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Mama's Galle Fort

76 Leyn Baan Street, Galle, Sri Lanka
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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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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Mama's is a beautiful old house in a fantastic location of the Fort. My room featured a lovely original balcony from where I could see the gentle pace of life below and (very clearly!) hear the Muezzin from the adjacent Mosque. The top floor terrace had fantastic views over the lighthouse. So far so good, but.... when you're paying 55... More 

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london
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This guesthouse was booked at the end of our trip to Sri Lanka and we hoped it would be a special place to stay however we were very disappointed by what we found. The room we stayed in was very large with different areas for seating etc which was very welcome however all across two walls of the main sleeping... More 

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