The Gallery Cafe

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The Gallery Cafe, nestled in the heart of Colombo, Sri Lanka, is a true gem that seamlessly combines art, history, and culinary excellence. Housed within a meticulously restored colonial-era mansion, this establishment exudes an aura of elegance and sophistication. Its address at 2 Alfred House Road, Colombo 3, beckons both locals and tourists to embark on a unique journey of cultural and gastronomic delight.

As the name suggests, The Gallery Cafe is not merely a restaurant but also a haven for art enthusiasts. Within its walls, you'll discover a captivating art gallery showcasing contemporary Sri Lankan artistry, including paintings and sculptures. This fusion of art and cuisine creates an ambiance that is nothing short of enchanting.

Stepping into the restaurant, you're greeted by a diverse menu that transcends borders, offering an array of culinary delights from Asian to European cuisine. The chefs here are known for their dedication to using high-quality ingredients, with a particular focus on seafood. Whether you crave the flavors of the East or the decadence of the West, The Gallery Cafe has something to tantalize your taste buds.

One of the most sought-after dining experiences at The Gallery Cafe is its outdoor seating amidst lush gardens. This tranquil setting provides the perfect backdrop for savoring your meal while immersed in the soothing embrace of nature.

This restaurant's history is as rich as its cuisine. Designed by the legendary Sri Lankan architect Geoffrey Bawa, The Gallery Cafe occupies a historic building that once served as the office of his renowned architectural firm. The blend of architectural brilliance and artistic expression makes every visit to The Gallery Cafe a journey through time.

Due to its immense popularity, it's advisable to secure a reservation, especially during peak dining hours. The Gallery Cafe is also a preferred choice for hosting special events, from weddings and receptions to corporate gatherings, thanks to its picturesque setting and one-of-a-kind ambiance

While the restaurant typically serves both lunch and dinner, it's prudent to check their official website or contact them directly for the most up-to-date information on their operating hours. The Gallery Cafe isn't just a place to dine; it's an immersive experience that captures the essence of Sri Lankan art, history, and culinary mastery. If you find yourself in Colombo, this establishment should undoubtedly be on your list of must-visit destinations. Be sure to verify specific details like the menu and opening hours before planning your visit to ensure an unforgettable experience.

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About Colombo District

Colombo is the largest city and commercial capital of Sri Lanka. It is located on the west coast of the island and adjacent to Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte, the capital city of Sri Lanka. Colombo is a busy and vibrant city with a mixture of modern life and colonial buildings and ruins and a city population of 647,100.The Colombo Metropolitan Region, defined by the districts of Colombo, Gampaha and Kalutara, has an estimated population of 5,648,000, and covers an area of 3,694.20 km²

Colombo is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural city. It is the most populous city in Sri Lanka, with 642,163 people living within the city limits. The population of Colombo is a mix of numerous ethnic groups, mainly Sinhalese, Moors and Tamils. There are also small communities of people with Chinese, Portuguese, Dutch, Malay and Indian origins living in the city, as well as numerous European expatriates.

The great majority of Sri Lankan corporations have their head offices in Colombo. Some of the industries include chemicals, textiles, glass, cement, leather goods, furniture, and jewellery. In the city center is located South Asia's second tallest building - The World Trade Centre.

About Western Province

The Western Province is the most densely populated province of Sri Lanka. It is home to the legislative capital Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte as well to Colombo, the nation's administrative and business center. Western Province is divided into 3 main districts called Colombo (642 km²), Gampaha (1,386.6 km²) and Kalutara (1,606 km²) districts. As Sri Lanka's economic hub, all the major local and international corporations have their presence in the city and so do all the major designer and high street retailers, so be ready to indulge in some retail therapy in western province.

Having the highest population in the all the provinces, the almost all the premier educational institutions in the island are located in western province. Universities in the province include the University of Colombo, the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, University of Kelaniya, Open University, Sri Lanka, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University and University of Moratuwa .Western province has the largest amount of schools in the country, which includes National, Provincial, Private and International schools.