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Ella Spice Garden

Main Street, Ella, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 75 236 3636
Review Highlights
Great way to spend some time during the day in Ella

We came upon Ella Spice Garden by chance as we were walking in the area. We decided to check it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Abigail C
via mobile
Try the cooking class!!

Me and my friend went to the cooking class here together with three other couples and it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Linnea K
via mobile
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“curries” (33 reviews)
“cooking class” (75 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Main Street, Ella, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 75 236 3636

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came upon Ella Spice Garden by chance as we were walking in the area. We decided to check it out and really enjoyed being given a tour in the spice garden. It was very informative and great to see different spice plants than what...More

Thank Abigail C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friend went to the cooking class here together with three other couples and it was a really great experience. The teacher was really funny and the atmosphere was great even if none of us knew each other. You eat the food you...More

Thank Linnea K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where you can learn cooking in local way by using great spice that helps you to living healthy way.no artificial item only local spices. See the difference.

Thank smgsamasundara131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden was very nice, and the information on spices very interesting, but the highlight here was the cooking class! Lots of fun and very informative! First cooking class for my husband, but after that experience, it won't be his last!

Thank travelfan1951
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the first day we came to this place we did a small tour through the garden and bought some great quality spices. The second time we came for the cooking class - it was SO MUCH FUN. High recommendations on this class. My suggestion...More

Thank Sven H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well planned spice garden with very healthy plants which have been maintained by generations . The spices which we bought here are very good

Thank mythili_rm19
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The cooking class is excellent! Really fun and very informative. The spice gardens are also lovely and very interesting. The whole thing is run by a small family and has a lovely vibe to it. Would highly recommend!

Thank Bhavna D
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Having read about the cooking course we were excited to book on and get involved. The host was excellent and made everyone feel at ease, and clearly knew what he was talking about. We made 5 delicious curries - the garlic curry was especially good...More

Thank emmas1990
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The tour of the garden is nice and the owner offers cooking classes and spices at a reasonable price. Unfortunately he was booked up when we wanted to do the class, but we bought over 1kg of different spices for under 10$ usd. I would...More

Thank simplylivinghappy
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

A short tour of the garden costs only 100Rs/person and the spices available at the end are reasonably priced. They also smell delicious! We didn't do the cooking class so it can be a short visit, definitely worth adding to your trip.

Thank Daniel B
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Lauren H
Hi, My husband and I are visiting Sri Lanka on our honeymoon shortly and we want to do the cookery class at Ella Spice Garden. How have other people managed to book? I am not getting a response on Facebook or email? Thanks! Lauren
31 January 2017|
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Response from Siobhan M | Reviewed this property |
Hi, my partner and I just walked up to the place and booked for the next night. You could try calling them on the phone but best is the minute you get to Ella is to go there and book the next available class.
Could tell me how we can book the cooking class before we arrive in Ella?
22 January 2017|
Response from Harry S | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you can as they operate a ticketing system which they physically hand to you when you book. You can try emailing on ellaspicegarden(at)gmail We walked to the spice garden and booked - its about a 3 minute... More
What are the opening hours?
29 December 2016|
Response from Anna C | Reviewed this property |
Hello. The spice garden is open in the day but the cookery school is early evening,I think the garden closes at 5, which is when the cookery school begins. 30 minutes would be enough to look at the gardens. Enjoy.