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Athula Restaurant

Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
+94 77 393 4054
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“curries” (17 reviews)
“fruit” (11 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're spending the night (or the day) near the Golden Temple there aren't many places you can go to enjoy a nice and cheap meal. We were lucky we found this restaurant and we gave it a go as it turned out to be...More

Thank Alessia_Camera
Reviewed 3 days ago

Good food with a variety of vegetarian / meat / fish dishes of varying spiciness, so something for everyone. The hostesses daughter was playing outside, but came inside quickly to explain to us in her best English what all of the dishes were. It was...More

Thank Tjm-93
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped for a tasty lunch here after seeing the beautiful cave temple. Delicious buffet meal with some lovely vegetable dishes cooked with local produce explained by very friendly lady / cook. Thouraghly enjoyed my stop here.

Thank MikeTina2014
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The place you come back to and stick with. Once you try out the food and service here there's no need for you to look any further. It's a family restaurant which makes the atmosphere more joyful. You can eat as much as you like...More

Thank Ana T
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were staying in a hotel resort around the corner from here. Our hotel claimed that there was nowhere to eat nearby and were quite insistent that we book all of our trips through them. We weren't having that, so a quick look at tripadvisor...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The couple who own this restaurant are the friendliest people we have met in Sri Lanka and that is saying something. They have a selection of curries, most of which are mild for a western tongue. The also have some powerful ones, the mango this...More

Thank ScottishIain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent dinner, one of our best in Sri Lanka. The selection of curries was fantastic, ranging from mild to spicy. Our favourite was the brinjal (aubergine) and dahl (really well spiced and not too stodgy!). Price was great and the owner even...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good food and nice owner, authentic Sri Lankan food, close to Dambulla, perfect for lunch stop, situated within the forest

Thank jessyH428
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is authentic, kind happy service and wonderful food. I was lucky to have a jackfruit curry cooked in three ways made for my visit and I appreciate the effort made for me and it was delicious.

Thank Tanya P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly family serving good typical food. They prepare a Buffet so you have the choice....enjoy

Thank Testudo11
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yapagama, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla
  • Phone Number: +94 77 393 4054
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