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Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant

Cafe, Wine Bar, Asian fusion
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28 church street, Galle, Sri Lanka
+94912232870
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Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: cafe lunches & asian fusion set menu dinners on the verandah with a full...
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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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Iconic building great for a drink, but a limited menue

One has to visit this iconic building, which has been stunningly renovated, if only for a cocktail on the beautiful front balcony. I stayed for dinner so that I could soak in the atmosphere of the dinning area overlooking the central courtyard adjacent to the pool. The menue is quite limited which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

First visit to Sri Lanka and loving it, staying near by which I will review later. Galle Fort Hotel recommended by friends in Australia and TripAdvisor reviews. 4 of us popped in for quick lunch. Stunning, exquisite and sublime. Based on that we have booked for dinner next week.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stopped in here for lunch and drinks on our recent visit to the fort in Galle. Service was efficient and prompt. Food fresh and delicious.Sate chicken was perfect. The best frappe so far on our travels. Beautiful verandah at the front for people watching. Felt very welcomed l

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I loved the veg curry set I ordered; It had maybe 5 or 6 curries, and lots of white rice (they don't have brown rice). The curries were quite big, so I ate maybe just 1/3rd of food. I asked if next time I could order half portion, since I don't like wasting food. But they said no. The curries... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

One has to visit this iconic building, which has been stunningly renovated, if only for a cocktail on the beautiful front balcony. I stayed for dinner so that I could soak in the atmosphere of the dinning area overlooking the central courtyard adjacent to the pool. The menue is quite limited which I thought would mean the food would be... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

By chance we chose to have lunch in The Galle Fort Hotel. The choice was well made! This Hotel is a slice of history , restored to an easy 5star standard. The staff were very pleasant and service of a high standard ( but still retaining their Sri Lankan freindliness) The meal was of an excellent standard and of good... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

On my last day in Sri Lanka I took lunch in Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant. I wanted to enjoy the nice quiet patio with view to the pool... that seemed to me to be a perfect place for a lunch. And it was! I was lucky to get very nice young waiter Ishara to accompany me. I chose the crab... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We were greeted by the General Manager of the hotel, David Elgar, when we first stepped inside the hotel which was so welcoming. The elevated verandah restaurant overlooking the pool and gardens was filled with candles providing a lovely atmosphere. We chose the chicken curry and were not disappointed. Our reason for returning to this restaurant was having previously had... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Lovely building. Looked very appealing. Started off with drinks which waiter got wrong. Then decided to have dinner. Booked a table but were told fully booked. 7 empty tables! Odd. Incompetent staff. Don't bother going. You'll be disappointed. Needs new management to survive.

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Kandy, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The front balcony is a great place for an afternoon drink, light meal, or a late night cocktail. The food was very good and well priced.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

To sit on the front veranda with a Singapore Sling in hand watching the world go by is one of the memorable moments of our 18-day holiday in Sri Lanka. All the cocktails are good (and they are inexpensive) and the service is impeccable. The cares of the world slip away, to be replaced by a feeling of peace and... More 

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

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  • Address: 28 church street, Galle, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94912232870

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Wine Bar, Asian fusion

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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