4, Jayaratne Mawatha, Colombo 05
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
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…
Panama Road, Arugam Bay
Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.
No. 11 Galle Face Court 2, Colombo 3
The Bavarian has been around for ages, and is still hugely popular. Change can be a good thing but sometimes when you're doing something right, you should stick to it, and that's exactly what…
Jetwing Kaduruketha, Wellawaya.
Jetwing K. is one of the latest hotels by the popular chain, with a stellar line up of food, and a very rural, agricultural set-up.
Jetwing Kaduruketha, Aluth Para, Wellawaya
Whipping up some mouthwatering Sri Lankan and Western/ Fusion cuisine, Kaduruketha's restaurant is elegant and mouthwatering.
No 8, Frankfurt Place, Colombo 04
A 100% veg restaurant serving North and South Indian food.
339 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa
Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.
8th Lane (off Galle Road), Colombo 3
Barefoot Cafe is the best place to hang out in Colombo. It's a chilled place to meet or make friends, see art, hear music, eat good food and drink affordable beer.
14, Deanstone Place, Colombo 03
Min Han (or Ming Han) is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants. It's cheap, super tasty and the waiter Wijapayala orders for you.
Wijerama Temple Rd, Balapitiya, Sri Lanka
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…
56, Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6
Schakasz is a little cafe in Kirulapone exclusively for desserts. They've got everything from creme brulee to chocolate ganache cake, in large portions.
Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
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.
26, Church Street, Galle Fort
The Galle Fort's charming new boutique property
Old Hospital Building, Galle Fort
The Galle Dutch Hospital is small but super nice. It's a beautifully restored colonial building with a great and growing selection of places to eat, drink and shop.
131, Vijaya Kumaratunge Mawatha, Colombo 5
Simply Strawberries by Jagro is a great place for sugary, strawberry-centric desserts that are huge in portion size and high in quality.
No. 02 Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05
Isso deals with isso. Curried isso, tossed isso, isso with roast paan, and isso with bathala chips. Yes.
Wellawaya Road, Ella
This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food, decent WiFi and really smart and friendly staff.
200, Union Place, Colombo 2
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
461, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5
The Bread Company does excellent breads, sausages, pickles and more, and they do some of the best sandwiches in the city and a good breakfast if you want to dine in.
Cinnamon Grand Colombo, 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3
Noodles at Cinnamon Grand offers one the most complete dining experiences around the city at a surprisingly affordable price point, while maintaining a high level service.
11 Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 3
Colombo's fine dining Japanese restaurant Nihonbashi has recently turned their outdoor dining section into a 'Yakitori Garden' - a small, bamboo-framed nook serving skewered, charcoal-grilled entrails out in…
Cinnamon Lakeside, 115 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
Scorching yet immensely flavourful, Tom Yum's version of its namesake dish has cemented…
Coco has a decent albeit slightly overpriced breakfast menu. They also offer coffee…
Over the years, Jaffna's two most iconic ice cream parlours—Rio and Lingam's—have…
Mt. Lavinia Hotel does an excellent take on classic high tea. The price…
Cinnamon grand, being the social hub that it is, has become one of the more…
Japanese cuisine is a beautiful thing. Here's a round-up of pretty much all…