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The Sun House Restaurant

££££, Asian
18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“set menu” (4 reviews)
“dutch house” (2 reviews)
“sri lanka” (8 reviews)
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Sri Lankan, Asian
18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful place to visit with clever decor and friendliest of staff. The barman makes a great Arak sour as a precursor to a superb Sri Lankan curry dinner.The only drawback is it seems rather too quiet for high season.Take a big group,...More

Thank Epicure134
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We were expecting a fine dining experience. It did not happen. Have nothing good to say about any of the dishes. The place is bereft, it seems to have lost its soul. The wine kept us through to dessert.The stars are for the lovely service.

1  Thank Mary G
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We visited Galle and went to the Sun House for lunch. I think the ambience accounted for 50% of the taste of the food. It's a beautiful house with lovely staff. Food is average and prices are high. Quality is good and you won't be...More

Thank elainelge
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

By far the best dinners we had during our trips through Sri Lanka. Either European or Curries, we enjoyed real fantastic cooking.

Thank veldhuizen
Reviewed 6 September 2016

we ate here on our first night of our holiday and the set menu we felt offered great value, lovely flavours and the service was good. we would eat here again, the only gripe is how the remove plates when some of your party are...More

Thank Amzie1
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We ate here and were the only four dining in this superb terrace restaurant . Food was excellent and served by friendly and helpful staff. Meal and wine were well priced for this standard of establishment . Highly recommend .

1  Thank Paul B
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I really do appreciate it is New Year here in Sri Lanka at the moment, but I do expect a certain level of courtesy and customer service from a high(er) end establishment. If a potential customer emails you to ask if you are open for...More

2  Thank LondonRouge
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I was really anticipating the set menu, a modern interpretation of Sri Lanka food, but the restaurant wasn't serving food today. I read the reviews and the web site which heightened my anticipation, but when I arrived it was unclear whether the restaurant was serving...More

Thank thaiyoshi
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Set in a beautiful garden of frangipani. Stayed in hotel, so nice to have table outside our room. Dinner is on beautiful terrace. Fans keep it cool. 3 course was fusion, great Mahi Mahi fish, for 3500 rupees . Also had good curry here too....More

1  Thank L0d0
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The brochure and excellent fellow traveller reviews, say it all. Although we stayed in the old colonial building, just across the road, The Dutch House, we enjoyed dinner at The Sun House. This is a small boutique hotel with welcoming courtyard entrance and charming outdoor...More

Thank BathDavidBennett
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Sri Lankan, Asian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Upper Dickson Rd, Galle 80000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Galle District  >  Galle
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