The new Kaema Sutra, moved from its previous premises in Arcade Independence to the plush Shangri La, still serves decent-ish food at high prices
Dinemore in Wellawatte by the sea has got their signature oozing-mayo subs and burgers, with a relaxing view of the ocean.
Hotel Rolex and its misleading name are an experience not to be missed whilst in Jaffna. Hot, juicy biriyanis and sugary juices. This is legit Northern saivar kade territory.
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.
A pure vegetarian North & South Indian restaurant, cafe and bakery, Mangos is one of those famous Jaffna joints that warrants a visit and a mention.
One of Marine Drive's newer additions, Genghis is a Mongolian BBQ and Grill run by Don Stanleys caterers. It shares a premises and menu with the Fat Crab, and has a lovely view of the Indian…
The new Mama's remains a good spot for a beer or lime soda, but for rice and curry it's below average.
One of the Negombo strip’s more popular little bar/restaurants, Serendib is right on the beach and has a regular stream of visitors. It strikes a fine balance between dodgy and nice.
Healthy and tasty juices for Rs. 200.
Just across the Kallady Bridge in Batticaloa, the Riviera serves up a good rice and curry, as well as crab and other local specialities.
Mirissa food options are somewhat lacking. If you're craving a solid rice and curry, this is the place.
Kash's Kitchen is a very clean restaurant and pastry shop in Ambalantota. It serves great rice and curry and short eats at affordable prices.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
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.
If you're having people over and don't want to cook or just having a family meal, we highly recommend Pot Biriyani for takeaway or delivery. It's run by a friendly family and they make…
Big Bite in Mount Lavinia is one of the few places where you can get yourself a proper Pakistani biriyani. It's spicier than most, but it's still damn good, specially coupled with their barbequed…
EatRite, a part of Susiko Bakers, is working to promote (healthier) rice flour products - which includes local delicacies like milk toffees and kawung.
We heard good things about Spicy Cabin, but our experience simply wasn't that good.
Sizzle is an experience restaurant with a great selection of meats and even decent vegetarian. Everything is served sizzling, even the drinks.
Ginza Hohsen is back to life in an all-new location down Galadari Hotel.
Sri Lanka’s favourite submarine is probably that at Dinemore. This fast food franchise has been around for quite a while, and by the looks of it they’ve expanded and opened up many…
A great place to grab some good rice and curry, along with a killer pork curry.
Right next to Cool Planet (Pelawatte) is a tiny little bakery serving up short eats, fresh fruit juice and a decent rice and curry. The range of available short eats may be small but the…
The Devon Bakeaway is on your left hand side just before the Nugegoda Fly Over (Past Mc Donald’s). The location is ideal, although finding a parking spot can be extremely difficult in this part of…