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Mama's Galle Fort Roof Cafe

) #33 of 111 Restaurants in Galle $$ - $$$ Asian, , Vegetarian Friendly
67 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 927 5736
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (49 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 May 2017

We went there advised by a local on the street, and it was a very pleased surprise. Roof top terrase, with delicious food and view of the lighthouse. Good service, and good value for money. Would recommend it!

Thank Beatriz E
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I cannot recommend this place any higher!! Wonderful food with an amazing atmosphere!! My driver (Nirosh - Genuine Sri Lankan Tours) managed to talk to the staff and arrange for a private table seated at the top of the restaurant for all 3 of us,...More

Thank AJW2209
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I revisited this roof top cafe with the funky winding staircase. It still gives a great view over Galle Fort with the call of the mosque strangely soothing as well. You get a good view of people in their homes going about the daily routines-...More

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The food was good but the service was a little hit and miss with the waiter running everywhere as the restaurant filled up. He seemed to be on his own although the restaurant was half full. The "special 7 piece" selection was good with an...More

Thank Steve1258
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The food is delicious but I think that the place is relying on its previous positive reviews and the fact that it has been cited in Lonely planet. Not all the dishes are available and when we went there for breakfast the service was a...More

Thank Blajanka
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

We had the 7 piece curry and rice which was lovely and varied. They also offer a jumbo curry (10 different dishes) for larger groups. They staff were lovely and very attentive. They view really made it special, looking out to sea with the lighthouse...More

Thank Beckyems
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We completed a cooking class here, cost 3500 rupees, went for 2 hours and made 7 different curries. It was a great experience, we first went to the market and were told about some traditional Sri Lankan fruit and veg used in curries, we were...More

Thank Caitlynmc512
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We popped in for an evening meal. Lovely roof terrace, well lit and pretty, with a fantastic view of the lighthouse and mosque roof. We all had the mamas special curry and it came in a tantalising selection of sharing bowls - 7 different dishes...More

1  Thank Welshmedic2014
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful views of lighthouse, nice a shaded place to lunch. Have the recommended curry selection as it is fantastic and very reasonably priced!

Reviewed 10 February 2017

We particularly enjoyed the setting, sitting on the roof terrace overlooking the lighthouse. We both ordered Tamil pancakes which came with dhal and as we had requested our food spicy there was also a very good sambar with it. We enjoyed the food, lime sodas...More

Thank Warks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View
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 77 927 5736
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