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Amangalla

Certificate of Excellence
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Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
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10 Chiurch Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 91 2 233388
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York, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A stunning hotel and a view in to the grandeur of colonial times. We visited for high tea, which was huge, it was recommended that we had two silver tiers but could not finish the one we shared. There were all the usual afternoon tea suspects on the menu; two huge scones with homemade jam and cream, sandwiches, cakes, savoury... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The starters were excellent, with the carpaccio a must try. However as they had multiple events occurring that evening, the waiters were hard to come by. Two of us ordered the same main, however one came 25 minutes after the other. We finally managed to get hold of the meal by knocking on the door of the kitchen. They may... More 

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Thank SajdaHussain
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

In a historic building this restaurant is a gem. The food is presented well. However soups starters and mains are priced at about 20 dollars which in my opinion is double what it is worth. The service is one of the best in the fort region and we'll worth the visa. Marked low due to the high price

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Kuwait
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch at the Amangalla and the food was good , generous portions, waiters and staff friendly . The out doors seating was a bit hot but all in all it was pleasant. The fish curry was delicious and the coconut ice cream yummy

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Thank Daniageorgetyan
verrierdale
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to stay at the very best hotel and enjoy old colonial charm stay at Amangalla. We visited and loved this hotel it is simply superb. We met friends to share a cocktail on the extensive and charming balcony. It is like an old colonial movie set. True 5 Star Luxury and ambiance not easily found.

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Thank sashalute
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Amangalla for afternoon tea to get out of the Galle heat. It's not cheap but it's a beautiful old building restored to an incredibly high standard and the food is really excellent. As a regular visitor to Cornwall my only comment would be that you never seem to get clotted cream in other countries - other sorts... More 

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Thank mistakenforstranger
Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever since I visited here with a girl friend for trysts and tricks in the 80's, one can now add Tea to it. When Nesta owned the place Id scurry scamp like to my suite , up the stairs and in "her masters chambers". To surface at the end of a weekend, debauched and sated. Now there is a reason... More 

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Thank joseph c
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a habit of mine to visit this beautiful property whenever i visit galle to just have a juice, a meal ad just enjoy the lovely surroundings. This time as i ad a friend approached the entrance the security stopped us ad asked whether we were staying at the hotel... The tone was rude ad unpleasant ad i was... More 

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1 Thank Arunikaf
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food and service in an amazing ambiance. The staff are proud to tell you about the history of this beautiful place which makes dinner not just food but also an educational experience. We thoroughly enjoyed!

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Thank Harm B
Brecon Beacons National Park, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

A group of six of us booked for dinner based on some of our party having eaten and stayed here before. The menu is very expensive but this would not have been an issue had the food and service matched the price. At a hotel of this quality you would not expect to order water priced at over 10 times... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Chiurch Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 91 2 233388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?