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Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant

28 church street, Galle, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #71 of 138 Restaurants in Galle
Cuisines: Café, Wine Bar, Asian fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: cafe lunches & asian fusion set menu dinners on the verandah with a full bar open midday - 10pm, wine beer and cocktails.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My wife and I had tuna starter, seafood curry and Thai chicken and all three were average at best. Food was nicely presented but flavours were bland and uninspiring. The service was also a bit lacklustre and not what you'd expect from a high end hotel. At these prices this must be some of the poorest value food in the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The setting of this wonderful old Dutch merchant's mansion is exquisite. I've had drinks and dined here before, and always happy to return. The service team was spot on and the manager a gracious fellow checking in to see all was to my satisfaction. Jumbo prawns on the grill and a right fine G&T before-hand. Personally I recommend having drinks... More 

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Delightful hotel where we just stopped for a drink. Very reasonably priced. Appeared more characterful than the more expensive Amangalla hotel. Would have been lovely to have spent a night here.

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Lier, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The food quality was good but the view was better. There was a nice atmosphere in the evening. Service was ok.

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We stumbled in for lunch & were delighted with the ambience & beauty of this place. Tapas lunch was delicious & one of my favorite meals in Galle.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Sitting on the verandah, with huge vases of purple waterlilies, and frangipani trees, birds in the sun of the courtyard, attentive service, and wonderful food, what more could you ask. Lime sodas to die for, and food that combined the best of Sri Lankan dishes with the style and delicacy of the best of Western dining made this one of... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We went to this restaurant in a group of 4. After talking to the waiter they allowed us to sit inside near the courtyard (apparent they only allow guest staying in the hotel over there), but the waiter for courteous enough. he also took the order. Then another waiter came and asked if we stayed in the hotel. When we... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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65 reviews 65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We had lunch here whilst visiting Galle. It is so beautiful - like a piece of colonial Sri Lanka which has been left behind. We enjoyed sitting in the shady cool courtyard sipping our lime and sodas, and had a lovely meal, which was probably a bit expensive compared to other places we could have eaten, but was nonetheless still... More 

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Florida, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I found this place while my travel in Asia. It is inside of the Galle fort. The hotel is Managment by Srilankan and foreigners. But there is nothing to special, I think they must be to take care of the the Guest.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

My wife and I visited Galle Fort during the day and saw the Galle Fort Hotel. They had on tables in the foyer details of the A la carte menu for the evening before Valentines night. The price of the meal was indicated as SLR 3000 per person (approx £15) with a ++ following the price. My wife and I... More 

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Address: 28 church street, Galle, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94912232870
Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
Cuisine: Café, Wine Bar, Asian fusion

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