Peppermint Cafe is the first 24/7 cafe in Colombo. They're also quite pet-friendly.
A great little place on Piliyandala - Horana Road serving up some delicious thin crust pizza from a wood-fired oven.
The Gardenia is Hotel Ramada's main restaurant, and they do a wide range of cuisines, from Italian to Jaffna, that are good value for money.
Oven stone baked fusion pizza to satisfy the Sri Lankan taste buds.
A decent restaurant with good food and coffee on Mirissa beach
The Kitchen serves tasty European fusion food in a refreshingly breezy outdoor setting at the Galle Fort.
A front-yard garden BBQ cafe mainly focused on take-away.
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
The Bread Company is a great place for freshly baked bread, a wide range of fresh meat cuts, and meals like sandwiches and hotdogs.
Mona's Kitchen is a popular spot down Pannipitiya road, that dishes out a range of Italian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
Here's your go-to place in Negombo if you are craving a slice or two of Italian thin-crust pizza.
&Co is a new pub and restaurant tucked in the Steuart Hotel behind Dutch Hospital. They serve up good, hefty pub fare in a spacious setting.
Cheers at Cinnamon Grand has been a mainstay in Colombo's pub scene for a while now. The food sticks to the usual English Pub food, and they do a satisfying job with it though the service was pretty…
The Moratuwa branch of the Pizza Napolitana.
Slightly expensive, yet a great cafe option with comfort food, delicious drinks and interesting desserts.
Here, we tried the special Sunday buffet at Ports of Call in Taj Samudra.
Il Ponte at Hilton is one of the older Italian restaurants in Colombo. It may not be as popular as it was back in the day, but their Italian fare is pretty solid all-round.
Like the famous Jetwing Lighthouse - but fancier.
The Cafe counterpart of Giovanni's that whips up the best pasta in Colombo.
Root's version of artisanal Italian ice cream. They do a pretty good job.
Calm & cool place to have a great Sri Lankan, Sri Lankan Chinese, Western food with cordial service.
Caterina Pizzeria whips up some superb thin-crust pizza from a wood-fired oven.
A stunning refurbished old mansion in the heart of Nuwaraeliya.
Solid pizzas, pictures of dogs and fairy lights, Arthur's is now at Horton Place.