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Restaurant Diya Sisila

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$$ - $$$
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
0777 402138
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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 

Thank Deb W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 5 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 15 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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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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55 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful place to enjoy a simple meal. Only a handful of tables dotted near the water, and one table on a boat floating just beside. The gardens are pretty and nicely manicured and it really felt like a magical place to dine. There were only 5 tables, so felt very relaxed. We skipped starters and went for sri... More 

Thank Joanna M

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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
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bentota, Bentota 80500, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: 0777 402138
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?