Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
The snack bar at the Lifestyle Gym offers some very healthy drinks and wraps - also, yummy cookies.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
Sugar Rush is another home-baker who makes some very nice fudgey brownies, and a great creamy lemon cake.
Diwan is a new multi-cuisine restaurant on Sri Saranankara Road. It's mostly known for it's Indian cuisine, which is what we tried, but they also offer Chinese and Italian.
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Jeorgie's is a new burger place in Nawala - the burgers are huge (and not so healthy), and the fruit smoothies are amaze.
Itsy Bitsy Cupcakes is another home baker and they're big on covering their cupcakes with huge dollops of icing.
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.
Indian Summer is a slightly expensive Indian restaurant, with a great ambience.
Lil' Orbits is an awesome place to go to for your sugar cravings. The prices are alright and the chocolate sauce is gold.
Sri Siam on W.A. Silva Mawatha is yet another new Thai restaurant. We had high hopes since it's run by Thai management, but the food just wasn't up to par.
Candle Light Hut is a pretty popular, affordable place for Pakistani biriyani, paratha and meat curries.
Colombo's only drive-through bakery. They've got good ice cream and amazing chocolate fudge cake.
Curry Leaves is one of Colombo's oldest Indian restaurants, but remains mostly under the radar. Their strength lies in their biryani, but the rest of the dishes were pretty ordinary.
Cakes & Things by Windya is a home baker in Mount Lavinia. Her specialty is theme cakes, but her cupcakes and brownies are pretty great as well.
Mayura Hotel serves great rice and curry on banana leaves, and excellent Jaffna crab.
Mamas Guest House is a decent place to stop by for rice and curry and other meals in the Galle Fort. It's cosy and you can meet Mama herself.
Peking Palace in Nawala serves up some decent Sri Lankanized Chinese cuisine at an accessible location.
Their coconut chutney lifts to high heavens an otherwise mediocre array of South Indian staples.
Rocket Burger is the Galle Fort's only burger specialist. The patties are well ground and they're usually very generous with stuffing - you're going to spend Rs. 900 minimum for a burger here though.…
A Minute By Tuk is a little eatery in the Galle Dutch Hospital. The ambience is cool since it's up on a deck, but the food is pricey and just okay.
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
Mithuro Cafe does good rice and curry for cheap, and we especially love their 'chicken pieces' rotti.