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The Mansion Cafe

34 Leyn Baan Street | Dutch Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 4 943456
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average24%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“pizza” (4 reviews)
“juice” (6 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
34 Leyn Baan Street | Dutch Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this place because it’s the only place that opened at 8:15am and they served espresso. We were welcomed by nice young men, very eager to seat us. The place was lovely inside area and outside. Food was unbelievably quick, considering they serving...More

Thank C'est L
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A great find in a side street near the Galle Fort. Our tour group ate here and we started lunch with a refreshing tall glass of lime and mint infused water. The prawn curry and rice was fabulous served with a fresh chopped salad. Prawns...More

Thank Lynette R
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Decided to try out this restaurant as it was close to my accommodation There are ample choices from the menu and after eating local foods for the past week decided on the Seafood Pasta The flavours were good with sufficient prawns and fish pieces to...More

Thank Ken2720
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We popped in to this cafe after spending the morning walking around Galle Fort. It’s a lovely building opposite the museum and their coffee is amazing! Service is also very good and the owner very friendly

Thank HayleyHay5
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

The staff were so helpful both times we ate here, and helped us find a great place to stay. The food was excellent, pizza, fish and chicken Sri Lankan curries, the ice cream and mint tea were all delicious.

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

People Need to know that this Coffee Maschine rocks with the best cappuccino in Galle. Without the fanzy nancy Chick that you get put on Top whilst paying in some of the other Cafes run by expats. This Family owned historic House is where time...More

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Staying 5 night in Galle Fort,we had dinner at this restaurant (The Mansion), order beef curry (portion good,come with 4 different vegetables and rice), fish curry (come with 4 different vegetables and rice),we were very surprised when we finished our meals,we had free pudding (ice...More

Thank Aniek70
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped by this very old historic building for a cool drink and ordered what was probably the best fruit drink of our Sri Lankian experience - a tall glass of passion fruit and mint with ice. We moved to the interior courtyard which was...More

Thank Tony S
Reviewed 3 September 2017

What an amazing old house this cafe is situated in. Let owner M.H. Nizar prepare you one of his signature and amazingly refreshing mint and passionfruit mocktails. WE were able to sit in the cool rear interior of the cafe and catch glimpses and marvellous...More

Thank Walkley123
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Came across this reataurant while wandering in the galle fort. Food was delicious. Friendly staff. Cheap. Fully satisfied with their service. Recommend this to anyone who is visiting galle fort

Thank yasiru m
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
8:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Leyn Baan Street | Dutch Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 4 943456
The restaurant is situated in a Historical Mansion, it is a part of the Historical Museum in Galle Fort, Sri Lanka, Functioning as a dine in restaurant, with Sri Lankan cuisine. Apart from it we have our own special menus to accommodate the international food lovers with homemade Ice Cream & Desserts.
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