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A must when visiting Ella! The teacher was amazingly funny and made the experience so much better... read more

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Emily B
Reigate, United Kingdom
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Really enjoyed this cooking class! Nice small group of 8 people, learnt lots about Sri Lankan food... read more

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“curries”(44 reviews)
“garlic curry”(18 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
A23, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 75 236 3636
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Reviewed today via mobile

A must when visiting Ella! The teacher was amazingly funny and made the experience so much better. There was 8 of us in the kitchen in his home and we even got a cook book with the recipes to take home. I urge everyone to...More

Thank Emily B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really enjoyed this cooking class! Nice small group of 8 people, learnt lots about Sri Lankan food and cooking. The young guy taking the class was a real good laugh and made the whole experience great fun for everyone there. Food was exceptional despite being...More

Thank AdrianPerry
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the cooking class and really learned a lot from it! The small class size (8 people max) means you can really be involved and the end results are delicious! Our teacher had a great sense of humour and the booklet with recipes...More

Thank Nat609
Reviewed 1 week ago

We learnt a lot about Sri Lankan cooking at this class, it was a very homely feel and the young man who taught us was very funny and friendly! We loved this cooking class, and the food was delicious.

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really great time at Ella spice garden cooking class. Learning a lot about Sri Lanka authentic cuisine and spices in a relaxed and friendly ambience. At the end of the class u can enjoy the wonderful dishes u prepared ;)

Thank WorldTraveler1907
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly recommend to anyone with a free evening in Ella! Our host was very friendly, funny and professional and taught us a lot about Sri Lankan cuisine! Although we did not do loads of cooking individually, there were many opportunities to get involved and...More

Thank HenryGalligan1996
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing time at Ella Spice Garden! The host, Chandika, was fantastic and very entertaining. The food was delicious and we cooked all of our favourite Sri Lankan dishes (including the famed garlic curry). We will be recreating the entire menu at home!...More

Thank 493isabelw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We did this on our final day in Ella. You cannot book in advance but is very popular, so we visited on our first day in Ella and reserved our spot (and paid for it then - we got a receipt too). The host was...More

2  Thank Becksem
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful way to spend our final evening in Ella. The host has got this experience down to a tee... everything was seamless! We created curries,sambal etc and everything was extremely fresh and delicious. The class is hands on and you create your recipe book as...More

1  Thank Becky K
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Our cooking course was certainly the highlight of our trip to Ella, it was great fun, very charismatic and knowledgable host, he was a real performer and this made the evening so entertaining! The food was delicious, we were provided with a recipe book to...More

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2 August 2018|
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Response from Castles63 | Reviewed this property |
I tried to book via messenger on their FB page but didn't receive a response. We went there, booked and paid face to face with no problem for the next day. I think that's the only way you can do it. Well worth it though (in... More
Amy B
9 July 2018|
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Response from Aodhan C | Reviewed this property |
Can confirm cooking class was 2500 LKR each as of July 2018. Started at 5pm, finished around 8pm. It ends with sharing the meal with your fellow classmates. Food was plentiful and we were not rushed to leave.
Nicoletta P
16 May 2018|
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Response from Aodhan C | Reviewed this property |
It's advised to go there in person and to book a class. It's a very popular cooking class because of its quality, the classes are also small (which is great). The location is just off the main street, I'd recommend dropping... More