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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%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (19 reviews)
“pasta” (11 reviews)
“juice” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

The restaurant is good and central, and the setting is lovely, in an enclosed courtyard (with a fish tank). They also have bathrooms. The food was fabulous, I had a local curry which was amazing, the meat was tender, the rice well cooked and a...More

Thank brolidays
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Read a lot of good reviews but perhaps breakfast is not a strong suit for the restaurant. We got the breakfast meals. Cheap but it was nothing to write home about. Liked the fresh fruit juices that came with the meals though. My sister is...More

Thank Samantha D
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place was so disappointing! It looked great from the outside but when we came in service was terrible, the place was empty and the waiters were all sitting around in a gang and kept looking at us, speaking in Sri Lankan and laughing! I...More

Thank mcpinks
Reviewed 30 April 2017

The court yard setting would make anything taste good, but the food and juices here are way above average and the menu has something for every taste.

Thank Tessa K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We were wandering in Galle Fort looking for somewhere to have dinner after watching the beautiful sunset from the ramparts and we came upon this restaurant which looked very appealing from the street. It was early evening so they weren't particularly busy and we got...More

Thank Jamesinmanila
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We had a very much better meal in the Heritage Café than the previous night. The Sri Lankan rice and curry was very good, plentiful and cheap. The stir fried vegetables dish with rice was excellent. The surroundings were also very nice, so much better...More

Thank NomadicTraveller7
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We went into the LaVazza coffee shop and wanted to order food, somehow got directed to Heritage Cafe, connected but a different menu--with more choices but higher prices. My avocado prawn salad was the fourth prawn dish I have had in Galle and definitely the...More

Thank Wendy K
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe disappointing - fish and prawns were very dry. Staff not at the same standard as other places. At least the house cat had a good feed from our meal.

Thank Y6661FBsteveh
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Had a delicious lunch here and have had very good meals here before but the restaurant is a bit cramped and reminiscent now of a 'kade' than it was before. It was also surprising that with steak on the menu, a steak knife that cuts...More

2  Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our first day in Galle, had a delicious curry and really enjoyed the laid back atmosphere.

Thank Amy_Tails
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 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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