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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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Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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41 - 50 of 313 reviews

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in about 13:00 to escape the heat and have some drinks and salad. The service was good and the garden had a nice breeze. Excellent mixed fruit lassi and the king coconut water came in the coconut carved like a mouse. It was cute....More

Thank cindydestv
Reviewed 6 January 2017

The environment is attractive and the staff helpful. However, the food leaves a lot to be desired. The noodles were tasteless and the curry the least appetising we've had in Sri Lanka. In fact we left most of it. Wouldn't recommend it.

Thank Kinnie53
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

We had a late night meal here one night in late December. The food was lovely, the welcome warm and the service efficient.

Thank LizeCapeTown
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoying an OK meal in old town Galle when suddenly my Son #2 has an empty Gherkin jar hit him on the head. Seems that it was flung across the Kitchen by one of the team, missed its intended target, ballooned over the saloon bar...More

1  Thank drstevens2004
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food at reasonable prices with a good choice on menu. Nice atmosphere and very efficient service- went 3 times as I knew I'd get good food and service!

Thank hinahey
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We ate here during an evening trip to galle from a nearby beach town. The local Sri Lankan curry is a must try! (It's called the heritage special). Note that this place like many others doesn't serve alcohol but this didn't impact the meal at...More

1  Thank TKandJT
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Usually we rely on tripadvisor, but in Galle fort we came across a few top-20 restaurants that were quite expensive. This is why we decided to have lunch at the Heritage cafe, it was busy and looked very cosy. This definitely was a good choice....More

1  Thank 537sannew
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Following previous feedbacks regarding bad service and still being charged, this can be true in certain cases. I was treated to elastic band in my fried noodles and pointed it out. I did not want a new meal, nor a refund. The staff said sorry...More

Thank Khoosh A
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant with great food and friendly staff! A variety of choices that includes several local dishes. However local dishes may finish soon if you are a little late. Also accommodated all our seating requests even when the place was packed and busy. Highly...More

Thank zapumal
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I ordered soup as starter and it was an instant vegetable soup. my main was cold so had to send it back and they did charge 10% for the service even tough I said I was not happy with it. I would not recommend the...More

Thank Dorottya K
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 9
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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