Cafe Beverly is a comfortable, affordable dining space in the premises of the Beverly Street shopping complex in Rajagiriya.
Foodie Adventure is a home cook in Nawala that does take away and delivery. We tried a bunch of her stuff and pretty much all of it was amazing. Which isn't something we say often.
Life Food is a low key health food stall that manages to keep things healthy and fresh while not compromising on flavour.
The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.
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.
Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that's comprised of a bar, restaurant and a banquet hall.
Lil' Orbits is an awesome place to go to for your sugar cravings. The prices are alright and the chocolate sauce is gold.
This rather busy bar has good food and drinks, but is quite expensive.
TM Dilshan's bar has a great selection of imported liquors, some creative cocktails and good bar food.
Pizza Hut's stuff isn't half bad, and their desserts are actually quite great, but the portions don't justify the prices.
The Fab Cafe, the coffee lounge by The Fab is relatively unknown cafe down Castle street. They've got a chic space and some great Hot chocolate.
Garton's Ark is a floating (boat) restaurant in the Nugegoda Wetlands Park.
Cakes & Things by Windya is a home baker in Mount Lavinia. Her specialty is theme cakes, but her cupcakes and brownies are pretty great as well.
Cannon is a bar in the Galle Dutch Hospital. Great location, OK food and drink.
We order from McDonald's far more than we probably should, but that's because their delivery is efficient, reliable and quite fast!
Cafe Francais is the only and best French restaurant in Colombo. It's expensive but really high quality dining.
Sweet Layers is a home baker based in Piliyandala. They offer a range of baked goods, but their pastries are what really sets them apart.
Dilmah t-Lounge at the Arcade is pretty similar to their outlet in Chatham Street. The food is good, and the space is less crowded but the service isn't great.
The international franchise Subway has come a long way since they first set up shop here. Our recent visit however, proved that Subway is now sub-par when it comes to their food.
Dinemore in Wellawatte by the sea has got their signature oozing-mayo subs and burgers, with a relaxing view of the ocean.
Panino specialises in sandwiches. In melts, to be specific. They also have a killer hot sauce.
A well run Burger King franchise with a nice location (second floor balcony) in Colpetty. They also have interesting local options like spicy chicken and rice now.
A chilled out place in the heart of Colombo for a nibble and drink after work with friends, which doesn't require you to dress up or shell out serious dough.
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.