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Ella - Darwin, Darwin, AU-NT

Ella - Darwin

4.7
4.7
725 Reviews
$41 to $100
Sri Lankan
At Ella by Minoli, we nurture curiosity, have no fear in the kitchen, and love pushing the culinary boundary.

We use seasonal local produce, modern cooking techniques, and the deep and rich flavours of Minoli’s Sri Lankan heritage, to bring you flavour packed Sri Lankan food like you’ve never tasted before. Minoli’s insatiable need for travel has enriched her food knowledge and she has no boundaries when it comes to flavour.

Sri Lankan food has Ayuverdic properties and origins, and this perfectly balanced menu will leave you more enriched than when you walked in, guaranteed to keep you wanting more, long after you leave. From your first bite to your last, your tastebuds will come alive, and we welcome you to take this new-age Sri Lankan culinary journey with us.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 38 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Sri Lankan
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Phone number
    0498 369 021
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Minoli De Silva

What 725 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

725 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved the food so much we opted to eat dinner there BOTH nights were on in town!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    An incredibly disappointing experience with the worst service we’ve experienced in many years. The food was good, however the poor service from the moment we arrived put us off enjoying this for our special occasion. We were made to feel as a young professional couple, we were not meant to be there as the staff seemed to only care about the large groups or older guests. I’d suggest providing all guests with consistent service if you’re going to ask for a tip at the end of the night and then get upset when no tip Is applied to the eftpos machine….

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  3. MichelS

    Adelaide

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wow! What a find! We are visitors to Darwin and were absolutely blown away by the calibre of Ella. The ambience was a surprise as we walked in from a tiny lane, the music was very cool, the staff welcoming, knowledgeable and efficient… without feeling hurried. Our server, Kayla, was delightful and very helpful with the explanation of the foods origin and style. … and the food…. Amazing…. FULLSTOP.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We arrived about 8:10 for a booking at 8:15pm. No one was there receiving us even after 15 mins. It was amazing that a few waitresses coming and going passing us, but no they chose not had seeing us standing in front of the reception! Food was advertised Sri Lankern but cooked by an Italian chef with all Italian desserts which we don't mind but it should be stated as Italian food?

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    NT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 8 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best Restaurant in Darwin! Such well presented, sophisticated, tasty and delicious food. Great vibe and service. Thank you!

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  6. Foodie888

    Exclusive

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent food and service. Kangaroo tartare is a must and the chicken tamarind as a main was so yummy. Flavour, flavour, flavour packed into every dish.

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  7. KerryH

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    What can I say! This was the BEST food we have had for a very long time.. an absolute must! The food and I mean every dish was outstanding

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    NT

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 June 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was average, very overpriced for what you get.

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  9. PeterM

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Delightful food and great service. A must when eating out in Darwin.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    NT

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, service and ambiance. Was blown away

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FAQs

Ella - Darwin is rated 4.7 stars by 725 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 38 times today
Google Map for Ella - Darwin

12 West Lane, Unit 20, Darwin, AU-NT 0800

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Area
    Darwin City
  • Hours of Operation
    Tue–Sat 5:00 pm–12:00 am
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Sri Lankan
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Minoli De Silva
  • Additional
    Beer, Cocktails, Wine
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