International in Ella

Curd Shop

Tiny hole-in-the-wall spot near the bus stand that’s good for a cheap breakfast before or after an early-morning stroll to Little Adam’s Peak. It’s a classic backpacker-style place and, as the name suggests, is the …
Sri Lankan in Ella

Down Town Rotti Hut

The most popular place in town for a fast lunch (they also do a takeaway service) is this place. Its deliciously tasty rottis come in a wealth of flavours and are among the mostly amply proportioned we've ever encou…
Sri Lankan in Ella

Garden View Restaurant

A wooden treehouse-like place with friendly staff, great tasting local meals and cheap prices. You'll pass it as you walk along the railway tracks between town and Ella Rock.
International in Ella

Cafe Chill (Nescoffee Shop)

This cool roadside cafe-bar has the traveller-scene thing down to a tee – there are minty mojitos, cool tunes and easy conversations around the table. Oh, and the food? Well, that’s pretty good as well, and you shou…
International in Ella

Dream Café

Multiple reader recommendations fly the flag for this main-drag place with a cool, shady garden. It’s a cosmopolitan wee spot with good espresso coffee, well-executed Western dishes such as tortilla chicken wraps, a…
Cafe in Ella

Little Folly Restaurant

It’s 3pm, you’re in the Hill Country; that must mean it’s time to have a nice cup of tea and a slice of homemade lemon or chocolate cake. What better place to do so than this delightful forest-side cafe?