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Cafe Chill

Wellawaya Road | Ella, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 77 180 4020
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (245 reviews)
“curry” (141 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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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

We had a great meal here one night - we all liked our food and there was plenty of choice of all types of food. The portions are huge (which we found in all of Sri Lanka). We only wished there was a non-smoking room...More

Thank ketchuprequired
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place looks very nice and has a big menu. Not too big though, from the foreign dishes there is only one choice per country. In my opinion that is a big plus (sticking to what you're good at and faster service). Food was nice....More

Thank Hindiaan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very good restaurant! Nice food, clean kitchen and Very Nice staff! We had different kinds of burgers and also the rice and curry is very tasteful! Sampath made us feel very welcome and did a good job!

Thank Rosalie H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The service was impeccable and the food amazing. Both the western type which some of us enjoyed and the fabulous Sri Lanka cuisine. We ended up eating there two nights - a rare for us - but so well worth it!

Thank Mette T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good food for the foreigner looking to stop eating rice and curry every. single. day. and eat something a bit more close to home (they have various European dishes which they do very well) Rude service however (they were moving customers off their tables...More

Thank Francesco G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The restaurant is very beautiful! It was very busy, so the drinks lasted a little longer. Recording went well, the waiter spoke good English. Also good to visit for people with gluten allergy. We had a nice place near the open kitchen. Very nice to...More

Thank Nina v
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had some healthy juices, mojitos and some snacks. The drinks were quick and service prompt unlike some other places we tried in Ella. We had some snacks, devilled peanuts were so moorish, plus the fruit salad and also the pancakes with curd were good...More

Thank Al H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

During our 2-week trip around Sri Lanka this was the busiest restaurant we've been to and felt like home with the ambiance and style. Food was definitely the best we've had in the country! You can see the amazing cooks at work as well. I...More

Thank ebfist
Reviewed 5 days ago

It seems that this Cafe-Restaurant is THE favourite spot for tourists from all over the world. It's a big restaurant with a wonderful relaxing area on the second floor, a fantastic tropical architecture. The menu is extended, they serve beer too. You can have a...More

Thank GerPieter
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

3 meals here with the family, good vibe upstairs and the best mix of Sri Lankan curry and Western food we encountered in 2 weeks. Really good curry meal the first night and surprisingly good pizza the second night. The wine list is a bit...More

Thank dkreview
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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, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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
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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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