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The Heritage Cafe - CLOSED

53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 697 3218
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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11 - 20 of 333 reviews

Reviewed 10 February 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
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This old Dutch Bakery is bright and shiny with loads of character and attentive staff My wife and I had prawn and avocado salads and our pal chomped his way through an impressive pizza I was unaware the Italians had invaded Sri Lanka ! Inexpensive...More

Thank Flippy1984
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Didn't actually get to eat here. Was given a table but when we enquired if they served alcohol they said they didn't. I pointed out someone drinking red wine and was informed it was ice tea (it clearly wasn't). Also witnessed other customers toasting with...More

Thank xeross
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I had a grilled vegetable and paneer sandwich, nothing special. Plus a jing coconut! Nice waiters. Gorgeous place. Shane they have too many international dishes (not really my thing).

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

After reading great reviews we were a bit underwhelmed by the food. Friendly staff and generous portions of grilled fish but served Luke warm and a bit bland.

Thank bobbydazzler199
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We ordered vegetarian pizza which was average. We also had hummus with pita and the quality / taste was not very original. Average place to eat in my opinion.

Thank gourangshah
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Set on the corner this is easy to find. The cafe is large but fills up during lunch time. However the service was quick and friendly and the food arrived promptly. Good atmosphere, very clean and good value food.

Thank Allen H
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Good coffee at this cafe. The colonial interior is a draw card. It's airy, spacious and stylishly decorated. The service was fast and efficient and the coffee was good. Nice place to cool down and relax in the heat of the day in Galle.

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We were at the restaurant twice while our stay. Rislan is such a nice guy. His respectful and sympathetic way made us enjoy our meal even more.

Thank Mehmet2310
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

We wanted to have dinner here but cancelled as we were also after drinks. They don’t serve alcohol. In fact, very few places inside galle fort serve drinks. Instead we went here in the afternoon to get a break from the heat. Had some lovely...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 4 - USD 9
Open Hours
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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.
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