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Restaurant Diya Sisila

Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
0777 402138
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Ranked #2 of 38 Restaurants in Bentota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: we give catamaran service in dedduwa lake and lagoon.we prepare village trips and bicycle riding. organize business and parties.
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Duisburg, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Dining here was absolutely fantastic. The service was amazing, the food lovely and the atmosphere very relaxed. You are situated just by the lake and can choose to dine on little islands just on the lake. Choose from a variety of fish, prawns and lobster and be sure you get a high quality 3-course meal. I had the chili prawns,... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

as we already knew from tripadvisor-reviews, we expected much, and we weren't disappointed! we got warmly welcomed by all the staff, the menu is small but good selection of food - which means that they know what they do ... as dessert we got he best homemade milk ice cream with roasted nuts on top EVVVVER! and don't forget the... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We stumbled by when walking in the neighbourhood near our accommodation. The owner and team were just putting finishing touchers on a new "pier" seating area for two people & very kindly offered us a seat on a neighbouring pier and offered us coconut full of water, lovely. AS they were closed, we sad we'd return a few days later... More

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Doha, Qatar
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A lovely setting, friendly attentive staff, and excellent fresh food. What else could one want from a restaurant? I recommend this as one of the better places in Bentota - worth finding a trusty tuk tuk driver to take you and pick you up. Not a place to rush - take your time and savor.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Owner and staff are very nice and helpful when advising on what to eat. The owner is also the chef and so was willing to make us things not on the menu. If possible get the one table on the decking right next to the water. There is only one table so book before and request or miss out. Was... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a lovely restaurant, set on the river, offering very personal service. The owner and the main waiter are very friendly, offering any advice on the local area you might want. Food is cooked to order. We went twice in a 3 night stay in Bentota and had fabulous calamari, prawn curry and swordfish. You can take your own... More

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Dubai, UAE
11 reviews 11 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Very courteous staff; fresh, delightfully tasty seafood. The complimentary dessert of ice-cream & honey was smashing. The owner is a humble and friendly chap; took time out to interact with his guests and bid us goodbye. Nice environs and would offer a very nice lakeview; unfortunately, was already dark when we arrived for dinner. Could be the ideal setting for... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wonderful location very peaceful and relaxing , food is excellent a very small menu but still hard to choose from as each choice seems better than the last ! Each table is a good distance apart so you feel as if you have private dining . Owner and staff very friendly .

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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192 reviews 192 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This restaurant is about 5km from most of the Bentota beach hotels, and so you will need a three wheeler. The restaurant is set in a very lovely garden, in a relatively rural location, adjacent to a lake. All the tables are outside, but although we went at night there was no sign of mosquitoes. One table is set on... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

In a nutshell, after 12 days touring the country and eating at high-end or at least well-rated restaurants - and rarely being totally satisfied - this was the single best gastronomical experience we had! Don't miss it. Just go with the waiter/owner's suggestions and you're very likely to enjoy every minute of it. Look for the one table that stretches... More

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Address: Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 0777 402138
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota

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