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Deco on 44

Certificate of Excellence
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Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Fusion
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44 Light House St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 225773
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This hotel is well located, in Galle Fort close to the ocean and near to restaurants and shops. The decor is both stylish and homely. The internet is fast and allows multiple devices - the best we found during out 2 week trip to Sri Lanka. The breakfast was delicious with fresh fruit and tasty eggs Benedict. The pool was... More 

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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad that their restaurant and hotel are listed separately so I can give two glowing reviews! We stayed at Deco on 56 their sister hotel just down the road which gave us access to their facilities. I will talk about the beautiful location and so forth in my hotel review but it is stunning. A gorgeous old hotel... More 

Thank Alan D
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192 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I had braised fillet with rice as main and Sri Lankan cutlets as appetizer. Total bill was 1700Rs. Pretty decent price compared to some of the hotels in the vicinity. The cutlets were a little spicy and helps excites the palate (but not so much that a non-stick fan like me cannot handle!). Had the braised fillet because I wanted... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This place was a safe bet given its ratings, but it left us disappointed. There was nothing special about it in terms of food, however much the setting is nice. Calamari a la plancha was ordinary and we had to ask for it to be heated up as it came somewhat cold. The king prawns (as pictured) were quite nice,... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

The restaurant at deco is well known for its good food. There was a live band as well singing popular English classics. The menu is selective but very good- good choices of Sri Lankan food, continental food and American food. Try the deco special sandwich- it's quite a mouthful!

1 Thank mihirind
Nice, France
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368 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 330 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed here for 2 nights and ate in the hotel as it was raining and we did not want to get a soaking. We were pleased we did. The breakfast served was just right. A beautiful platter of freshly cut assorted fruits, a glass of tropical juice, croissants and toast with jam & marmalade. My husband had 2 eggs... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Great staff situated in great location close to shopping and restaurants. Nice swimming pool breakfast and surroundings. Great rooms comfortable bed and fantastic wi for. Worth a visit.

1 Thank glenn h
Norcia, Italy
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

This stylish hotel has comfortable bedrooms, a small but attractive outdoor swimming pool and a good restaurant. Staff are friendly and helpful and the ambiance is very relaxed. The location in the centre of Galle old town is ideal for tourists and it is only a few minutes walk to the sea. A walk along the walls is highly recommended.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This is a true hidden gem. A personal boutique hotel with awesome rooms (very big and clean) great service (lead by Mr Iflal) where nothing was too much trouble and the food was top quality... will be back again.

2 Thank George K
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

We took the cooking tour with the chef and then ate the meal. Terrific, authentic Sri Lankan curry to your taste.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Fusion
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Light House St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 225773
  • This restaurant is at Deco On 44
Situated right in the heart of the Galle Fort, Deco on 44 provides a variety of cuisine to suite everyones tastebuds. Specialising on seafood, dishes include Lobsters, Crabs, Jumbo Prawn and Fish prepared in a manner to suit each individuals choice. Local Rice and curry is also a speciality. Burgers, Pastas, Salads and Sandwiches also are available. Desserts and an array of speciality coffee's are also available. The restaurant is open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Meals are prepared by a professional team of Chefs who have an abundance of experience worldwide.All the produce is local and and we try our best to source organic. Everything is prepared in-house including our array of breads. There is an option to eat on the garden and also at the beautiful balcony which is an ideal place to relax after a day of walking around the fort.

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