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Mama's Galle Fort Roof Cafe

) #32 of 113 Restaurants in Galle $$ - $$$ Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 751 0485
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (50 reviews)
“dhal” (6 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 303 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Understaffed, but the food is good, I recommend this place. I had dinner there with my husband and we both liked it.

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great cooking class from 'mama' upstairs from the cafe. Good explanation and great food. Must do in Galle if you like cooking 😁

Thank Pieter-Jan B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Before you saw in lonely planet no 67.. Now we are at no :1 1/1 RAMPART ST, nearby Bank of Ceylon. We welcome you to enjoy our genuine traditional SRI LANKAN Hospitality & Our cooking classes new place too.

2  Thank mamasgallefort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here due to its raving reviews in lonely planet, however left rather disappointed with both the quality and taste of our meals. The curry and rice are your typical 'takeaway' curry and rice you would fine in Sri Lanka. Very oily and lacking...More

Thank elorach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had Mama's Sri Lankan Curry: food wad tasty and looked very nice. Staff was very nice anf attentive. Unfortunately I got stomach sick after this dinner. It was either the tomatos in the coconut sambal or the fish curry.

Thank Stephan H
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing incredible - and one pays for the views. Sri Lankan lunch (1,000 with a drink) would be outrageously overpriced anywhere else, but a view from the rooftop can justify it (if one values a view from the rooftop). Otherwise go into town and get...More

Thank Carlos Scott L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful roof top bar with great views of lighthouse, sea and mosque. Curry was very tasty, typical rice, curry and many more curries on the side! Beers were cold and refreshing - what more could we want especially when bucketing down outside! Great spot.

Thank Erwbris
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

After waiting for almost 1 hour for the food ,all the food was cold.one of us had to wait 20 min more for the dryest tuna in the world. STAY AWAY and to to dutch hospital instead.

Thank Hennings1974
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went there advised by a local on the street, and it was a very pleased surprise. Roof top terrase, with delicious food and view of the lighthouse. Good service, and good value for money. Would recommend it!

Thank Beatriz E
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I cannot recommend this place any higher!! Wonderful food with an amazing atmosphere!! My driver (Nirosh - Genuine Sri Lankan Tours) managed to talk to the staff and arrange for a private table seated at the top of the restaurant for all 3 of us,...More

1  Thank AJW2209
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 751 0485
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