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.
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
Formerly known as The Canteen, The Walking Path Cafe hasn't changed much at all but their hoppers are still good.
An awesome place for pure vegetarians.
One of the icons of The Good Market since its very beginning, The Brown Bean Coffee has grown since then and has now 2 permanent outlets at the British Council and at Dialog Head Office.
Burger Wish is a new burger joint in Thalawathugoda that serves up some okay burgers for an affordable price tag.
Ambul Thiyal is a small streetside restaurant on High-level road, and does good rice and curry for cheap. We specially love their Cuttlefish curry.
Very rare place, because they have mix kottu.
NINE11 is a popular spot down Stanley Thilakaratne Mawatha that serves up some okay food, but the heavy price tag is problematic.
Larich is an international company founded in Australia. Their main focus is canned, tinned and bottled spices, curries, meats and tons of other stuff.
A great place to eat delicious, authentic Sri Lankan rice & curry.
Dinemore is one of the most popular local franchises in Sri Lanka.
The VoV Coffee Lounge is a little eatery at Wellawatte that serves up 100% vegan food. They're fairly priced, the food is tasty and their burgers are sure to satisfy.
A great place to eat rice & curry and tasteful Sri Lanka Chinese.
A coffee shop with an affordable and tasty take on Sri Lankan classics, and a nice location.
Best place to try uncommon kinds of kottu
Rasembula gives the vibes of a rural cottage, but their food didn't live up to the expectations.
A nice place to eat Asian food while having a chat with friends or ...
Not a bad place to chill, but the coffee is basically average.
A food truck serving quality kottus using locally sourced ingredients and Lankan inspired flavours.
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.