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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%
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“cake” (23 reviews)
“porridge” (6 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Contemporary, German, Healthy, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
235 Matara Road, Unawatuna 80600, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good coffee is hard to come by in Sri Lanka so thankfully kats coffee is open serving amazing coffee. Really fast WiFi and tasty porridge make it a must find for any travellers needing a break from rice and curry for breakfast

1  Thank Maddy J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a bus from Galle specifically looking for this coffee shop and we weren't disappointed. Such passion. Great coffee that is grown in Sri Lanka. Add home made cake, and you have another reason to head to Unawatuna. Kat is also lovely to talk...More

1  Thank anitacote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kat comes from Germany but makes coffee better than you find in Melbourne. This is with out a doubt the best coffee in the Galle area and probably the best coffee in Sri Lanka! The place is cute and homely full of cats and I...More

1  Thank Rickard Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Own by a sweet German lady, not only they have great coffee but also amazing original tea, no need sugar, perfectly prepared! Despite a limited choice for food, all their sandwich and quesadillas taste super fresh and healthy! Also their cakes are to kill for...More

1  Thank 40Liters
Reviewed August 7, 2018

After 4 weeks in the south of Sri Lanka I was craving some good coffee, and since I found Kat’s I have been most days for 2 weeks, and it has become an essential part of my day. Fantastic coffee, definitely the best in the...More

1  Thank richard1889720
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Fresh cakes and lunch items, great coffee and fabulous hostess. Definitely worth stopping by. You can also order cakes from Kat

1  Thank Alison R
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

nice and friendly service staff and owner. very good coffee (real coffee of real espresso machine) cakes are also good. nice place for breakfast or to hang out.

1  Thank Bernd D
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed my first seriously good coffee in Sri Lanka at this lovely coffee shop. I had a flat white, I haven’t seen this offered anywhere else in Sri Lanka. A double shot, delicious! Was interesting to chat with Kat also.

1  Thank kazzanne64
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Questions & Answers
July 17, 2018|
Response from martin h | 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
Kids, Large groups, 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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