Ensconced in a great banyan tree in the heart of Colombo’s entertainment district, Nuga Gama serves signature Sinhala cuisine, escapism and enchantment. To have dined there is to have glimpsed at…
A buth kadey down Marine Drive in Colpetty. Quite popular, quite good.
Latheruma does a really tasty and cheap rice and curry lunch.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
Curry Leaf is the Hilton's Sri Lankan restaurant, and their spread of local cuisine and fresh seafood is top notch. If you can afford the taxes, this is a must try.
Providing the city with crispy white hoppers and tongue burning katta sambol for well over 60 years, Green Cabin is one of Colombo's older, more venerable eating establishments.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
Lunu Ambula, on Thimbirigasyaya Road, is a buth kade with a rustic feel. Some are decent, others are outstanding.
Tasty Caterers is one of the better bakeries in Colombo. They've got a good range of savouries, and some of the best eclairs in the city.
Mythi's is a small streetside restaurant on Fife Road that offers arguably the best black pork curry in Colombo, along with a killer rice and curry.
Chop Chop does tasty, generous kottu all day, via drive through or delivery. Win.
Mithuro Cafe does good rice and curry for cheap, and we especially love their 'chicken pieces' rotti.
The new Kaema Sutra, moved from its previous premises in Arcade Independence to the plush Shangri La, still serves decent-ish food at high prices
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.…
The Yarl Eat House is perhaps Sri Lanka's best street-diner, serving spicy crab, prawns, mutton and cuttlefish along with a solid rice and curry, all for a reasonable price.
Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.
Praneetha is a small eatery that serves up a great rice and curry with the option of every kind of meat, from prawns to pork.
La Veranda is one of the newest cafes in town. Their food is alright, but the place itself needs a lot of improvement.
The Weligama Kitchen is the main restaurant at the Marriot Weligama, it serves an expansive range of local and foreign cuisines that rival the price and quality of similar establishments.
Big Fish provides a sea food fine dining experience that can probably satisfy the biggest food pedant at a cost that, while not cheap , certainly delivers value for money.
A premium patisserie with a range of super interesting desserts and short-eats.
Navro Beach is one of the most popular restaurants in Panadura area, if you want to have a relaxed evening with some drinks and delicious food.
Hasara Kitchen is a popular spot in Nugegoda, that dishes out some okay rice and curry for a decent price tag.
Havi at Pannipitiya is a good spot to chill with some booze, and delicious black pepper pork.
A beautiful cottage hotel that provides the genuine jungle experience nestled in the wilderness of Beragala.
A greatly underrated place serving some of the best lamprais we have had. Highly recommend you check it out!
A restaurant and pub that serves some excellent dishes.
With its colonial elegance, comfortable accommodation, well trained staff, and the excellent food, The Bungalow - Galle Fort is a place that unites every bit of happiness that you're looking for in Galle.…
An incredibly beautiful luxury campsite which is a treat for eco-lovers, birdwatchers, and people who enjoy genuine rusticity.
A pitstop to refresh yourself with a fine cup of tea on your way to Kandy.
An awesome place to get booze while having delicious Chinese and Thai food
Great simple Sri Lankan and fusion/international food on Hiriketiya beach.
A small toast and coffee joint in Alfred House Garden.
Great place to have a delicious Sri Lankan rice & curry or a western type dinner.
The Kambury is the latest addition to the Liberty Plaza Food Court.
Pink Lotus Restaurant is one of the most popular family restaurants in Malabe area. They've got some okay Chinese food with a Sri Lankan twist.
Yet another fast food joint that dishes out some ok-ish burgers and submarines for an affordable price tag.
Street food from around the world.
A multi cuisine restaurant serving some dope waffles and coffee.
Plunkett doesn't offer a significant improvement over roadside kottu, though the ambience and service are quite nice.
A no-brainer if you're looking for good food and relaxation away from the hubub of the busier areas of the Fort.
Iceburg is one of the most popular spots in Maharagama that serves up some ok-ish burgers, submarines, waffles and sandwiches for a very affordable price tag.
A buth kade serving decent packs throughout lunchtime.
A takeout Kade with a vast verity of Sri Lankan food.
Thin crust fusion pizza to satisfy the Sri Lankan tastebuds.