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“A haven”

The Old Railway Cafe
Ranked #32 of 159 Restaurants in Galle
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed February 7, 2014

It's a relief to find somewhere so calm and relaxing outside the ex pat and tourist catering Fort.
Good coffee, excellent blitzer with passion fruit and mint, tasty food.
Everything is freshly prepared so relax into the sofas and watch the trains arrive and leave from the Railway station across the canal. I have whiled away many hours in this haven.
Rasi is a font of local knowledge and Catherine's dress designs , are beautiful. It's a special place.

Thank Joan H
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Reviewed December 16, 2013

A very comfortable, relaxing cafe with delicious fresh food. We took our toddler there and he loved playing around on the sofas and playing with the very friendly owners who were also very accommodating with his food allergies. We drank delicious smoothies and ate lovely omelettes, salads and yummy banana cake. The furniture in the cafe is beautiful as is the shop downstairs which is very eclectic and sells not only beautiful clothes and bags designed by the British owner but also some antique furniture and crockery, jewellery and even lovely and different Christmas decorations. We absolutely loved the shop and the cafe and spent a whole morning and lunchtime there shopping and eating! We'll definitely be going back next time we visit Sri Lanka.

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Thank AnnaTw
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Reviewed August 29, 2013

Very comfortable sitting upstairs above the London born owners fashion shop. We had milkshakes which were lovely and reasonably priced. The prices were lower than inside the fort and the cafe is next to the bus/train station. Food sounded good and reasonable too.

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Thank Stewber
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Reviewed August 21, 2013 via mobile

This place is sure, an interesting place, however a little bit on the pricey side, and to be honest you can't really call this a restaurant, it's more like a cafe!, service is rather slow, but I must admit the smoothies were wonderful!

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Thank Whatshisfaze
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Didn't eat here but the blitzes and smoothies were a treat. The restaurant is under renovation and the new painted areas look great.

Thank bitterntraveller
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