Romantic Bars And Restaurants In Ella
Ella has become one of the most coveted places for couples to visit; with its rolling green hills covered in tea bushes, intimate restaurants & cafes, and cosy hotels. If you’re planning to surprise your date with a spontaneous (or planned trip!), here’s a list of the most romantic places to eat and drink in Ella that are perfect for a date night.
Ceylon Tea Factory Restaurant
Although technically a tea house, the Ceylon Tea Factory Restaurant, is also a fabulous restaurant which was built to give you the ambience of a tea factory to set it apart from the rest of the other tea houses. One of the more stylish and sleek restaurants in Ella, you should definitely not miss having a meal- or just a tea- here. What makes this restaurant even more special, however, is the menu which is tea-inspired and you will definitely have a few tea-infused dishes!
Although it may seem unlikely that a roadside cafe can be chic, Cafe Chill in Ella has seamlessly brought the two together. Overlooking the gorgeous emerald-green tea estates of Ella, the upper deck which is built out of polished wood and a thatched roof, gives the cafe an outdoor-indoor feel to it, somehow making it both modern and rustic at the same time. While you’re there you can enjoy a drink in the evening and watch the sunset behind the tall peaks of Ella– go there at night or in the evening to end the day and to get more of a ‘bar-feel’.
Little Folly Restaurant
Little Folly Restaurant is placed on the edge of the jungle just off the main road. Since it is so close to the forest, it has a lovely ‘one with nature’ feel to it and a very relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant serves tea and cakes, but it becomes even more romantic at night when the warm glow of the restaurant is set against the dark jungle.
Cafe One Love
If you’re looking for a cosy, chilled out place for a drink and some pizza, you must visit this establishment- Cafe One Love. The 24-hour cafe is a lovely spot for both a lunch date or an evening drink; spread over three floors, the cafe has somewhat of an eclectic interior with its seats ranging from beanbags, hammocks and settees.
Ella Flower Garden Restaurant
Found within Ella Flower Garden Resort, this restaurant is a wonderful spot for breakfast or lunch. The restaurant serves both local and international cuisines, but the main attraction is the view. The somewhat rustic restaurant overlooks the famous Ella Gap which is surrounded by the tea plantations; even if it’s just for a tea or even a drink you Ella Flower Garden Restaurant is must because its view is unrivalled.