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Mama's Galle Fort Roof Cafe

67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 751 0485
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (50 reviews)
“dhal” (6 reviews)
“fried rice” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This review is about Mama's at 1/1 Rampart St near the gate to the fort rather than the old rooftop location which has confusingly kept the name Mama's. It's listed as 'Original Mama's' on TA. We arrived for lunch at about 3 and were the...More

Thank seamusb186518
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the only people in the restaurant when we ate, and we felt we were part of the family, being met by Mama's son-in-law, served by her daughter, and intoduced to her grandson. This is not a romantic restaurant, but it you want good...More

Thank Beechwwod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great roof-top views to the lighthouse and ocean. very nice food - not too expensive. Nicely appointed. Quite romantic.

Thank Guinness E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standard rice and curry fare. Particularly enjoyed the aubergine curry. The curries were served a bit too cold. Service was minimal but effective for us. The view from the roof looking towards the mosque and lighthouse is pretty in the evening sky. However the terrace...More

Thank Tulipkilt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here as from outside we thought it looked nice. I ended up getting soup which was nothing but boiled water and chopped onions. My boyfriend got tomato soup and it was boiled water with half a uncooked tomato in it. We got 2 slices...More

Thank Alex P
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Understaffed, but the food is good, I recommend this place. I had dinner there with my husband and we both liked it.

Thank Jessica O
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had a great cooking class from 'mama' upstairs from the cafe. Good explanation and great food. Must do in Galle if you like cooking 😁

Thank Pieter-Jan B
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Before you saw in lonely planet no 67.. Now we are at no :1 1/1 RAMPART ST, nearby Bank of Ceylon. We welcome you to enjoy our genuine traditional SRI LANKAN Hospitality & Our cooking classes new place too.

2  Thank mamasgallefort
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

We went here due to its raving reviews in lonely planet, however left rather disappointed with both the quality and taste of our meals. The curry and rice are your typical 'takeaway' curry and rice you would fine in Sri Lanka. Very oily and lacking...More

Thank elorach
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had Mama's Sri Lankan Curry: food wad tasty and looked very nice. Staff was very nice anf attentive. Unfortunately I got stomach sick after this dinner. It was either the tomatos in the coconut sambal or the fish curry.

Thank Stephan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 751 0485
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