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Dream Cafe

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Main Street | Ella, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 57 2 228950
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07:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:30
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Horsens, Denmark
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate at Dream Café several times during our stay in Ella. Food is lovely, especially the pizzas, but this place really wins because of the staff. Everyone were very friendly, serviceminded and our kids had a lot of fun here! If we ever visit Ella again, this is the first place we will go!

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Thank Jutsukai
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were craving some pizza so we got some takeaway. It was ok, but cold and flappy.. had a pizza from Chill cafe which was better. Price was obviously worth it considering the exchange rate. Not bad but not great.

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Thank Joe B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can get a world class pizza at Dream Café. Seriously it has a perfect crispy Italian style base and so good fillings. The best pizza I have ever eaten during my travels so far! You also get really good coffee and desserts (we tried pancakes and it was yummy). Also very nice atmosphere especially at downstares. Staff was very... More 

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Thank Riina R
Gold Coast, Australia
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner and breakfast here, staff were friendly and pizza was great, good music, and atmosphere. Would recommend

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Amsterdam
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Dream Cafe for an after dinner coffee. The place is set up nicely with a lower floor and a top floor overlooking the street and the lower floor. With lots of green and candles the place looks nice and is a good hangout for some time, also because the music is not so loud. Service is friendly and... More 

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Kristiansand, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super Food Good service Value for money Highly recommended ! Always busy no Wonder 👍 Just right after hill walks or journey We enjoyed like many others

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Thank Ravnefan
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked this bar in Ella. It has more of a relaxed vibe than its neighbour Chill with very attentive and friendly staff. The curry was good as was the pizza. Would recommend!

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Szentendre, Pest, Hungary
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The breakfast is not good in this place. 8:30 seemed too early for the staff and they have nothing ready and when you finally get your food it's not what you ordered. Try other places you will find much better.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for a beer fix! Lots of nice tables on the balcony to sit and watch the world go by during the day. Chilled atmosphere, strangely hip urban warehouse decor that I wasn't expecting in Ella, but it didnt make it pretentious at all. The arak and ginger beer cocktail was nice (think it was called a torpedo), and... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are sick of curry and rice, right place to go! Good service, nice meals, expensive, but very good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 7
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Sri Lankan, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:30
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 21:30
Saturday
07:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street | Ella, Sri Lanka, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Uva Province  >  Ella
  • Phone Number: +94 57 2 228950
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?