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.
Namaste is a new Indian restaurant in Nugegoda serving mainly North Indian cuisine. While the staff are lovely and the place is nice, we can't really say the same about the food.
Chanvel Restaurant is one of the oldest members in Colombo's dodgy bar scene.
Xilaton is a Chinese restaurant in Bambalapitiya - the service is good and so is the food. We're especially fans of their hot garlic prawns which - get this - are slathered in cheese.
The Long Bar at Water's Edge has lovely location and pretty good food and drinks
Sen Saal is another one of Colombo's quick eat places. LikeFab, they serve short eats, cakes, dessert and lamprais. Sen Saal is also a good example of the Sri Lankan love of making things more…
Colombo's biggest department store's upscale food court area
The Tommy Hilfiger store at the Arcade has got a decent selection for mostly men - great quality, big prices, and a wide range of plaid shirts.
Good place to stopover while going a safari at Yala for lunch
Tucked in a little road down Elvitigala Mawatha, Cafe 993 is a mix between a cafe and a Chinese-Sri Lankan resto.
A well run Burger King franchise with a nice location (second floor balcony) in Colpetty. They also have interesting local options like spicy chicken and rice now.
A budget restaurant with fine food and nice view.
Located at the basement of Liberty Plaza, the food court houses restaurants catering to different cuisines.
Candle Light Hut is a pretty popular, affordable place for Pakistani biriyani, paratha and meat curries.
The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre is beautiful on the outside but a bit cheap on the inside. Still worth a visit.
At the end of Marine drive its a little fenced off patch of land with seating out doors and a small covered structure for cooking between the train tracks and the sea. There are tables just two…
Aashkii at the Arcade is a chic store with a range of Indian and local designer clothing and quality saris.
Lil' Orbits is an awesome place to go to for your sugar cravings. The prices are alright and the chocolate sauce is gold.
Krishna is a good vegetarian spot for rice and curry and the likes at the Arcade. They're run by the same guys who run Mathura.
A mainstream Indian restaurant that caters to an assortment of dishes, ranging from Chinese, to the odd Macaroni, quail, speciality egg dishes and submarines.
Epicure has great service and ambience, well in line with their market bracket. But the food falls short of what you would ideally expect. Still, it´s early days for this restaurant and we´re looking forward…
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.
Shanghai Terrace is a Chinese Restaurant that recently opened up in Ethul Kotte. They serve up some good looking Chinese food at a reasonable price. There is a charming little terrace on the roof…
Good place to taste some Sri Lankan Indian Cuisine deliciousness