Crammed into a congested street in Pettah, Sri Suryas is an unassuming restaurant that serves a mean ghee dosa, among other things.
A YAMU office favourite, Amirthaa in Bamba does a mean Ghee dosa. It also serves Bonda, Jelebi and fresh milk with a dash of tea.
The Dhawalagiri is a typical saivar kadey, where you can drop in to get a quick, oily bite. It's in central Maradana, you can't miss it.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
Ever been to one of those places where you ate so much, you had to just stop and rest a bit? Those kind of places are harder to come by now since food in general is too expensive,…
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.…
Greenlands is a budget South-Indian joint that wins for nostalgia.
Amirthaa is a cheap, clean, pure-veg South Indian restaurant in Bambalapitiya. The place gets pretty hectic, but the food is good.
Mathura is a decent Indian vegetarian restaurant that has been around Colombo for years, but now at a new location.