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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enquired about the cooking lessons here, after being recommended them by a friend. We were told to appear at 8:30am the following morning, and that it would cost 3000 rupees each. Upon arrival the following morning, we were immediately whisked off to the main market in Galle to choose the veg and fish that we were going to cook... More 

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Yamba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ate here both nights I stayed insife Galle Forte. The fresh tuna fish pieces were coated in mamas special mix of Sri Lankan spices and were delicious.. around $AUD6. 2nd night I had the vegetarian curry special with the 5 dishes which was plenty for 2 females to share. Also delicious & also around $AUD6. Mama is gorgeous. Misque... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We tried this restaurant when we found that just about everything was closed between 12-1.30. The rooftop restaurant was coo.and we had a lovely view of the ocean between the mosque and lighthouse. The 'classic rooftop curry' was a good choice for lunch for two but if you're coming for dinner I would recommend that you also get another dish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

Not good value for money. They have two rooms, both of which are quite basic but still airy and spacious, with lots of character. The place has immense potential but it needs a lot of upkeep and cleaning. They have a lot of staff but still the guesthouse looks rundown, unclean, with stuff lying around. The breakfast on the rooftop... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

Attended a cooling class by mama and daughter. Insightful! Visited the meat markets and vegie markets. A very good half day! very much enjoyed making and eating the yum 7 curries. Mama and daughter very helpful and patient!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Fabulous curries! We wisely ordered the classic curry to share between 2 of us how we would have handled a full serving each. Service good. View of ocean from this rooftop are just delightful. This place oozes character though from the outside you would think nothing of it!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Mamas Guest House at Leyn Baan St. Perfect location within the fort. Fine and spacious room. No WiFi beside in the reception area at the ground floor. No outdoor space. Do not expect to use the rooftop terrace, unless you are a guest in the restaurant. The price through Agoda is higher than if booked locally, and breakfast is included,... More 

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Layer de la Haye, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had Christmas Day dinner here - and took the rice and curry with the optional prawn curry. There is no beer available here (that's available at the "other" Mama's - the roof top bar that is now run by another outfit), but they do serve good Ginger Beer. Rice and curry was a reasonable selection, with plenty for two,... More 

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

A neat tidy and clean place to sleep. Interesting to hear the news from a local that the Leyn Baan st location is the original location, though Mama has now moved around to church st / little cross st location. Very minimal 'atmosphere' at the Leyn Baan St location, and have been told the food is best where Mama is,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Mama's Galle Fort 76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka . Its a Small Hotel, but Great Deals for what we pay. Location Location and Location fantastic location of the Old Fort. This is the reason we went and stayed at Mama's76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka location. Sound -New management from Europe. They are spending money on cleaning... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Mamas Galle Fort Roof Café and Guesthouse is situated at 67, near Leyn Baan Street in the world heritage site of Galle Fort.It is newly renovated house Available 3 Bedrooms with A/C facilities with Roof cafe restaurants. Mrs.Malani and Her daughter ready to you family services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Mama's Galle Fort

Address: 76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
Location: Sri Lanka > Southern Province > Galle
Price Range: $64 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Mama's Galle Fort 2.5*
Number of rooms: 2
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