eating and drinking

  • Amangalla

    10 Church Street

    Enjoy some truly irresistible food in the Amangalla restaurant.

    For more information visit:  

    contact: +94 91 223 3388

  • Galle Fort Hotel

    Galle Fort Hotel
    28 Church Street

    Superb Asian fusion cuisine and excellent service.

    For more information visit:

    contact: +94 91 223 2870

  • Heritage Cafe

    Heritage Cafe
    53 Lighthouse Street

    This recently opened restaurant cafe used to be the fort bakery and retains the original brick oven and well. Now it serves fresh fusion cuisine in a contemporary space.

    contact: +94 91 224 6668

  • Mamas roof cafe

    Mamas roof cafe
    76 Leyn Baan Street

    A mix of Sri Lankan and Western food with unspoilt views of the light house and Indian Ocean from the roof top. 

    For more information e-mail:

    contact: +94 91 222 6415

  • Nicos @ Olanda

    Nicos @ Olanda
    30 Leyn Baan Street

    Tucked away in the marvelous Olanda antiques sits a real gem in the fort. Nico's have just opened a fantastic bakery with amazing croissants and great coffee.

    contact: 091 223 4398

  • Pedlar's Inn Cafe

    Pedlar's Inn Cafe
    92 Pedlar Street

    A great place to watch life go by this relaxed inn serves great coffee, western food and amazing chocolate brownies as well A garden area at the rear offers additional seating.   

    contact: +94 91 222 7199

  • The Fort Printers

    The Fort Printers
    39 Pedlar Street

    Mediterranean inspired menu and specials using local seasonal produce. Fresh daily so booking ahead essential. 

    For more information visit:

    contact: +94 91 224 7977

  • Serendipity Arts Cafe

    Serendipity Arts Cafe
    60 Leyn Baan Street

    A trendy spot serving a fusion menu including western sandwiches and eastern curries. Great juices and coffees are also available. 


  • Church Street Social

    Church Street Social

    This air-conditioned restaurant and bar is a cool escape from the heat of the Fort. Located at the Fort Bazaar hotel on Church Street, offering both international and local cuisine for breakfast through to dinner. 

    For more information visit:

    contact: +94 77 363 8381

  • Royal Dutch Cafe

    Royal Dutch Cafe
    Leyn Baan Street

    A nice chilled out spot for lunch or tea.


  • Fort Dew Roof Top Cafe

    Fort Dew Roof Top Cafe
    22 Sudharmalaya Road

    A great place for sundowners with a cooling sea breeze and unspoiled views of the sun set.

    For more inforamtion e-mail:

    contact: +94 91 222 4365

  • Pilgrims Lounge

    Pilgrims Lounge
    31/b Rampart Street

    A laid back lounge with good views of the rampart and ice cold beer.

    contact: +94 776 980 257

  • Rampart Hotel

    Rampart Hotel
    31 Rampart Street

    Popular with tour buses, the restaurant offers a large menu and buffet with spectacular rampart and ocean views.

    contact: +94 722 31140

  • Fort Inn

    Fort Inn
    31 Pedlar Street

    This lovely guest house offers good home cooked food from around the globe.

    For more information e-mail:

    contact: +94 912248094

  • Mansion Cafe

    Mansion Cafe
    Leyn Baan Street

    This fantastic new cafe has a huge menu to choose from. Situated opposite the Historical Mansion Museum , it's a great place to eat after a days exploration.

    contact: +94 91 223 4114