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“Time to relax” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Pedlar's Inn Cafe

Pedlar's Inn Cafe
Ranked #12 of 235 Restaurants in Galle
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: Welcome to Pedlars Inn. Established in 2004 as the first coffee shop inside the UNESCO Heritage Site, Galle Fort, Southern Sri Lanka. From humble beginnings, starting with only 4 tables and one member of staff, the café has developed into a must for all visitors. It now occupies the entire ground floor of the former British post office. Maintaining original features mixed with contemporary design to deliver a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Situated on the historic Pedlars Street at the heart of the Fort, Pedlars Inn provides the perfect respite to a busy day’s exploration of the Ramparts or indulging in the numerous shops and boutiques.
Logrono, Spain
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“Time to relax”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2013

Really nice place to relax, to read and to drink a tea (or good coffe!) with a wonderfull chocolate brownie.
People, who work in, are very kind. The service is fast compared to Sri Lanka times... The prices are European prices.

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“Amazing lunch in a great cafe in historic Galle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2013

Meandering around the quiet streets of Galle, we happened upon this great cafe. Drawn in by the lunch board outside advertising Tuna with a lemon coconut sauce, we were truly impressed and wowed by the quality of the food. The mouthwatering tuna was exquisite and I have to say it was the best tuna I have ever had. It was accompanied by a wonderful generous green salad and fries. This unique cafe which also has a little gem section is not to be missed on your trip to Galle. Leaving this cafe with an immense sense of satisfaction, I also need to mention....the price will also impress you.

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Thank Destinyspeaks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Relaxing”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

The drinks were average, but the service and ambiance was good. Love the cricket on the telly as well.. Wifi too .... thus this review.

Visited July 2013
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Nicest place to chill in the Fort”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

Friendly staff, good menu, comfortable environment to have a meal, a drink, a snack. Oh and clean toilets really helps! Great place to get away from the heat or when it starts to rain on a lazy afternoon. Prices are affordable too. $10 for a beef steak and rice with salad, all cooked to order! $5 for a sandwich and I tried the brownie and the cheesecake which is very good for Sri Lanka's standard. Waiting for the Pedlar's Inn Gelato shop across the street to re-open for the season!

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“Perfect food! Nice place.. Worth to find.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2013

We had lovely lunch in Pedlar In, having Grilled avocado prawns, Avocado salad and Butter chicken curry. Everything was great! Fresh juices were also tasty, no water, sugar or lemonade added :) like it happened to us in other places. Staff was nice, place was calm and we really enjoyed.

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Thank Yo-Gro
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