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.
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.
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 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.
Authentic Indian Biriyani for an affordable price.
La Veranda is one of the newest cafes in town. Their food is alright, but the place itself needs a lot of improvement.
Here's our first look at Ramada's new fusion Japanese restaurant.
Sizzlers by Barracuda is a meat-focused resto adjoining Barracuda.
A tiny food joint down Albert Place, Dehiwala that serves up Middle Eastern street food for a very low price tag.
With its colonial elegance, comfortable accommodation, well trained staff, and the excellent food, The Bungalow - Galle Fort is a place that unites every bit of happiness that you're looking for in Galle.…
Yet another fast food joint that dishes out some ok-ish burgers and submarines for an affordable price tag.
Street food from around the world.
A smaller cousin to their Barnes Place branch, Tea Avenue Marine Drive has the same relaxed ambience, making it a great place for meeting friends and for working along Marine Drive. The tea and…
Wordplay and visuals aren't the only clever things at TACOCAT.
The Subway franchise opened their second outlet in the suburbs of Mount Lavinia.
Frego serves some killer Australian steak, smoked and sauced to perfection, and very reasonably priced.
Double Cheese Coffee & Dine is one of the finest family restaurants in Dehiwala area that dishes out a range of Sri Lankan and European food for an affordable price.
Colombo's newest Fried Chicken joint.
Located few blocks away from the Casino on Marine Drive, MacMart Shoppers Store is a true Ali Baba's cave for the sugar addicts out there.
Barista is one of the first and the biggest coffee shop franchises in Colombo.
Qahwah is Almonds Exclusive's own coffee station, but really it's just a part of the restaurant. There's nothing that sets it apart from the place itself other than some rather interesting coffee…
CASA Italia Sri Lanka is a small Italian restaurant that serves up some good wood-fired, thin crust pizza, and has the cosiest, homey ambience.
Dinemore is one of the most popular local franchises in Sri Lanka.
Mr Burger is a new burger joint down Bambalapitiya. Most of their burgers are so-so, but we love their Quarter Pounder.
A food truck serving quality kottus using locally sourced ingredients and Lankan inspired flavours.
One Seven One is a well known restaurant in Maharagama for quality pastries, and rooftop dining.
Chop Chop Kottu at ODEL premises does tasty, generous kottu all day.
A new Chinese restaurant on the second floor of the New Colonial Hotel.
Classy Cuisine is a home caterer who specialises in Pakistani, Indian and Sri Lankan cuisine.
A new multi-cuisine restaurant in Kollupitiya.
Tex-Mex here is too fast food-like for our liking
Almonds is the mysterious new restaurant on Galle Road. We stopped by to see what all the hullabaloo was.