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The Heritage Cafe

53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 697 3218
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on our first day in Galle, had a delicious curry and really enjoyed the laid back atmosphere.

Thank Amy_Tails
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This is a lovely old courtyard with a bit of history. Food and drink is at tourist rates but portions are large. Ideal for afternoon tea on your visit to the Fort.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

This place looks nice and tidy on the outside but do not let the looks deceive you. My hubby and I walked in for breakfast. We ordered the European breakfast for 800 lkr. Taking our order appeared to be a real chore for the waiting...More

Thank TravellingSimmy
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

I ordered the egg florentine. I had to take tea because they didnt have an expresso machine. The Nescafe powder just doensn't do itfor me. They didn't have brown toast as well. After waiting for quite a while to get our breakfast, it was quite...More

Thank TravellingMcNugget
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped in mid afternoon for late, light lunch with wife and 3 young kids. Nice historic location with oldest oven in Fort Galle which used to supply the Fort with bread. Good selection on menu - both local and western selections. Expensive, but similar prices...More

Thank Fish_Feet
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were at Galle and wanted to go to a nice place for lunch, walking through the streets of Galle in scorching heat, we weren't able to decide till we saw the heritage cafe!!! One look at the menu and the lovely heritage cafe board,...More

1  Thank nids644
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We had fish and chips and prawns and both of these were delicious and plated beautifully. Ended dinner with banana fritters, coffee and biscuits for 2. Fritters great and 1 portion enough for 2. The coffee and ginger biscuits very good. They do not serve...More

Thank Louise B
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The food was ok and the service good. Unfortunately it has no alcohol license which is a shame. The inner courtyard was nice shame about all the crates in the room.

Thank suejm
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We came for 2 hours of Galle. On the Main Street we found a nice place for lunch, the heritage cafe. For the main course we had chicken in orange sauce, chips and vegetables, and the other main dish was prawns in garlic mayonnaise sauce,...More

Thank Israel M
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful fish curry there. Nice ambiente, good food. Prices above average. Good service. Would go again.

Thank PP-on-tour
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Light House Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 697 3218
The Heritage Cafe centraly located in the historical Fort, Galle; is one of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. The cafe is a family restaurant with a wide range of soups, salads, main courses and fresh juices at a very reasonable price. the food is prepared by professional chefs. The cafe is open from 9am to 9pm.
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