Grand Hotel Nuwara Eliya
An elegant High Tea on a manicured lawn; sip a stiff brandy by the blazing fire after a round of golf in the chill air. Is it England in the Days of the Raj? It may be the 21st century, but colonial splendour still reigns in all its past glory at the Grand Hotel. Built in 1891, this was the palatial residence of the former Governor of Sri Lanka, Sir Edward Barnes; today we offer the ultimate in comfort and the best of traditions from the "˜good old days" to all who seek the charms of our famed hill country landmark.
Old world charm and elegant comfort welcomes you in the 156 deluxe and superior rooms, with peaceful views of misty hills. Superior luxury awaits in 3 Presidential Suites and 4 Junior Suites. From there, you can admire the beautifully laid out, award winning gardens where rare roses bloom. Hot baths and warm heating will keep you cosy in the cold nights, and with 24 hour room service at hand, a steaming frothy cocoa is yours, even past midnight.
For a tranquil hill country town, Nuwara Eliya has much to offer. In the "˜April Season" it comes alive with an exciting carnival atmosphere "“ there"s everything from horse racing (a local Ascot with dressing up on a grand scale) to motor cross, boat rides, flower shows, music and entertainment events, Golf and Tennis tournaments and more to keep you busy. Other pastimes take over "˜off season". Take a leisurely stroll in the Nuwara Eliya Park or visit the Galway Bird Sanctuary nearby. The Hakgala Botanical Gardens is home to exotic orchids, rare ferns and magnificent roses. Spend a day out at the plantations and factories where Sri Lanka"s renowned "˜High Grown" tea is produced and admire the myriad waterfalls along the way.
Venture further, and discover the unique beauty of Horton Plains high up at around 7000 ft, and the awe inspiring wonder of "˜World"s End"- a near vertical drop of around 4000 ft. Rare flora and fauna abound here; including deer, jackal and the elusive leopard. Pay pilgrimage to Sri Lanka"s holy mountain "˜Adam"s Peak" and catch a glimpse of the famous shadow at sunrise. There"s plenty of action for the thrill seeker "“ white water rafting, rock climbing and trekking, and if you prefer it slow, the colonial charms of the town offer much to explore.
AIR RIFLE SHOOTING
Over Head Projector
P A System
Clip on Micro Phones
Notepads & Pencils
Outdoor area for facilities
Kids Play area
Foreign Currency change
Billiards & Snooker
Doctor on Call
Laundry (Dry Cleaning)
Baby Sitting (On request)
Billiards / Snooker
GRAND OUTDOOR CATERING
We are now geared to bring the culinary excellence of our Chefs to your door step. All you got to do is name the venue and we will ensure that your event is made to dazzle with the very best in food and wine. Buffet Luncheons, Dinners, and even Breakfasts, Sit- down Lunches and Dinners and Cocktails are possibilities with the Grand Food & Beverage Team.
For inquiries call : Lakshman, Motha or Kelum on 052 2222881-7
Enjoy the soothing notes of a piano while you sip your favorite drink with friends or family. This Victorian lounge is offers you a selection of delightful finger food to choose from to make it a perfect rendezvous.
he much sort after Grand Indian restaurant, dishes out an array of flavors spanning the subcontinent, all masterfully put together by Chef Ranbir Singh and his team. Naan, Parota, Tandoori Roti and a host of other wholesome breads are baked fresh to accompany the regional delicacies of India, each day for Lunch and Dinner.
Lunch: 12.00 "“ 15.30 | Dinner: 19.00 "“ 22.00
BARNES FUSION GRILL
After sunset each evening the Barnes Fusion Grill comes alive with sizzling oriental, arabic and far eastern fusion cuisine to keep you warm and energized throughout the cool evening. Our sommelier will be at hand to suggest the wine to complement your menu choice, or present you our famous Fruit Juice Guide, from which you can choose a farm fresh tropical drink to suit your every mood.
Just like our Wine and our Tea, we take our coffee seriously. Just across the colorful front lawn of the hotel, is the Coffee Bar, where you can have that perfect Cappuccino, Mocha, Espresso or Americano, accompanied with an array of freshly baked cakes and pastries.
Timing for meal period: 7.00 "“ 19.00
Probably the most talked of outlet in Nuwara Eliya, the Grand Tea Lounge offers a delightful array of snacks, cakes , fondue and wood fired Pizzas, all ready to be washed down by a selection of single estate and blended Teas. The much acclaimed High Tea served on tiered stands, is sure to make your afternoon a memorable one.
Timing for meal period: 12.00 "“ 15.30 | Dinner: 19.00 "“ 22.00
The exotic flavors of authentic Thai cuisine is yours to savor, at the Grand Thai, where our specialty chefs and servers are at hand to make sure you have a memorable dining experience. There"s sweet, there"s salty, there"s hot and a thousand other sensations that makes Thai cuisine so very special. You will find the stars such as Tom yams and Phad thai"s on the menu, while the array of curries is sure to catch your eye. Now, where there is curry there is rice, and the indispensable flavorsome Jasmine Rice steamed to perfection by our chefs to provide you an authentic thai experience.
Lunch: 12.00 "“ 15.00 | Dinner: 19.00 "“ 22.00
Our all day dining restaurant offers something for everyone, light on not so light, from crispy farm fresh salads to wraps, sandwiches, burgers and steaks.
Timing for meal period: 24 Hours
Named after the illustrious governor Edward Barnes, this buffet restaurant offers an exquisite array of delicacies from all around the for dinner each evening. The Barnes Hall has retains the grandeur with which it hosted the state banquets and the famous seasonal balls of yesteryear to take you back in time while you the best of food and wine.
Breakfast: 6.30 "“ 10.00 | Lunch: 12.00 "“ 15.00 | Dinner: 19.00 "“ 22.00