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Sri Lankan

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Nuga Gama (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, Shri Uttarananda Road, Colombo 3

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…

Bit Bake Bar (Arugam Bay)

Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay

A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.

House of Lonali

No. 40 Stratford Avenue, Kirulapone, Colombo 6

House of Lonali is an ethical local brand owned by Lonali Rodrigo. They feature some unique and fresh designs.

Upali's

65 CWW Kannangara Mawatha (Town Hall), Colombo 7

Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.

Room Service Deliveries

Delivery Only

Room Service is one of the more efficient delivery services around. Their delivery charges are higher than most others but they deliver from some high profile restaurants that you can't get otherwise.

Green Cabin

453 Galle Road, Kollupitiya, Colombo 3

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.

The Vu

249/15 Lewis Place, Beach Road, Negombo

The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.

Lunu Ambula

Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Himi Mawatha, Colombo 5

Lunu Ambula, on Thimbirigasyaya Road, is a buth kade with a rustic feel. Some are decent, others are outstanding.

Tasty Caterers

88 Fife Road, Colombo 5

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

9, Station Road, Colombo 4

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.

Shamrock

64/4, Chatham Street, Fort, Colombo 01

Shamrock is a new Irish pub that’s opened up alongside Red Snapper. We’re not huge fans of their club area, but the lounge at the back makes for a cozy hangout spot, plus, they serve up…

Mithuro Cafe

9, R. A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 04

Mithuro Cafe does good rice and curry for cheap, and we especially love their 'chicken pieces' rotti.

Kaema Sutra

Arcade Independence Square, No.30, Independence Square, Colombo 7

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.

Udumbara JU Caterers

4, Jayaratne Mawatha, Colombo 05

JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.

Palmyrah (Hotel Renuka)

328, Hotel Renuka, Galle Road, Colombo 3

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.…

Yarl Eat House

46/1 Station Road, Wellawatte

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

46, Sri Kathiresan Street, Pettah

Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.

Anilana Pasikuda (Restaurant)

14, Hotel Street, Pasikuda

Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.

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