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“Delicious Breakfast and lunch”

Serendipity Arts Cafe
Ranked #67 of 134 Restaurants in Galle
Cuisines: Cafe, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
New Orleans
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Delicious Breakfast and lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2014

Great food, great service, great art. Tables and chairs are not comfortable(stools too high for tables).

  • Visited February 2014
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Wollongong, Australia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great food, ultra dud service sadly :(”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

Really good breakfast hoppers but unfortunately we had really bad service both days we visited.
The first day we were charged for the coffee that was included in the breakfast, and the banana and fruit hoppers arrived with no fruit.
The second day we visited we ordered hoppers and were only told there were no hoppers 20 mins later. We then ordered curd honey and fruit since we were now going to run too late for the airport transfer to order a big meal. They charged the full amount for fruit platter + curd and honey each (550 total!) which was way more than hoppers and fruit in the first place (200). Then weren't told that there was not enough curd until our meals were served with one less curd. Actually we were only told 10 mins later when we asked why we only had one tiny bowl of curd. We were still charged the full amount. Would be a great place if they could improve on service, understanding of their own menu and also most importantly honest and early communication. Only bad review we have in sri lanka - see our comments on other places...

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Bondi
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Serendipity cooking class is a must for any visit to the Fort”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2014

I recent visited Galle with my family and an afternoon at the Serendipity Cafe was one of the highlights of our trip. We signed up for one of the cooking classes, learning how to make from scratch, 4 different curries (including fish, beetroot, dahl), sambal and hoppers, which were all amazing. The host, Juliet has a great knowledge of Sri Lankan cuisine and allows you to gain an insight into life inside the fort.
Following our late lunch, we went on a walking tour around the fort which was excellent, followed by some gelato.
Would highly recommend the cooking classes if you are interested in Sri Lankan food and gaining an insight into the culture and life of the Fort.

  • Visited December 2013
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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“need to meet”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

Very nice place and the food was delicious. The place where you can not only get a snack or a cup of coffee, see the paintings also. Just put on an exhibition of paintings of the Russian artist Anastasia. In this place you have a rest for body and soul!
Enjoyed, Sasha and Julia (January 2014)

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Julia_Bari
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Bryson City, North Carolina
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Neat place, friendly owner”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 19, 2014

Been here a couple times. Good tea, chill atmosphere and yummy dinner. I had the roasted veggies and my partner had a curry dish. Both were very good.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Deanna D
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