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Royal Bar & Hotel Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
No. 44 King's Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 224449
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“hummus” (11 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
No. 44 King's Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Nice cosy place on a cool kandian night.. Barman's special drink and the sizzling pork with grilled vegetables was superb. The dish comes with rice . Self got the rice swapped for vegetables. The staff was very helpful n polite. They have a in-house tuktuk...More

Thank MatthewMonteiro
Reviewed 4 days ago

BEAUTIFUL building full of history, ideal for a drink. Very attentive staff and good prices. We'd loved it so much that we decided to stop there for dinner, but we weren't really impresses by the food - almost London prices and very "westernised". We come...More

Thank thestansbiesuk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited with my partner the sole poor waitress running around like a headleea chicken We ordered pork fillet with veg and rice ? You should have seen it ! One mouthful cold food and as for being pork ? Dubious ! We left after...More

Thank Darren P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Kandy near the markets and needed a good place for dinner. Searched on TA, and found this hotel within easy walk. What a find! Food was good with a starter of Hummus and Arabic Bread, then Jane had Sizzling Prawns in Black...More

Thank RichardKPerth
Reviewed 1 week ago

A former prince palace, this cute Heritage building is both a hotel and a restaurant. We had dinner there twice, one night in the courtyard with easy bites and our second night on the balcony of the restaurant where we enjoyed a very nice dinner....More

Thank Xiegewen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb colonial ambience, with unique wall art from the period. Menu has not changed in some time, and the food can be pricey, but the location and service is excellent. Great for a quick drink or a snack with friends.

Thank ShyamaliRanaraja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited 3 times. both bar and restaurant. Happy hour. draft beer. Staff that remembered us and were attentive if not polished service there was care. good range of food. Local rice and curry was v tasty. refurbished with a good atmosphere. very popular with both...More

Thank bsmart40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a meal here on New Years evening. The food was tasty and not too expensive considering the beautiful surroundings. All was going well until we tried to order a drink and we were told that they stopped serving at 10.30, a bit of a...More

Thank Virginia W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Royal Bar & Hotel was established in 1844 when the British ruled Ceylon (now Sri Lanka). This historic old building was tastefully restored and refurbished by my school friend and now offers a taste of what colonial life would have been in Kandy. The...More

Thank rohansourjah
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Good service from the bar staff (sajayara!), Nice terrace dinner and expensive food but also good. They have beer which is not so common in that area

Thank Dinamita83
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 44 King's Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy District  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 224449
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