Meet & Celebrate


Host a morning break with a classic English breakfast. Enjoy a wedding brunch. Design a laidback cocktail reception that flows to the courtyard which makes for a perfect outdoor setting to take photos, too.

Our beautiful courtyard and charming restaurant space are perfect for any intimate celebration, whether it be for a party, family gathering, wedding, pre-wedding shoot or even a work-meet. At the Mer.chant you can have it all – tranquillity, old-world charm, and intimacy

A spectacular backdrop

The Mer.chant extends an ideal venue for all your special events. Tucked within the popular Pedlar Street inside Galle Fort, our boutique hotel brings together 1,300 square feet of indoor and outdoor event space with modern casual elegance.

Good food means everything

Be it a laidback business break, private celebration or intimate wedding reception, our catering team create diverse culinary experiences for your event. Because we know that the food makes everything better.

We also offer exclusive private dining in our restaurant for your special occasions – birthdays, anniversaries, retirement parties, and more.

When you book with us, our experienced team will be on hand to help you plan an affair to remember, regardless of the occasion.

 Let the Mer.chant’s team help turn your vision into a reality

Capacity ( Indoor + Courtyard) : 150
Indoor only capacity: 50
Patio and courtyard capacity: 100

Start planning your meeting or event

Tell us about your event, and we’ll contact you and plan it