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 down Station Road, Bambalapitiya, that serves up some 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.
Serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankan Chinese fare, their menu is all improved and affordable.
The Tea Garden Holiday Inn is an okay B&B to pick if you're thinking of spending a getaway in Ella.
A little buth kade does some mediocre set menu rice and curry.
The first bar in Colombo that allows you to bid on your drinks through a neat mobile application.
A great place to grab some good rice and curry, along with a killer fish curry.
A buth kadey which is a little fancier than your everyday buth kadey .
One of the best place in Kottawa to chill with some booze, and delicious Sri Lankan Chinese food.
A popular rice and curry spot in Pitakotte, that does some excellent rice and curry for a decent fare.
Fantastic dodgy bar in Borella.
Oven stone baked fusion pizza to satisfy the Sri Lankan taste buds.
A family restaurant in Wellawatte serving biriyani, fried rice and kottu.
Halo Diner is a cute little resto adjoining Colombo's latest budget hostel - Bunky Monkey. They do a promising job on delivering some great Sri Lankan and Western fare.
KAMU is a well-kept, streetside buth kadey in Maharagama, that dishes out a range of good rice and curries for an affordable price tag.
A popular rice and curry buffet spot in Ratnapura, that does some excellent rice and curry for a decent fare.
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, exquisite dishes and super friendly staff, Arcadia Cafe & Restaurant is Colombo's newest hotspot.
Pier 88 Nebula Restaurant is a place in Bentota that's buzzing with both local and foreign customers, simply because they do fine Sri Lankan and Western fare for an affordable price tag.
Palpatha down Etul Kotte - Mirihana Road is known for their massive spread of rice and curries.
Cafe the Vibe is one of the most popular hangout spots in Kandy.
Located down Lewis Lane, Papou's Restaurant a well-known spot that you can grab a fancy meal without leaving a dent in your wallet.
Hoppa is a cute little place inside Galle Fort that does hoppers all day, every day, in many interesting ways.
Kaala Balan - Maha Gedara is the perfect spot if you happen to be in Ratmalana area and find yourself craving for some great rice and curry.
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.
Great place to have a delicious Sri Lankan buffet breakfast or lunch comfortably