The Spectrum, formerly known as the Coco Fresh Bar, is a small waffle bar at the Liberty Arcade. The waffles are quite ordinary but they do a solid...
The Brick Lane Cookie Company opened up their newest stall in Fort a couple of weeks ago. We tried a bunch of their cookies along with their...
Siam House serves up reliable and tasty Thai-fare, and they're built for volume and deliveries.
168 Sea Food Palace is a veteran among Chinese eateries in Colombo and is still hugely popular among locals. They do a decent take on Sri Lankan...
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Mathura is a decent pure veg restaurant. It's located just off Havelock Road, near the Royal Institute.
The Tuna & The Crab is a mainly Japanese restaurant run by Sri Lanka's top chef Dharshan Munidasa in the Galle Fort. The quality is reliable but...
You've heard of Sri Lankan Chinese food, but Sri Lankan Japanese? Well it exists and using the island's abundance of fresh sea food, Sakura...
Cafe Francais is the only and best French restaurant in Colombo. It's expensive but really high quality dining.
Sweet Layers is a home baker based in Piliyandala. They offer a range of baked goods, but their pastries are what really sets them apart.
Scoop is a little ice cream shop located in Thimbirigasaya that sells a range of ice cream and dessert.
The Mel's Tea Cafe is a tea cafe located in Colombo 8 that offers a selection of tea drinks, salads and snacks.
Anzu's restaurant on Marine Drive (Colpetty) is a new and authentic Chinese eating house. While it may not suit everyone, it's a good option...
Hansa Coffee is a great place for original Hansa coffee and chocolate, and brownies. It's an affordable, cosy coffee lounge.
Achcharu Kade is a colourful little restaurant in Kollupitiya - good achcharu, superb rice & curry and bombai muttai ice cream.
Mamas Guest House is a decent place to stop by for rice and curry and other meals in the Galle Fort. It's cosy and you can meet Mama herself.
Cafe Hula Hula near the ramparts of Galle Fort serves good kottu, tasty seafood, and - yay! - we found great eclairs here.
Peking Palace in Nawala serves up some decent Sri Lankanized Chinese cuisine at an accessible location.
Dosa King has got super fluffy dosa and dynamite coconut chutney. It's right around the Kollupitiya junction.
Dairy King is a good place to stop by for ice cream - and fat chocolatey brownies - if you're in Galle Fort.
This Cuban run burger shop in Galle Fort is amazing. Some of the best burgers on the island.
Naniyori does the best sushi/Japanese delivery in Colombo, or around Nawala at least. They're also the only place that does Japanese delivery, as far as we...
A Minute By Tuk is a little eatery in the Galle Dutch Hospital. The ambience is cool since it's up on a deck, but the food is pricey and just okay.
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
Mithuro Cafe does good rice and curry for cheap, and we especially love their 'chicken pieces' rotti.
Coco Veranda on Ward Place is one of Colombo's most popular coffee shops. We loved them in the past, but this time around it was a let down.
Nalapaham is for those of you with a sudden mid-day craving for crab - besides the biriyani, idiyapam and kottu, they serve tasty crab, cheap.
Foodie-Colombo is a home baker that's good at creamy chocolate frosting cupcakes, and cake popsicles.
The Travelling Food Tuk is a lunch-delivery place - the food is home-made, gourmet even, and the prices not too bad.
Peace Villa is a little restaurant down Lewis Place, Negombo. The food was actually kind of underwhelming, but they serve a great glass of 'All...
Harpo's Pizza does some pretty great pizzas using high quality ingredients. They're not cheap, but the pizzas are authentic and you get more bang for...
If you're looking for a clean, charming and authentic meal in Jaffna, we highly recommend the vegetarian Malayalan Cafe.
China Town is a little restaurant on Marine Drive that serves big sloppy portions of spicy Sri Lankan-Chinese and even some Indian.
Summer Garden on Green Path is a popular watering hole among men. It's not much for ambience, but they do some affordable, hearty meat dishes.
The Fat Crab on Marine Drive is well known for their seafood. They've also got a Mongolian section by the name of Genghis BBQ. We tried both of...