One of the most popular rice and curry spots in Malabe and definitely a go-to place if you're in a budget.
The aptly-named Flamingo House is the newest—and probably funkiest— addition to Colombo’s restaurant repertoire. The food is inconsistent but interesting, but the excellent cocktails and crazy…
In Doo Se is an Indian Restaurant situated in Thalawathugoda. It's a wonderful place to enjoy a pure Indian meal with a good service.
KBQ has an all new spot in Jana Jaya building, and they do some good fried chicken and noodles, with a Korean twist.
The New Majestic Hotel is ironically one of the oldest hotels in Colpetty. How have they been doing since our last visit? Not bad, actually. Not good, but not bad.
Thalis has kept to themselves over the years, so they're easy to miss if you're around Park road. They serve up some wonderful North and South Indian food fare, and are well worth a visit.
Ambrosia does baked goodies, but they're not a home baker. They're a company, but the stuff we had was made by a very skilled hand and given the special attention that only home bakers are known to…
Colombo's biggest department store's upscale food court area
A healthy organic spot with a wide range of delicious dishes.
A buth kadey down Marine Drive in Colpetty. Quite popular, quite good.
A little Italian restaurant off the coast of Mirissa.
Good ambience, decent food, over-rated chili paste. Okay value for groups.
At the start, Coco Verandah was a huge hit amongst the local scene. They've steadily declined in terms of quality over time, though.
A small pastry shop for an evening snack and iced coffee.
Between a Maldivian restaurant and a playground is a strip of sand that leads to a broad beach and the Indian ocean. Lani's decorated fishing boat will be on your left. The entrance is behind the…
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
The original Rio Ice Cream parlour is old and sweet- it's persisted through decades of war and strife as an integral part of the local community. It's worth a diabetic shock or two to experience that.
A pricey pub "hidden" behind a flower shop.
Park Street Trattoria is still part of the Park Street restaurant melange. They specialise in Italian food fare.
Indian Chaat Corner is a tiny barely-noticeable restaurant that specializes in Indian street food. The chaat is still pretty good, and they've got a nicer interior now.
Jagro's branch in Kotte more cozy and perfect for hangouts.
Jade Dragon is an Asian fusion restaurant that offers an impressive spread of option from you to choose from, located on the ground floor of the Sunhill Hotel building.
Just across the Kallady Bridge in Batticaloa, the Riviera serves up a good rice and curry, as well as crab and other local specialities.
A home chef that whips up some great, meat-filled wraps.