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.
Kaema Sutra at Arcade Independence Square is chef Dharshan Munidasa's latest venture, which promises Contemporary Sri Lankan cuisine. The food is quite good if a bit expensive.
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.
A small pastry shop for an evening snack and iced coffee.
All your favorite food, vegan and healthy!
A premium patisserie with a range of super interesting desserts and short-eats.
Probably the only place in Colombo which serves up authentic Belgian Waffles.
Bella's Kitchen is a breakfast delivery service that delivers sandwiches with difference fillings everyday.
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
Hotel Nippon reopens and brings back their famed mutton rolls and other delicacies at the KAFÉ
A small buth kadey down St.Michael's Road in Kollupitiya. Less variety nevertheless the food is of good quality.
An awesome place to get booze and try delicious meal for a very reasonable price.
Killer jars of homemade pickles that can either be delivered to you or be picked up from Vasuki's place located in the heart of Colombo.
The Rascals Kitesurfing Resort is a lovely retreat all the way in Kalpitiya. They offer a dynamic range of activities and a stellar experience.
Anawasal is an idyllic resort tucked away somewhere by the lagoons of Kalpitiya. They've got a collection of cabanas, an extremely chilled out atmosphere and are pet-friendly. We loved the place!
One Seven One is a well known restaurant in Maharagama for quality pastries, and rooftop dining.
Awanhala by Ceylon Hotel Corporation is a really popular food joint at Nawinna that dishes out Sri Lankan cuisine.
Chop Chop Kottu at ODEL premises does tasty, generous kottu all day.
Good place to have a western type dinner with a little chat.
Sugarcube is the newest cafe to grace Duplication Road. With its cutesy and warm ambience, it was an instant favourite!
Classy Cuisine is a home caterer who specialises in Pakistani, Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
A nice place to eat tasteful Sri Lankan Chinese at very low price.
Best yellow rice and curry you will ever have!
A tiny cafe down Hampden Lane that serves some great Waffles and Hot Chocolate.
A nice place to get booze with an antique surround.
Authentic Sri Lankan cuisine just the way we like it; spicy and filling!
A part of the Grande Gourmet restaurant, now serving Sri Lankan food.
A tiny food joint at Kalubowila that dishes out great Tandoori Chicken Biriyani. They make homemade pizza too.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite at Slave Island.
Back of beyond's newest addition is an ideal place to spend your weekend and get some me-time.
A great place to have some fine Sri Lankan rice and curry in the heart of Colombo.
Burger Hut; the popular family restaurant chain at Kandy has opened their newest outlet to the suburbs of Dehiwala.
A great spot for authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
A boutique hotel with a traditional Sri Lankan vibe.
Located a bit far from the city, with the sky as your constant companion, this is the ideal place for a weekend getaway.