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Mama's Galle Fort Roof Cafe

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 751 0485
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry” (65 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Mama cooks the curries herself and you'll get a selection of vegetable curries and daal with the curry option (fish, prawns, cuttlefish or chicken). They have a real depth and sophistication that's rare here, and none of them were especially spicy (noting that this reviewer...More

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Gorgeous rooftop view of Galle. Tasty curry -- I loved the eggplant! A must-visit in Galle for lunch or dinner.

Thank pod004
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Beautiful food , western for my husband and Sri Lankan for myself. Excellent quick friendly service, at a reasonable price. And lovely view ,very quiet relaxing place to dine.

Thank Moombee
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

What to say, this was definitely the best experience we’ve had in Sri Lanka so far, the staff were welcoming, attentive and helped explain to us the local protest/national holiday celebration going on in Galle town. We ate up on the balcony at roughly 6.30pm...More

Thank Madeleine L
Reviewed 10 April 2018

I agree with an other review, it's hard to know what restaurant you are reviewing. But the pictures and the entrance is the same one we went to. But we never got to go up to the rooftop for some reason. We got fooled by...More

Thank Nina H
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We had the special curry menu which offered rice with several different curries. Unusually, these included beetroot and nut curry. The service was quick and efficient.

Thank peterjg63
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We were confused which Mama's to go to as there now seems to be two with the same name in Galle. The one we visited for breakfast was near the entrance to the fort on Rampart Street. Bad choice! The fruit platter 'boasted' the smallest...More

Thank RonnyGAustralia
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

It's really rooftop with a harbour view. Prices are above average in the fort. Worth to try Pad Thai boodles.

Thank Vladimir V
Reviewed 9 February 2018

Nice views and when the iman of the mosque across the street was done with his evening loudspeaker use we were able to enjoy our meal. At the end of our meal we were joined by a little gecko that stole some rice corns from...More

Thank rikdjong
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this restaurant housed on the top terrace with beautiful sea views by accident. We enjoyed the set curry of the day and ice cold beers. A lot of the restaurants in Galle only serve soft drinks. The food was outstanding and remarkably...More

Thank ShaRoKent
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 751 0485
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