was very slow (there were not many people in the restaurant at the time) and the food was only just ok.

Thank PaddyKar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 232765
White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the Central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a Bakery, Café and Restaurant all in one. The café is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?