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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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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pub, Sri Lankan, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
No. 44 King's Street, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A magical base for a stay in Kandy. Listed building fitted out beautifully with lovely obliging & friendly staff. Included breakfast a great start to the day but beware the monkeys! Loved everything about this place

Thank Sponge M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the interior, lovely staff and a smashing Sri Lankan curry, one of the best we have had on our visit so far.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are young late 20s couple and just wanted somewhere to have some drinks. Gave the Royal Bar hotel a shot and wasnt disappointed! Lovely ground level court yard to sit in, genuine Sri Lanken service and very reasonable prices. Between 2 of us overall...More

Thank FrequentFlier25397
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day in Kandy we went to the Royal bar for drinks . As soon as we entered we were almost ushered to sit upstairs. We prefered to sit in the open garden area downstairs, as the ambiance from a previous visit was...More

Thank Mihiri69
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a pre dinner drink one night. Funky surroundings and decor, great cocktails. Very pricey for SL but we enjoyed!

Thank Emily993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sometimes you just want to wind down, sit an sip yr tea on an old fashioned verandah... well, this is it! Superbly maintained historical building. Glad that after all these years visiting Kandy I found this small scale little jewel.

Thank AnnefromBelgium111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I should have noted the poor reviews; food was terrible and overpriced. Better to stick to cheaper local fare like the nearby Bakehouse.

Thank philip5048
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner after we saw the place during the day, it looks really great. Setting perfect, inside as well as outside on the balcony. Unfortunately the place is completely disorganised. So expect your main dish to arrive simultaneously with your starter, to wait...More

1  Thank DerPieter
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Having visited the sights in the centre of Kandy, this restaurant was a convenient watering hole! We arrived early evening and had a wonderful table on the upstairs veranda. We enjoyed good service and a refreshing drink. A group of boys in the street below...More

Thank Kuffy
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for poor service and mediocre food then this is the place for you. However, if you are looking for a cheeky western bite then you are better off heading to Pizza Hut down the road. Very disappointing.

Thank Fiona M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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