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Pedlar's Inn Cafe

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92 Pedlar Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 225333
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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200 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

What a place beautiful food great taste nice surroundings. Nice coffee pleasant staff. Worth a visit nice location in the fort

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Potton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

Eaten there twice now exceptional food and service. Tuna was great and the spicy prawns were lovely and all very reasonably priced

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1 Thank Barbara W
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

If you've been travelling around SL for a while, and fancy something different from curry for a change, you may disappointed. Nice people, nice environment, nice music, nice curry(!), nice curd, generous servings, but the chef's special salad... Smoked chicken from supermarket? Cheap Spanish olives. Canned mushrooms? Ok salad with avocado and pineapple but maybe bottled vinaigrette? Not much chef... More 

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Seaview, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Only had a drink here as a refreshment stop but very nice and offered good VFM. Also good service. Would have returned for something to eat but ran out of time!

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1 Thank 41HelenB41
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, good service, tried daily special grilled fish with chips, food taste is standard. It will be much better if they had air conditioner inside to cool down after walking around

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1 Thank JUANNI S
New Delhi, India
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

One of the best fish we had in Sri Lanka.. Lovely ambience however we were not allowed to sit inside as it was apparently reserved. Special mention for Mufassir..our server..very friendly and helpful. Would love to come back.

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Thank Samta M
Lancashire
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We've eaten lunch here a few times over the years on our numerous visits to Galle Fort and it is a great spot to have a break from wandering around the Fort and shopping. Consistently good food, a good menu and our boys love the milk shakes!

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Thank Rimbola
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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106 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2016

We came across Pedlar's Inn Cafe on Tripadvisor. It's a cute street side cafe, ideal for a quiet meal. I enjoyed their spicy spaghetti arrabiata. A good break from all the Sri Lankan food.

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1 Thank chandknee
Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Galle in general is an amazing place to visit, with the old galle fort adding to it's charm. One place that i generally never fail to visit every time i go to Galle is the Peddler's Inn Cafe. Superb atmosphere and the food and the service is pretty good. Amazing place to chill with friends and family alike. And their... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

within the fort area, this was a nice place for food and drinks. The food and the service were good and we all had a good meal. this is a clean and tidy restaurant with some great fresh juice choices too. well worth a visit if your having a stroll around the fort streets and feeling peckish

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Pedlar Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 225333
Description
Welcome to Pedlars Inn. Established in 2004 as the first coffee shop inside the UNESCO Heritage Site, Galle Fort, Southern Sri Lanka. From humble beginnings, starting with only 4 tables and one member of staff, the café has developed into a must for all visitors. It now occupies the entire ground floor of the former British post office. Maintaining original features mixed with contemporary design to deliver a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Situated on the historic Pedlars Street at the heart of the Fort, Pedlars Inn provides the perfect respite to a busy day’s exploration of the Ramparts or indulging in the numerous shops and boutiques.

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