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The Heritage Cafe - CLOSED

53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 697 3218
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 316 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were at the restaurant twice while our stay. Rislan is such a nice guy. His respectful and sympathetic way made us enjoy our meal even more.

Thank Mehmet2310
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to have dinner here but cancelled as we were also after drinks. They don’t serve alcohol. In fact, very few places inside galle fort serve drinks. Instead we went here in the afternoon to get a break from the heat. Had some lovely...More

Thank Instant-Nids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We walked along Pedlars Street looking for a cup of tea and I wanted a bit of atmosphere. The restaurant is lovely and next time we will stop for a meal. The most gracious staff extended their hospitality to us, simply enjoying tea, with the...More

Thank Basia1947
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Everywhere we wandered in Sri Lanka, is steaming hot, the restaurant owners and cafes are missing a trick, tourists are actively melting and seeking out air conditioning. This is a great venue ( Super toilet!) and efficient staff. We just had tea and water. It...More

Thank maryY7949FT
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

I'm surprised this cafe does not have a higher ranking. We found that on the whole food at most restaurants in Galle was mediocre with very slow staff but the food at Heritage cafe was very good and staff extremely friendly. If you take their...More

Thank CSW83
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice rest/stop here and enjoyed their signature ice tea. Amila was a very friendly waiter and we loved the atmosphere.Next time we‘d like to try their food. Definitely stop by here!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed October 7, 2017

On arriving in Galle yesterday we were so delighted to step into "The Heritage Cafe & Bistro". The ambience is just so cool and your hit with the colours and selected decor that makes one feel so at home...rather like entering a boutique hotel with...More

Thank standinginstrength
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We just had drinks here but they had lovely iced tea and the staff were very friendly. Had the cutest kitten.

Thank Emma K
Reviewed September 26, 2017 via mobile

We just popped into Heritage Cafe for a quick drink during a rain storm. We had a hot chocolate and a ginger beer. Overall it was very nice however we do think they could perhaps do a bit better than a menu printed on A4...More

Thank Lyndonmarch17
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We visited towards the end of our holiday and enjoyed a couple of excellent pizzas. Friendly staff and good service in an atmospheric setting. We went back the next day for a quick lunch and were welcomed as regulars.Give it a go.

Thank Peter W
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $9
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 697 3218
  • E-mail
The Heritage Cafe centraly located in the historical Fort, Galle; is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The cafe is a family restaurant with a wide range of soups, salads, main courses and fresh juices at a very reasonable price. the food is prepared by professional chefs. The cafe is open from 9am to 9pm.
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