Regarded as the cultural capital of Sri Lanka, Kandy is home to a myriad of splendrousreligious and historic sites. Apart from sites that boast historic and cultural splendour, the iconic city is also famous for one more thing that is its food. Here is a guide to where and what to eat in Kandy.
The Muslim Hotel
Boasting a grand legacy, the hotel is over 100 years old and it offers you a vibrant array of food times that will make you come back here for more! Some of the items you must try while you are here are, Chicken Biriyani, Fried Rice dishes and its signature dessert called ‘Watalapan’ – a pudding made from eggs and jaggery.
Located right at the heart of Kandy on the Dalada vidya (Street adjoining to the famous Temple of the Tooth Relic) You can find local as well as international food favourites here. You could try rice and curry, lamprais, and an extensive array of baked and fried goodies. You could also have ice cream cones and juices on the go at devon.
This is a famous vegetarian restaurant placed at two different locations in Kandy. The restaurant serves authentic south Indian food which includes idly, parotta, and the one from which it got its name – Dosa!
The Tamarind Restaurant
Regarded as one of the best restaurants in Kandy, The Tamarind Restaurant is located within the premises of Hotel Topaz which is a renowned accommodation option in the city. The restaurant offers its guests an extensive array of authentic Sri Lanka food items as well as international delicacies.