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Cafe Guru

Wellawaya Road | Madusha Warnasooriya, 11, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 76 763 5566
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (43 reviews)
“avocado wrap” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Wellawaya Road | Madusha Warnasooriya, 11, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 228 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Restaurant offers unique modern design, friendly atmosphere and great service. We really enjoyed our dinner there with great rice and curry. Cafe Guru is a bit away from the main hustle and bustle but definitely worth some extra walk down the Main Street and visit.

Thank Anna D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here couple of nights after each other! Good food and nice staff. And compared to the other restaurants in Ella not extremely busy :D

1  Thank Ilse L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you choose this restaurant you always want to coming back for lunch or dinner. Specialy atmosphere, very kindly staff and food - is amazing!! Best pizza in Sri Lanka, rice and curry and burgers. Quite place when you can make rest after busy date....More

Thank cornélie g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After eating curry 3 times a day for a week, we decided to treat ourselves with burgers and beers. I was worried that it might be a Sri Lankan take on burgers but it wasn’t. This place didn’t disappoint and although the service was slow,...More

Thank Ella P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful atmosphere, just away from the hustle and bustle but still in town on the main road. The Guru special cocktail was divine and the beer icy cold. Meals were great and service warm and friendly

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is the opposite direction to all the restaurants on the Main Street but only a two min walk the other end of the town. The decor in the restaurant is unique and amazing! The service is fast and the food was amazing. We...More

Thank Eilish S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had some lunch and dinner at Guru and just loved it. It's an excellent place to get some good food and relax at the same time. Definitily a place to visit during your stay in Ella :)

Thank erikeverts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we walked in, it looked like a place that had been designed for tourists but the food was great. Probably my favourite place for curry and rice in Sri Lanka. (Table's are a weird upside-down pyramid design though which means tall people may be...More

Thank SightseeingMike
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I found cafe guru above some amazing gem and souvenirs shops just before the main restaurant/bar strip of Ella. We were automatically taken by the chilled vibe and the open air concept of the restaurant. They have one of the best rice...More

Thank ali_noon
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The place has a good atmosphere, friendly staff and very, very, very good rice and curry,the best in town. It is not in the center of the main street but a little bit down the street.

Thank René M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellawaya Road | Madusha Warnasooriya, 11, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 76 763 5566
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Guru is an alternative experience of dining.
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