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The Mansion Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Fast food, Asian, Sri Lankan
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34 Leyn Bahn St | Dutch Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 234114
08:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 21:00
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

We be there after 16 days roundtrip in Sri Lanka. After that was Galle old town very refreshing like Cafe Mansion. It is located very well, everyone can find it. Near is free museum. We got there excellent breakfast and very good expresso. Service was excellent, food good, especially pumpkin soup. Very good place to stay for a while and... More 

Thank Firehand
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

It's a lovely building with great decor on a quiet street in the fort. They make good fresh juices and the pizza we had was ok. I'd say go if you want a bit of peace and aren't fussed about trying local cuisine. Very Western place.

1 Thank Beth H
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015

ENG: Too expensive. I give 3 stars because the food is good, but it's no extraordinary and the money is not worth the food. ITA: Troppo caro. Do 3 stelle perché il cibo è buono, ma niente di straordinario e non vale il denaro speso.

1 Thank Vagamentale
Ayutthaya, Thailand
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

We just visited the old town of Galle when we like to have a lunch. There are plenty of opportunities in Gall so it was just coincidence that we entered Mansion Cafe. It looked ok and had a nice view at a small courtyard. We are a family of four and we all had a crepes. This seemed an excellent... More 

1 Thank Elberja2013
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Everything we ordered was delicious. The house is gorgeous, historic, and charismatic. A historical mansion just opposite the historical mansion museum house.

1 Thank Ana S
Zagreb, Croatia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2014

We had only espresso and fruit mix. Coffee was excellent real "Italian" and fruit mix superb. Prices average, lower than beach prices

Thank Davor F
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95 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2014

Our Muslim driver directed us to this attractive restaurant on our day trip to Galle. The decor was rather less attractive in the only "dining" room than the tables on the "verandah", but as we were famished, we decided to proceed with ordering lunch. The service was attentive and friendly, the portions of rice and veg curry were decent and... More 

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Clare, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2014

We had coffee & curd for morning tea where the curd was served with honey. Delicious! So opted to return for dinner. My husband & I ordered the rice & curry - we selected chicken curry. This arrived with dhal, beans, beetroot, pineapple pickle & pappadams. Aside from the fact that the food could've easily been warmed up in a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

We looking for a place to dine at fort. What we found was rather expensive or not a very pleasant environment. Finally we saw this restaurant and since they had a variety of meals we decided to try it. We had pizza, salads, crepes. All were very good. Quality was almost up to a fine dining restaurant. Pizza was authentic... More 

1 Thank neomal a
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014 via mobile

Went here because we were hungry. Ordered a salad and some chips. The salad seemed nice on the menu. The only thing was A) many ingredients listed were missing in real life B) small portion. This place is expensive and nothing special. My advice: walk in to have a look at the building, then turn around and walk off to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Fast food, Asian, Sri Lankan
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
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: 34 Leyn Bahn St | Dutch Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 234114

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