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Restaurant Diya Sisila

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Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
0777 402138
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: we give catamaran service in dedduwa lake and lagoon.we prepare village...
we give catamaran service in dedduwa lake and lagoon.we prepare village trips and bicycle riding. organize business and parties.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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I'll sound like all the other reviews but this was a fantastic restaurant with a romantic setting, the service was wonderful and they really know how to cook seafood unlike a lot of restaurants we visited in Sri Lanka, the chilli prawns were cooked to perfection, we found other restaurants over... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
junkyardsal
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brighton
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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brighton
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I'll sound like all the other reviews but this was a fantastic restaurant with a romantic setting, the service was wonderful and they really know how to cook seafood unlike a lot of restaurants we visited in Sri Lanka, the chilli prawns were cooked to perfection, we found other restaurants over cooked their fish but this place got it just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We visited this restaurant 2 times for lunch and dinner during our stay in Sri Lanka, i can only say this was the best sea food i have ever had anywhere, the staff are brilliant .The place is a very lovely setting next to a lake. Price is very resonable. We had a lovely boat tour on lake. Best experence.... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Took advice from tripadvisor and it didn't let us down. I had the Sri Lankan prawns as recommended by many previous visitors, and my husband has the lobster. The food, setting and team that worked at the restaurant were great. Well worth a trip.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Whilst out walking in Bentota we popped in here for a drink. We sat on a pontoon out on the lake, the views were stunning. Reserved the same table for the next evening, we also chose our food at the same time, this is not compulsory but I wanted to be guaranteed fresh lobster. Excellent attentive service, enchanting, romantic setting... More 

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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

A very nice location by the side of the lake (could not see the view as it was dark) but almost too quiet. As usual we had sea food which was well cooked and presented. A pleasant evening, a little above average, but not quite to the level to deserve a "good" rating.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We booked a table last minute and what a treat. Limited menu and if you love seafood then this is one not to miss. We had prawns and the lobster..yummy . Unique setting as we had a small table on pontoon on the edge of the lagoon. No problem if it rains as they have a little roof. What a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

Food was great! Service was lovely, the waiter was very friendly... We had the garlic lobster and curry prawns! We then got a yummy ice cream desert (on the house) it's a bit expensive when compared to other meals we had in Sri Lanka but then again we asked for fresh seafood so it's expected :) portions are 👍

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Lincolnshire. UK
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20 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We went to Diya Sisila last year and enjoyed it so much we went again when we returned to this part of Sri Lanka. As before, we pre ordered our meals so the owner could get the fish fresh. All the meals were excellent but the Sri Lankan style prawns are the best, I can certainly recommend them. Better to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed the food at Diya Sisila and returned other days for more! The food was fresh and the atmosphere romantic. The staff were friendly and happy especially Mohm Raseen who took time to explain the menu options. When we enquired about the specific flavours of Sri Lankan cuisine he brought the herbs and explained to us how they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We ate twice in our weeks visit to Sri Lanka and it was definitely the highlight! The setting is really rustic but the food is amazing! The prawns are to die for! Best I've ever had. Asked for extra spicy chilli prawns and I wasn't disappointed. Small menu but if you want prawns then this is the spot for you.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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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