As we welcome the month of Ramadan amidst the current chaos in the island, it’s always good to know where you and your family can pop in for Iftar in case there’s a gas shortage, or a power cut (or both).
To help you out, we curated a list of 7 spots in Colombo hosting Iftar this year. There’s also a few on this list that deliver right to your doorstep, in case you are running low on fuel.
Just like every other Ramadan season, Chana’s is serving up a delicious range of samosas, kebabs and various chicken delicacies. They offer all three options of dining in, take-away or delivery.
Time: After 4.00 PM
Address: No 54, W.A.Silva Mawatha, Colombo 06
Contact No: 0117 939 788
2. Street Burger
Street Burger is doing two different combinations this year, each priced at LKR 1500. Both combos include a burger, a drink of choice, half a portion of fries, a mini toasted bun, 2 pieces of crispy ripples strips, a bottle of water and dates. You can opt for dine-in or take-away. They are also available for delivery through Uber Eats.
Time: 3.00 PM -11:00PM
Address: 34 Ramya Road, Marine Drive, Bambalapitiya
293 Galle Rd, Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia
899 Kotte Rd, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Contact No: 011 793 9788
Cafe 64 by Galadari has a mouth-watering selection of savouries on their menu that you can choose from. In addition to that, Sheherazade-Galadari’s Arabic themed restaurant, is hosting an exclusive Iftar Buffet which is priced at LKR 3550/- with taxes per person.
Address: No.64 Lotus Rd, Colombo 01
Contact No : 0112 544 544
4. Hilton Colombo
To switch things up a bit, here’s something different from the usual. Hilton Colombo’s Graze Kitchen is featuring something unique this year with a meal consisting of a special Iftar platter followed by a multi-cuisine buffet priced at LKR 5388 nett per person. The stars of the buffet are seven distinctive and flavourful hummus dishes but it also includes various other Arabian specialties.
Address: No.2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02
Contact No: 011 249 2492
In addition, they also offer Takeaway or delivery services. Cafe Kai by Hilton has their hummus specials,an array of popular Iftar items as well as mixed Iftar sawans available (See the flyer above)
5. Marine Grill
Marine grill has two different buffets arranged this Ramadan season. Priced at LKR 2999 nett per person, the first is from Monday to Thursday. On Friday, the weekends and Poya days, there’s another buffet which is priced at LKR 3799 net per person.
Time: 6.00PM – 8.00 PM
Address: No.25 Station Avenue, Marine Drive, Colombo 06
Contact No: 011 236 4727
077 730 0686
077 377 9488
077 219 7227
6. Mandarina Colombo
On the eleventh by Mandarina is celebrating Iftar this year with a rooftop buffet. It has a diverse assortment of sweets and savouries included and is priced at LKR 3500 nett per person.
Time: 6.00PM Onwards
Address: No.433, Galle Road, Colombo 03.
Contact No: 070 336 7119
070 258 3523
070 336 7122
7. Ramada Colombo
The Gardenia Coffee Shop by Ramada Colombo is bringing a fusion of Arabic, Moghul, Lebanese and as well as many other international cuisines to you this Ramadan with their Iftar Buffet, priced at LKR 4300 per person.
Time: 6.00PM Onwards
Address: No.30 Sir Mohomad Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo 03
Contact No: 077 786 4864
8. Arabian Knights
Arabian Knights are doing their annual Iftar meal this year as well and it is available as a set menu.
Priced at LKR 2915 nett per person, their spread consists of Iftar must-haves like dates, samosas and faluda as well as some crowd favourites like falafel, shawarma and kebabs.
They offer dine-in and takeaway from their Kollupitiya branch while the outlet at Thalawathugoda has take-away and delivery options.
Time: 5.30 PM- 7.30 PM
Address: No.377 Galle Rd, Colombo 03
No.539/2 Madiwela Road,Thalawathugoda Contact No: 011 230 1031
9. Movenpick Colombo
This one’s pricey but since it’s a five-star hotel, that really comes as no surprise.
The Ayu restaurant on the 4th floor of Movenpick Colombo has a special arrangement for Iftar (Dates, a Smoothie and a glass of fresh juice) followed by an extensive dinner buffet priced at LKR 5900 per person.
Time: 6.00PM Onwards
Address: No.24 Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 03
Contact No: 011 745 0450
These are the restaurants that have advertised their Iftar arrangements as of now. We are sure many more would pop up as the month goes on.
Nevertheless, Ramadan Kareem to all of you!