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DiyaSisila Restaurant

Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
+94 77 740 2138
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli prawns” (28 reviews)
“lobster” (120 reviews)
Opens in 13 min
Seafood, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed April 28, 2018

By far the best restaurant we tried. Not only was the food fabulous but the view over the lagoon was just spectacular. Lobster and prawns cooked in a delicious Sri Lankan curry (no coconut milk) just a lovely spicy tomato based sauce. Authentic as it...More

Thank MistryMistry
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

We really loved our visit here, the garden is like a magical oasis lit by candles and with only 6 tables all positioned away from each other it feels really private. The food is delicious and fresh and the owners are just so lovely, we...More

Thank Louise D
Reviewed April 27, 2018

We had a fabulous meal here ,starting with the fried cuttlefish ( less price as a starter) ,lovely prawns Sri Lanka style and a delicious surprise of a dessert included.We sat by the river watching the lightening flash ,which inevitably turned to torrential rain and...More

Thank saraharing
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner based off the great reviews and we were not disappointed. The staff were exceptional and so lovely. The food was amazing (we had prawns) and we payed 1500 rupees to go around the river while we were eating - such a...More

Thank hmb24
Reviewed April 25, 2018

I arrived at the restaurant just before sunset and for 1000 rupees, they will take you on a lovely trip on the raft around the river. It's a stunning setting with delicious food and fantastic, friendly service. I'd recommend the fresh lobster with Sri Lankan...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic! We had 3 courses all of which were delicious. Not being a huge fan of shellfish we opted for the fish dish which did not disappoint!

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed April 19, 2018

We had a wonderful table right on the edge of the water. The food , especially the lobster dish was delicious and service was really great.

Thank herrod
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We booked dinner here after reading some reviews and we were not disappointed. It's a tuk tuk ride from Bentota but so worth the little trip. It's a family run restaurant where Dad does the cooking. It's located on a lake. Menu is not huge...More

Thank deemur1
Reviewed April 6, 2018

fantastic location on the lagoon, best food we had, very attentive and friendly staff - small, intimate and absolutely brilliant!

Thank henrydustan
Reviewed March 26, 2018

This was the most amazing place ....the restaurant was run by a family .....the food was stunning and so cheap , the location perfect ....you can have your dinner on a pontoon out on the lake ....if you are anywhere near this restaurant you must...More

Thank belindahills
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Rob B
March 30, 2017|
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Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any on the menus other than a salad thanks
February 6, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 740 2138
  • E-mail
Romantic and clean place on Deduwa lake .from the beach we are 2,5 km . We have the best seefood dish .and seefood .our Manu evry limited option. One day you try .next day you will come Again. We do have pary to cros the lacke.with lunch or dinner . (max. 4 persons.) on on the river, with candles. Our boat man will take you around Dedduwa lake and lagoon. We organize business parties and birthday parties . This not very big resturent . We have 7 table .no big staf. No big croud . My Idiya for relax life and good food. For every one who come to bentota. Fast day you can try my main manu.and next day you can do your reqwest like .expl. you like rice and cury or nice readsnapper.. I am the person to do that as a best a friesh.
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