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National Tea Room


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Cafe, Sri Lankan
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Ive been there twice both for food and juice. The owner is really polite and sociable,giving us all the info about the way of living here. Her daughters are soo sweeties as well. Prices really fair for the quantity and quality.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank margarita k
Reviewed November 15, 2018

Tiny little café in Galle Fort. We stopped for tea and cake. It was very busy due to the cricket and inside was very cramped and busy, only 3 or 4 tables and a couple more outside. We shared a table with another customer, had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 485suzanneo
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We hired bicycles form here so we could explore the surrounding villages and beaches. The owner was so helpful - he suggested we took the bikes the evening before so we were ready to set off first thing on the morning ( no extra charge)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beccaemckenzie
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

What a wonderful place cafe run by very friendly old couple. Oldest in the fort for tea. Great food and very relaxing. Worth S stop

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Glenn H
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a cold drink one day and thought we would try the cafe for lunch the next. We sat at a table inside and were ignored by the staff for 10 minutes. So we left.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This tea shop is unique. Owned by elderly couple. Great service with Sri Lankan hospitality. Tried their awesome cinnamon tea. A great place to stop by when you're exploring the Dutch Fort.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Fendiosman
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Wandering along having just arrived in Galle, looking for a quick bite to eat. Spotted the sign for tea and noticed they had a small breakfast and lunch menu. Had to go with the rice and curry obviously plus some fresh juices and tea. Had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018

Located right at the entrance of the Fort, National Tea Room is full of stories. And rightfully so, since it is the oldest tea room in Galle. Subtle and perfectly brewed Ceylon tea with some local snacks makes for the perfect evening breather after a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Saptarshi D
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Tough not to write a great review for this amazing elderly couple who run this place, but it is worth making sure you know what to expect! . It is a half shop/cafe with lots of random items in cabinets. No real attention to making...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank svene124
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We rented some mountain bikes from this cafe and enjoyed tea and snacks on our return. Lovely, friendly and interesting family business owners who make the time to chat. This place has being in busienss since 1932 so that says a lot. Easy to find...More

Date of visit: August 2017
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