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Dream Cafe

€€ - €€€Pizza, Cafe, European
Main Street | Ella,Uva Pravince, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 57 2 228950
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (169 reviews)
“tuna steak” (7 reviews)
“wraps” (12 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 21:30All hours
Pizza, Cafe, European, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Main Street | Ella,Uva Pravince, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Staff are friendly and quick with service. Great atmosphere for all ages. Food was lovely and well priced.

Thank JadeCoral91
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The nearby Chill restaurant was packed so decided to give this next door restaurant a try. Was not disappointed. Food was average but service was good and prompt. However the check out and billing took some time to process though. One plus point is that...More

Thank Rupert S
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dream Cafe is a tourist spot and is among several cafes / restaurants in Ella clearly only used by visitors. That said it’s got a great exciting traveller vibe and is usually full of people having just arrived or on their way out of Ella....More

Thank bananaramasupadupa
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a last minute booking as we were booked to stay at a nearby hotel but due to the recent landslide in the area our original hotel had no power so we had limited time to find an alternative option. First impressions were ok,...More

Thank topcat1972
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

we were warmly welcomed by "Raja" and attended to us very promptly. The food was amazing.. superb portion sizes. The quality of the pizza were great(thin crust and perfect balance of toppings). Raja took extra care for the 4 year old who was with us...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sat here for drinks a few times on our Ella stay. Good spot to relax and people watch with OK service and prices. We only ate here one and had fish and chips, which were very tasty. Wish we’d managed to squeeze in a cake...More

Thank Burntwood
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We wanted something nice and simple after a long day travelling and we got just that. Chicken curry and Singapore noodles were great. Must try the chocolate mug cake!

Thank Jemma C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place with decent fresh food. However, what let it down was the fact that they allowed smoking anywhere in the restaurant. Families with kids and Jin-smokers has to endure the fumes emanating from people who like poisoning themselves. I might come across holier than...More

Thank vikvroom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't know what everyone's raving about or how dream cafe made it into lonely planet- it feels like you're in a very commercialised environment, churning out unauthentic, average food at a pretty slow rate. Lots of much better, less touristic places to eat in...More

Thank louisesummers969
Reviewed 1 week ago

We usually steer clear of big places full of tourists but we wanted a pizza :) and we were really surprised, the service was quick and friendly our food arrived very quickly and was very very tasty. The pizza was exactly what the doctor ordered...More

Thank RollingWithTheStones
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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, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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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