If you’re strolling down Church Street in Galle Fort one evening, you will not be able to miss it. The Fort Bazaar’s very own bar and restaurant ‘Church Street Social’ does exactly what it says on the tin. Lively and welcoming, set amidst the front rooms of the newly renovated Fort Bazaar, Church Street Social offers guests a fusion of middle eastern and south Asian dishes from breakfast through to dinner. Sit on the street, verandah, in the restaurant or in the convivial café bar with its famous reclaimed bar top made from rafters saved from the original building.

Where : Fort Bazaar, rooms from $130 USD++