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Nordic House (Hikkaduwa)

339 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa

Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.

Church Street Social (The Fort Bazaar)

26, Church Street, Galle Fort

The Galle Fort's charming new boutique property

Cafe Chill

Wellawaya Road, Ella

This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food, decent WiFi and really smart and friendly staff.

The Cricket Club Cafe

12, Flower Road, Colombo 03

The old classic at a brand new spot.

Jeewa's Polos and Kuma's Natural Foods

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.

Dinemore

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…

KGN Burgers on Wheels

Hill Street, Dehiwala (After Dharmarama Rd)

KGN Burgers on Wheels is a food truck on Hill Street that serves up some surprisingly tasty burgers. It's only a two man operation, but it's very efficient, clean and they seem to be a hit with the…

Flamingo Restaurant

11, Upatissa Road, Colombo 4

Flamingo Restaurant (which has been around forever) serves up an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Arabic, Western, Italian and Sri Lankan.

Down Town Rotti Hut (Ella)

Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella

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The Sushi Bar (Samurai)

Porutota Road, Negombo

This Japanese stopover is a wonderful addition to Negombo's popular stretch of restaurants. The food and service are great and they've got a sushi conveyor belt in the evenings.

Burger's King

1, Vellons Passage, Colombo 2

Burger's King is one of Colombo's most popular streetside haunts, known for their delicious, mayo dripping, affordable fare.

Anilana Pasikuda (Restaurant)

14, Hotel Street, Pasikuda

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.

Amaya Beach Pasikuda

Pasikuda Road, Kalkuda

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.

Leesh

245, High Level Road, Jambugasmulla, Nugegoda

Exploring the streets of Nugegoda in search of good food, we stumbled upon a charming little sandwich bar, Leesh.

E-Cafe

No. 120/A, Havelock Road, Colombo 05

E-Cafe has a nineties - early 2000s vibe going on, burgers, desserts, coffee, drinks, and bready stuff. All of them pretty good.

Palmyrah (Hotel Renuka)

328, Hotel Renuka, Galle Road, Colombo 3

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.…

Bliss Lounge

No 9A Duplication Road, Colombo 04.

Bliss lounge is a Mediterranean sheesha lounge which serves Italian and burgers, among other things.

The Gardenia Coffee Shop (Ramada)

Ground Floor, No. 30, Sri Mohamed Macan Marker Mawatha, Colombo 3

The Gardenia is Hotel Ramada's main restaurant, and they do a wide range of cuisines, from Italian to Jaffna, that are good value for money.

Colombo Fort Cafe (Dutch Hospital)

Dutch Hospital, Bank of Ceylon Mawatha, Colombo 1

Colombo Fort Cafe is a Harpo's run restaurant located in the popular Dutch Hospital shopping complex, serving up delicious pizzas, pastas and burgers.

&Co (The Steuart)

45 Janadhipathi Mw, Colombo 1 (entrance on Hospital Ln)

&Co is a new pub and restaurant tucked in the Steuart Hotel behind Dutch Hospital. They serve up good, hefty pub fare in a spacious setting.

Cheers (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, Shri Uttarananda Road, Colombo 3

Cheers at Cinnamon Grand has been a mainstay in Colombo's pub scene for a while now. The food sticks to the usual English Pub food, and they do a satisfying job with it though the service was pretty…

Burgers Hut

Allen Avenue, Dehiwala (Opposite Nawalanka Food City)

Burger's Hut in Dehiwala was the first of the Burger's King clones, but a good one at that. We dropped in again after a while and we're happy to see that their burgers are still tasty and cheap. Unlike…

Cafe Francais by Pourcel

48 Park Street, Colombo 2

Cafe Francais is the only and best French restaurant in Colombo. It's expensive but really high quality dining.

McDonald's Delivery (McDelivery)

Delivery

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