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Cafe Ceylon

Matara Road, Kabalana, Koggala 0000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 386 0086
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“oysters” (35 reviews)
“prawn dumplings” (12 reviews)
“brownie” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Sri Lankan, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Matara Road, Kabalana, Koggala 0000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

They have a beautiful outside area with a lot of trees. The young waiters were kind and helpful. The food (vegetable curry with rice and pumpkin soup) was very good. They were flexible and made a vegetarian curry for us.

Thank Hasan K
Reviewed July 24, 2018

The dumplings are great, the bruchetta is a piece of toast with tomato. Service is great though as are the gardens.

Thank jacqui8585
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Husband and I came here after hearing of their awesome dumplings and fish. We were the only two in the restaurant the whole night however couldnt seem to get any service with all the waiters standing behind the bar chatting and ignoring us. My Mahi...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Lovely little spot tucked away from the main road. Secluded and private vibes, romantic. They have a nice menu, a bit pricey, but worth it for the sweet potato chips and for the relaxing vibes.

Thank Lily A
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is hidden by the main road in front of the beach. It’s very private. You have a car parking. It’s comfortable and service is perfect. The pineapple juice with mint and coconut water is amazing and I do recommend you to try. Price...More

Thank Simonest
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We had booked 4 nights in Cafe Ceylon, very excited to visit as we were ready to relax after a long time backpacking the country. We arrived in the morning to be told to wait in the reception area. A few minutes later we spoke...More

Thank EmilyRoberts93
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The ambience is relaxed. Someone with taste has created a nice place in a simple way. You don't notice at all that you are close to the busy main road. Unfortunately the food is not good and the service is slow and inattentive. The waiters...More

Thank ayamlu
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Really untasteful food. Don’t go. Overrated and overpriced. We had the two kinds of curry and rice, chicken and prawns. Made out of the same base. No taste. No flavours. Prawns over cooked. Most likely heated up.

Thank Markus R
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Great interior and feel to the cafe. Lunch menu consists of around 6 items, all of which were Western type foods - burgers, salad, but also some dumplings. We ordered the dumplings which was 700 rupees for about 8 dumplings. Food was good, however not...More

Thank rayn0060
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place, gorgeous setting. Ok service but unfortunately a VERY dry, overcooked tuna steak 'burger' on very dry bread. Liked the side dipping sauce. Exy for what it was.

Thank NesslouTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Matara Road, Kabalana, Koggala 0000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Koggala
  • Phone Number: +94 77 386 0086
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