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Ella Village Restaurant

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No 73 Bandarawela Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 72 672 7890
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7 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We went there just on coincidence and had a table outside. the menu is small but the food is just great. we ordered 2 rice and curries with string hoppers and it was just typical srilankan. you get 7 or 8 side dishes like dhal, mango cutney, beans, spicy eggplant, mince sauce, coconut sambal! the owner was very friendly and... More 

Thank Hansbear
Maseru, Lesotho
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Many claim to have the best curry in town . But only in Ella Vilage restaurant I found it to be the true . Very strong flavors , I wish I found it earlier .

1 Thank Gil K
Medford, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We ate breakfast and dinner here - food was expertly prepared and came with many extras - we had 11 little bowls of veggies prepared Sri Lankan style, sambal, garlic sauce, lentils, pickles, etc - had fried eggs for breakfast that came with roti, an excellent onion garnish, and Dahl - seats right in the main road open air -... More 

Thank mjl118
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225 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Even this restaurant is directly next to the main street, it makes you feel like sitting in a garden. Food is delicious and the staff is friendly and nice.

Thank Macoona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We had a very tasty lunch here when we couldn't get into Matey Hut which was full. The food was fresh and wonderfully spiced. Fantastic.

Thank Mike W
Bengaluru, India
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the rice and curry here, especially the eggplant curry. Took about 30 mins for them to get it ready, but was worth the wait.

Thank Sanjay K
Zürich, Schweiz
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Very friendly service, nice setting, average food, nothing to complain but nothing exciting either...

Thank PP-on-tour
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Had a late lunch here as it had rained all day and we were fed-up... we both had the rice, curry with chicken,,, many small dishes arrived with fresh salad, delicious aubergine, coconut, beans, pumpkin, poppadoms dahl, pink rice in a banana leaf and chicken curry not on the bone ( a first in Sri lanka)and delicious mango chutney.....and even... More 

Thank lindz l
Worthing, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

We had walked from Ella up little Adams peak to 9 Arch bridge along the track back past the station and by 2.30pm were both in need of refreshment. Walking back into town we noticed the restaurant set high off the road. Shortly we had a lovely pot of strong tea served to us and we order grilled chicken and... More 

Thank Shags64tracey
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

...are soaked in honey and come with ice cream; crispy fritters. They are just plain delicious!Lovely after a walk up Little Adam's Peak!

Thank Anne B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 73 Bandarawela Road, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 72 672 7890

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?