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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” (68 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (15 reviews)
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Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

My mom and I were looking for an authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry meal and Mama's was suggested to us. Mama herself was in attendance and served us several delicious curries around a generous portion of rice. Excellent food and great value.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SL-AmericanTraveler
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a Sri Lankan Curry on the rooftop yesterday at Mama's. The staff were friendly and the food was good. It was hot on the rooftop but the fans provided a welcome breeze. They also do jugs of homemade lemonade The rooftop is reached...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank marinoonan
Reviewed 6 September 2018 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

Date of visit: September 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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.

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
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.

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: March 2018
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.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Vladimir V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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