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DiyaSisila Restaurant

$$ - $$$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” (26 reviews)
“lobster” (112 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Elpitiya Road | Bentota - Adaganthota, Bentota 50800, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had read about this restaurant on trip advisor and thought we'd best pay a visit and we were happy that we did. We turned up late in the evening and were given a lovely table right on the lakes edge. The menu all looked...More

Thank Gaylord251
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food and great setting down on the riverbank. We went in the evening which was even more special. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Duncan S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a real gem. Set a little off the beaten track but well worth the short tuk tuk ride from Bentota. The staff were friendly and attentive. The food was amazing and setting by the lake is idyllic.

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a struggle to get there.,but worth it .We met by a very charming guy and shown to a lovely table ,the setting is beautiful.Do not expect fancy ,this is just simple food cooked well .Loved this place absolutely great service and very friendly .A...More

Thank heather b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant deserves its rating as #1 in the Bentota area. It is in a typical 'tropic island' setting on the riverbank and the restaurant has been laid out to maximize the ambience of the location. It is well presented and is obviously tended to...More

Thank J0hnny1936
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading several good reviews thought we would take a trip by tuk tuk to see if it was good as the reviews, and I can say it was fantastic. The menu is very small, prawn, lobster or curry ( but this needs 2 hours...More

Thank michelesefton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered the lobster meal it was not only cheaper than the other restaurant I saw near the beach, but it was also ver great. I recommend to dine at 5:30, having your meal and watching the sun set was amazing. The environment was also...More

Thank 賀伯 肥
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a family run restaurant, the setting is really beautiful, I advise people to go a bit early to profit from the scenes... The food was very fresh and well prepared. The service is good.

Thank girlGeneva
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location by the lake Great food (especially the fish) Great hosts and service (we went during monsoon and the host went under the heavy rain to help us get our stuff). It's run like a family business Great atmosphere with perfect music and nice...More

Thank NA_H40
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

So we choae to dine in this restaurant because its #1 on the net. The place is small but quiet and nice. You can take a boat and go dine in the river or stay at the restaurant and get table almost in the water....More

Thank sarahhsleiman
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Rob B
30 March 2017|
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Response from Dave H | Reviewed this property |
Didn't see any on the menus other than a salad thanks
6 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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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
  • E-mail
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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