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.
The new monkey down Stratford Avenue.
A home-based venture with all right rice & curry.
A beautifully secluded destination surrounded by the tranquil wilderness. Ideal for meditation, a weekend of serenity and to indulging in the blessings of nature and wellness.
A cosy nook in Nugegoda.
Ambistro's does some decent pizza, but the other aspects, they can certainly improve.
Great BYOB open restaurant, made of wood with an amazing view of a lake.. superb place to chill out!
A home cook who pulls off some great Sri Lankan and Western-style dishes.
The Barge has a nice ambience with a great view, but their food and drinks don't live up to that beautiful image.
A good place to drop by for a drink before your salary comes in.
Fantastic Sri Lankan food coupled with warm hospitality.
A home-based venture that does some incredibly rich desserts.
A bakery by Klassy.
A home-based venture specialised in biscuit pudding.
Good place to taste deciduous rice and curry, Sri Lankan Chinese food or local desserts.
A home-based lamprais maker.
A restaurant down Parliament Road with great food that takes inspiration from different culinary fares.
An Eco rooftop restaurant to chill as we wish with delicious Sri Lankan Chinese food
Your best bet for Pork-Roast Paan combo in Piliyandala.
A healthy cafe at Zimantra Leisure Center.
A home-based venture specialised in many kinds of pudding.
A sister cafe to the popular RE.PUB.LK, Kaffeine is like a secret hideaway of a place in the busy city of Colombo Fort.
A superb, yet a quite expensive option for Kimbúla bunnis.
A place for Sri Lankan-style biriyani.
A home-based venture that does some superb Lamprais, among other treats.