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Cafe C Ella

No 56 Wellawaya Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 71 814 1746
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (22 reviews)
“kothu” (6 reviews)
“rice” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
No 56 Wellawaya Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were just looking for a cheap place to have a curry. This place turned out to be absolutely amazing! They serve the most delicious curry. The best we've had in Sri Lanka! A must try if you ask us :)

Thank Ellen Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here after traveling all day to get to Ella. Food was delicious - veg rice and curry, staff were friendly and smiley, atmosphere was chilled. Also prices are really reasonable!! You should definitely visit this cute, little restaurant.

Thank Gemma F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice relaxed little place where you’ll get an absolute feast of four or five different curries to try. I also highly recommend the Watalappan for dessert. Sweet and sticky with a hint of cardamom.

1  Thank Aliwhee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is so great, we ate here twice during our stay in Ella (something we rarely do!). Staff were super friendly and let us basically make our own menu with bits and pieces of different things that sounded really nice. There was a great...More

1  Thank kp932017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our server Sameera made this place standout, along with its delicious food. We got kotthu and rice and curry, both were out of this world. We got the chef out of the kitchen to tell him so and take a pic with us, his name...More

1  Thank Hen S
Reviewed 8 June 2018

I had one of the best Sri Lankan curries I've ever had here. The vegetarian option was delicious, using fragrant and light spices. The small tofu dish was particularly good. I also ordered a beautifully spiced dessert made from condensed milk, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom....More

2  Thank AndyB186306
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Got into Ella late and so had no idea where we should go to eat. After getting a drink in town we hit trip advisor for some suggestions and found Cafe C Ella. It’s a locally run Sri Lankan restaurant and compared to the western...More

2  Thank p4m4
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

The best koththu ever is available in this place. Every bite is yum and scrumptious. You get to write your reviews on the walls of this place too. Lovely..

Thank Nuwanthi89
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

This place has a hint of the cool European "hipster" atmosphere. ;) food was truly unbelievably delicious. However, the best thing about this place is the waiter/host - he managed to serve everyone the food, give tips on what to see and get to know...More

1  Thank SVK-Marek
Reviewed 26 May 2018

We ordered Rotis and we served cold and soaked in oil Paratas. We paid extra for a bigger portion of Dhal and we served the smallest we have seen in the whole of Sri Lanka and we live here. There plenty of other options in...More

Thank FelixBrazil2014
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 56 Wellawaya Road, Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 71 814 1746
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Cafe C is one of the most famous restaurants in Ella for Sri Lankan cuisines. You can enjoy famous Sri Lankan menus including Rice and curry at Cafe C Ella
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