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Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 67
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    Very good
  • 28
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  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Only budget option in Galle, food good but service is slow

Restaurant prices are much higher in Galle Fort than anywhere else we visited, apparently due to exorbitant rents in the restored fort. Indian Hut however is the exception, serving basic but tasty Indian meals. Very popular with Sri Lankan and Indian tourists. However, once the restaurant fills up... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
KJHEngland
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  • Dining on a budget
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

like most restaurants in the fort area the apppearance can be deceiving This restaurant located near the rampart is an easy stroll to the newer developments at the dutch hospital area. (if it is a pre dinner drink you want go to the tap house first then come here). The menu is simple food don very well at very reasonable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Restaurant prices are much higher in Galle Fort than anywhere else we visited, apparently due to exorbitant rents in the restored fort. Indian Hut however is the exception, serving basic but tasty Indian meals. Very popular with Sri Lankan and Indian tourists. However, once the restaurant fills up the staff are unable to cope, resulting in a long wait for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nothing but the good view. Horrible service (and of course the service charge is 10%), extremely long waiting time, small portions, a little dirty.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you go at lunchtime you'll miss out on rotis and breads as they're only available in the evening. Otherwise I can't fault this place, fresh fruit juices, good food and a lovely view overlooking the fort walls and the sea. I recommend the keralan prawn curry. It's really coconutty and creamy! Oh and they serve a lot of rice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The name Indian hut, kept coming up whenever anyone spoke about Galle, so i though lets try it. boy was i surprised! the food was so delicious that i am eager to visit the place again. Sadly i had gone for lunch, so the tandoor items and rotis are not available (only available for dinner). We tried some jeera rice,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights @ Thaporban Beach House , but every evening we came down to Indian Hut to have Indian Food. AS during our stay at Yala we did not have any food to our liking and Indian Hut was a god sent gift to us. Good Food , Lovely Taste and not expensive at all. One loving... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very bad restaurant , my wife and me was sick after a night dinner with parents, and very long waiting time, eating very bad

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Almost all restaurants inside the Fort seem to have doubled their prices for the tourist. Not the India Hut. It may not be the best Indian I have had, but is descent authentic Indian food. Big portion too for a modest price. If you want to have dinner inside the Fort, definitely check this out. One strange thing: I ordered... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Pleasant breezy no frills restaurant. Great food, freshly prepared so be ready to wait a little while especially if there is a full house. Chicken tikka was succulent and tasty, butter paneer was just right, tasty garlic naans. Good lassi, would recommend trying this place. Reasonable prices for touristy Galle.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

After a month in Sri Lanka, I was a bit disappointed about the lack of variety in vegetarian food. Definitely a big difference to India, where you do not get fed of with the food. So happy to stumble across India Hut, ánd to find it packed with Sri Lankan people! Food was absolutely delicious, Indian prices and Indian tasted.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Galle Fort, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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