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Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla

Panino makes excellent sandwiches. Filled with tasty ingredients, grilled, prepared with love. If you visit the Good Market each Thursday they're well worth a try. Otherwise they're a good choice…

Nordic House (Hikkaduwa)

339 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa

Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.

Poonie's Kitchen

63, Pedlars Street, Fort, Galle

Poonie's Kitchen is a wonderful hidden oasis in the Galle Fort. They serve high quality desserts and deliciously prepared dishes at surprisingly good prices.

English Cake Company

Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla

The English Cake Company makes some amazing sweets and savories. It's run by a home baker and her family and they make really tasty sweets like brownies, lemon and blueberry cake, passion…

Bit Bake Bar (Arugam Bay)

Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay

A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.

Black Cat Café

11, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.

The Black Cat Café serves up amazing sandwiches, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. They're also a B+B.

Jeewa's Polos and Kuma's Natural Foods

Nuga Tree Car Park, Colombo Racecourse, Colombo 07

Jeewa's is a great place at the Good Market to have some proper Sri Lankan wraps, roast paan or roti, for cheap.

Earl’s Passikudah

103, Pasikudah road, Kalkudah

The warm reception we received on arriving at Earl's was an early indication of how good a time we were going to have there. Only a short walk away from Passikudah beach, this friendly and…

Lords (Negombo)

80, Poruthota Road, Negombo

One of Negombo's long term dining institutions.

Down Town Rotti Hut (Ella)

Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella

රසම රස උදේ කෑම, දවල් කෑම, රෑ කෑම වේලක් කන්න හරි හොඳ තේකක් නැත්නම්…

Cafe ROMANI (First Look)

High Level road, Delkanda, Nugegoda

A nice Place to booze having Juice.

OZO Kandy

31 Saranankara Rd, Kandy

OZO is a big, modern hotel in the Kandy city center. The restaurant and the roof bar are worth checking out.

Dilmah t-Lounge

62/2 Block B, Chatham Street, Colombo

Dilmah's charming tea lounge in the shadow of Dutch Hospital is still going strong, with a range of hot and cold teas and little and large bites.

Anilana Pasikuda (Restaurant)

14, Hotel Street, Pasikuda

Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.

Coffee Bar (Grand Hotel, NE)

Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya

The Coffee Bar by the Grand Hotel is probably the best coffee shop in Nuwara Eliya. They've got a chic little space and an accessible location to go along with some good food and great coffee.

Milk & Honey Cafe

44A, Horton Place, Colombo 7

Milk & Honey has impressive healthy food options, and really pleasant ambience. Also some of the best brownies in the city.


245, High Level Road, Jambugasmulla, Nugegoda

Exploring the streets of Nugegoda in search of good food, we stumbled upon a charming little sandwich bar, Leesh.

Coffee Stop (CInnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, 77 Galle Road, Colombo 3

Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.

The Cakery

2A, Sulaiman Terrace, Jawatte Road, Colombo 5

The Cakery by The English Cake Company is one of the most popular spots in Colombo for fresh baked cakes. A few things have changed since our last visit, but the cakes are still pretty good.

The Gardenia Coffee Shop (Ramada)

Ground Floor, No. 30, Sri Mohamed Macan Marker Mawatha, Colombo 3

The Gardenia is Hotel Ramada's main restaurant, and they do a wide range of cuisines, from Italian to Jaffna, that are good value for money.


347, Galle Road, Colombo 3

Sponge is one of the oldest bakeries in the big city, and one of the biggest. They are still going strong with a quality range of savouries and sweets, and now also lamprais and gourmet sandwiches.

The Sandwich Factory (Colombo 3)

10, Palm Grove, Colombo 3

Sandwich Factory does a filling take on western diner favorites.

Aviraté Café

30 Maitland Crescent, Colombo 7

Tiny little cafe with excellent froyo and plenty sandwiches, juices, smoothies, coffee and tea. Roast paan is on point.

SUB Station

297 A, Galle Road, 297 Moratuwa, Sri Lanka

A tiny fast food joint that serves food for a really low cost.