We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Heritage Cafe - CLOSED

53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 697 3218
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“nasi goreng” (7 reviews)
“curry” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
All Details
Reviews (459)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 332 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Heritage cafe several times during our stay in Galle - it’s a great place to relax, with a large cafe and restaurant area and free WiFi. The food is great, excellent pizzas if craving something western, slightly expensive but reasonably priced...More

Thank rcarr34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It offers a long list of food and drinks (but not alcoholic drinks). Very nice setting with both outdoor and inside. I like the big and colorful painting on the wall. The grilled fish was very good. It was a nice place to hide from...More

Thank Ha N
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Went for dinner, food was ok, lovely setting in the indoor garden, colonial feel in the center of Galle. Prices reasonable. Lots of non Sri Lankan food if you’re tired of curries. Great Cafe attached played funky tunes and ditto interior. Would recommend!

Thank Samuel S
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

Lovely coffee. Good service. Back for lunch. Good menu variety. No alcohol. Tasty food. Clean toilets.

Thank TheSarahsHK
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Nice place nice decorated and pretty decent food. It is located in the Centre of Galle has a pretty big menu and it’s not too pricy but it’s not mind blowing. Chicken sandwich was good served with fries - not fresh cut, also serves seafood...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Open from breakfast until about 9.30pm, this cafe/restaurant has international prices, and may be a challenge if on a tight budget. One can enjoy a wide range of meals, and good coffee and cake. Pizza was our favourite, providing a break from the curry buffets...More

Thank Indiafan
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely fresh and varied menu on offer at heritage cafe. Cheerful and attentive staff. Prices on the higher side for Sri Lanka but worth it. We would recommend the beef burger (hubby loved it!) I had the prawn and avocado salad. Tasty but small (approx...More

Thank Emma W
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

The menu here has a variety of meal options which is a plus for a group. The staff is friendly and hard working. Two of us ordered sandwiches and one a rice dish. A sandwich and the rice dish came out first. Eventually I asked...More

Thank SunnyandBuster
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at the restaurant and whikst we have had better food in other places this was still of a good standard. The salad and spring rolls were very fresh and the veggue pizza full of different vegetables. There is no alcohol at the...More

Thank riocobb
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

Very special decor with old sewing machines as table. Very charming. Wide choice of food and cuisines. My husband had the beef burger & I had rice and Sri Lankan curry and 4 vege dishes. We concluded our dinner with cappuccino. Everything was fantastic. Don't...More

Thank Margareta189852
Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in Galle
Galle Fort Hotel
647 reviews
.08 km away
Deco On 44
524 reviews
.09 km away
The Fort Bazaar
310 reviews
.12 km away
The Bartizan
60 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Isle Of Gelato
227 reviews
.07 km away
Chambers Restaurant
776 reviews
.09 km away
Lucky Fort Restaurant
1,570 reviews
.11 km away
327 reviews
.10 km away
Nearby Attractions
Galle Fort Lighthouse
639 reviews
.14 km away
All Saints Anglican Church
121 reviews
.10 km away
Clock Tower
194 reviews
.14 km away
Fort Shri Sudarmalaya Buddhist Temple
50 reviews
.14 km away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 697 3218
  • E-mail
The Heritage Cafe centraly located in the historical Fort, Galle; is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The cafe is a family restaurant with a wide range of soups, salads, main courses and fresh juices at a very reasonable price. the food is prepared by professional chefs. The cafe is open from 9am to 9pm.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing