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Ceylon Tea Factory Restaurant

$$ - $$$Asian, Fusion,
No 4 Passara Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 77 391 9191
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prawn curry” (14 reviews)
“yellow rice” (3 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
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Asian, Fusion, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
No 4 Passara Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday

I recomend that Ceylon Tea Factory Restaurant is a very good restaurant in Ella. The service provided by Rawindra Marasingha and others is excellent. The dishes in the restaurant are very tasty and cannot be compaired to the dishes in other restaurants.

1  Thank chandanakumara077
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous food, great service and lovely tea from the Halpe tea factory. The food is a cut above most places - with a bit of a modern bent to it. The space is really lovely, with a giant fan reminiscent of days gone by. We...More

1  Thank wombatrois
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Comfortable environment, good tea, salad and curry, staff Ravi and others are nice amd helpful. 😋😀

1  Thank Dickson L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic value and delicious curry options - a real standout in Ella. The prawn and beef options in particular were packed with flavour, a must try! The service was swift and friendly and the setting is pleasant in an old style tea factory. A must...More

1  Thank Kel_London1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tasty food with lots of options to choose from. Great decor, lovely ambience and outstanding service. Our waiter Lukshan was so lovely. We felt so welcomed and we will definately be back . This is the best restaurant in Ella, I highly recommend it.

1  Thank PattyK1984
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great. The food is delicious and the staff are genuinely friendly. It was so nice to finally find somewhere in Sri Lanka that serves great salads and vegetables.

1  Thank Curtis A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We shared rice and curry with chicken and salad, which were very good and plenty for two of us with an extra serving of rice. The white wine was good and our waiter was very friendly with a big smile. Yet, this place doesn’t have...More

1  Thank Miearyosaka
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We sat down after a walk from the nine arches bridge and had a friendly welcome by the manager and Frank the waiter. Good tea and snack, we will be back tonight for dinner!

1  Thank cookyourlife
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

nothing to add. the food was definitely amazing!!! this restaurant could be move to nyc and be succesfull. the location is so nice, the food so tasty, the service ok. as for me, the best restaurant in ella. I would say also the best of...More

1  Thank Fabio C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and there is no comparison between the other 'top rated' restaurants in Ella! Food was delicious (We had the Sri Lankan curry and also the korma) and generous sized portions. The best part about this restaurant is the service; our waiter...More

1  Thank Chris B
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4 December 2017|
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Response from 100792NS | Reviewed this property |
I think so. We ordered beers so they definitely have a license to sell alcoholic drinks.
Hayaz A
15 April 2017|
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Response from nancyandleslie | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so..
10 March 2017|
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Response from Anu W | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure.. maybe after 9?!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 4 Passara Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 77 391 9191
  • E-mail
Halpe' Tea presents the World's first Tea Factory Restaurant with fusion, Sri Lankan and international cuisine, snacks, factory fresh tea mocktails, tea bar and tea boutique architecturally mastered to perfection. A variety of dishes to choose from. This is the Only food safety certified restaurant in Ella
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