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.
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.
La Veranda is one of the newest cafes in town. Their food is just alright, but the place needs a lot of improvement.
The Weligama Kitchen is the main restaurant at the Marriot Weligama, it serves an expansive range of local and foreign cuisines that rival the price and quality of similar establishments.
Big Fish provides a sea food fine dining experience that can probably satisfy the biggest food pedant at a cost that, while not cheap , certainly delivers value for money.
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.
Good place to try snacks even lunch.
An awesome place to get booze while having delicious Chinese and Thai food.
A great place to have a good Sri Lankan & Sri Lankan Chinese meal
Great place to booze with an unbelievable food deals
Good place to have a little snack with an amazing lake view.
Aroma Restaurant is one of the most popular dining spots in Wattala that offers good food for a decent price tag.
Mona's Kitchen is a popular spot down Pannipitiya road, that dishes out a range of Italian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
Good place to get booze & eat Sri Lankan Chinese .
Serving a wide range of cuisines, El Janah is a popular spot at Mount Lavinia. Their food isn't super authentic, but quite worth the affordable price tag.
The Kitchen serves tasty European fusion food in a refreshingly breezy outdoor setting at the Galle Fort.
Top notch vegan restaurant in Mirissa, worth a visit even if you're not vegan.
Good place to try Thai, Malay style pork & sea food.
A cafe/hotel/performance/community space on Hirikeytiya beach, Dots Bay House wears its multiple identities with casual confidence.
Kabeer & Sons is a family run business that has been around for decades. They serve delish, authentic Malay cuisine such as babath and kodal babath, that's cow intestine and stomach lining if you…
Good place to try Sri Lankan Chinese & Chopsuey.
Delicacy Top is one of the best places around Badulla to pop in for a bite. They've got great food for an affordable price tag, and a breathtaking view.
Miyon at Badulla town dishes out a range of authentic Sri Lankan cuisine. They're known for their rice and curry.
A popular family restaurant at Kelaniya that serves up some ok-ish food.
Aththamma at Pelawatte is a nice place to grab some authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry for a cheap price. They're known for their super tasty Ambul Thiyal curry.
Double Cheese Coffee & Dine is one of the finest family restaurants in Dehiwala area that dishes out a range of Sri Lankan and European food for an affordable price.
Blue Lagoon restaurant serves nice and surprisingly affordable food in a magnificent venue.
Great, cheap soya-based food.
Formerly known as The Canteen, The Walking Path Cafe hasn't changed much at all but their hoppers are still good.
A one-stop shop on the way to/from airport or to your getaway.