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Thidas Arana Restaurant

23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
+94 27 2 225577
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good48%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“lunch” (11 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

This is a really lovely restaurant to visit if you are in the area. Excellent buffet and reasonably priced. Staff are just as happy to make sandwiches if you aren't hungry enough for the buffet. Be warned though that the sandwiches are club style and...More

Thank TravellingRachel
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We would highly recommend this place for Sri lankan food lovers.... We visited this place for lunch during our way to Colombo from Polonaruwa. They had good collection of delicious Srilankan dishes which we will not regularly have in lunch buffets. But dessert items were...More

1  Thank Aruni F
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

We would highly recommend this restaurant . We visited this for lunch and food was exceptional. The choice was great with great Sri Lankan hospitality. Probably one of the best Sri Lankan restaurants in the area. Would definitely return.

1  Thank 24MJ2001
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Awesome food. Banana fritters is a must to try. We were bed and breakfast option... And we came back for lunch... And also tea before we left. The staff was extremely friendly and accomodating. Room was really clean and bathroom was big and...More

1  Thank Majee T
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We were delivered by our tour rep, presumably money changed hands. There was not enough food for our party, ran out of bread, unable to supply enough cups for tea and coffee a member of our party had to resort to drinking tea out of...More

1  Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We had one dinner in this restaurant based on the good ratings in trip advisor Although it is quite a huge room with a lot of tables there were only two other guests. Apparently this is a restaurant for lunch of big bus groups. The...More

1  Thank venezia0412
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Authentic food with staff showing traditional cooking. Freshly-cut fruits served on site by request. Speedy free wifi. Clean washroom. Nice semi-opened environment that is very nice.

Thank D_and_G_2008
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My second visit and here is the receipt. While I maintain that the food here is good (ala carte) it surely is too steep for a midrange restaurant in a city such as Polonnaruwa.

1  Thank Akila A
Reviewed 23 October 2016

An open air tourist restaurant offering a good buffet of rice, curry and accompaniments. Service was pleasant. Prices as per a tourist restaurant. Washrooms clean.

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Polonnaruwa lacks quality places with quality food you are used to. With good flavours and delightful portions I loved the food here. But thought it was a tad too pricey.

1  Thank Akila A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23rd Mile Post | Bendiwewa, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: +94 27 2 225577
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