The ultimate Colombo street sweet.
Gerard Mendis Chocolatier is a fancy chocolate manufacturer on Horton Place that also offers a range of other desserts. While they charge a premium for their bite-sized chocolates, we found very…
Copper Chimney, the Hunupitiya branch appears to be the original in what has now become a franchise. This is an underrated lunch time only fried-rice kade.
Sunlight Garden is not one of the most popular Chinese restaurants in Colombo, but we don't really understand why. They've got good food, huge portions and great value for money.
They do chicken biryani pretty darn good and now have crab and lamb on the menu.
Besides one dish, Moon River gave us nothing to be happy about. We honestly cannot recommend it with all the new alternatives in Colombo.
88 Chinese Seafood Restaurant is a long time player in the local Chinese food scene. It's incredibly popular among b0th locals and Chinese expats, and while it wasn't terrible, it didn't really live up…
A&M cupcakes is a charming little cupcake boutique located on the Galle Road, opposite Barefoot. Cupcakes are trendy, tasty little treats - good for eating and even better for instagramming.
If you're working around Slave Island or Fort, Curry Much does a decent buth packet with better packaging.
Colombo wants for good Italian options. While there’s no lack of Italian restaurants none of them quite does justice to the real gusti d’italia It’s not that Bayleaf, Il Ponte, Echo are bad…
This is the city’s rising late-night kottu star.
Ensconced in a great banyan tree in the heart of Colombo’s entertainment district, Nuga Gama serves signature Sinhala cuisine, escapism and enchantment. To have dined there is to have glimpsed at…
If you're around the ODEL junction (Lipton Circus), right next to the Eye Hospital there's a good petti kade. You can tell because it's busy - a sure sign of promising eats.
Paradise Road Cafe is one of our favourite haunts, cocooned in a small, white, quiet space atop a lovely store full of antiques and art. The food and coffee are very good, and it's an excellent book nook.…
Chopsticks is another spot that we love. It's quiet, unassuming and dishes up some bomb Sino-Lankan food fare.
Cafe On The 5th has been a local favourite for years, serving tasty food in a comfortable al fresco style atmosphere. Their quality has taken a nose-dive recently, though.
This little buth kade on Sri Saranankkara Road in Dehiwala is a hidden gem. It doesn't really have a signboard and seats only a cramped eight people, but the family running it serves up consistently tasty…
Urban Kitchen is one of the city's newer dining halls. Located right next to Arpico, the lovely, large room serves a variety of cuisines from around the globe.
Colombo's biggest department store's upscale food court area
The Sugar Shack now has its own place for you to go get cake from.
One of the top Kottu places in Bambalapitiya.
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.
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.