Casadi is a beachfront outdoor restaurant located alongside Buba, serving excellent, affordable food - but sadly no booze
Latest seafood in Colombo, specializing in crab and peppery dishes!
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
Che By Relish is a lounge/restaurant that serves well prepared food, is on the high-end, and has its walls covered with Che Guevera memorabilia.
Organicoguru specialises in - you guessed it- organic and healthy ingredients / snacks for those who like maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Probably the best buth kade you'll find around Boralesgamuwa.
The Ocean is the Kingsbury's seafood restaurant. The food is fresh off the ice onto the pan - it's good, and they also do a decent, affordable sashimi.
Carnival is a Sri Lankan institution, serving not great but cheap ice cream in an accessible and interesting location.
සීතල ගතිය ගන්න අයිස් කැට ටිකක් දානව විතරයිනෙ. ඒ නිසා ජූස් එක හරිම ඝනයි.
All in all it was a decent and quite satisfying meal. If you are looking for a cheap, decent place to get your lunchtime fix, we recommend making the trip.
A great place to eat delicious, authentic Sri Lankan rice & curry.
Ginza Hohsen is back to life in an all-new location down Galadari Hotel.
Occupying the former Agra bar, Shimmer, the Manchester dons the mantle of the previously Indian themed space, changing pretty much nothing except its name.
Trainspotter at Global Towers is one of the few restaurants that's open 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, the entire experience is mediocre at best.
Lakpahana is still a classic for traditional gifts (sarongs, demon masks, painted elephants). It's a central location and not too over-priced, especially if you dig.
Located few blocks away from the Casino on Marine Drive, MacMart Shoppers Store is a true Ali Baba's cave for the sugar addicts out there.
A good drink, bites and lively conversation all tucked away in Colombo 5 – this is really the club for Colombo’s gentlemen of class and distinction.
An outdoor bar on Marine Drive with beer on tap from 11 AM to Midnight.
Robata is Mövenpick's Japanese restaurant serving a range of contemporary Japanese cuisine, along with some excellent yakitori and grills.
The Sambodhi Chaithya is a beautiful temple built on top of two impressive intersecting concrete arches.
As far as safe bets go, Bayleaf is right up there. Good Italian fare at not too exorbitant prices, and a rather extensive menu to choose from.
Hamakaze is the newest ramen-dedicated spot in Colombo.
De Vos Cafe (aptly named) down De Vos Avenue is a resto adjoining the newest boutique hotel in town - Talo Urban.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.