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DiyaSisila Restaurant

) #1 of 54 Restaurants in Bentota €€ - €€€ Seafood, Asian,
Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
+94 77 740 2138
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chilli prawns” (25 reviews)
“lobster” (110 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

We had dinner at diyasisila and our first impression was wonderful till we received our food.The ambience is open and one can sit on a private catamaran to have your meal in privacy or one can even select a lone sitout over the river.This was...More

1  Thank Srinjoy M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

we ate at diya sisila twice - it was by far the best restaurant in the area, set a little outside bentota the menu is fairly restricted to fish and seafood (although rice and curry is available if pre-ordered - we didnt try this) its...More

Thank johnhoward157
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We read about this restaurant on trip advisor and it really does deserve to be number 1. There are just 6 tables so it is worth booking, we reserved the floating raft and while our food was being cooked we did a trip round the...More

Thank MarriottFamily
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant I have ate in in my whole trip in Sri Lanka. The setting is absolutely amazing, tables set on the river in an extremely romantic setting. The food was amazing and we was given complementary deserts. Small touches like putting...More

1  Thank James A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Two years ago we ate here twice, and loved it so we just had to go back this time. This is a small restaurant so booking would be a good idea. Where else can you get a 3-course meal, with lobster as the main course,...More

1  Thank Tangawizi_Sandan
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We had a good meal here ,the setting was lovely .had the Sri Lankan lobster and it was very tasty.very quiet when we went but was told it was the end of the season .dont forget your bug spray ! I got quite bitten as...More

Thank Lyn C
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We are in Bentota and were looking for some good restaurant for dinner. Found out this place from tripadvisor and it lived upto our expectation. We tried their signature dish "chicken schenitzel" and it was delicious. Just one negative point, they mention Sri Lankan cuisines...More

Thank Niharika S
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Simple menu, beautiful location by the river (bring bug spray!), friendly home-style feel to the restaurant. Great fresh seafood. Definitely a must visit.

Thank Riley M
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Having had great reviews we couldn't resist trying it out - and were not let down. The waiter was attentive and polite, the setting was beautiful and whilst the menu was small you got the impression each dish was a specialty. Starters and pudding were...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We dined twice here and both times the food was excellent! Do not expect a long menu, do not expect to be served fast - just enjoy the food and the atmosphere

Thank eleron71
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Rob B
Do they have a vegetarian menu/options? Thanks
30 March 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any on the menus other than a salad thanks
Can we reserve a table for three for dinner tonight at 8pm
7 February 2017|
Response from Nandana t | Property representative |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Bentota
  • Phone Number: +94 77 740 2138
Romantic and clean place on river Bentota. We can arrange amazing dinner, lunch or tea party (max. 4 persons.) on catamaran on the river, with candles. Our boat man will take you around Dedduwa lake and lagoon.
We organize business parties and birthday parties - maximum 20 pax.
We prepare village tour - tour + lunch (the best Sri Lanka Rice and Curry) 20 € and bicycle riding.
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