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Restaurant Diya Sisila

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Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
+94 77 740 2138
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a magical Sri Lankan dining experience, then Diya Sisila delivers in spades! From the moment we walked in and were shown to our secluded candlelit table over the river, we knew this would be something special. Beautiful seafood (we had lobster and prawns Sri Lankan style - amazing) coupled with the complimentary salad as a starter and... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We visited 3 nights in a row when we found this wonderful place back in 2014. The hosts were so welcoming and accommodating and the food which is freshly made every day, was out of this world. We really loved Sri Lanka and hope to go back one day - we would definitely come back to Diya Sisila, thank you... More 

1 Thank Deb W
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing place to have a delicious romantic dinner! We were sitting on the river ! Food was super delicious ans service was amazing! you feel special guest spending evening in this restaurant

Thank Vaida V
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited Diya Sisila on the last night of our stay. It was truly breathtaking - we were greeted by the very friendly manager who lead us to our table over the water. Such a beautiful romantic restaurant and the food is out of this world - the menu is very small but that is because everything is cooked to perfection!... More 

Thank abigail2706
Moscow, Russia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

We had such a good evening at Diya Sisila that we went back a second time! I can't recommend getting there before sundown, the view is beautiful. This was hands down the best meal we had in Bentota during a week stay. The seafood was fresh, and cooked to your order - but was so different to the many other... More 

Thank Sarah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal at Diya Sisila. The food was very tasty and the atmosphere was relaxed and the owner made us feel very welcome. Check it out!

Thank Nick A
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Thank you kindly for a memorable evening with great service good food and an amazing place for dinner! Can only recommend!

Thank Peter H
Perth, Australia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We ate here after reading reviews on trip advisor. As previously stated the menu only has a few options, mostly seafood and there are only around 6 tables. The setting is lovely, by the river and the staff are very friendly. We weren't sure what to expect as I am very fussy but the food lived up to all the... More 

Thank Kate062
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

We dined on a pontoon on the edge of the river. The menu is small but that only means that each item is cooked to perfection. Decent wine at affordable prices. Excellent food. Thankyou.

Thank Kerri_Gilkes
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Beautifully located restaurant, we sat outside by the lake. Very quick service, friendly people, excellent quality food! Mostly seafood on the menu.

Thank Aisha I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Scenic view, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bentota, Bentota, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 740 2138
we give catamaran service in dedduwa lake and lagoon.we prepare village trips and bicycle riding. organize business and parties.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?