Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla
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…
Abdul Hameed Street, between Quarry Road and Oilman's Street
A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.
339 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa
Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.
63, Pedlars Street, Fort, Galle
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.
26, Church Street, Galle Fort
The Galle Fort's charming new boutique property
131, Vijaya Kumaratunge Mawatha, Colombo 5
Simply Strawberries by Jagro is a great place for sugary, strawberry-centric desserts that are huge in portion size and high in quality.
Wellawaya Road, Ella
This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food, decent WiFi and really smart and friendly staff.
200, Union Place, Colombo 2
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
Udupila Road, Mirissa
Mirissa seems to love its roti, and no one does it better than No.1 Dewmini Roti Shop. It's a small, family-run restaurant that offers an impressive variety of dishes, along with some of the best…
24/2, 6th Lane, Nawala
Che Che's is a new home-based take-out venture specializing in Chinese dumplings and steamed buns. It may still be in its infancy, but their food is delicious and incredibly affordable. The only caveat…
Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla
The English Cake Company makes some amazing sweets and savories. It's run by a home baker and her family and they make really tasty sweets like brownies, lemon and blueberry cake, passion…
Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay
A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.
12, Flower Road, Colombo 03
The old classic at a brand new spot.
145, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5
Giovanni's is a little Italian pizza place run by a chef who uses his own recipes, and serves fresh from a clay oven.
410, Pannipitiya Road, Pelawatta
Calorie Counter's now in Pelawatta and with it they've introduced a bunch of new healthy dishes and desserts.
11, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.
The Black Cat Café serves up amazing sandwiches, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. They're also a B+B.
Nuga Tree Car Park, Colombo Racecourse, Colombo 07
Jeewa's is a great place at the Good Market to have some proper Sri Lankan wraps, roast paan or roti, for cheap.
Dumplings.lk is run by a Ukrainian home baker. We decided to try their Ukrainian-style Chicken Dumplings.
60A Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3
Dinemore's never struck me as an exceptional place. I've always enjoyed the food and found it tasty, but it's not the kind of place I'd actively choose to go to – it was more of an oh it's just round…
50, W.A. Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06
Chana's has been gaining popularity for sometime now and it's easy to see why. They do a pretty good take on North Indian cuisine and their biriyani is one of the best in town.
Dockyards Road, Trincomalee
On the corner of Dockyard's and St. Mary's (depending) Rizwan runs a good wade cart. He's got manioc chips, fried garlic, and those little wade balls. He's a nice guy, the food is fresh and…
103, Pasikudah road, Kalkudah
The warm reception we received on arriving at Earl's was an early indication of how good a time we were going to have there. Only a short walk away from Passikudah beach, this friendly and…
217, Colombo - Horana Road, Boralesgamuwa.
Probably the best buth kade you'll find around Boralesgamuwa.
80, Poruthota Road, Negombo
One of Negombo's long term dining institutions.