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Galle Oriental Bakery.

Main Road Matara, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good21%
  • Average51%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
3 Oct 2017
“Average all round.”
24 Dec 2016
“Cheap, quick and tasty.”
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Main Road Matara, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Went here on the strength of the LP who give it a great rap but could not see why. Dark and grimy inside and definitely not "snazzy". Didn't feel inclined to eat anything in here no matter how cheap it might have been. Skip it.

Thank lucass_10
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Each pastry here cost less than 20p and a few of them were perfectly fine for lunch as we passed through Matara on our way from Kirinda to Bentota. Sausage rolls were the best ones I tried. Staff were also very accommodating of a nut...More

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 22 June 2015

One of the oldest remaining bakeries in the city. good food. clean. but unfortunately i thnk this place will close soon, due to the fierce competition from new bakeries. the building itself is a very old one.

Thank HarshaM121
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This restaurant is at this location for more than 50 years. This is one of few places you can get good and safe food in Matara. No health problems reported with their food during many years I visited. They make nice short-eats in morning and...More

Thank longleg-UW
Reviewed 13 March 2014 via mobile

Hi friends it's my faverit place i recamended for any world friend see you self...,the food's i are very nice & the Srilankan TEA is very very tasti too. The price is very cheep what you pay for.

Thank KUKU80
Reviewed 19 February 2014 via mobile

The building looks nice from outside and much grander than what it actually is. This is just a normal Sri Lankan bakery, with Nescafé and a quite limited selection of food.

Thank Startoz
Reviewed 23 April 2013

All pastry items are very cheap. Also taste also up to certain stranded. hot hot fish bun I had at evening time

2  Thank 460kismet
Reviewed 23 January 2013

I'm not being really fair giving this restaurant three stars as all I did was have a cup of Nescafe coffee there so I'm really just going to pass on what I observed. The coffe was 50 rupees but served in a cup and saucer,...More

Thank hilltribeimport
Reviewed 1 January 2013 via mobile

Situated next to Broadway or now cargills food city this is a good place for you to take away bread. Other than that short eat is nice too. If you are planning to dine there be warned the restaurant is darkish and service is ignorant....More

Thank Ashy D
Reviewed 25 December 2012

Our Tuk Tuk driver made us stop here it must have been his brothers' however the cakes and Sri Lankan snacks were too good to be true. Nice fresh tea as good as I make it and we paid the bill at the end but...More

Thank thefooddood
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  • Address: Main Road Matara, Matara 81000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Southern Province  >  Matara
This bakery is mentioned in Lonely Planets. The buns, patties and cakes are too good. The tea is superb and the cold drinks are ice cold. It is an excellent stop for travellers moving on to the mountain area from here as they can easily get some stuffed packed for the journey as there are no good restaurants on the Tissa Ella Road . We stocked up a lot of bakery products and cold drinks for our journey and saved a lot of money and hassle.
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