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Deco on 44

$$ - $$$Seafood, , Asian
44 Light House St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 225773
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tuna” (20 reviews)
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Seafood, Sri Lankan, Asian, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 Light House St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is a part of a hotel in a lane off Pedlars Road. It is a townhouse converted into a hotel. The place, as its name suggests, is maintained in its turn of the century art-deco glory. This is understated elegance and dining here...More

1  Thank Aney60
Reviewed 12 April 2018

A group of us had dinner at the property. The property is inside the fort and it has an art-deco design to it. Our table was set-up out in the front terrace which had a nice atmosphere. It was al fresco but there was good...More

1  Thank persui
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Great dinner at Deco on 44 - classic Sri Lankan curry in a distinctive Art Deco hotel - recommended.

Thank Roger G
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Delicious food. Great variety of menu. Excellent service. Good wine list. Altogether one of our best meals in Galle.

1  Thank TheSarahsHK
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Genuine art deco building, with touches like round-cornered window frames. Lovely to see. One of the few buildings in Galle that has a garden at the front, so you can sit on the veranda and watch the world go by without being right on the...More

1  Thank collideorscape
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed at Deco on 44 and enjoyed the hospitality of the most wonderful team of people you could wish to meet. Whether it’s the food (Suresh the Exec chef is awesome) or the welcome, in every respect this hotel is the best. Thank you...More

1  Thank catherine b
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The menu looked great to look at but the actual food was really bad! I wouldn’t recommend it. The thai salad was well.... a really bad flavourless bits of leaves with dry prawns and balsamic vinaigrette dressing!! Nothing thai about it!! The black curry was...More

Thank bpwwp
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old Art Deco building that has been lovingly restored to a high standard. The devil fish and chicken dishes were very tasty and cooked well. Friendly staff and Chef. Meal a little more expensive than we have been paying but it was worth it.

Thank loobyBucks
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Deco on 44 is in the perfect location to explore Galle fort. Our room was very clean, good air conditioning and a very good shower. The breakfast was very good and generous. The service was excellent, the staff were helpful and friendly and we were...More

1  Thank Meryl J
Reviewed 3 February 2018

Dinner on our first night in Galle and what a lovely restaurant. Small and tucked behind a wall on Lighthouse Road, but so worth visiting. My wife had a Thai dish and I had tuna with rice and roasted vegetables. Perfectly cooked and presented. My...More

1  Thank Ken G
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Suzanne S
5 December 2016|
Response from gianni1010 | Reviewed this property |
dear please ask to them. I was only a guest in august.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Light House St, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 225773
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  • This restaurant is at Deco On 44
Situated right in the heart of the Galle Fort, Deco on 44 provides a variety of cuisine to suite everyones tastebuds. Specialising on seafood, dishes include Lobsters, Crabs, Jumbo Prawn and Fish prepared in a manner to suit each individuals choice. Local Rice and curry is also a speciality. Burgers, Pastas, Salads and Sandwiches also are available. Desserts and an array of speciality coffee's are also available. The restaurant is open daily for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Meals are prepared by a professional team of Chefs who have an abundance of experience worldwide.All the produce is local and and we try our best to source organic. Everything is prepared in-house including our array of breads. There is an option to eat on the garden and also at the beautiful balcony which is an ideal place to relax after a day of walking around the fort.
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