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 specializes in Thai street food. We think it's some of the best Thai around.
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.
Burger's King 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.
Swift service and healthy veggie options make Subway a worthy new franchise in Colombo.
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 good biriyani and other Indian food at a pretty low price point.
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.
A cosy little place overflowing with momos and puns.
Ankara Restaurant specialises in Turkish Cuisine.
There's a new restaurant on Marine Drive where the old Chutnee Restaurant used to be. We went to check the place out as a first look and here's what we think.
Here's our first look at Ramada's new fusion Japanese restaurant.
Your average restaurant for middle eastern cuisine.
Your average fast food joint that serves good chilli chicken shawarma.
An Indian restaurant down W. A. Silva Mawatha, with quality food and great service. They cater mostly to rich, north Indian dishes ranging from the traditional Murg Makhanis to garlic naan.…
Sizzlers by Barracuda is a meat-focused resto adjoining Barracuda.
An average dining place at Malabe with reasonable prices.
A small eatery at Kollupitiya junction, that serves up good Lamprais, rice and curry items.
One of the oldest Indian sweet makers in the city!
A luxury wellness retreat overlooking Knuckles.
A 100% veg restaurant serving North and South Indian food.
Flamingo Restaurant (which has been around forever) serves up an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Arabic, Western, Italian and Sri Lankan.
It's all about that char-grilled goodness.
A funky little boutique hotel on the beautiful Weligama beach strip.
Royal Cashew is a kiosk selling cashew varying from different flavours.
A large and full-service luxury beach resort on the idyllic Southern Coast.
Cravings Cakery is a home-based baker that whisks up phenomenally artsy cakes.
The original Kandoori before it branched out to Colombo (or so we were told).
Tea, waffles, cakes and more. Tea Ave initially opened up at Barnes Place: and this is their second (and newest) branch.
The go-to place for submarines since 1996.
Eastern Wok is a multi-cuisine restaurant that serves Chinese, Indian and Arabian food.
A mainstream Indian restaurant that caters to an assortment of dishes, ranging from Chinese, to the odd Macaroni, quail, speciality egg dishes and submarines.
A restaurant down Marine drive that serves Chinese and Indian cuisine.
Grand Indian is Nuwara Eliya's go to Indian restaurant . They serve up top notch North Indian cuisine at reasonable prices with impressive consistency.
A small coffee shop in the MC food court that serves up sandwiches and cake.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
Your regular Barista in a beautiful building.
Isso deals with isso. Curried isso, tossed isso, isso with roast paan, and isso with bathala chips. Yes.
Bliss lounge is a Mediterranean sheesha lounge which serves Italian and burgers, among other things.
Sameeha's is popular for their cheese kottu, and is one of THE places to drop into in Negombo.