4, Jayaratne Mawatha, Colombo 05
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
Abdul Hameed Street, between Quarry Road and Oilman's Street
A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.
339 Galle Road, Hikkaduwa
Really tasty burgers, but not cheap.
8th Lane (off Galle Road), Colombo 3
Barefoot Cafe is the best place to hang out in Colombo. It's a chilled place to meet or make friends, see art, hear music, eat good food and drink affordable beer.
14, Deanstone Place, Colombo 03
Min Han (or Ming Han) is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants. It's cheap, super tasty and the waiter Wijapayala orders for you.
56, Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6
Schakasz is a little cafe in Kirulapone exclusively for desserts. They've got everything from creme brulee to chocolate ganache cake, in large portions.
Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
63, Pedlars Street, Fort, Galle
Poonie's Kitchen is a wonderful hidden oasis in the Galle Fort. They serve high quality desserts and deliciously prepared dishes at surprisingly good prices.
131, Vijaya Kumaratunge Mawatha, Colombo 5
Simply Strawberries by Jagro is a great place for sugary, strawberry-centric desserts that are huge in portion size and high in quality.
No. 02 Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05
Isso deals with isso. Curried isso, tossed isso, isso with roast paan, and isso with bathala chips. Yes.
25/3, Kalinga Mawatha, Colombo 5
Sits has been our favourite cake baker for a while. Her chocolate and red velvet cupcakes are some of the best in town.
461, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5
The Bread Company does excellent breads, sausages, pickles and more, and they do some of the best sandwiches in the city and a good breakfast if you want to dine in.
75, Dickmans Road, Colombo 05
Tang Dynasty is one of the most authentic ones we've been to, the interior is amazing and the food is top notch.
95 Rosmead Place, Colombo 07
Dottie's is a charming English tea room serving up tea, fry-ups, and desserts on intricately delicate china and lace with a side of great service.
Oshella is a home cook who specializes in chocolatey desserts. Literally everything we tried was excellent, but her eclairs in particular were the best we've had in Colombo.
Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla
The English Cake Company makes some amazing sweets and savories. It's run by a home baker and her family and they make really tasty sweets like brownies, lemon and blueberry cake, passion…
2A, Turnour Road, Colombo 08
Ambrosia does baked goodies, but they're not a home baker. They're a company, but the stuff we had was made by a very skilled hand and given the special attention that only home bakers are known to…
314/1/A, Kollupitiya Road, Marine Drive, Colombo
A buth kadey down Marine Drive in Colpetty. Quite popular, quite good.
73/A Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3
Cookies and You claims to deliver Love at First Bite, and they live up to this promise. Their baked goods taste as great as their Instagram feed looks.
61, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 05
Calorie Counter with its emphasis on healthy eating was one of the best new additions to Colombo's restaurant scene in 2015. Now they've gone a step further and introduced a pretty comprehensive…
46, Sri Kathiresan Street, Pettah
Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.
ODEL, 5 Alexandra Place, Colombo 7
Nihonbashi is one of our most famous restaurants - they serve the best sushi in the city, fact. This is the place for Japanese fine cuisine.
Mabroc Bubble Tea, Liberty Plaza Food Court, Duplication Road, Colombo 03.
Great bubble tea, plenty of flavours, and super value for money.
145, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5
Giovanni's is a little Italian pizza place run by a chef who uses his own recipes, and serves fresh from a clay oven.
Here's a round up of all the places you can get a good burger.
The maalu paan or fish bun is one of Sri Lanka's most beloved kade foods.…
There's always a new baker popping up these days in Colombo so obviously we…
Kottu rotti and cheese is probably one of the best combos that anybody has ever come…