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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.

Sudarshan Veg

No 8, Frankfurt Place, Colombo 04

A 100% veg restaurant serving North and South Indian food.

Jetwing Yala

Tissamaharama, Yala

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.

Simply Strawberries By Jagro

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.

Malayan Cafe (Jaffna)

36 Power House Rd, Jaffna

If you're looking for a clean, charming and authentic meal in Jaffna, we highly recommend the vegetarian Malayalan Cafe.

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…

Cookies & You

73/A Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3

Cookies and You claims to deliver Love at First Bite, and they live up to this promise. Their baked goods taste as great as their Instagram feed looks.


A&M Cupcakes, 469, Galle Road, Colombo 3.

Cremalato is a local gelato manufacturer that actually delivers frozen confections. We tried a bunch of their new flavours and we think they're pretty awesome.

Calorie Counter

61, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05

Calorie Counter with its emphasis on healthy eating was one of the best new additions to Colombo's restaurant scene in 2015. Now they've gone a step further and introduced a pretty comprehensive…

Candy Planet

153 Kaduwela Road, Ganahena, Battaramulla

For candy enthusiasts, Candy Planet in Battaramulla is the holy grail - not only is it affordable but you will find every imaginable type of candy there. It is probably as close as we Sri…

Santani (Kandy)

Aratenna Estate, Kandy, Sri Lanka

A luxury wellness retreat overlooking Knuckles.

Calorie Counter (Pelawatta)

410, Pannipitiya Road, Pelawatta

Calorie Counter's now in Pelawatta and with it they've introduced a bunch of new healthy dishes and desserts.

The Dodol House

317/1, Gemunu Mawatha, Kiribathgoda

Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.


2nd Floor, Liberty Arcade, Colombo 03

A delicious little shop by Bakes by Bella.

W15 (Weligama)

506, New Galle Road, Weligama

A funky little boutique hotel on the beautiful Weligama beach strip.


60A Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3

Dinemore's never struck me as an exceptional place. I've always enjoyed the food and found it tasty, but it's not the kind of place I'd actively choose to go to – it was more of an oh it's just round…


50, W.A. Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06

Chana's has been gaining popularity for sometime now and it's easy to see why. They do a pretty good take on North Indian cuisine and their biriyani is one of the best in town.

Rizwan's Wade Cart (Trinco)

Dockyards Road, Trincomalee

On the corner of Dockyard's and St. Mary's (depending) Rizwan runs a good wade cart. He's got manioc chips, fried garlic, and those little wade balls. He's a nice guy, the food is fresh and…

Pink Sugar

No. 3, Nandana Gardens, Colombo 4

Pink Sugar is a new home baker which remixes classic flavors like Oreo, Ferrero Rocher and Irish cream.

Carnival Ice Cream Parlour

263 Galle Road, Colombo 03

Carnival is a Sri Lankan institution, serving not great but cheap ice cream in an accessible and interesting location.

Galle Caterers

122, Kadawatha Road, Kalubowila, Dehiwala

Galle Caterers are one of the older caterers in Colombo with quite a large customer-base. We've tried their stuff on numerous occasions and they offer great value for money on top of consistent taste.

KGN Burgers on Wheels

Hill Street, Dehiwala (After Dharmarama Rd)

KGN Burgers on Wheels is a food truck on Hill Street that serves up some surprisingly tasty burgers. It's only a two man operation, but it's very efficient, clean and they seem to be a hit with the…

Batticaloa Muslim Hotel

Station Cross Road, Batticaloa

A street-side eatery that does the best beef rottis in Batticaloa. Great for breakfast with plain tea.