Dutch Bank Cafe, Trincomalee

The Dutch Bank Cafe—an ideal place to enjoy your family picnic—is located in the heart of  Trincomalee facing the world famous natural harbour. The Cafe has a panoramic view of the harbour. Dutch Bank Cafe was opened in 2013 and its restaurant has a great scenic rooftop for dining. 

Popular for its delicious food featuring a mixture of Asian, western, Chinese, Thai and Indonesian dishes. In addition there is a variety of Sri Lankan cuisine.

Dutch Bank Cafe is also well known for its pizzas, burgers, sandwiches, pasta & rice or noodle dishes. They specialize in grilled seafood dishes prepared from local fresh seafood items. 

Take-away orders and party packages are available.


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Latitude: 8.565151 Longitude: 81.233391 Elevation: 26 ft
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Hours Open

Open from 8.00am to 10.00pm

Seasons Open


Price Style for this Establishment

$ - Less than $10

Family and Kid-Friendly Dining Notes

Dutch Bank cafe is known as a popular family restaurant among guests and visitors, both Sri Lankans and foreigners.

Eco-Friendly Notes

It is located in a rich natural environment and we are committed to preserving nature. 

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Dutch Bank Cafe is a family-owned business which has a long history. The building was originally built in the year 1676 and functioned as a church and later as a bank.

Mr. Haramanis Alwis (my Grandfather) bought this land at an auction in 1960s and the new Dutch Bank Cafe was opened to the public on 23rd January 2013.   

Accessibility Notes

It is situated about 2 kilometres from Trincomalee Main Bus stand along the Inner Harbour Road. The Easiest land mark is the natural harbour. Can be accessed by any kind of vehicle.

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