A first class fine dining experience. Perfect for when you want to pull out all the stops and celebrate. Primarily a steakhouse.
Talpe Beach Resort serves tasty, intelligent food in a beautiful location on the beach. We're calling this beach fine dining cause the food has high attention to detail and you can wear a swimsuit.
Mirissa food options are somewhat lacking. If you're craving a solid rice and curry, this is the place.
Kingfisher remains a culinary hotspot in Unawatuna, though it's not the hidden gem it used to be. It's now an extremely popular beachside restaurant serving up reliably good fare.
(Reopened) Gloria Jean's has made a comeback despite the scandals surrounding their local franchises. They're at Horton Place now where the old Barista used to be, a few steps across the road from Coffee…
The old Alerics is finally back with a new location in (the also new) Liberty Arcade. It's a bit artificial, but good for a hot day's treat.
Caked is a home bakery specialising in french macarons, cupcakes and cakes. French macarons are notoriously difficult to master, but they do an excellent job.
Kash's Kitchen is a very clean restaurant and pastry shop in Ambalantota. It serves great rice and curry and short eats at affordable prices.
Fortaleza is a nice modern addition to the Galle Fort. They have simple and tasty food, excellent service and a beautiful, hip location. We wish it was in Colombo.
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
This not-so-little bakery is Ragama’s answer to Dinemore, McDonalds, Roots and KFC.
To quote the Notorious BIG, it looks like Softlogic is representing BK to the fullest. The Whopper tastes authentic, the service is competent and the location is well equipped and smart. The restaurant doesn't…
Mitsi's Cafe was one of those hidden gems we uncovered in 2013. One year down the line, the food is still good, the service is friendly and the desserts are exceptional.
Cafe Shaze is another one of Colombo's many cafe-restaurant-lounges. They serve the usual Western dishes, mocktails and coffees - the food is alright and it's pretty much on par with other cafes.
As far as beach bars go, Shore By O! is by far the most popular. Not all their drinks are excellent, but they do the best beer cocktails around and their bites aren’t too shabby either.
Kami Maki is a Japanese fusion restaurant in Bamabalapitiya. While it's not the most authentic Japanese in town, they do offer some interesting fusion dishes.
Spice Coast is well-known restaurant down Marine drive for their spread of Indian food.
Long Feng has good service, but the food just doesn't push it far enough. It's fairly average Chinese, and within this hotel it should be more.
It's not cheap or fashionable but Domino's is good for an occasional guilty pizza.
If you're having people over and don't want to cook or just having a family meal, we highly recommend Pot Biriyani for takeaway or delivery. It's run by a friendly family and they make…
Bijou is a Swiss restaurant in Negombo located along Sea Street. They serve well priced, filling meals that are accompanied by excellent service and hospitality from both the staff and owners
It's always Friday in here.
At the Good Market, the Sovereign German Restaurant sells a range of loaves (sourdough, nutty, fiery mediterranean, etc). We don't really need to list them as you can try them all there. We've…
If you want to get away from the more crowded Nilaveli Beach Resort and have a decent, affordable meal, Pigeon Island Beach Resort is a good spot. It had a great owner (RIP) and continues to…