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International Dining with a Sri Lankan Touch


International & Sri Lankan Cuisine with Contemporary Culinary Experiences.

Aarunya's gourmet cuisine is founded on the love of creating wonderful, healthy, fine dining options with the best local produce catering to international tastes, inspired by the uniqueness and diversity of Sri Lankan cuisine. 


Our talented Chefs have a wealth of experience in Sri Lanka and overseas, and will strive to fulfill any request or dietary preference.

Aarunya is open to the public for private dining by reservation only.


Unique, Safe Dining Experiences

As part of the unique offerings at Aarunya we provide a variety of safe private dining experiences straight from the kitchen to the dining table, including carefully curated à la carte and multi-course set menus, all day in room dining with on call butler service, private dining, pool-side dining, themed events and cocktail parties, with prior reservation.

Locations include The Verandah, Aahaara Sri Lankan Destination Dining Restaurant, Aahasa Tea Pavilion, Infinity Poolside, In-Room Dining, & Garden Dining.

Please enquire for more information.

The Verandah

The Verandah is located in the Central Bungalow overlooking the main pool with spectacular mountain views. The space is perfect for a variety of moods and arrangements from personal contemplation to group dining and sunset drinks. The cuisine served in The Verandah is International with Sri Lankan influences.

Aahaara Destination Dining Restaurant

We welcome you to AAHAARA, serving contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine in an authentic setting, offering a unique take on true Sri Lankan cuisine. AAHAARA in its literal form means 'nutritious food', in the local language of Sinhalese.

Your evening begins with a meet & greet at Aarunya’s Central Bungalow where you will get to taste the sweet & sour libation of an Arrack Cocktail. Please do not forget to wear your evenings dress, compliments of the hotel.

AAHAARA restaurant offers our guests a curated dinner that varies on a nightly basis from a Rice & Curry feast consisting of over 12 curries & vegetables, to a 9 course contemporary dinner & a meat & seafood spread guaranteed to inspire your taste buds. Sit back & enjoy your evening in lively conversation with your fellow guests, as we share interesting stories on Sri Lanka, places to visit, its people & the wonderful food we have to share.

High Altitude Tea at Aahaasa

Enjoy stunning views from the Aahaasa Tea Pavilion located in our tea estate, or even poolside, with a decadent Afternoon Tea Menu including sweet and savoury treats paired to our hand picked 100% Ceylon Teas.

A delightful experience like none other!

Cooking Classes at Aarunya

Elevate your stay at Aarunya Nature Resort & Spa with an exclusive Sri Lankan Cuisine Cooking Class. Nestled within the lush embrace of our verdant haven, this hands-on culinary experience is designed for guests seeking to immerse themselves in the rich flavors of Sri Lankan gastronomy.

Discover the art of crafting aromatic spices, blending coconut goodness, and creating mouthwatering curries that are the hallmark of Sri Lankan cuisine. This intimate cooking class offers a unique opportunity to not only savor these flavors but to learn the techniques firsthand.