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“The tea experience! ”
Review of Mlesna Tea Castle

Mlesna Tea Castle
Ranked #11 of 36 Food & Drink in Sri Lanka
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: Mlesna Tea Castle is the world's largest Tea House, which consists of a spacious Tea Gift Shop with a wide range of products related Tea to choose from, starting for a small Tea Scoop to a 22 karat Gold Plated Tea Pot. Teas ranging from grades to flavored are available for guests conveniences. It houses a small tea museum and guests are welcome to see a CD presentation of the history about ceylon tea etc.. A tea tasting demonstration also can be arranged free of charge as per request. Mlesna Tea Castle also has a Breakfast& Lunch (Eastern/ Western) Ala Carte Restaurant and a Tea Bar Which serves different types of teas and snacks that would make you ask for more. Viewing Tower to see the Devon Waterfall, Children's Play Area and one of the cleanest Wash rooms around the vicinity. Great Place for a stopover and purchase branded teas.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Mlesna Tea Castle for lunch after a trip to the tea factory. The food was good and the staff were great! The tea in particular was how I expected it and was a lovely cup of tea! The views from the top of the castle is amazing! Overall was a great experience and lovely romantic ambiance!

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"en route"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is okay to just see and walk around. They are forceful to get you to buy stuff. Not as pretty as some of the tea estates.

Thank Ashley-Smile4
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We sat outside and enjoyed the view. We ate and enjoyed rice and curry. The beef curry was excellent due to the quality of the beef in the area (supposedly). A Good experience all round.

Thank Mathew J
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Well situated on the way to and from Nuwara Eliya, there are fantastic views from the restaurant over the valleys, mountains, and towards waterfalls. Very clean with great views and space to stretch your legs and eyes after driving the mountain roads. Food is only so-so, but tea was very good. We took our time to relax for at least an hour as some people were feeling car sick, this place did the trick. Prices are a bit high compared to the norm, but it's worth the stop.

Thank Traveler O
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Visited with my boyfriend after walking down to Devon Falls. We sat at a table outside with a great view of the waterfall and tea plantations and tried 2 types of tea each. All the teas were delicious and reasonably priced.

Had a look around the shop afterwards, we were offered and provided help looking for the type of tea we wanted and then were left to browse without harassment.

We did not eat anything or ask for a tour of the tea plantation so I cannot comment on those aspects but I would definitely recommend popping in for a cuppa if you are passing that way.

Thank Emily R
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