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Cooking class

Really enjoyable cooking class! The guy leading it was funny and engaging yet professional at the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
Jack S
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Superb class and great teacher

Did this class with a few friends. We were in a group of 7 but the max use it 8. It’s a perfect... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
A23, Ella 90090, Sri Lanka
+94 75 236 3636
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable cooking class! The guy leading it was funny and engaging yet professional at the same time. I would really recommend anyone doing it. You get to eat what you help cook at the end too.

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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Did this class with a few friends. We were in a group of 7 but the max use it 8. It’s a perfect size so keeps it intimate and everyone gets to help out and learn lots. The host is a fantastic teacher and very...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

We read online reviews and felt this sounded like the best cookery class in the area, and went there to book the day before and luckily got the last 2 spots!! We had a fantastic time, we loved the teacher, he was friendly, funny and...More

Thank CharlieMY
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved this cooking class! My girlfriend and I booked it a day ahead (2500 Rupees each) and happened to be in a group with other couples so was a really friendly atmosphere. Chandika was a fantastic teacher. He spoke perfect English but also some...More

Thank SeanS1270
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Chandika is a great teacher, fantastic humour, good english,he is warm and friendly. Also a vert patient man haha . It was a great introduction to Sri Lankan cooking . We really enjoyed the experience and took something more than just a souvenir home from...More

Thank missclarke_11
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

What a lovely experience, just off the main road in Ella you can pop in to have a personalised tour of a family spice garden. Uncle was so kind to share insights about each of the 12 spice plants growing in his garden. It was...More

Thank LibbyGTravel
Reviewed 15 April 2018

My family and I didn't plan this in advance. We just happened to see this recommended in Ella and we decided to give it a go. Since we're very much into cooking and trying new cuisines we thought "Why not?" And it was AMAZING. The...More

Thank Dédé P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

We explicitly went there to buy spices for cooking. It started with a small tour explaining the processing and the usage of the different spices. The tour is 100SLR pax. The owner used to work for the forest department and really knows what he is...More

1  Thank wobman
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This costs 100rps, be realistic about what to expect... they show you the plants and then give you the opportunity to purchase what you have seen. Personally I loved seeing the plants that my everyday cupboard items come from, it is a clever little extra...More

1  Thank Jenks84
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We didn’t do the spice tour ,but we booked on to the cooking class . We booked the day before and took the last two of the 8 spaces . The host was Chandika, who was very knowledgeable , and had an unpegged funny side...More

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Emily G
26 September 2018|
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Response from Dédé P | Reviewed this property |
The garden itself isn't worth the detour it's a 2 minute tour. Although if you have an evening you should take the cooking class with the owner !
2 August 2018|
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Response from Castles63 | Reviewed this property |
I tried to book via messenger on their FB page but didn't receive a response. We went there, booked and paid face to face with no problem for the next day. I think that's the only way you can do it. Well worth it though (in... More
Amy B
9 July 2018|
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Response from Aodhan C | Reviewed this property |
Can confirm cooking class was 2500 LKR each as of July 2018. Started at 5pm, finished around 8pm. It ends with sharing the meal with your fellow classmates. Food was plentiful and we were not rushed to leave.