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Cafe Chill

Wellawaya Road | Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 77 180 4020
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (283 reviews)
“curry” (163 reviews)
“steak” (26 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Wellawaya Road | Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Cafe Chill after seeing it on our walk from the train through to our Hotel & Spa. Fr Gough & I both decided that this would be the place we would frequent, due to the relaxed atmosphere and positive vibes exuding from here....More

Thank James D
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Can’t rate this place higher. It was a welcome break from 2 weeks of Sri Lankan food AM to PM and their western fare is actually decent - would recommend the Spag Bol and club sandwich...! The curries looked good as well though. The three...More

Thank Grace H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been there for breakfast lunch and dinner. Quick stuff, nice menu, all the travelers gather here together before or after hiking so that you can find a company for yourself or get an advice or useful tip. The food though is nothing special.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We only ate here once. We ordered rice and curry. It wasn’t horrible, but it was our least favourite meal that we had in Sri Lanka, and it was the most expensive. We had much tastier meals in Ella for about half the price. We...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is type of cafe that you could find anywhere in the work serving continental cuisine with pizza and burgers leading the way. We did end up eating here for both dinner and lunch as it is a big space, they are quick and have...More

Thank AshishGuptasfo
Reviewed 2 days ago

Ella was packed with tourists when we visited in early Jan and most restaurants very busy & had to wait for a table. This is the biggest restaurant on the 'strip' and still had to wait awhile as very popular. Food was good, I had...More

Thank ljwaller42
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I normally prefer the local food but equally am also very curious how local restaurants pull off food from other countries. The freshly squeezed detox smoothie was absolutely delicious and so was their tzatziki which they use for their light options and salads. I was...More

Thank Minnie1238
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food isn’t great but the nightlife is good. Friendly staff and awesome upstairs area for hanging and drinking.

Thank john m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited Chill twice - once for lunch as a couple and once for drinks in a group of 5. The food we had at lunch was nice, but expensive by local standards. Portions and taste were both good. Returned two days later with a...More

Thank GobBluth
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Chill has three levels and is very popular. Level one and two are the restaurant and level three is a very casual area having bean bags and a fab area to relax and have a snack and cocktails.We had two meals at Chill and...More

Thank NickolasC
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29 December 2016|
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Response from LizeCapeTown | Reviewed this property |
We have moved on from Ella so I don't know what they are planning in terms of music but I would say that this is a great place in Ella to celebrate New Years.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wellawaya Road | Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 77 180 4020
  • E-mail
Cafe Chill is nestled in the heart of Ella and offers declicious international cuisine, while chill music is enjoyed day and night, this restaurant presents an ambience that mellows the soul and even offers a chill out space on the third floor to relax and take in positive Ella vibes. Cafe Chill is open for breakfast from 10am, lunch and dinner. The kitchen closes at 10pm meanwhile the bar is closes at 12:30am.
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