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…
Chinatry is an Sichuan Chinese restaurants. The punchy, spicy flavors are authentic but still good for the Sri Lankan palate.
Expensive, but probably the most modernist Sri Lankan cuisine you can get.
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.
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.
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
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.
Tasty home-cooked Jaffna style dishes - they do orders in bulk, so ideal for lunch or dinner parties.
Quick Thai serves up pretty good, filling Thai dishes at affordable prices.
Tang Dynasty used to be one of the most authentic Chinese restos we've been to. The interior is cosy, easy on the eyes and the food is good too.
The Boulevard, formerly a cafe/restuarant, has been completely revamped into what we'd consider one of the top Thai restaurants in Colombo. With chef Mama (former head chef at Royal Thai) at the fore, as well…
Feel like dining fancy on a budget? Noodles at Cinnamon Grand is your spot.
A chilled out place in the heart of Colombo for a nibble and drink after work with friends, which doesn't require you to dress up or shell out serious dough.
f you want real pork products, Fat Guy BBQ does them. As long as you don't mind the smoky taste that comes with, well, smoking meat, it's a tasty and authentic choice.
Long Feng has good service, but the food just doesn't push it far enough. It's fairly average Chinese, and within this hotel it should be more.
Bijou is a Swiss restaurant in Negombo located along Sea Street. They serve well priced, filling meals that are accompanied by excellent service and hospitality from both the staff and owners
Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
A great place to grab some good rice and curry, along with a killer pork curry.
Sovereign German Restaurant is pretty good. They serve extremely hearty German fare in a kitschy but welcoming location in Nugegoda.
Jade Restaurant has been around for a few years now. Serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankanized Chinese fare, their menu is all improved and affordable.
Taprobane's dinner buffet is pretty awesome. For just Rs. 2200, the spread's large and the food's top quality. Highlights? Their egg hoppers and their chocolate fudge.
Serving the best handallo in town, the GSSC is a dodgy bar with cheap drinks and decent patrons.