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The Stairway

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Seafood, Asian,
53 Church Street, Fort | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 357 8514
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
53 Church Street, Fort | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I just love this place. Cozy interiors , lovely food , very friendly staff. You have the option of out door dining too looking at the beautiful sky and surrounding of prestigious Galle fort. Must visit place if you are in Galle fort.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was fresh and delicious, very glad we stumbled across this little rooftop terrace. The staff and owner are super friendly people, made us feel very welcome. Would definitely go back if staying longer in Galle, unfortunately found them on the last night!

Thank LaurenP2339
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rugged exterior hides a gem. The dinner we had was superb, top cuisine. The menu offers something for everyone. I had the grilled vegetable stack and it was delicious. Staff was tentative and friendly. The quality exceeds their prices which are very reasonable for this...More

Thank LauraN4078
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Complete with a huge trip advisor sign this place did not deliver. Poor service, they had virtually nothing available on the menu and were painfully slow. On receiving our lunch it was ordinary and the most expensive lunch we had during our stay in Sri...More

Thank Safari294177
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Stairway is a really nice and quiet restaurant off of the main roads of Galle Fort. The food is very good and the service was as well (e.g. water was free of charge). Prices are average. Definitely a nice tip if you are looking...More

1  Thank BrokenHaloX
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our three nights stay. This is the only room attached to the back of a restaurant, creating a boutique feel. The room was very spacious and stylish. Great bathroom. Very useful that the room can also be directly accessed via the street....More

Thank Frederick C
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Tasty and extremely delicious and different dishes that you find nowhere else in Sri Lanka, great service and very friendly chef

Thank 146kikia
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

We went for dinner abd loved it. The menu is limited and that put is down a bit at the begining. However, when the food arrived everything was really tasty! We are repeating tonight. The venue is very nice and staff great too

Thank Víctor P
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing little delicate place. Very cute, very elegant. Great cuisine. We tried beef and chicken burgers, both were super tasty with fresh bread and perfect potato wedges.

1  Thank Anton P
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

The Sri lankan breakfast here is authentic and scrumptious. Cooked by the little old grandma downstairs. They even went out of their way to get us something that was not on the menu... "Stringhoppers". 😊 It was delicious to say the least. The atmosphere was...More

1  Thank Nemesisskywalker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Church Street, Fort | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 357 8514
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