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White House Restaurant

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21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 232765
07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Muscat, Oman
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We were there for lunch and were lucky to be able to choose a spot before it got crowded. The summy of the review as per below; Pros; 1- Strategic location. 2- Good food as well as the portion. 3- Friendly staff. Cons; 1- Not wheelchair nor stroller for kids accessible. 2- Slow in serving the food. 3- Might mix... More 

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Oosterhout, The Netherlands
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

We had a very nice curry here at two occasions, however desert was not realy living up to our expectations. Food is very good, service could be better. Second time we went here the toilet was broken, no water. They were not offering any alternative untill we really said we would go if we couldn't go to any toilet.

Thank rob30berg2015
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Nice Location - nice stuff - good Food - not Expensive - restrooms are okay Portions are enough Try to get seated near the Windows ;)

Thank Julia Rebecca F
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The food was disgusting, the service was slow. The worst curry I've ever had. We had the butter chicken curry, palak paneer, sag aloo and dhal. The curry was not creamy and with cashew nuts as in the menu, instead it had a sticky tomato sauce. The sides were so watery I could have drunk them through and a straw.... More 

Thank Harriet1112
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

There is a rice and curry buffet downstairs as in many places in SL, but if you go upstirs you'll find the a la carte restaurant. We ordered Butter chicken with roti prata bread. The dish was full of flavor and the bread was warm and delicious. Affordable prices. We also found the staff very pleasing. Highly recommended

Thank Hans H
Manila, Philippines
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60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Rubber chicken biriyani, tasteless veg korma, and a completely indifferent manager added up to a ridiculously awful meal. When we asked if they had any sauces or spices to liven up the bland dishes, they offered only chili paste, lol. No pickles, chilis, or sauces. The manager couldn't have cared less, just plopped the bill on our table at full... More 

Thank markKTM
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed in Kandy after 4 days vocation in India. Being Indian food lover, I and my husband went to White House Restaurant recommended by TripAdviser and receptionist in a hotel where we stayed. Unfortunately, food was terrible! We ordered 2 portions of chees Paneer in Spinach cause and 1 of Chicken Tikka Masala. Chicken simply wasn`t good. I don’t... More 

Thank Anna K
Kandy, Sri Lanka
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Food and the service is excellent. Quick service. Price is reasonable.Clean and neat place to dine with friends and family.

Thank Eshangi
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Our driver got two tickets to watch the last night of the Perahera from the balcony upstairs. The view was fantastic. The balcony was a little crowded however it was nothing in comparison to the streets below. i thought our tickets were quite expensive but I felt afterwards they were well worth the money to be off street level and... More 

Thank Chris A
Geelong, Australia
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

White House (upstairs) had a beautiful selection of food. We tried several dishes including the Butter Chicken, Vegetable Korma & Lacha Paracha. All were beautiful and we loved it so much we returned every day for our 4-day visit to Kandy. All the staff made us feel extremely welcomed, especially Raheem who warmly greeted us each day :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Chinese, Indian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Dalada Veediya, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Central Province  >  Kandy
  • Phone Number: +94 81 2 232765
White House is a unique, concept restaurant in the heart of Kandy, a beautiful heritage city in the hills of the Central region of Sri Lanka. White House is a Bakery, Café and Restaurant all in one. The café is modern & trendy compared to the laid back, cosy, wooden themed first floor restaurant. White House serves up a multi cuisine menu including some of the best steaks in town. We also have a real Tandoor to delight all those who love their meats char grilled. What’s more, the fresh bakery & pastry products are a real treat to those who crave for indulgence.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?