Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
MoMo's has an extensive menu ranging from naans to lasagna to seafood and pastas. It has a nice, comfy interior, and is a vibrant space for families.
An Italian restaurant on Negombo's popular hotel strip (Porutota Road).
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…
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
A cosy café that dishes out healthy and yummy food and drinks: kurakkan roast paan sandwiches, salads, granola, juices and the likes.
Amaravathi is a non-vegetarian South Indian restaurant located on a narrow street off the Galle road, serving great thosas, thalis and one of the country's best biriyanis.
Kuuraku is the latest addition to Colombo’s Japanese scene and easily one of the best restaurants that came out this year.
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.
Established in 1957, Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant is a popular franchise restaurant comes all the way from Tamil Nadu, India.
Dilmah t-Lounge at the Arcade is pretty similar to their outlet in Chatham Street. The food is good, and the space is less crowded but the service isn't great.
Dwaraka is a new pure vegetarian Indian restaurant in Bambalapitiya. Although we ran into a few hiccups, we still walked away pleased with our meal.
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.
Cafe 47 is one pretty restaurant in Thalawathugoda that serves up a variety of cuisines under the same roof.
Wokbox.lk is a tiny fast food restaurateur down De Fonseka Road. They specialise in Asian fusion food and have a cool outdoor seating area.
As the name suggests, roast paan. Stuffed roastpaan.
Colombo Fort Cafe is a Harpo's run restaurant located in the popular Dutch Hospital shopping complex, serving up delicious pizzas, pastas and burgers.
A great place for a quick lunch or dinner.
Cafe Bagatalle is a good place to hang out and get some work done, while indulging in some good food.
Park Street Mews Restaurant is one of those select few that have managed to remain relevant and maintain high standards throughout the years. They haven't changed much at all, but we're fine with that…
Coffee Bean's prices are still atrocious, but somehow they've managed to stay consistent with the quality of their drinks. Strange, but true.
Culture Colombo is a Sri Lankan themed restaurant.They offer classic, Lankan favourites prepared with a gourmet approach to quality and execution.
Paan Paan is an excellent bread shop off Duplication Road. They've got superb takes on European loaves and pastries.