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The Heritage Cafe

53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 697 3218
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

lovely food, nice service, pleasant staff. recommend the Sri Lankan selection. and there is a Lavazza coffee shop attached!

Thank NewDelhibelly
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Dined here once. Ordered the curry meal. Between us we shared one chicken curry and one fish curry. Both served with 3 different vegetable curries, rice, pappadums and chutney. Overall the meal was quite good. The chicken curry however was a bit overcooked and the...More

Thank travelbugsonthego
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Place Spacious, you can see a lot of tourists dining in this place. A bit crowded in the lunch time. They have toilet facilities[not very bad and considerably clean]. Has an indoor courtyard. More suitable for small groups. Food Good and tasty. Have a good...More

Thank TheCalculus
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

It's right in the middle of the Galle fort. Quaint restaurant. Next to a cafe. We tried the Sri Lankan rice and curry- the menu is diverse and well made. We found it slightly overpriced compared to other places where you can have the same...More

Thank mihirind
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Came here with a friend to taste local food, server helped us ordering steamed rice with prawn and local vegetables that were sumptuous and flavourful. The place holds the old world charm.

Thank Blavodka
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Beautiful place where you can enjoy some nice seafood and even the pasta was surprisingly delicious. The place is expensive for Sri Lankan prices, but for Galle is one os the less expensive "posh" places. They charge 10% service but a least they don't charge...More

Thank Javier V
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for a juice on a hot Galle day, we were met by a friendly waiter and chose a seat in the lovely out door area where there were plenty of fans to cool us down. We ordered juice and it came out...More

Thank MerryMegsy
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed lunch at this little cafe in Galle. Tasty food and great value for money. The ambience is excellent and portion sizes are great as well

Thank Shilpa B
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I went to this wonderful place with my wife, two kids, my sister & parents for Dinner. It was really fabulous! We had * Sea Food Spaghetti * Sea Food Noodles * Orange hinted Chicken Brest with boiled vegetables * Tuna & Avacado Sandwich *...More

Thank GimalD
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

What a great find in a country where tea reins supreme! The Heritage Cafe has friendly staff with the ability to make a great flat white! Will return again when I can.

Thank Mary T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
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
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.
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