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Buono

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By enjoying just one cup of coffee at Buono, you too can show your love and make a difference! Child Action Lanka transforms the lives of kids living in poverty through education basic needs, and most of all, loving care and support. Buono is supporting Child Action Lanka as an income generating project.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Cafe, European, Healthy
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Takeout
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Upstairs cafe, nice atmosphere friendly staff and serving the nicest local coffee I've tasted since visiting Sri Lanka. Speedy service to which seems rare in Sri Lanka too.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Damien H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have issues finding good coffee in Sri Lanka.. Go to Buono! We came here for the coffee and ordered some food as well. Good quality food and coffee. And a nice place as well. Owner was playing guitar while we had our lunch...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank spikeyleec
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cute cafe is off the main road. The breakfast was tasty and reasonably priced. Friendly staff. Some of the money goes to Child Action Lanka.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LivCallan
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place for chilling. But disappointed for the food. Avocado toast not tasty. No sauce, no sait, no pepper etc. The tomatoes werent good. The bread was barely grilled. The tomatoe/cheese sandwich wasnt amazing... The double expresso was expensive for the contenance. The smoothie was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lil00l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The café is tucked behind a small building which makes it a non-tourist trap, service is awesome, there is local food And western food, one of the few times I enjoyed western food in Sri Lanka. Great place to eat after a hectic day of...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank eamonnrobertflaherty
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avocado, brown toast and egg for breakfast - really good and cost under $3. Chai Breakfast smoothie was also delicious. Nice ambience & very clean, supports ‘Child Action’ charity too

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jessica R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just what we needed after a long day of travelling to get to Kandy! Amazing breakfast!!! Staff really friendly and the tea is great!! Great vibe to the place and food is just right! 100% recommend you go here!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Dublintraveler1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little café with friendly service and a relaxed atmosphere. The avocado on toast is nice and the smoothies and coffees are good too. Before we visited we read some reviews complaining about slow service but we didn't find this to be a problem. It's...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank chloeroseco
Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

I’ve been there with my wife and another couple. The coffee is grate, the best we drunk in Sri Lanka, is made of local beans and you can order Espresso or Cappuccino. We also ordered some Smoothies and Avocado bread. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rovictor29
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

The place was nice but lots of stairs to get to it. The food was good and reasonably priced and we liked the way it tasted :). If you're a fan of mayonnaise they don't have it but they have exceptionally good pulled beef burger...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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