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Pedlar's Inn Cafe

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92 Pedlar Street | Fort, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 225333
09:00 - 22:00
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Superb food but very expensive. Club Sandwich & Spaghetti were very delicious, not to mention the Iced coffee.

1 Thank Christina S
Guildford, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Two of our group bought ice cream over the road from the Pedlar's ice cream stand and we needed somewhere shady for them to sit. So we came in to the cafe and through to the court yard in the back where the fans were put on for us. Nice atmosphere - very old time colonial... we initially ordered iced... More 

Thank travelangel123
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

The food we are there was of good quality. There wasn't a huge amount of choice but sometimes that's better. The prices were average. Good atmosphere and the staff were really friendly! We came here everyday at least once, if that's anything to go by

Thank attentionseektravel
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere and the food was great. I will recommend this lovely spot to anyone. I also bought a wonderful finger ring from the jeweller and I adore it.

Thank Annemette K
Singapore, Singapore
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259 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a cup of tea at this cute little inn. Prices are reasonable and service is fast. Good place to take a rest when you walk the city.

Thank Fernlicht
Hong Kong, China
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124 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

I will fork out for a decent meal without any qualms but Pedlar's inn falls short from when I visited it a year ago and loved their desserts. Previous reviews are correct, the Sri Lankan breakfast is never able and given that this is Sri Lanka, how is that possible? Why can't they go around the corner for ingredients? Is... More 

1 Thank Mark S
Weligama, Sri Lanka
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Still they manage to improve and change the presentation in their shop. Quality always good so a no brainer to drop in.

Thank Jan v
Wattala, Sri Lanka
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The restaurant appearance is nice. We ordered several dishes from Pasta to Steaks. The expectations was not fulfilled but the food was good. The prices are little too high.

1 Thank Deliesha2106
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

We checked in to pedlar's inn cafe at pedlar's street Galle fort. We ordered a main course, chicken and mushroom with rice and salad. The price was high compared to other locations you can dine (1050.00 LKR without service charge). But the food was great and filling. You can decide whether to sit in road, verandah or inside. Good vibes!

1 Thank Praveen A
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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151 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

We had a quick coffee and cake stop to conclude some business meetings. Quick effective service and amazing cakes made the OK coffee great.

Thank Wally S

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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
Bar, Cafe, European, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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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