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AYU (Mövenpick Hotel Colombo)

24, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 03

The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.

Fruit Corridor

337A, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia.

Tiny fruit juice parlor at Mount Lavinia that serves juices for a very cheap price. They use the fresh produce of Ebagawa Estate.

Jasmine Song Restaurant

335, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia.

Kandy's finest Sri Lankan Chinese Restaurant is now open in Mount Lavinia.


217, Colombo - Horana Road, Boralesgamuwa.

Probably the best buth kade you'll find around Boralesgamuwa.

Aasife Biriyani

939, Ethul Kotte Road, Sri Jayawardana Pura, Rajagiriya

Aasife is a new biriyani spot in Ethul Kotte. The food is good, service is friendly and we highly recommend it.

Jamaican Chicken

Elvitigala Mawatha, Borella

A random hole-in-the-wall shop selling full and half portions of grilled chicken. Alas, definitely NOT Jamaican Chicken.

Black Pepper

62/6, Dutch Hospital Square, Chatham Street, Colombo 01

Latest seafood in Colombo, specializing in crab and peppery dishes!

Bamboo Room

123 Kumaran Ratnam Road, Colombo 02

The Bamboo Room is a brand new restaurant part of the Hotel Nippon, specialising in Kerala Cuisine. While they didn't really bedazzle us with their simple interior and menu, this is still a first look…


24 Deal Place 03, Colombo

Cravings is a cute new bakery located directly below Delifrance near Deals Place. They serve coffee and a wide variety of cakes and other baked goods.

VU Restobar (Best Western Hotel)

102 A, Kirulapone Avenue, Baseline Road, Colombo 5

VU Restobar is a wonderful rooftop bar at the Best Western Hotel. They serve up some great food, their drinks aren't too shabby and the view is breathtaking.

Green Mangrove River Safari and Restaurant

19, Balapitiya-Wathugedara Road, Balapitiya

An average restaurant with buffet lunch, takeaway and boat riding in Madu River.


15, Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Himi Mawatha, Colombo

A small buth kadey down Ven. Muruththettuwe Ananda Himi Mawatha. Quite popular, quite good.

Café La Défense (First Look)

125, Park Road, Colombo 05

The newest cafe entrant in Colombo's growing coffee shop scene.

Jagro (Kotte)

No. 61, Ethul Kotte, Kotte.

Jagro has opened a new branch in Kotte. This one is more cozy and perfect for hang outs!

Ranminithenna Hotel

94/3, Thalwatte, Bollagala

A tiny buth kadey with home-flavored rice and curry.

Bacco (Negombo)

70, Porutota Road, Negombo

An Italian restaurant on Negombo's popular hotel strip (Porutota Road).

Alexandra & Ward Fashion Cafe (ODEL)

5, Alexandra Place, Colombo 07

A multi-cuisine cafe that showcases everything from fresh seafood to Oro 1889's Neapolitan pizza.

Sugar Bistro & Wine Bar (ODEL)

5, Alexandra Place, Colombo 07

The Sugar Bistro & Wine Bar has set up shop amongst the swanky cafes in the newly revamped ODEL foodcourt. They're a bit different from their sister outlet at the Crescat Boulevard so we decided to…

Lavinia Bakers

No. 04, Pannipitiya Road, Battaramulla

The newest addition to the Lavinia Restaurant, now serves Indian and Sri Lankan food.

Thai Express

MC Food Court, Colombo 04

තායි එක්ස්ප්‍රස් එකේ තායි කෑම සුපිරි වුණාට වෙස්ටර්න් ටයිප් කෑම නම් ටිකක්…

Coffee Lounge

No. 23/2, Ramakrishna Road, Wellawatta, Colombo 06

An average, tiny coffee place down Ramakrishna Road, Wellawatta.

The Keg (Excel World)

338, T.B Jayah Mawatha, Colombo 10.

A pub and restaurant located inside the Excel World.


15A, Perehara Mawatha Colombo, Sri Lanka

A buth kadey down Perahara Road, Colombo 03. Quite popular, quite good.

Samanala Restaurant

Pitakotte - Talawatugoda Rd, Sri Jayawardenepura, Kotte

Affordable (hence usually crowded) place to have a drink in Pitakotte.

This is our guide to restaurants in Colombo and Sri Lanka. We cover everything from street food to fine dining.

All of YAMU's restaurant reviews are handcrafted, we visit every place, take all the photos, etc. Also check out the comments for what more people think. We try to re-review each restaurant at least once a year.
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