A chilled out place in the heart of Colombo for a nibble and drink after work with friends, which doesn't require you to dress up or shell out serious dough.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
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…
Sizzle is an experience restaurant with a great selection of meats and even decent vegetarian. Everything is served sizzling, even the drinks.
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.
Mango Tree is a hugely popular Indian restaurant on Dharmapala Mawatha, serving mainly North Indian cuisine. The food is very rich, and quite good.
Not just the city's best Japanese restaurant, but one of the city's most seminal eateries, full stop.
Sunlight Garden is not one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Colombo, but we don't really understand why. They've got good food, huge portions and great value for money.
Min Han (or Ming Han) is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants. It's cheap, super tasty and the waiter Wijapayala orders for you.
Coffee Bean's prices are still atrocious, but somehow they've managed to stay consistent with the quality of their drinks. Strange, but true.
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
Commons is one of Colombo's most popular hangout spots. They've got a great location on flower road and a relaxed atmosphere. Its expansive menu means your spoilt for choice but quality varies depending…
Han Gook Gwan does a authentic take on Korean cuisine at a reasonable price. You'll most likely be walking away with a new found love for Korean cuisine.
As far as safe bets go, Bayleaf is right up there. Good Italian fare at not too exorbitant prices, and a rather extensive menu to choose from.
The Gallery Cafe is one of those perpetually hip spots in Colombo. The ambience is one of a kind and the food is consistently good, but it will leave a dent in your wallet.
Siam House serves up reliable and tasty Thai-fare, and they're built for volume and deliveries.