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.
Calm & cool place to chill with beer & delicious food, bites. Specially Sri Lankan food.
A relatively new kitchen-in-the-cloud with an extensive list of items on their menu.
Chinese Dragon's newest venture, as they cross into the Lankan side of things.
Have nothing to describe. Once you ate, you'll...?
Aunty's Cooking Class provides hands-on experience and promises an enjoyable time creating and exploring Sri Lankan fare.
Place look like amazing village house, but the food is..?
A cafe in the Omega Regency Hotel building where the Spice & Ice used to be.
The newly opened branch of Kaala Balan in Boralesgamuwa serving up the same known, delicious rice & curry.
Superb place to have a delicious Jaffna, Sri Lankan style rices.
Cimply Yummy is a pretty rad place to get kottu in Kotte, just because they have the option of getting Bacon Kottu.
Sky 348 is the rooftop bar and restaurant at Anarva Siddhalepa in Mount Lavinia.
Good place to chill with beer & delicious kadala kottu
A place to order some fresh homemade waffles with sweet and savoury fillings.
A new resto in Moratuwa that serves up some excellent Asian Fusion for an unbelievably affordable price.
If you are a pork fan. This is the place. They have amazing pork dishes & pork rice, kottu... any thing pork!
Maha Gedara is a popular buth kadey in Mount Lavinia.
A new catering service offering flavourful, homemade rice & curry.
Café Shonbry serves decent homemade rice & curries with a range of cafe food for a good price.
Ayubowan, down Horton Place is a pretty fancy spot you can get your rice and curry fix.
Dutch Pub serves as a reliable place to hang out and get your choice of booze while enjoying your time with a friend and good food.
A buth kadey in Rathanapitiya specialising in home made food.
Superb Sri Lankan style breakfast & lunch buffet place for travellers
A restaurant inside the all-new Jana Jaya City building in Rajagiriya.
A good place to tasteful Sri Lanka Chinese.