Pilawoos, the biggest players on Colombo's kottu scene, have set up a bigger, more family friendly restaurant on Marine Drive. The kottu and iced milo are still stellar.
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.
Poonie's Kitchen is a wonderful hidden oasis in the Galle Fort. They serve high quality desserts and deliciously prepared dishes at surprisingly good prices.
The Colombo Café is a new competitor in Colombo’s café square off. While the prices of sandwiches and shakes can put your wallet on the endangered list, their Sri Lankan Buffet deal is the…
Amaya is one of the big hotels on Pasikuda bay. It's huge, and though looks-wise is a little old school, is still incredibly efficient and ideal for some holiday pampering.
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.
Jetwing Lagoon is a very cool luxury hotel in Negombo. What's unique about it how environmentally friendly they are, also their 100 meter long infinity pool.
Hotel de Majestic is one of the oldest kottu-and-biriyani stops on the Bamba Galle Road stretch. It's a popular and easily accessible stopover for biriyani and a quick cold drink.
OZO is a big, modern hotel in the Kandy city center. The restaurant and the roof bar are worth checking out.
Ashik was once a popular choice amongst the YAMU staff for their rice and curry. Our latest visit left a negative impact on us though, and here's why.
This basic buth kade serves a good rice and curry and sorta specializes in baabath (tripe - ie cow stomach).
Ammi's Meaty Delights is a home cook that delivers Sri Lankan style meat dishes. We tried their beef, chicken and pork dishes and they all turned out be very satisfying.
Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.
Jeewa's is a great place at the Good Market to have some proper Sri Lankan wraps, roast paan or roti, for cheap.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
EatRight.lk is a delivery site with an exclusively healthy menu, from healthy wraps to healthy kottu. It's also got a lot of info on it to help you stay fit.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
The Beach is an all suite hotel in Negombo. They've got an unbeatable location, breathtaking views of the ocean and sunset, good food at their rooftop restaurant and great service.
Tasty home-cooked Jaffna style dishes - they do orders in bulk, so ideal for lunch or dinner parties.
Garton's Ark is a floating (boat) restaurant in the Nugegoda Wetlands Park.
Affordable and pretty tasty office lunches, with free delivery.
Galle Heritage Villa is a beautiful place to stay at in the Galle Fort - this massive house of sorts is by the same guys who brought us Jetwing Lighthouse.
Aahaara is a caterer that does wood-fired biriyani and rice and curry.
Sigiri is a small but excellent Sri Lankan restaurant located in Manhattan, New York serving an authentic and impressive representation of Lankan cuisine.