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Polonnaruwa Rest House Dining Room

) #22 of 27 Restaurants in Polonnaruwa ££ - £££ Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
Potgul Mawatha, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
+94 27 2 222299
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor36%
  • Terrible4%
7 Oct 2016
“Not a rest house anymore”
24 May 2016
“Great Value of Money Lunch - Sri Lankan Food”
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Potgul Mawatha, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 7 October 2016

This used to be a typical Rest house where one could have a reasonably priced tasty Rest House meal. Not anymore. It has been bought over by the Gall Face Hotel group and re-branded as The Lake House. The rooms have been upgraded and the...More

Thank Gayan P
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The restaurant is set out over a large lake. The lunch buffet of Sri Lankan food is excellent. Admire the view while sipping a ice cold beer.

Thank SenaniPonnamperuma
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This is Polonnaruwa rest now called as Lake house, Good meals there, but lack of staff there so poor maintenance and Guest PR may be loose.... Bandayya - Housekeeping manager very help full.. thanks for the service

Thank jhonhesh
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Sri Lankan buffet for lunch which was also popular with some of the local families/business people. The view across the lake is fantastic and the museum and the King's bath are just nearby and easy to visit.

Thank Jenny B
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Very nice buffet lunch with traditional Sri Lankan fare. Great views of the lake and nice atmosphere. Recommended if you have had a tiring morning around the ruins as we did!

Thank Claire662
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Setting is scenic , it being located in to the lake & the place can be windy at times. It is one of the very first of its kind , here in Sri Lanka. Wanted to see the place Since I first saw as a...More

Thank JanakaHK
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Do not visit this place for food...the Sri Lankan food buffet was very ordinary, the place was crowded and there was not enough staff to attend to tables. Such a pity, as this is a venue with such a great view (of the water tank)...More

Thank hilmy i
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Myself and a couple of doctors went for a late dinner after a busy day at the local hospital. Waiting staff showed us a table and gave us the menus to order. And about 10 minutes later, The manager came and said they cant serve...More

Thank M_Yas4
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I went to the rest house for lunch recently and was very disappointed. The dining room has lovely panoramic views of the lake. But that's where the positives end. Some of the buffet style dishes did not have descriptions. When I asked what the dishes...More

Thank ranmalee2015
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Excellent views and food. Great service. I enjoyed having lunch with a view of the lake. Lovely Sri Lankan curries and rice. I would go again.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potgul Mawatha, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: +94 27 2 222299
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