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Galle Fort Dining               

Map of Restaurants


10 Church Street


The Zaal menu provides light meals and snacks in the morning and afternoon tea is served daily. The veranda is the ideal place to escape the heat of the day, enjoy a tall drink and watch the world pass by. Adjacent is The Dining Room that provides an intimate setting for dining with a colonial accent. The Dining Room serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and provides a choice of traditional Sri Lankan curry and home-cooked dishes.

Anura's Restaurant

9 Light House Street


One of the original family run Galle Fort restaurants serving pizzas and a variety of asian and western food. 

Barista LavAzza Galle Fort

53 Light House Street


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Internaltional coffee franchise serving a variety of Italian coffees, savouries and deserts. 

Cafe Hula Hula

29b Rampart Street

A wonderful Sri Lankan cafe on the Ramparts serving fresh baked goods and traditional Sri Lankan dishes.

Cafe Punto

42 Pedler Street


One of Galle Forts favorite spots for traditional rice and curry. 

Deco on 44

44 Light House St


Deco on 44 provides a variety of cuisine specializing in 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. 


No 9 Church Cross Street


Our menu comprises of a combination of traditional and highly contemporary choices. Better ingredients make for better food, so we always use the freshest seasonal fruits and vegetables grown in Sri Lanka's southern uplands. We also source only the best quality meat, and we buy our fish direct from Galle's fishermen as they drag their boats up the shore.

Fort Dew Restaurant

22 Sri Sudharmalaya Road


Our restaurant offers breathtaking views and a wide selection of cuisine, people enjoy dining, drinking and relaxing at our restaurant where you can take in the panoramic views. We are open from 8am until 11pm daily.

Fort Printers

39 Pedlar Street

The Fort Printers offers a fresh and vibrant menu that uses predominantly fresh seafood and organic local produce.  The chefs plan the menu for the day based on guests’ preferences, and lovingly create soups, mezzes, and mains comprising grilled fresh seafood, Mediterranean inspired specialties, and traditional Sri Lankan rice and curry (which includes several vegetable dishes and at least one fish or meat curry).

Galle Fort Hotel

28 church street

Cafe lunches & asian fusion set menu dinners on the verandah with a full bar. Open midday - 10pm, wine beer and cocktails.

Heritage Cafe

53 Light House Street

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.

Il Gelato

46 Peddlers Street

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Bite into a crispy wafer cone, dive into a sinful sundae or just sit back and relish every spoon of the creamy creation in a cup, either way, Il Gelato has brought a little bit of Italian culture to the heart of Galle Fort. 

Indian Hut

Rampart Street


Authentic Indian cuisine including a wide range of curries, tikkas and naan. 

Lucky Fort Restaurant

No 07 Parawa Street


A very popular family run Sri Lankan restaurant serving a home cooked 10-course rice and curry meal for two and served on the family's charming veranda.  

Mama's Galle Fort Roof Cafe

67 Church Street


Open and breezy rooftop restaurant and bar serving a wide range of Sri Lankan and western meals.

Mansion Cafe

34 Leyn Bahn Street

Quirky cafe set in an old Dutch era home serving a variety of Asian and western cuisine, and an extensive list of coffees, teas and juices. 

Pedlar's Inn Cafe

92 Pedlar Street

Established in 2004 as the first coffee shop inside the Galle Fort. From humble beginnings, starting with only 4 tables and one member of staff, the café has developed into a must for all visitors. It now occupies the entire ground floor of the former British post office. Maintaining original features mixed with contemporary design to deliver a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner are all on offer including a mouth-watering array of salads, sandwiches, seafood, main courses, local delicacies and deserts. The drinks list is equally enticing with freshly made fruit juices, iced teas and fantastic Italian coffee.

Pedlar's Inn Gelato

No. 61 Pedlar's Street


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The first traditional Italian Gelato in Galle proudly brought to you by the owner of the renowned Pedlar's Inn Cafe, Mr Azeez Abdul and our Italian Master Chef, Signor Mike Da Ros who comes from a family line that has been in the gelato business for more than 40 years. Freshness and authenticity guaranteed with imported ingredients and traditional ice-cream machine from Italy. The flavours vary daily and we have a lovely and quaint lounge upstairs with air-conditioning that seats 10 people comfortably and a clean restroom for our guests. 

Rampart Restaurant

Rampart Street


Located in a lovely old colonial building overlooking the Indian Ocean, The Rampart Restaurant serves a varity of mixed western and Sri Lankan cuisine.

Royal Dutch Cafe

72 Leyn Baan Street

Owned by Fazal Badurdeen who is well known for his stories about Galle Fort. Serves the "best tea in town" as well as lunch and dinner.

Seagreen Restaurant

19B Rampart Street

Rooftop terrace overlooking the Ramparts and Inidan Ocean, serving a wide variety of traditional Sri Lankan dishes, seafood and wester cuisines. 

Serendipity Arts Cafe

100 Pedlar Street


Funky Art Cafe with a laid back vibe and ongoing exhibitions of local artist. Serving a variety of western and asian cuisines. Owner Juliet Coombs offers a tour revealing the secrets and unique spots around Galle Fort. Call +94(0)776838659 or go to the cafe to book a tour with Juliet direct.

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