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Cafe Chill

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Pizza, Coffee Shop, 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: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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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
Super atmosphere

This is an excellent place to relax and unwind after a busy day exploring. The staff are really friendly and the service is quick but not too quick. The food is delicious and plentiful. Would highly recommend going here.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
Louise S
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

This is an excellent place to relax and unwind after a busy day exploring. The staff are really friendly and the service is quick but not too quick. The food is delicious and plentiful. Would highly recommend going here.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Ate here after a long train journey from Nuarwa Eliya and what a great meal. Pizza for the kids was freshly prepared and got devoured, the curry baked in banana leaf was delicious. Lovely decor, friendly staff and top service. Excellent place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

I visited this place on my trip to Ella and I have to say that this place didn't disappont me a bit. Really good food, friendly staff and reasonable prices coupled with a really cool location make this place a must to visit.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Just arrived in Ella after more than five hours of bus and I just went to the first place in front of the bus stop. Well, that was the best idea ever! Chill cafe is (with Zephyr in Mirissa) the best place I've eaten in Sri Lanka. The place is quite big, different floors, a nice roof terrace, an open... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Got the pleasure to meet the chef, who's doing an amazing job at the place! Beautiful restaurant, high standards and great quality-price! No matter what you order, you can not go wrong in this place! Friendly and welcoming people working there! MUST TRY!!!

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Today I ate the best soup I ever had at Cafe Chill in Ella, Sri Lanka! Ginger-carrot soup. Absolutely outstanding! Highly attentive and professional employees. Everything we had was very good.

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Picton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere here is what we liked best. The lights on the patio at night created an enjoyable ambiance, along with the candles on the tables. The waiters are very friendly and the food was very good too. To our surprise, they did Italian and Western food wonderfully. The Sri Lankan food was good, and they offered different dishes than... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Pretty nice atmosphere in this restaurant. Food and drinks here were nice. I had Western food here and it was cheaper than what I would have paid in my home country. Staff were friendly and fast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We were recommended Chill for dinner by our driver. Excellent food. Lovely staff. Relaxed vibe. We noticed they ran Sri Lankan cooking classes and rolled up the next day. Wow and yum! We learnt how to cook eight different dishes that were all delicious. The teacher was a charming and knowledgable young man. All in all a extremely positive experience.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Cafe Chill is with out doubt the best Sri Lankan & Western Food in Sri Lanka. My partner, friend & my self couldn't help going back 4 times in 3 days, not only for the food but the alcohol & vibe. The staff and head chef were the most friendly I have experienced. You must try the Lump Rice &... More 

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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, Coffee Shop, Sri Lankan
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?