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Benthota Bake House

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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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Anuradhapura Rd, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
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46 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good place for a taste of local food and local snacky bites. Staff are very courteous n helpful. Variety of local food on the menu and at the pickup counters is great. Good value for money.

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Thank Wendyll P
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Check this place out for fish curry and Hoppers, local ice cream. This is an informal place nearby the Golden Cave temple. Lunch time is even better.

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Thank Sid K
Jupiter, Florida
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96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ordered two portions of Vegetable Fried Rice in the downstairs restaurant. The dish came with a hot chili paste and an onion/pepper sauce that was delicious and went well with the rice. Could have had more vegetables, but for the price it was a great value.

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Thank T S
London
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great selection of curries. We had rice with 3 veggie curries plus mango lassi - it was 700 rupees for 2. A delicious meal with locals

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Thank AgnieszkaP
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The dinner was very tasty but unfortunatly not that filling. The service was good. Compared to other restaurants it was a little bit more expensive.

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Thank lenabooo
Barcelona, Spain
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We found this place becuse a tuk tuk driver recommended to us, and we decided to try. Food was really good (and we asked for no spicy food, and they brought us no spicy food!!!), and staff was really nice We tried kottu and some fried things, and they were all very tasty

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Thank Irene M
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We went to dinner and the place was empty. They didn't have much of the items in the menu. We wanted to try traditional but they were more focused on Chinese.

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1 Thank JacobG79
Bengaluru, India
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My one day stay at dambulla happen to had dinner at this place. I must say they do not have great variety to offer and by the dinner most of the things get over but breakfast is a treat. If you want to try kutthu parotha or appam bingo this the place for you. Staff and the owner is very... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The place was packed when I arrived, but thrre were still staff standing around. It took quite a while to clean the table, and it wasnt done properly. The chickrn curry I had was horrible. It wsd cold, with a fried, shrivelled drumstick, not what I was expecting. The cup of tea I ordered didnt arrive till after I finished... More 

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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We had the most yummy food. Excellent Sri Lankan rice and curry. Delicious waw Mali (fish from lake). Food was served in lotus leaf. Top points for cleanliness. Lovely helpful staff. Will go there again and again.

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Thank Thulani W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Anuradhapura Rd, Dambulla 21100, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Dambulla

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?