Set amidst scenic green hills and lush tea plantations, Kandy is one of the most beautiful cities to visit in Sri Lanka. And when it comes to food, the city offers a truly unbeatable experience! Kandy’s cuisine is inspired by multi-cultural twists and is prepared using the freshest and nutritious ingredients from the island. Kandyan dishes are wholesome and delicious and this tour takes you through a rich culinary experience, as you explore the city and its history.
Why you will love it
- Great for adventurous travellers who want to discover Kandy's authentic dishes
- Discover some of the city's fascinating history.
- Savour the best of the flavours that Kandy has to offer
What you will experience
Kandy is home to excellent restaurants and street food stalls serving the finest Sri Lankan cuisines. Indulge in fine Kandyan delicacies as you explore the city’s regal history and its colonial past. Start the tour with a visit to a local eatery, which serves some of the traditional culinary recipes of Kandy that are staples of the Sinhalese community. The dishes served here are prepared fresh and are vegan. The open kitchen in the eatery offers a clear view of what is being cooked.
Next sample a range of Tamil cuisine with both vegan and vegetarian options at a busy restaurant. Savour here nibbles of traditional dishes made by Tamil households in Kandy like hot dosas and vadei and wash them down with some refreshing Ceylon tea.
Back on the road, get a taste of Kandy’s street food scene from pickles to cassava chips to short-eats and kottu. You can also find some delectable flavours in the food carts wheeling around the city. Visit one such local food stall that coaxes a world of flavours from the humble soybean. A vegan paradise, the stall excels in keeping things healthy and fresh while not compromising on flavour. The place offers a range of vegan snacks, milk and ice creams.
End the tour with a visit to the modern café to tuck into a wholesome salad or visiting a colonial hotel to gulp down a pint of beer.