Biriyani, fried chicken, and burgers.
Sulthan Palace (formerly Rahumania) is a great spot at the Town Hall hub to get a delicious, cheap range of biriyanis, meats and even Sri Lankanized Chinese.
New rooftop Italian fine dining restaurant behind Gangaramaya Temple
Cajun On Wheels is a Singaporean franchise that serves good seafood, at a price.
Olive Garden is another one of Colombo's many Chinese restaurants. The food is good and affordable, and they've got private rooms if you want to take a big crowd with you.
Hondahitha is name synonymous with great curd around the Colombo suburbs. This is their little cafe in Kohuwala which has some great waffles for cheap.
Found on the ground floor of the Buddhist Cultural Centre near Thunmulla junction, Ranbath is the newest restaurant in town that serves up organic and completely vegetarian food for a decent fare.
The National Postal Museum is a surprisingly well maintained collection elaborately detailing Sri Lanka's ...well you guessed it - postal history.
Bubble Me opened a second branch at Maitland Crescent!
An Indian streetfood joint with ridiculously reasonable prices.
A bar and restaurant in Kottawa serving cheap booze. Food isn't bad either.
Colombo 7's newest hotel rooftop bar, at Jetwing's first ever Colombo property.
Aththamma at Pelawatte is a nice place to grab some authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry for a cheap price. They're known for their super tasty Ambul Thiyal curry.
The Nelum Pokuna Art Street is Colombo's only or at least oldest 'street art' space: a long pavement stretch of paintings by local artists, opposite Viharamahadevi Park, frequented by art enthusiasts…
Café La Défense has a new outlet in Bambalapitiya, down Kotelawala Avenue.
Amazing fast food joint that dishes out some good burgers at an affordable price tag.
The sushi bar at the Cinnamon Lakeside lobby is actually a great place for an authentic Japanese meal for very affordable prices.
One of the oldest burger spots in Nugegoda serving burgers and cheese kottu.
Cimply Yummy is a pretty rad place to get kottu in Kotte, just because they have the option of getting Bacon Kottu.
The Kingsbury buffet is pretty good. It's the best in terms of salads and veg, highly competitive in seafood, and good for everything else. It's Rs. 3,500 all in. We think it's good value.
A juice bar in Narahenpita that does juice right, for a really good price
The Sugar Shack now has its own place for you to go get cake from.
A great little place on Piliyandala - Horana Road serving up some delicious thin crust pizza from a wood-fired oven.
For those looking for healthy food in Colombo, the choices are limited, but The Salad Bar in Rajagiriya is looking to change that. They're a tiny stall that offers a range of salads at affordable…