JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
Sapphyr Lounge is Shangri-La Colombo’s official coffee stop, which resides at their lobby. It’s much more than just a cafe, with a wide array of food and drinks, combined with reasonable prices.
Casserole Restaurant is arguably the most popular family restaurant at Mount Lavinia, that dishes out some good Western and Chinese infused dishes for a decent fare.
Probably the best buth kade you'll find around Boralesgamuwa.
Lighthouse is one place that we actually felt bad leaving. The hotel is really connected to its location so you feel quite comfortably wrapped in the sunset and beach. Truly an iconic hotel.
The VoV Coffee Lounge is a little eatery situated at Malalasekara Mawatha that serves up 100% vegan food. They're fairly priced, the food is tasty and their burgers are sure to satisfy.
A great place to eat delicious, authentic Sri Lankan rice & curry.
Saraii Village is a charming set of tree-houses and mud chalets near Hambantota. They also make an excellent rice and curry. Probably the best place to stay in the area.
Considered the only proper dine-in experience in Batticaloa, their Indian food is pretty good.
Occupying the former Agra bar, Shimmer, the Manchester dons the mantle of the previously Indian themed space, changing pretty much nothing except its name.
Robata is Mövenpick's Japanese restaurant serving a range of contemporary Japanese cuisine, along with some excellent yakitori and grills.
A spot in Kottawa known for their Lankan take on Chinese food, and booze to pair them with.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.
Healthy food doesn't have to be boring and Superfood Café is proving it with its vibrant food with delicious flavours.
An awesome place for pure vegetarians.
What is magic corn? We're not sure where the magic part comes in, but it's basically a little snack made from steamed kernels of sweetcorn mixed together with a variety of spices, salt, pepper,…
Cafe Kumbuk takes over at Urban Island.
Sulthan Palace (formerly Rahumania) is a great spot at the Town Hall hub to get a delicious, cheap range of biriyanis, meats and even Sri Lankanized Chinese.
Great, cheap soya-based food.
Found on the ground floor of the Buddhist Cultural Centre near Thunmulla junction, Ranbath is the newest restaurant in town that serves up organic and completely vegetarian food for a decent fare.
A pretty chilled out hangout spot by the beach with some great bites and BYOB.
Bella's Kitchen is a breakfast and lunch delivery service that which we found pretty convenient.
One of Sri Lanka's original South Coast boutique luxury hotels.
Solid ol' Saiva Kade in Jtown.