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Dream Cafe

) #12 of 69 Restaurants in Ella $$ - $$$ Cafe, European,
Main Street | Ella,Uva Pravince, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 57 2 228950
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (154 reviews)
“tuna steak” (7 reviews)
“wraps” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street | Ella,Uva Pravince, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Really good vegetarian curry!! Try it! Baked in clay pot. And also really good fish and chips. I will highly recommend this place.

Thank Gunn-Berit N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here one day and lunch the next. Nice place on the busy central street of Ella. Nice waiters, good wifi and nice food. The kids loved the pizza and they had a great chocolate cake desert.

Thank VvdH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good choice, plenty of variety and well executed, good portions. Good ambience, friendly staff. Recommend it highly.

Thank Kim S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The temptation to visit this place is natural. It is centrally located, has slightly western look and beside food serves beer and cocktails. Still, past experience from other places like that may be telling you not to make that mistake again. Well, I did. The...More

Thank Peaceful_Warrior22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can recommend the sri lankan breakfast (string hopper, red sambol, and potato curry) for 390 R, the pancakes with buffalo curd and syrup, and the local coffee pot for 290 R which comes with milk and sugar. Be hungry, when you go there. You...More

Thank myegotrip
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an afternoon snack at Dream Cafe and came back for dinner! After a month in Sri Lanka it was great to have a burger and the kids had a pizza. All tables were full yet the staff were attentive, friendly and food arrived quickly....More

Thank nikksy07
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tried this place after reading positive reviews. I had the chicken pizza which was tasty enough, very large too. But what really put me off was i used a wet wipe to wipe my sticky table..the actual dirt was disgusting! The wipe was black after.....More

Thank Rachgun
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed overnight with my wife and friend in Ella, tried the Dream café, it was very busy , but the waiter Mangoya was very efficient and attentive and took our order straight away and the food arrived within 15 minutes, we all had steaks...More

Thank DaveKalavilla
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is oké. However my food came about 15 minutes before my girlfriend her food came. We waited about 20 minutes for the check to arrive

Thank Kai521
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Had seen this place recommended in Lonely Planet. Nice drinks and quick service. Panini was good but the beef in the burger was indescribable, tough, cardboard like etc. Not sure how much beef was used in the pattie but it wasn't good.

Thank Craig D
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29 December 2016|
Response from noushymoo | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dream Cafe has alot of space so I'm sure they will put on a good new years party, I loved the food there but I'm not sure what it's like at night but Ella is such a town for travellers I'm sure the whole town will be alot... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Ella,Uva Pravince, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 57 2 228950
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Oder your creative and flavorsome dishes of the finest international and local menus. Complete your meal with tempting homemade desserts, fresh fruit drinks and ice creams. You will find the perfect taste and blend of every item. All dishes are prepared as original and authentic by our well experienced and specialized cooks. All friends and families feel welcome at our restaurant, as well as giving them every opportunity to mix and make new friends.
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