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Cafe Chill

Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
61 3 400 730980
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Ranked #7 of 30 restaurants in Ella
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Café
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Great atmosphere and yummy food. They really went out of their way to meet my sons allergies. Recommend the Sri Lankan curry wrapped up in a banana leaf.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This place is a real tourist hangout so don't go expecting a local experience. However, if you're looking to meet other travelers then this would be a good place to do so. The food was okay and the price reasonable considering it's a tourist restaurant. The tables near the road seemed to have a lot of flies, but this wasn't... More

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Any time of the day, Chill will be absolutely packed full of tourists. It is an incredibly successful restaurant with a great vibe. It is, as you would expect, extremely overpriced, but we still found ourselves heading back on a daily basis. It has good cocktails, free wifi, bean bags to lie on… everything you need after a day of... More

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had quite a nice curry, but there were just so many flies both around us as we ate and in the open kitchen, which made us quicky lose our appetites.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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51 reviews 51 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Mixed drinks were delicious and inexpensive. My husband and I entered this restaurant because it was listed in our guide book. There were only Westerners here being catered to. The ice was safe, so we had some much deserved drinks. We ordered a pizza and curried chicken. The only issue we had were flies were everywhere. Prices were moderate.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The western food here was amazing compared to other restaurants. Ordering was fast and efficient and always with a smile. The crust on th pizzas were a bit thin but everything else was amazing. If you visit Ella and crave western food, this place is a must! I didn't have the traditional rice and curry here, but the standard of... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We were coming from Nuwara Eliya and stopped here on our trip to Yala Park. The food was excellent, the environment comfortable, many western people but the place is designed for touritsts. Unlike other places, however, we did not feel like at a touristic place only which we would have avoided as usual.

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Melbourne, Australia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Always seems to be very busy and full of Westerners. The food is pretty Western but the pizzas were quite nice. Wifi wasn't great.

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Amersfoort
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37 reviews 37 reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Nice place in the center of Ella. They have all kinds of food and after two weeks rice and curry their pizza or sandwiches are a welcome change.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great atmosphere, lot of Westerners here, so I figured the prices were going to be high. It was world cup time (soccer), so lot of Europeans hanging around. The food was good and it hit the spot. The lump rice was yummy.

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