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Serendipity Arts Cafe

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100 Pedlar Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
+94 77 952 5602
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We normally don't leave reviews but this one is a exception. My boyfriend asked our driver to book a restaurant to surprise me at the Fort and boy, he did not disappoint. When we got there the table was set up with flowers (they stuck the flowers on the table one by one, how do we know? We saw some... More 

Thank Marian O
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great time at this place with a refreshing breakfast! Yummy pancakes and yummy fruits.... calm and quiet!

Thank udeshka23
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French toast, fruit platter and sri lankan pancake were really good and tasty! And a very friendly employee gave us tips where to go.

Thank Iina Y
Pokhara, Nepal
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stop in Serendipity for a quick lunch ! I ordered a roast beef sandwich, expecting to get nice slices of roast beef in a lukewarm sandwich. After 45 minutes, just for a sandwich, I got toasted bread with few beef chewy chunks with chips despite I ordered it with salad. Despite a friendly and smily staff, it's one of... More 

Thank Vincent D
Galle, Sri Lanka
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Run by a popular writer Juliet Combe who is very knowledgeable about the Fort and its History. Worth having a chat with her to get a good knowledge about the galle fort

Thank lankagemandjewellery
Split, Croatia
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265 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tempted with several positive reviews (and being pretty hungry!) we stopped for a dinner. The first impression wasn't appealing ... deserted with intense feeling of chilliness (temperature was 26-27 degrees Centigrade!). A person without a trace of smile asked us what we wanted and brought our meals equally cold and distant. Food was disappointing and overpriced. The worst part was... More 

Thank Nen608707
Truro, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Came in for lunch after seeing the awesome art and recognising the name from lonely planet. Service was slow and waited over half an hour for our food (10% service charge is added to your bill) even though it was quiet but was hoping that meant it was fresh and good quality but pretty surprised when my 'pumpkin and ginger... More 

Thank Gen R
Antibes, France
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Cozy and friendly, this cafe offers great fresh juices. Nice place for a short break. Lots of nice pictures hang on the walls, magazines on the tables and a dedicated table with tourist info on the left hand side when enter.

Thank Chatur A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Cozy cafe with some art on the wall. They serve breakfast all day. Recommendation: try the pancake with fruits, curd and honey. So delicious!

Thank Svenja S
Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Nice place, many beautiful photographs hanging on the walls. Breakfast is good egg hopper (250rs) and serendipity breakfast (450rs) both very good. Hopper is quite small you will still be hungry!! Waiter is cool. Good place to chill.

Thank Hoan T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Asian, Sri Lankan, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Pedlar Street, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle
  • Phone Number: +94 77 952 5602

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