• Rasa Gedara

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Serves meat, vegan options available. Local Sri Lankan buffet consisting of primarily vegan curries. Organic vegetables and a varied selection of curries in a traditional buffet style served in clay pots. Open Mon-Sun 8:00am-5:00pm.

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6 Reviews

First Review by GeorgieSolomon


Points +490

26 Feb 2023

Good, straightforward gedara style restaurant

Standard Sri Lankan gedara style buffet place. You pay a single price for all you can eat rice and curry. I visited several times, and they generally had 1-3 non-veg curries while the other 8 or so were all vegan. Most were very tasty. I especially liked the one they referred to as "spicy salad"; I'd like to know the proper name for it. It was like a hot Sri Lankan salsa. Great stuff! Soft drinks are available for purchase, and water is free.

Contrary to the previous reviewer, I had no issue with pricing and confirmed with local diners that I received the same price they did. As of Jan 2023, that was 500 rupees for the food and 100 for a beverage. Maybe they weren't charged for the drink the first time?



Points +18

02 Feb 2022

Excellent food, dodgy pricing & ethics

Excellent food.
But beware of dodgy ethics and tourist pricing - I was charged 500 by the owner for a vegetarian buffet and a soft drink. The next day, I went again and the owner was not around. The girl at the counter had to call the owner to ask the price (she didn't have to ask the price for a local customer that was in front of me)...I was asked to pay 600 for exactly the same thing.
I had to point out the price discrepancy to bring it back to 500. And 500 is probably already a tourist price - I saw a sign in Sinhalese in the morning saying it was 350.
Not that I couldn't pay 600 - its about principle and ethics.
I'm not coming here anymore due to ethical concerns.


Points +245

30 Nov 2019

Great local experience

Really nice setting along the main road, serving great vegan curries. The taste was amazing, people very friendly and prices very affordable with 350RS for the vegetarian buffet. Only locals seem to go there. Highly recommended.

Pros: Lots of vegan options, Free filtered drinking water, Organic, local and affordable

Cons: Has some meet options


Points +28

15 Oct 2019

Yum! Great local food

I was greeted by the joyful owner/manager, who then walked me through the vegan options and filled my banana leaf with goodness. Portions are healthy and taste is flavorful. There were four different options. My favorites were the beets, dahl and spicy salad.

Pros: Cheap eats


Points +237

15 Aug 2019

Amazing place, only locals come here

The buffet still costs an astonishing 350lkr (like 2 euros) and is very, very delicious. It consists of 6 different vegetable curry's (fish and meat is offered as well) and is served on a banana leaf. Beware: it's open until 16.00.

Pros: Delicious food, Only locals come here, Very cheap

Cons: None


Points +168

21 May 2018


Buffet of curries. Many vegan options which are all very delicious. You can go up and get more and more. The daal is particularly delicious and the jackfruit seed curry. Yum. Lovely workers. 350 for the buffet. Really Recommend

Pros: Tasty vegan curries, Buffet

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