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
Dinemore in Wellawatte by the sea has got their signature oozing-mayo subs and burgers, with a relaxing view of the ocean.
The original Rio Ice Cream parlour is old and sweet- it's persisted through decades of war and strife as an integral part of the local community. It's worth a diabetic shock or two to experience that.
The new Mama's remains a good spot for a beer or lime soda, but for rice and curry it's below average.
Uncomplicated, tasty food and fresh icy Lion beer in a sleepy coastal town.
Just across the Kallady Bridge in Batticaloa, the Riviera serves up a good rice and curry, as well as crab and other local specialities.
The Fat Crab on Marine Drive is well known for their seafood.
Mirissa food options are somewhat lacking. If you're craving a solid rice and curry, this is the place.
Kash's Kitchen is a very clean restaurant and pastry shop in Ambalantota. It serves great rice and curry and short eats at affordable prices.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
If you're having people over and don't want to cook or just having a family meal, we highly recommend Pot Biriyani for takeaway or delivery. It's run by a friendly family and they make…
EatRite, a part of Susiko Bakers, is working to promote (healthier) rice flour products - which includes local delicacies like milk toffees and kawung.
We heard good things about Spicy Cabin, but our experience simply wasn't that good.
Panino makes excellent sandwiches. Filled with tasty ingredients, grilled, prepared with love. If you visit the Good Market each Thursday they're well worth a try. Otherwise they're a good choice…
Sri Lanka’s favourite submarine is probably that at Dinemore. This fast food franchise has been around for quite a while, and by the looks of it they’ve expanded and opened up many…
A great place to grab some good rice and curry, along with a killer pork curry.
Right next to Cool Planet (Pelawatte) is a tiny little bakery serving up short eats, fresh fruit juice and a decent rice and curry. The range of available short eats may be small but the…
Just opposite the Diyawanna Jogging Track car park is the newly built army kotthu shop. This is the closest place for joggers to come and have a bite after a light workout. They do a chicken…
The Devon Bakeaway is on your left hand side just before the Nugegoda Fly Over (Past Mc Donald’s). The location is ideal, although finding a parking spot can be extremely difficult in this part of…
Raja Bojun is generally known for good Sri Lankan cuisine. They've moved from their old spot near Galle Face to a new location at the top of Liberty Arcade. The food is still good, so is…
Hotel Top Form is an Indian restaurant under the Nugegoda flyover. It's OK, the lunch packets are not especially good but we hear good things about the tandoori.
Short eats in Battaramulla? Klassy’s is King.
Jade Restaurant has been around for a few years now. Serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankanized Chinese fare, their menu is all improved and affordable.
They do chicken biryani pretty darn good and now have crab and lamb on the menu.