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Italian, Asian, Sri Lankan, Fusion
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 29, 2020

We had a really great pasta meal here. We stuck to more traditional meals most nights in Sri Lanka and were pleased we chose to have a change for a night and have the fantastic italian here.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 29, 2020

This is a place you should not miss in Ella! They have a lot of original international dishes. It is all very tasty and the vibes are cool. We went two times in our 3day stop in Ella. Important: the second time was certainly as...good as the first time, which often is not the case. Lots of choice, very friendely service. Be on time or make a reservation!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 21, 2020 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch and a chilled iced tea. The Japanese inspired rice bowls were really delicious. Would be a great location for dinner.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

The food was just amazing! You must try the Pork Katsudan which is super! The Beef Katsudan is good too but the Pork is better! The staff is just brilliant! The young chef has learnt the trade from the owners. A definite must do when...in Ella!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 13, 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here, the food was delicious, definitely recommend the pasta dishes! The services was great and waiters are very friendly. Very cute how all the waiters say goodbye all together when leaving the restaurant!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

We had a really pleasant stay here, the food was excellent and Suda, the waiter, was super nice and friendly. Nice location and great atmosphere. We will return again next time!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

We enjoyed our evening meal here. Friendly and attentive service. Food good and not too expensive for the smartness of the restaurant. A little of the beaten track but worth the effort of getting there. Probably about five minutes walk from the main drag in...Ella.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

Okay guys listen, you can see clearly and easily the owner had a serious concept about his restaurant. Ambiente is just stunning, quickly you feel like home. First step on restaurant stairs, the super friendly lead waiter welcomes you. I gotta say these guys know...how gastronomy works, for sure! Service is the best I’ve experienced in Sri Lanka so far. The owner is half Japanese, there’s basically no other way except trying their sushi! Food has nothing to complain about. Ah, surprise awaits you while leaving the restaurant so stay tuned. This is no stupid commercial, these are just some true words by a food lover. Forget about cafe chill or any pizzas in ella. AK Ristoro for president! You won’t be disappointed :-)More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 9, 2020 via mobile

This is a really cool place, close to the main drag in Ella. It’s done out really nicely with lots of fairy lights. My husband had spaghetti which was yummy. I chose the prawn rice n curry which wasn’t the best (having sampled a lot...of it during our 2 week trip round the country!). It just wasn’t very flavourful, nor was it at all spicy which made me think it was probably some ‘tourist’ version. The rice was also very boring - no spices added just plain boiled rice. I was given one poppadum that was a bit stale. However we enjoyed our evening there and I would go back and just pick something else off the menu. Our waiter was a friendly guy, good service given. We would have stayed longer and had some more drinks but they kept having a power cut every few minutes!More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

The restaurant was close to where I was staying and it was convenient to pop in for a snack and coffee. Service is quick and food delicious, with an authentic Italian taste. Coffee is very nice too! Recommended!

Date of visit: March 2020
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