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Mackwoods Tea Centre

Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 667711
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Mackwoods Tea Centre, situated approximately 1500 meters above sea level in the heart of Nuwara Eliya is one of the finest tea centres in Sri Lanka and is today a popular stop in an international travellers itinerary providing an opportunity to experience Mackwoods Tea at its best in the salubrious hill country clime as well as providing an instructive glimpse of the manufacture of Ceylon Tea.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“chocolate cake” (74 reviews)
“sri lanka” (62 reviews)
“gift shop” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Queen Elizabeth Drive | Queen Elizabeth Plaza, Nuwara Eliya 22200, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 667711
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"sri lanka"
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"gift shop"
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"cakes"
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"orange pekoe"
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"worth a stop"
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"hill country"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tour free of charge - you get rushed through in 10 minutes- main focus to buy tea afterwards. The tea manufacturing process is well visible but in Blue Field factory you get much closer and they take more time to explain the process. Damra (used...More

1  Thank jounianni
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The typical touristy photo opportunity with the huge damro tea in the background amongst the plantation. Nice weather. Free pot of normal tea. Very clean toilets! These are the positives. Now for the negatives, we went for a free tour of the factory but the...More

Thank Owjwd
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour was quite short but the guides English was easy to understand. The free tea was tasty and we ate a tea cake, which was amazing and the chocolate cake was OK, but nothing special. Unfortunately there were not really a opportunity to purchase...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A visit to srilanka is not complete until you visit this tea factory . You will get a professional guided tour. In this 170 year old established. Special thanks to PRIYA our tour guide.

Thank FOUAD A
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

We had the tour around this tea factory which was indeed interesting. Our guide was pretty dead pan and boring with no sense of humour but I think she may have learned what to say in English to give the tour but couldn’t speak much...More

1  Thank AucklandWiz
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Today we wanted to visit the Tea Factory Damro in Nuwara Eliya. Before that we wanted to eat something in their Restaurant. We went to the 1st stair to the restaurant and told to the receptionist that we want to eat something, but we have...More

Thank Kállai Á
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

This place formerly known as Macwoods Tea Lounge and changed to DAMRO Tea Lounge. We stopped on our way to Nuwara Eliya and a great place for a stopover for a break. We had lunch at first there, and it was so good. Buffet food...More

Thank Oshidee
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Stopped on the way to Nuwara Eliya and a great place for a stopover for a tea. First time had a Golden Infusion Tea and it was so amazing. Formerly known as Macwoods Tea Lounge and recently changed to DAMRO Tea Lounge. If would like...More

Thank AnudeSilva
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Huge areas of tea garden changed hands and called Damro. However tea is not great in comparison to other old tea estates

Thank simanti
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

If you are interested in how tea is made, and you happen to be in the area, this is a great place to visit. I believe it is one of the oldest and biggest plantations in Sri Lanka and as you arrive and visit the...More

1  Thank Kabir K
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mack_eriksson
16 February 2018|
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Response from ClicknNomad | Reviewed this property |
I believe this is also available at certain major retail outlets in Colombo/airport but the best bet is the plantation - really high quality tea here, all depends what you are willing to pay (you could also get some quality... More
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Ankit N
3 February 2018|
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Response from samthedogdublin | Reviewed this property |
Very late reply-sorry, I didn’t see the alert. Tour was free but with an ‘optional’ tip for the guide. Purchasing tea not obligatory.
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Lemin H
4 October 2017|
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Response from RoshanWATA | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so Better give them a ring if you are in Sri Lanka
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