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Cafe Chill

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Pizza, Cafe, Sri Lankan
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Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
61 3 400 730980
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9:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tastes like home

First meal in week I had on Sri Lanka that was like homemade. I had chicken with potatoes. My sister had rice and curry and she was also delighted. It seams that this is restaurant for all tourists from all over the world. You can't go home hungry. :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
EvaTheWanderlust
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Croatia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Croatia
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

First meal in week I had on Sri Lanka that was like homemade. I had chicken with potatoes. My sister had rice and curry and she was also delighted. It seams that this is restaurant for all tourists from all over the world. You can't go home hungry. :)

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Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent food, but not expensive (our tip: pepper steak, pizza and burger, if you do not want to eat Sri Lankian food, which is also good). Helpfull and friendly staff, even when crowded. Ambient music was good and not too loud.

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Copenhagen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had our lunch here all 3 days. Great staff, great and variated food. Don't sit just in front, next to the road as it is rather dusty there.

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Porto, Portugal
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Wonderful restaurant in Ella and all Sri Lanka. Very attentive staff and the best food in Sri Lanka. With great design and quality in all that they serve. From the breakfast, lunch, dinner or simply for a drink or cocktail always delicious. Highly recommended and will come back again.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Cool place, nice food and drinks, kind staff, good location - on the main street. Super music - just go there! :)

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Hip, with awesome food and service. Be sure to walk through to the back before you choose a table, upstairs too, but remember to take your shoes off.

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Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

nice cafe with laid back music. we tried the pizza which was really good. also the prices were pretty fair. the cater to a lot of different styles of guests from western food to rice and curry.

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United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stayed in Ella for 6 days and this was our "go-to" place every evening. We'd go there just to relax and have a few (too many) drinks. It's really buzzing with people from all over the world! The staff are really friendly and provide excellent service. We only ate there once and the food was SO good!! Quality was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Loved this place! Me, my sisters and parents went here two nights in a row. It is the most cosy and 'chill' place in Ella. The staff is super friendly and the food comes very quickly. Pizzas are amazing and homemade. Lump rice is a local dish and definitely worth a try. Best place in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I must say we are very impressed with the service from the time we entered we were looked after well.. They even have a call button on your table. The food was very good and large portions, the lump rice is not the traditional kind you find around its like there own version. Over all I would recommend this place... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Chill

Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: 61 3 400 730980
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe, Sri Lankan

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wellawaya Road, Ella, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: 61 3 400 730980

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Cafe, Sri Lankan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 9:00 pm

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