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Places to eat in Galle – Try Out these Culinary Treats

Galle has more to offer than incredible historical attractions and lovely beaches. Here are some great restaurants to try out during your stay.


La Mer Beach Restaurant

The La Mer Beach restaurant, at the CoCo Bay Unawatuna is a must for food loving travellers to Galle. The restaurant, set on the beach is one of the highest rated restaurants in Unawatuna. La Mer is a beautifully designed fine dining restaurant that offers stunning beach views and an impressive Mediterranean menu. The delicious offerings at La Mer include fresh seafood, authentic Italian pastas and pizzas, excellent cuts of meat, imaginative sandwiches, authentic southern province dishes from Sri Lanka and a great selection of vegetarian options. La Mer also presents great desserts and international quality coffees. Out of the many restaurants at Unawatuna hotels, La Mer stands out as a great option to try a wide variety of delicious treats.


A Minute by Tuk Tuk

Located in the Galle Dutch Fortress, A Minute by Tuk Tuk is a great place to stop by for a meal. Guests are treated to a lovely view of the ocean from the restaurant and a great menu. Some of the most popular dishes include Calamari Twist, prawn curry with roast bread and panna cotta with treacle for a local twist.


The Original Rocket Burger

If you are craving for a delicious burger, The Original Rocket Burger is the perfect choice. Located within the Fort, Rocket Burger stays true to its name and offers a menu with a great selection of burgers to cater to a wide range of preferences. Some of the most popular choices include the massive Lighthouse Burger and the Bulgogi Burger. The burgers are served, piled high with toppings and are best eaten on the spot while it is piping hot and fresh off the grill.



Located on Lein Bahn Street within the Galle Fort, Crepeology serves a delicious selection of savoury and sweet crepes. The pancakes are cooked to perfection and served stuffed with simple choices such as pesto chicken all the way to chicken curry! The restaurant also serves some great Italian sodas and lovely sweet crepes for dessert. In fact, you can enjoy a full meal of crepes at Crepeology. The upstairs seating area is highly recommended.


Fort Printers

Despite the odd name, Fort Printers is actually a restaurant. The restaurant is located within a beautiful 18th century mansion which has been meticulously restored to create a stylish and elegant hotel featuring a romantic atmosphere, perfect for an evening meal. The menu at Fort Printers uses mainly the best organic local produce and seafood, fresh off the ocean. The restaurant offers mezzes, soups and delicious mains made from grilled seafood. The chefs are also happy to adjust the menu based on guests' preferences. The Mediterranean inspired specials are a favourite among visitors while some arrive to try the authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry served with a few vegetable dishes and one meat or fish curry to make a filling meal.