Restaurants in Galle Sri Lanka
Colombo has long been known for its nightlife and its numerous eateries. However, since of late
the Southern coastal town of Galle has been catching up. For visitors to the island who will be
staying at one of the Villas in Sri Lanka, our short guide below breaks down some of the
happening restaurants in Galle. Here are our picks of some the popular eateries in Galle in case
you feel like exploring the city or just eating out.
A Short Guide to Best Restaurants in Galle Sri Lanka
Address: Egodawatta Ln, Unawatuna
for more info: bedspaceuna.com
The BedSpace Kitchen is a new establishment in Galle and offers rooms to rent as well as an in-
house restaurant which is open to the public. The restaurant here prides itself on using only the
freshest local ingredients. The menu is simple and does include some local favourites like the
black pork curry. Another dish that comes highly recommended is the coconut lemon-grass
soup. Lunch is essentially rice and curry, but book ahead if you wish to dine here as it’s always
buzzing with a crowd.
Church Street Social
Address: 26 Church Street, Galle 80000
Boasting a vibrant dining venue, the Church Street Social also offers accommodation as well as
a standalone restaurant. The refurbished setting includes contemporary designs that are
intermingled with elements from the past. The menu includes tapas where homemade pickle
dips, pate, cold cuts and cheese are served on rustic sharing platters. The mains include
modernistic touches to traditional Sri Lankan dishes. Some notable dishes include the lagoon
crab salad and Moroccan lamb tagine. The venue also has an onsite bar and a terrace for
outdoor dining under the stars.
The Royal Dutch Café
Address :72 Leyn Baan St, Galle 80000
Is a small and simple eatery offering an array of coffees and tea. The venue is ideal to just kick
back and relax with a book over some sandwiches or have a hearty chat with the owner. Mr
Badurdeen has many stories to share about the city and is a prominent figure at the cafe. The
menu is not that extensive but it does serve some amazing banana pancakes.