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.
The best place in Kottawa to chill with some booze, and delicious Sri Lankan Chinese food.
New rooftop Italian fine dining restaurant behind Gangaramaya Temple
Lounge 171 is the coffee house of the popular One Seven One Restaurant at Maharagama. They've got great food, good coffee and the nicest ambience.
A great little place on Piliyandala - Horana Road serving up some delicious thin crust pizza from a wood-fired oven.
Serving a wide range of cuisines, El Janah is a popular spot at Mount Lavinia. Their food isn't super authentic, but quite worth the affordable price tag.
Callisto Est. 2018 is Giovannis Presto Pizzeria's sister restaurant that dishes up some of the best pasta we have ever had.
A brand new artisanal pizza place down Rohini Rd, Wellawatte.
An online store that delivers Italian and French cured meats, cheeses, and more around Colombo.
An ideal place for authentic Italian pizza if you're in the area.
A new multi-cuisine restaurant in Kollupitiya.
Starbeans Ocean Restaurant & Cafe is yet another good restaurant in Galle, offering a bunch of good food, alongside the beautiful views of the down south coastline.
A large and full-service luxury beach resort on the idyllic Southern Coast.
Belmio is a pizzeria in Thalawatugoda that serves up easily the best pizza in the area. They also deliver fast.
Giovanni's is a little Italian pizza place run by a chef who uses his own recipes, and serves fresh from a clay oven.
Gelato down Pedlar's Street
The newly opened Cakes and Bakes Café has been creating some hype so we wanted to see if the new restaurant would also have the potential to succeed in the future.
Harpo's has a new stand-alone pizza parlor in Nugegoda. Almost by default it's one of the nicer places in that town now, and it makes for faster delivery to the suburbs - from Kotte to Battaramulla.
Flamingo Restaurant (which has been around forever) serves up an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Arabic, Western, Italian and Sri Lankan.
Cafe Shaze is another one of Colombo's many cafe-restaurant-lounges. They serve the usual Western dishes, mocktails and coffees - the food is alright and it's pretty much on par with other cafes.
Prego is an Italian restaurant in Negombo. Although the prices are high, the food is quite authentic and the ambience is chilled out.
MoMo's has an extensive menu ranging from naans to lasagna to seafood and pastas. It has a nice, comfy interior, and is a vibrant space for families.
An Italian restaurant on Negombo's popular hotel strip (Porutota Road).
Rocco's has a good dine-in restaurant in Rajagiriya serving wood-fired pizza with a wide range of toppings.