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Hulftsdorp Streetfood

Abdul Hameed Street, between Quarry Road and Oilman's Street

A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.

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.

Dottie's English Tea Room

95 Rosmead Place, Colombo 07

Dottie's is a charming English tea room serving up tea, fry-ups, and desserts on intricately delicate china and lace with a side of great service.

Bit Bake Bar (Arugam Bay)

Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay

A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.

Mabroc Bubble Tea

Mabroc Bubble Tea, Liberty Plaza Food Court, Duplication Road, Colombo 03.

Great bubble tea, plenty of flavours, and super value for money.

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…

Flamingo Restaurant

11, Upatissa Road, Colombo 4

Flamingo Restaurant (which has been around forever) serves up an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Arabic, Western, Italian and Sri Lankan.

Down Town Rotti Hut (Ella)

Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella

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Cafe ROMANI (First Look)

High Level road, Delkanda, Nugegoda

A nice Place to booze having Juice.

New Gadaby Rest Inn (Kaththankudy)

250, 252, Main Street, Kaththankudy

Home of the best beef samosa. Gadaby is perfect for your short eat fix on the East Coast.

Ginza On The Edge (Waters Edge)

316, Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla

Ginza On The Edge is the suburban successor to the Hilton’s Ginza Hohsen. It's on the 1st floor of Waters Edge and offers high-end Japanese with excellent service to boot.

The Sushi Bar (Samurai)

Porutota Road, Negombo

This Japanese stopover is a wonderful addition to Negombo's popular stretch of restaurants. The food and service are great and they've got a sushi conveyor belt in the evenings.

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.

AYU thé

Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla

AYU thé (Ayu branded tea) makes tasty bespoke blends of tea (strawberry, ginger honey, etc). They're available at the Good Market on Thursdays or by delivery. Good either hot or cold.

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.

Cafe Kumbuk

60, Horton Place, Colombo 7

Simple and healthy, Kumbuk does everything right with local, seasonal and organic ingredients.

Sir Lipton's Estate

Dambatenne Factory, Haputale

Everything from Lipton's Seat, to Lipton's Bungalow, to the Dambatenne Factory.

Bubblelement (Galle)

12, Parawa Street, Galle Fort, Galle.

A charming little bubble tea spot in the Fort.

Bubblelement (Colombo)

The Boulevard, 33 Queen's Road, Colombo 03

Bubbly stuff and paninis and desserts.

Pedro Tea Estate (Nuwara Eliya)

Pedro Tea Estate, Nuwara Eliya

A charming little tea factory and tea shop just outside Nuwara Eliya.

Dilmah t-Lounge (Arcade)

30, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7

Dilmah t-Lounge at the Arcade is pretty similar to their outlet in Chatham Street. The food is good, and the space is less crowded and the service is better - though you get less privacy because of the…

Yacht Cabin - Global Towers Hotel

Global Towers Hotel, 11, Station Avenue, Marine Drive, Wellawatta, Colombo 06

A budget restaurant with fine food and nice view.

Dolce Italia

147, Vajira Road, Colombo 05

Dolce Italia is a new little bakery cum restaurant run by two Italians. They serve pastries and Italian favourites that are both authentic and affordable.

Tea Avenue (WTC)

Level 03, East Tower, World Trade Centre.

Tea, waffles, cakes and more. Tea Ave initially opened up at Barnes Place: and this is their second (and newest) branch.