pride ourselves on the excellence of our food. Most
of the ingredients are sourced locally. The freshest
fish from Weligama Bay is, of course, a joy; and we
also have a wide variety of fruit and vegetables growing
on the plantation. Nothing can beat the taste of just-picked
papaya at breakfast time.
offer a choice of Sri Lankan or Western breakfast. But
whether you choose eggs and bacon or a prawn curry with
roti, you will enjoy a platter of fruit and freshly
squeezed juice first.
tends to be traditional Sri Lankan curry and rice (it
is rarely “hot” but the spiciness is always
adjustable!). We pride ourselves in serving the best
for miles around, and in creating a repast which reflects
the balance traditional to the meal. All our chutneys
Afternoon tea is served on request
– using Handunugoda Tea, from our neighbouring
Lowland Tea Estate. At drinks time, it’s nice
to try a “short eat” – fish cutlets,
Dinner can be Western or Sri Lankan,
or a mixture of both. It is normally served, in style,
in the dining room. Start with a Mount Cinnamon Sour!
For special occasions, crab can be ordered the night
before. They come from the lagoon or Koggala Lake –
and are quite simply the best in the world. Lobster
is also available.
Naturally, vegetarians are catered
for, and there is a microwave for preparing baby food.
For wines, we find South African
wines drink well in the Sri Lankan climate, and the
house red (Cabernet Sauvignon) and white (Chardonnay)
are both bottled by KWV. Fine wines are also available.