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Reviewed 20 July 2020

foods are ok, prices are in high side.nice breeze and good for travellers who love elephants.. specially for kids

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 31 December 2019

We enjoyed the lunch while we comfortably watching the elephant bath. Food was good with more authentic taste of local cuisine (of buffet lunch) but any non-local could enjoy too its spread. Its a most suitably situated place to watch and to enjoy this drama...of big animals with various habits and behavior. Mahouts effort to keep the herd in one bunch is daunting and it is more of a dedicated work other than a salaried job. They do a wonderful job by bringing them safely across main road to keep animals watered two times a day. So its a great place to be if you look for quite and pleasant experience.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 8 April 2019

The restaurant is like any other a variety of local food. But the view is stunning, highly recommended even for a tea and you have more time to see these beautiful animals.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2019

Where else are you going to be able to dine with elephants in view? No where! But the food was not very good. Buffet lunch. Fish was ok. Still, where else can you see elephants as you eat lunch?

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 9 March 2019

We were brought here by our guide for a spot of lunch and to watch the elephants. We were initially offered a tourist menu (pizza, burgers, chinese etc), but requested something a little more authentic Sri Lankan there was no alternative menu but we were...brought a real feast, great location to watch the elephants bathing in the riverMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

My girlfriend is a vegiterian who does not enjoy the local cuisine. It is very hard to find a place that can cater to those requirements. Though it was a bit pricey turns out their Vegi burger was the best she ever had. I don't...know how their other food is but I definitely got extra points from my girlfriend :). VinMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 29 November 2018

We stayed here for 3 nights recently in a King Room with Elephant Bathing view. It was amazing! The room was large, clean and extremely comfortable. The hotel facilities were excellent and staff were very helpful.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

Hotel and bar overlooking the river where these animals wash, play twice a day. Excellent view for a beer and snack

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 22 September 2018

Popped in here for a cup of tea. Service was fast by a very smartly dressed waitor and the tea was good, never had food so cant comment but we drank our tea looking down at the elephants bathing below. Was really nice

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

They use plural for prawns that cost 15€ and they put only one prawn. Very deceived as they are not flexible at all with a table of 6 people that ordered food for the equivalent of 12 people. It is a touristic restaurant therefore they...litterally rape your wallet. The entry to the restaurant costs 2500 roupies (15€) also to see depressed elephants.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Hotel Elephant View Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5