Rocco's has a good dine-in restaurant in Rajagiriya serving wood-fired pizza with a wide range of toppings.
Located down Allan Avenue, Dehiwala, Habibiz Sri Lanka is a fairly new multi cuisine restaurant that's buzzing with customers.
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.
Pho serves up simple and healthy Vietnamese food. It's not as flavorful as we'd like, but they're very new and we think they'll improve.
M'eat US down Parliament Road serves up some great BBQ for a decent fare.
After an initial hiccup, Arabian Knights has bounced back well. The food is nearly back to their former glory, and coupled with the new venue, things are looking up again.
Chola is a new Indian Restaurant serving some of the best Indian we have tried.
Latheruma does a really tasty and cheap rice and curry lunch.
Harpo's has a new stand-alone pizza parlor in Nugegoda. Almost by default it's one of the nicer places in that town now, and it makes for faster delivery to the suburbs - from Kotte to Battaramulla.
One of the icons of The Good Market since its very beginning, The Brown Bean Coffee has grown since then and has now 2 permanent outlets at the British Council and at Dialog Head Office.
They serve some super authentic Sri Lankan ice cream.
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.
A great place to cool off. Pun intended.
Simple and healthy, Kumbuk does everything right with local, seasonal and organic ingredients.
With their carefully curated, picturesque ambience, Arcadia Cafe & Restaurant is one of the absolute prettiest places in Colombo to get food from.
Cafe Asiana is an established affordable restaurant down Hill Street that, as the name suggests, serves Sri Lankanized Asian food - their portions are huge and their seafood is spicy and delicious.
Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.…
One of Sri Lanka's first vending machines, residing at Liberty Plaza.
Worth a visit for the location alone, but the menu is uninspiring.
Geek HQ is the first geek-themed restaurant in Sri Lanka. Be it comics, games, movies and the myriad of fandoms and interests or food, it is a restaurant that's geared for every kind…
This is the city’s rising late-night kottu star.
Maharaja Palace is one of the few fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. The prices are high but the portions are actually quite large now. Their food was always pretty good and it…
The Biriyani Restaurant is all the way in Armour Street, but worth a visit because their biriyani is amazing!
Easily the best French bakery in town. Their bread is fantastic!