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Kat's Coffee

235 Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
+94 76 856 8495
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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“cake” (23 reviews)
“porridge” (7 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Cafe, European, Contemporary, German, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
235 Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Even though located on the main road, Kat's Coffee is a lovely little break from the busy beach side of Unawatuna. Great coffee and sometimes vegan chocolate cake on the menu - personally my absolute favourite in town. Well worth a visit!

Thank SophieGK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the local breakfast but combining a coconut milk porridge with a tropical fruit such as mango fresh from the tree is just Devine! Kat has a passion and great taste for coffee. It’s just so essential to have a real good cup of...More

Thank julesheart2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I totally loved this place! Delicious homemade food, great (actual) coffee, tasty ice tea (definitely try the lemongrass one), cosy and homey atmosphere. I’ll definitely be back someday!

Thank Laura P
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely coffee shop on the main road in Unawatuna. A calm oasis, lovely coffee and sandwich. Also some lovely ethical items for sale Thanks

1  Thank DaraBrian
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Kat's Coffee is a place where you can get an amazing coffee and a normal sandwich. Bread is amazing compared to traditional Sri Lankan one, but that's about it. Mozzarella and tomatoes were just not like they should be. I often find that when restaurants...More

1  Thank Iga K
Katrin M, Owner at Kat's Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Good morning, I am sorry to hear that the cheese on our Grilled Sandwich did not meet your expectations. To clarify, we currently do not use Mozzarella anywhere on our menu and we nowhere claim that we do. In fact, the cheese on our sandwiches...More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

I stopped by here after a yoga class to get my caffeine fix and I wasn't disappointed! The coffee was great and I enjoyed all the items that were up for sale. I bought some really cute postcards here! Nice, chilled easy place to sit...More

1  Thank Rchewie
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Seriously? Just go! I went there so many times during my stay in Unawatuna and it was always worth it. My favourite spot in Unawatuna. Lovely food, amazing coffee and great people. If I come back to Sri Lanka one day - this will be...More

1  Thank kollers2017
Reviewed September 29, 2018

she has the best coffee of whole Sri Lanka! We loved the place. The place is eco. You can buy recycled bags and eat and drink green. The tuktuk can stop in front of the restaurant. There is a little parkinglot.

1  Thank Nickruk_13
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I went to Kat’s coffee a couple of Sundays ago in the morning to work after reading great review. Being used to working long hours in coffee shops, I was looking forward to the experience again in Sri Lanka as I quite miss the experience....More

2  Thank Gayani S
Katrin M, Owner at Kat's Coffee, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Hello, I think what you wanted to say was, that after one hour with one cup of coffee I came and asked, if you needed anything else. You said no and asked if you could stay and work for a while, so I told you...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

A MUST DO!! The best coffee in Sri Lanka - Kat has created a beautiful cool peaceful sanctuary from all the local noise and dirty streets - I stayed a few days in unawatuna and this was my first stop, daily breakfast spot and last...More

1  Thank MaryFL-K
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Questions & Answers
July 17, 2018|
Response from M6572NFmartinh | Reviewed this property |
Yes parking for 4 cars. Car park in frount of KATS
January 12, 2018|
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Response from Katrin M | Property representative |
Hi Leah, Adam is right, we don't stock alternative milks, but if you bring in your own we will happily use it for your coffee :)
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
At the time I visited- no - sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $4
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Unawatuna
  • Phone Number: +94 76 856 8495
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