Easily the best French bakery in town. Their bread is fantastic!
The grandly named New Star Hotel is a little street kade on the Galle Road of Dehiwala that serves up a mean iced milo, biriyani and kottu. It's a good stop for a cheap, tasty lunch, if you don't…
Great Wall has been around for a while now, but they're mostly known for their take out. We dropped by for lunch to see how they match up against the growing number of Chinese restaurants in Colombo.
Whight & Co is amazing for coffee. They've got Cold Drip down to a science. The food is alright, too.
Paan Paan makes great bread which turns into great sandwiches, melts. etc. It's not cheap but you're getting good, healthy value for money.
Burger Hut; the popular family restaurant chain at Kandy has opened their newest outlet to the suburbs of Dehiwala.
Epicure has great service and ambience, well in line with their market bracket. But the food falls short of what you would ideally expect. Still, it´s early days for this restaurant and we´re looking forward…
Authentic Sri Lankan cuisine just the way we like it; spicy and filling!
YUMI is Taj Samudra's resident Japanese restaurant. What they lack in terms of variety they make up for with some delicious, specialized sushi in arguably the best setting for a Japanese restaurant…
A cute cafe down Pamankada Road that dishes out some delicious rotis in many interesting ways.
Tex-Mex here is too fast food-like for our liking
An Irish inspired restaurant in Kirulapone.
168 Sea Food Palace is a veteran among Chinese eateries in Colombo and is still hugely popular among locals. They do a decent take on Sri Lankan Chinese with efficient, but the place looks quite run…
It's all about that char-grilled goodness.
A coffee shop with an affordable and tasty take on Sri Lankan classics, and a nice location.
Mathura is a decent Indian vegetarian restaurant that has been around Colombo for years, but now at a new location.
Local biryani doesn’t seem to get the attention it deserves. If you think about it though those plates of saffron tinged rice are a central part of life for millions of Sri Lankans.
Tea Avenue is a very cosy stop on Barnes Place to have a good cup of flavoured tea and some bready goods. The prices are good and the ambience is suited for all kinds of meetups.
Toby's Estate in Mount Lavinia is a very cosy hangout that serves okay-food that's a little on the pricey side - this international franchise is still best known in Colombo as a coffee stop rather…
A long-standing rice & curry name that has slid down the ladder a bit.
A premium patisserie with a range of super interesting desserts and short-eats.
Kottulabs.lk does some good kottu in many interesting ways. You can place your orders through their neat website, and they deliver to your doorstep.
Sizzle is an experience restaurant with a great selection of meats and even decent vegetarian. Everything is served sizzling, even the drinks.
Dolce Italia's Skelton Road outlet is a beautiful house-turned-restaurant with a warm ambience and some stellar dessert options. Their pizza is alright, too.