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King Prawn Restaurant

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5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
+94 77 329 5766
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New York, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We found ourselves in Nuwara Eliya over Chinese New Year & were lucky to find King Prawn for an impromptu banquet for 12 people. We were staying up the hill at the Grand Hotel, so very happy that there was an option close by (the Grand had a New Year's banquet, but it was essentially a Thai buffet). We met... More 

Thank nyctravelr
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Nuware Eliya is a hill contry all sea food have to transport from the down south but the make greay food with it we enjoy it very much frindly staff and services

Thank joehatton21
1 review
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Good food and service very much, very clean for all...., the restaurant please also beautiful location......

Thank Runi C
Barcelona, Spain
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Not very clean restaurant. Food ok. But the worst thing is the service: it was caotic, very slow, we waited long time, and after that food was served cold. There were 3 waiters but 2 of them were doing nothing. I definetively not recommend this restaurant.

Thank miquel m
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

The dishes were good, we ordered the small portions which was enough considering we had rice an soups which were given very generously. Don't expect any modern fusion staff and you'll be satisfied with what you get. Slightly pricy.

Thank mom020172
Montreux, Switzerland
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We were staying at this typical english looking hotel and asked the manger where we could have some Chinese food, only to find out that they had an amazing restaurant in the same hotel. We loved the food, Had a small issue with one dish but they changed it right away and gave us free desert to make up for... More 

Thank William J
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Janik....We are very greatful to you for your kind hospitality....Was lost for words to expalin how much we enjoyed our stay at your place. Great food,great place to visit. Best, Ajith Peiris

1 Thank Ajith P
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

A run down, dusty restaurant in an old hotel. The menus didn't describe what you were ordering, so you kinda had to guess. I had the Hong Kong style prawns and my wife had sweet and sour chicken. Food tasted ok, but gave us horrible food poisoning the next day. Vomiting and diarrhea on our way to Ella ruined the... More 

Thank Julian W
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

The taste of he food is average. Most of them are Chinese food and Asian food, but they are quite expensive. It is better to have seafood in the coast area.

Thank Tracy C
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Great Chinese restaurant inside the GLENDOWER hotel. You will fill in and other country if you were traveling for many days in Sri Lanka, a good place to forget about the rice and curry. Do not ask for the large plates unless you are really really hungry and are more than 4 or 6 people

Thank Alex_Corleone

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Nuwara Eliya
  • Phone Number: +94 77 329 5766

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