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…
Cafe Beverly is a comfortable, affordable dining space in the premises of the Beverly Street shopping complex in Rajagiriya.
August By Mama Aida’s is the newest addition to Colombo’s Middle Eastern restaurant repertoire. With authentic dishes, exceptional service and a chic, relaxing setting, August looks like it’s here…
Tom Yum has some good Thai street food. But...?
Aahaara is a caterer that does wood-fired biriyani and rice and curry.
Saffron is a popular Iranian stall at Thursday's Good Market in Battaramulla. They serve some great Persian favourites, both sweet and savoury.
Hazari's has managed to maintain their Middle-Eastern standard while moving to their new Marine Drive location.
A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.
Fazly's Halal Refreshment is one of Colombo's most popular streetside haunts, known for their delicious, mayo dripping, affordable fare.
Maharaja Palace is one of the few fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. The prices are high but the portions are actually quite large now. Their food was always pretty good and it…
A Singaporean franchise that does fried chicken with sambal sauce, and serves food super fast. As it should be.
Paan Paan makes great bread which turns into great sandwiches, melts. etc. It's not cheap but you're getting good, healthy value for money.
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…
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…
Rio Ice Cream, a Jaffna franchise that's about forty years old (according to Raja at its Wellawatte branch), is idyllic and affordable for ice cream lovers - they're creative with flavours and mix it up…
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.
Agra is another one of those rare fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. They're not cheap but we think their food is definitely worth the price.
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.
The international franchise Subway has come a long way since they first set up shop here. Our recent visit however, proved that Subway is now sub-par when it comes to their food.
Malay Restaurant in Dehiwala is hugely popular, and after trying our their stuff we can see why. The portions: massive, the flavours: excellent and the prices: reasonable.
Kandoori is an Indian restaurant that serves just biriyani and other Indian food.
The Manhattan Fish Market has delicious seafood and ridiculously friendly stuff - it's an awesome place to dine at if you can handle the bill.
If you're in Colombo 7 and you're craving a good biriyani, Raheema is one of the first places that will come to mind. That's exactly the situation we found ourselves in, and we're glad we dropped in.
Twister SL does some of the best Lavash we've had.
A petit restaurant that's ideal for takeaway on a working night when you don't want to cook.
A cosy cafe tucked away in Nugegoda.
A restaurant of sorts at the Cargills in CCC.
A home-based venture that makes superb Maqlooba from a recipe older than three decades.
A local resto, that serves up fried chicken and other greasy fast food-focused dishes for you to choose from.
A bistro in Thimbirigasyaya that's defs worth looking out for.
A pretty solid place to get your burger/sub needs sorted.
A new spot down Marine Drive, dedicated to serving up some filling pasta.
Blaze is Colombo City Hotel - Mount Lavinia's in-house restaurant.
A home-based ice creamery that does some excellent ice cream flavours.
Shawarmaz @ GP is an Arabian Restaurant in Wellawatte which does some pretty good Shawarmas.
Villa Raha is a quaint boutique hotel in Colombo, that whips up a bunch of super delicious, picturesque brunch dishes.
A popular spot in Mount Lavinia that has biriyani served from a clay pot.
Santai Colombo is a buzzing restaurant in Colombo 07, well known for their Malaysian fare.
Started off as a humble home-based business, Eat Right now has claimed a spot on the 3rd floor of Racecourse Promenade, right next to the popular Fitness Connection gym.
Fit Meal's very own restaurant in Horton Place.
Oporto is a popular Australian franchise restaurant with a Portuguese theme, which has branched out to Sri Lanka.
Shanmugas has an express outlet at Crescat. If you're going for anything else but the tea, stick to the main outlet.
Street Food Factory is the newest member of the slowly growing food truck scenario in Colombo.
A rice and curry place in Dehiwala that's perfect if you're looking for some crab for lunch.
Doner & Durum is a new shawarma joint in Thimbirigasyaya.
Tucked away in a teeny tiny corner in a building that quite looks like the Soyza building, Buono is yet another beautiful cafe in Kandy that serves up some excellent cuppas and snacks.
Food Studio functions as Colombo City Centre's food court. It's a lot more upscale, both in terms of ambience and price- so watch out if you're going just for the food.