Terro's Pies and Roasts is a home cook in Dehiwala that bakes some tasty pies and serves up some hearty roast meats. As far as home cooks go, we'd say she's a great pick for savory dishes.
The Tangerine is a gem of restaurant hidden away in Balapitiya at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing. As far hotel restaurants go, this is one of the best we've tried in recent times. Delicious…
Olive Garden is another one of Colombo's many Chinese restaurants. The food is good and affordable, and they've got private rooms if you want to take a big crowd with you.
Chinatry is an Sichuan Chinese restaurants. The punchy, spicy flavors are authentic but still good for the Sri Lankan palate.
Trainspotter at Global Towers is one of the few restaurants that's open 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, the entire experience is mediocre at best.
Flavoured at Cinnamon Red, with their lean luxury theme, offers a curated menu with good variations at reasonable prices. They've got a good view of Colombo, tasty mains and excellent desserts,…
Thai Heritage is one of the many chic little restaurants on the foyers of the Old Dutch Hospital building in the Galle fort. The food though not striving for authenticity, is still alright, and somewhat on…
Expensive, but probably the most modernist Sri Lankan cuisine you can get.
Galle Caterers are one of the older caterers in Colombo with quite a large customer-base. We've tried their stuff on numerous occasions and they offer great value for money on top of consistent taste.
Aside from their buffet, OZO actually has a pretty good a-la carte menu with an interesting range of dishes from burgers to steak.
If you make it to the north side, Flag And Whistle is a well-appointed space with a view of the port. They do hearty but expensive German fare.
Seafood Cove is Mt. Lavinia Hotel's seafood restaurant. It has a great location on their private beach front, fast service and reasonably priced, fresh seafood.
Ammi's Meaty Delights is a home cook that delivers Sri Lankan style meat dishes. We tried their beef, chicken and pork dishes and they all turned out be very satisfying.
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.
Kinjou is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo. Their stuff is as Sri Lankanized as it gets, but it's just okay at best.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
Golden Dragon is the completely redone Taj take on Chinese cuisine. It has a stellar ambience and good food.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
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.
Diwan is a new multi-cuisine restaurant on Sri Saranankara Road. It's mostly known for it's Indian cuisine, which is what we tried, but they also offer Chinese and Italian.
Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that's comprised of a bar, restaurant and a banquet hall.
Health Factor is an awesome little restaurant in Kohuwala that cooks up very tasty but healthy meals - at great prices.
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.