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“Price is high”
Review of Saruketha

Saruketha
Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Kurunegala
Price range: US$10 - US$20
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Level 3 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Price is high”
Reviewed 15 January 2014 via mobile

It s a good place for all of the people ,the food is also good , the enivironment is good because of ,there are cultural buildings . But the cost is very very high for a one person .

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3 Thank sayumih
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MikeandNayomi J, Owner at Saruketha, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Dear Guest
Thanks for taking the time to make a generous comment about our restaurant and about our products. hope you have enjoyed our hospitality . we are using the finest ingredients as you go with our AL-carth you will get to know it and we believe standard food for a reasonable amount of money . as you mention we are not cheep and we cater for clients like you since if it become cheep we will not be able to maintain our standards . once again thank you for the constructive criticism that will help us to reach grate heights hope you will return one day and enjoy our hospitality once more
Warm Regards
Mike Jamieson
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Holland
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“What more can you wish for lunch?”
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We had a lunchstop in this very nice secluded area, with lake view on our way to Sigiriya.
We decided for the buffet and where suprised by the variety of food, fresh made and warm with a good Sri Lankan taste and good service in the shadow of the trees.
The foreign meals were smelling also very nice, but this time we went for the Sri Lankan pots.
Delicious ! Cees and Theo.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank ceesentheo
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MikeandNayomi J, Owner at Saruketha, responded to this review, 16 January 2014
Dear Guest
We are so happy to read your positive comment and the encouraging points that you have mentioned hope this review will promote our establishment and help our Future clients who are hoping to visit us . hope you will come back one day in years to come
Warm Regards
Mike Jamieson
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great spot for a relaxing meal”
Reviewed 1 January 2014

If you're passing through Kurunegala this is a lovely place to take a breather from driving (or being driven) around. Nice and secluded but just off the main road, Saruketha offers a great selection of domestic and foreign food to choose from. The guys there are delightful and the food and service is of a high standard. When I was there we'd been driving from Colombo having just arrived that day and Saruketha provided my first experience of Sri Lankan food. It set the holiday off to a great start and I would absolutely recommend it.

  • Visited December 2013
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2 Thank Ed M
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MikeandNayomi J, Owner at Saruketha, responded to this review, 6 January 2014
Dear Valuable Guest
We are glade to know that you have enjoyed our true hospitality and our efforts to give a true authentic food experience to all our guests. this comment will motivate all our staff and the management team and help us to promote our selfs to all our future clients. hank you once again to the genuine comments and hope you will visit once more in years to come
Warm Regards
Mike Jamieson
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Singapore
Level 6 Contributor
291 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Interesting Theme-Restaurant”
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

We stopped over for lunch at this theme-restaurant enroute to Sigiriya and noticed that tourists heading that same way would break for lunch here. The theme in question here is the forest setting that you are in. Make-shift tables were scattered amidst the grounds where you have your meal whilst admiring the lush greenery. Occasionally, one could see a squirrel making its way up and down branches.
The main buffet counter was in a shed, where one would select raw ingredients like chicken, fish, cuttlefish and beef for their main course and have them cooked on the spot accompanied with rice or noodles. The soup was watery, in my opinion, but the main course made up for it. Being buffet-style, one could go for doubles! Dessert comprised of cut fruits and jelly. Tea or coffee was also served. An interesting trivia is the fact that this shed was built by the staff.
The service was good and the staff was polite and accommodating. Cold towels were handed out to new patrons but mine was cleared too quickly before I had a chance to use it. Luckily, I was given a fresh one as soon as I mentioned it to one of the staff.
In summary, passable food made so much better by above-average service.

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1 Thank CCHSingapore
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MikeandNayomi J, Owner at Saruketha, responded to this review, 6 January 2014
Dear Valued Customer We are so happy to here your positive and encouraging review and for promoting our establishment we are glad that you have enjoyed our hospitality and hope you will be back in years to come Warm Regards Mike Jamieson
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Level 4 Contributor
18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Excellent food .good atmosphere. Excellent service. ”
Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

Excellent service. Really tasty food and nice atmosphere. If you're passing kurunegala this is a place to visit.

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1 Thank RangaB
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MikeandNayomi J, Owner at Saruketha, responded to this review, 26 December 2013
Dear Guest It is grate to know that you have enjoyed our hospitality and was a privilege to accommodate you in our restaurant Hope you will return back soon
Warm Regards
Mike Jamieson
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