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Pedlar's Inn Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
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Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Pub
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92 Pedlar Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 225333
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

After working around fortifications in hot weather, Pedlar's Inn Cafe was just what I needed. It's easy to find, central, and chilled out. I had the daily special of prawn curry, with a lime soda & sugar syrup. I'd definitely recommend it. The menu has both western and Sri Lankan cuisine.

Thank proodle
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice setting professional staff &Delicious food !! Always end up by stopping here ... have no idea if the food is expensive but I feel it's okay for the quality !

Thank Shaaz S
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Always nice and polite here - very good breakfast. Be aware this place is halal I believe so if you want bacon and a bloody Mary you'll have to find somewhere else (although you'll struggle in the fort!). Very nice all round though - good food.

Thank BurtGurtLush
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a great lunch here - on the expensive side for Sri Lanka but worth it for the great food, atmosphere and service. Look out for the tortoise in the back yard!

Thank M T
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the favorite place of my family and we like the food atmosphere and antique collection. good variety to select

Thank Chirath D
Colombo, Sri Lanka
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for lunch at the Pedlar's Inn last Saturday (19th November 2016) after visiting the Marine Museum at the Galle Fort. After placing our order and while waiting for the food we realized that a phone belonging to one of us was missing. Since we had switched tables earlier, we requested the staff at the Inn and to see... More 

Thank udeni2016
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hot morning , looking for the respite of a mango Lassi. Then it starts to pour: no where else I would rather be.

Thank Neil D
Ginsheim-Gustavsburg, Deutschland
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick service of good food and drinks in the great ambiance of Galle Fort will attract most people to this place. Sit on the veranda and enjoy the rest.

Thank Gerhard T
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had planned to eat at another restaurant but changed our minds. As we passed Pedlar's Inn there was a lovely atmosphere and we were both immediately drawn to enter. An alcohol-free cafe we ordered lime and soda - this was not your usual cordial with soda water but freshly squeezed limes and ice topped up with soda. We were... More 

Thank Rachel S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food right in the centre of Galle. No alcohol served. I had the seafood pizza and would recommend It!

1 Thank Hannah G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Pedlar Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 225333
Welcome to Pedlars Inn. Established in 2004 as the first coffee shop inside the UNESCO Heritage Site, Galle Fort, Southern Sri Lanka. 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. Situated on the historic Pedlars Street at the heart of the Fort, Pedlars Inn provides the perfect respite to a busy day’s exploration of the Ramparts or indulging in the numerous shops and boutiques.

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