BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
Commons is one of Colombo's most popular hangout spots. They've got a great location on flower road and a relaxed atmosphere. Its expansive menu means your spoilt for choice but quality varies depending…
Park Street Trattoria is still part of the Park Street restaurant melange. They specialise in Italian food fare.
Il Ponte at Hilton is one of the older Italian restaurants in Colombo. It may not be as popular as it was back in the day, but their Italian fare is pretty solid all-round.
The only place to buy mocktails in a food court.
Eat Italy is a new Italian restaurant in Mount Lavinia. Run by a friendly Italian family, they offer contemporary Italian cuisine and tasty italian pastries at affordable prices and filling portions.
La Rambla is a pleasant little restaurant tucked away down Hotel Road in Mount Lavinia. If you're looking for a quiet, private meal with good food and quick service, this is one we'd recommend. They…
Cioconat offers some tasty, generous fare, but even so it still isn’t exactly where it could be.
Dolce Italia's Skelton Road outlet is a beautiful house-turned-restaurant with a warm ambience and some stellar dessert options. Their pizza is alright, too.
Colombo wants for good Italian options. While there’s no lack of Italian restaurants none of them quite does justice to the real gusti d’italia It’s not that Bayleaf, Il Ponte, Echo are bad…
The Scarlet room is Colombo Courtyard's Italian restaurant. Their all red theme may not appeal to some, but we found the food to be surprisingly affordable. Execution was a mixed bag, with a few…
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
The old classic at a brand new spot.
As far as safe bets go, Bayleaf is right up there. Good Italian fare at not too exorbitant prices, and a rather extensive menu to choose from.
With high quality ingredients, Santoré serves authentic Italian cuisine at a great location.
Pranzo has an amazing view and serves pretty good Italian and 'Sritalian' fare.
A rooftop Italian fine dining restaurant behind Gangaramaya Temple.
Cafe Shaze is another one of Colombo's many cafe-restaurant-lounges. They serve the usual Western dishes, mocktails and coffees - the food is alright and it's pretty much on par with other cafes.
A restaurant down W.A Silva Mawatha, specialised in Indian and Sri Lankanised Chinese fare.
Only one boho cafe in Colombo.
Awesome wooden beach cabanas at Boossa.
Best place near Colombo to go for a traditional Sri Lankan food in a traditional Sri Lankan village like restaurant.
A 100%, home-grown brunch spot in Borella, serving up some fantastic Continental and Lankan treats.
Superb place to taste some delicious Sri Lankan Chinese food.
Comfortable restaurant with an amazing view of paddy fields, serving delicious Sri Lankan Chinese food & bites.
The food aspect of the leading supermarket chain, SPAR.
A cosy bistro in Mount Lavinia.
A pretty chilled out hangout spot by the beach with some great bites and BYOB.
Superb Sri Lankan Chinese place to get delicious fried rice, kottu and curry pork, beef, seafood..
A well-known restaurant and bakery in Maharagama.
Your instant getaway from all the chatter and noise that is city life.
If you love pork, stay away from Pork Paradise.
Mama Louie's has a new branch in Kotte.
Ambistro's does some decent pizza, but the other aspects, they can certainly improve.
Good place to taste deciduous rice and curry, Sri Lankan Chinese food or local desserts.
A sister cafe to the popular RE.PUB.LK, Kaffeine is like a secret hideaway of a place in the busy city of Colombo Fort.
Awesome, jungle cottage & campsite in Yala with a swimming pool. Highly recommended for quiet and calm holiday.
Reaching out to this place is a bit difficult, but your effort will be rewarded by the breathtaking views and the seclusion surrounded by jungle. The food is also delicious and totally Sri Lankan.
The new cafe at Zylan Luxury Villa serving up some interesting Sri Lankan and Western treats.
A gorgeous villa by the pristine Negombo lagoon.
A swimming pool, a giant glass box and some solid Mac and Cheese.
A home-based chef who makes some great lamprais, among other things.