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Ella Village Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Sri Lankan
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No 73 Bandarawela Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed with cocktail and chilout live music. We had very tasty dinner here.we got two times this place thank you ella

Thank Cu s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled across this restaurant (further up the street towards the train station on left side) as most of the other places were very busy and had no space. We walked in and despite being full (5 table outside) the owner kindly made a new table for us and another group inside which was greatly appreciated. The menu is traditional... More 

Thank jandk1234
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Avoid the busy restaurants serving predictable Western food and have good curries here instead. Strangely no beer, but the G&T isn't bad. Proper wooden tables instead of plastic covers.

Thank Holidaze2020
Wellington, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner and breakfast there and both were very average. Wouldn't bother going there are far better places to eat close by! Had to call staff over for everything instead of them coming to us, had a pot of tea and it tasted like dirty water. At dinner staff were extremely understaffed and running around like mad!

Thank Tess-Dunford
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They were missing 50% on the menu but overall the staff is nice, there is nice music in the evening and not to loude. One of the better places in Ella

Thank Jimmi P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Great coffee available here. One of the few locations you can get barista standard coffee. Opens at 7.30am and the staff are very friendly and accommodating. It also has a myriad of food options. The rotti is pretty good here too and the beers tend to be served cold though the options are a little limited.

Thank Tedward1982
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

Came here on multiple occasions. Reasonably well priced drinks and food which were yummy. Has all different types of food, both western and local. In the evenings there's live music upstairs which is awesome and attracts lots of people.

Thank Billie C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Eye catching place in the heart of Ella's strip. Came for drinks and snacks. Friendly and busy establishment. Worth a visit.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Went here on recommendation from our hotel owner. We had a curry set menu, it was really good, we asked for non-spicy and that's what we pretty much got! Lots of small dishes but huge meal. Really friendly and all cooked fresh and seems very clean! Good clean toilet also. Good value for money. Best place we visited!

Thank mattgreen03
Depok, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

The best meal I had in Sri Lanka definitely in this place. I had tasty late-dinner of chicken curry, potato curry, coconut sambal, and string hoppers, and banana lassi. Oh darn good one! Totally loved the string hoppers! The owner of the place is very nice, too. Totally recommending this place if you wanted to experience good Sri Lanka food.... More 

Thank Ellen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 73 Bandarawela Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: 0726727890

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