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Matey Hut


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner


Sri Lankan
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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All reviews mango curry curries paratha parata eggplant poppadoms juice cooking class sri lanka very small place worth the wait amazing food cookery course wait for a table great local food big portions spicy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Top place with really good local food and great service . 4 vegetable curry and the samosa were great!

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank rorzvan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Delicious. We had the vegetable kottu and the spinach dal with coconut rotti, all was delicious. Staff is friendly, prices are so affordable (300-600 for most entrees, I believe 2-300 for juices etc).

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank harlier2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

Small hut with fantastic food , Short wait for the table. We loved everything specially mango salad.Service is quick and attentive.

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank StellaN433
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was the best I have tasted in SriLanka ! A must go place in Ella. The Moana was very good. The chill was fresh!

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank CarinaY40
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was in need of food and followed the numerous recommendations about this place. It’s very basic and limited seating but it’s great. I had the four different veg curry on a plate with rice and papdum. Fabulous flavours and tastes. Washed down with lime...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank U1659MXsimonb
Reviewed 5 days ago

Small spot with fantastic food. The staff were lovely and attentive and the food was amazing. Had the vegetable curry with rice which included 3 curries and rice at a very cheap price. Couldn’t recommend enough. Get here early though, we noticed there was a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank WillKelly32
Reviewed 5 days ago

The mango curry is incredible, one of my favourite curries ever! Also the lemonade is super refreshing. Just off of the road this place is super authentic with friendly staff. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank nancysutcliffe92
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food here is the best in ella. With a price point to match. Great location by the railroad. Try the banana flower salad! It’s really amazing. Great service. I’m coming back!

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank Neilingall
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just Amazing. Super friendly. Super yummy. Organized, quick and outstanding. Thanks for the best food I had in Sri Lanka so far. I had Parata with eggplant and some samosas. Shame I am just staying two nights here. Darshan is a Great Host. They are...More

Date of visit: January 2020
1  Thank RaeidNamaste
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Matey Hut certainly deserves its Tripadvisor “top 5” restaurant status in Ella! We were a bit nervous about eating here at first despite the reviews, because it looks quite shabby from the outside, but once we were seated and got chatting to the waiter, we...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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November 5, 2019|
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Response from lisajyoung | Reviewed this property |
They don't always do the same dishes. It is around 8 different vegetarian curries, rice, roti and dessert. You can let them know if you have gluten intolerance or some restrictions.
November 4, 2019|
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Response from 130DaveW130 | Reviewed this property |
2000 rupee per person.
Sharon R
March 28, 2019|
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Response from 180pennym | Reviewed this property |
Call up or drop in and book at the restaurant.
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