Chutneys serves good South Indian fare, with a menu neatly divided between the four Southern states' vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines. The food is quite authentic, with brilliant quality…
Shanmugas is one of the older and more reputed vegetarian Indian restaurants. They're definitely pricier than most places but the food is very good and the service is excellent.
Chana's has been gaining popularity for sometime now and it's easy to see why. They do a pretty good take on North Indian cuisine and their biriyani is one of the best in town.
Navratna, the Taj's Indian restaurant, is one of the few great places in the city for an authentic Indian dining experience.
Indian Chaat Corner is a tiny barely-noticeable restaurant that specializes in Indian street food. The chaat is still pretty good, and they've got a nicer interior now.
Agra is another one of those rare fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. They're not cheap but we think their food is definitely worth the price.
Flavors is Galadari Hotel's Indian restaurant. Their food is actually pretty decent, but the ambience, or rather the lack of it makes you want to wrap up your meal as fast as possible.
If you're having people over and don't want to cook or just having a family meal, we highly recommend Pot Biriyani for takeaway or delivery. It's run by a friendly family and they make…
Indian Summer is a slightly expensive Indian restaurant, with a great ambience.
Thalis has kept to themselves over the years, so they're easy to miss if you're around Park road. They serve up some wonderful North and South Indian food fare, and are well worth a visit.
Kandoori is an Indian restaurant that serves just biriyani and other Indian food.
Mango Tree is a hugely popular Indian restaurant on Dharmapala Mawatha, serving mainly North Indian cuisine. The food is very rich, and quite good.
Maharaja Palace is one of the few fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. The prices are high but the portions are actually quite large now. Their food was always pretty good and it…
Mathura is a decent Indian vegetarian restaurant that has been around Colombo for years, but now at a new location.
Ever been to one of those places where you ate so much, you had to just stop and rest a bit? Those kind of places are harder to come by now since food in general is too expensive,…
Amaravathi is a non-vegetarian South Indian restaurant located on a narrow street off the Galle road, serving great thosas, thalis and one of the country's best biriyanis.
Superb place to have a delicious Jaffna, Sri Lankan style rices.
Sky 348 is the rooftop bar and restaurant at Anarva Siddhalepa in Mount Lavinia.
Off the coast of the Diyawanna Lake lies a train station, that's also a restaurant.
C2C, AKA Chennai Grandma's Kitchen is a new addition to Colombo's throng of Indian restaurants.
Good place to eat tasteful Sri Lanka Chinese.
Hadramout is a popular restaurant in Maradana with some solid dishes.
Hotel Suvai is a gem of a restaurant in Battaramulla. It's everything to choose if you're looking for affordable, and delicious filling Indian food. Their dosas are the stuff of legend!
Arie Lagoon is a beautiful resort overlooking the shimmering waters of the Negombo lagoon.
With a restaurant, members lounge and the highest rooftop bar in the city, Elevate is the most happening place right now.
A little Sri Lankan Chinese kade does a good set menu buffet lunch.
Madras Masala Restaurant is specialised in Indian food.
Superb rice and curry spot, that does some excellent breakfasts & rice and curries for a decent fare.
A UK based franchise that does chapati based wraps.
Well known vegetarian hotel located at Wellawatta serving south Indian side of things, selection of dosas, thalis and idlis...
A popular spot in Mount Lavinia that has biriyani served from a clay pot.
Homemade Goodness. Endlessly Delicious. Reviving Taste buds in CMB & KSA
A place specialised in grilled food.
Shanmugas has an express outlet at Crescat. If you're going for anything else but the tea, stick to the main outlet.
Established in 1957, Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant is a popular franchise restaurant comes all the way from Tamil Nadu, India.
A rice and curry place in Dehiwala that's perfect if you're looking for some crab for lunch.
A wellness based restaurant in Sama Mawatha which really lives up to the title ' Wellness based.' In a good way.
With their carefully curated, picturesque ambience, Arcadia Cafe & Restaurant is one of the absolute prettiest places in Colombo to get food from.
The Bombay Brasserie Restaurant is a brand new cafe down Leyn Baan cross street in Galle. They've got some amazing food and their biriyani makes the place worth visiting.
Food Studio functions as Colombo City Centre's food court. It's a lot more upscale, both in terms of ambience and price- so watch out if you're going just for the food.