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Priyamali Gedara

1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
+94 71 721 6480
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (21 reviews)
“curries” (34 reviews)
“fish balls” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a spectacular good dinner in this warm and authentic restaurant. The setting in the countryside is nice and peacefull. The buffet was very well prepared and offered a wide range of colourfull and unique dishes. Staff was very friendly and had a good...More

Thank Overwer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great and delicious moment here. Hosts are really nice and food is generous and delicious. Best place to discover the fresh local food!

Thank Adrien C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful host, delicious dinner, very calm. Try in the evening if you want to avoid the tourist waves.

Thank Katerina V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best cuisine we have experienced in Sri Lanka. Very friendly family run place in the traditional village style.

Thank Steffen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had one of our best meals in Sri Lanka this evening. What a great setting! Lovely dining area and very friendly staff. We were presented with lots of different authentic Sri Lankan meals, every one delicious! Highly highly recommended!

Thank Bart-Jan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food and ambiance. But the best part of eating here is the very kind owner. He comes to have a little talk and shows interest.

Thank Hester E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely go to this place if you are anywhere near the area. Restaurant attached to the owner's house, family owned and run. Very hospitable and gave us a life in their tuktuk back to our hotel. Delicious buffet selection of curries (not spicy, just very...More

Thank JSP83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed the best food we have eaten in Sri Lanka at the charming Priyamali Gedara. The setting alone is a winner, looking out over the paddy fields, in comfy, breezy dining areas. The food was delicious...All being freshly cooked over wood...More

Thank Poppy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The manager owner greeted us at the door and immediately took us to the kitchen to show us the authentic cooking techniques. The dinner itself was a buffet of so many types of food! Great for someone who wants to try everything without committing to...More

Thank myles-collins
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a cottage industry and not a commercialized restaurant.. Food served here are produce from the village... The staff is the family, Father Mother and daughters and Aunts. Lovely setting and super food.

Thank Rohanj J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1595 Bandiwewa | Jayanthipura, Polonnaruwa 51000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  North Central Province  >  Polonnaruwa
  • Phone Number: +94 71 721 6480
Our restaurant is a family owned business open all year round for lunch and dinner. Our business is mainly centered around lunch however we are more than happy to serve dinner to any customers that feel like coming to enjoy truly home sri lankan cooking. All we ask is for people to phone us in advance and let us know that they are coming so that we can start preparing food.
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