Yaal has stood steady in the same, stoic building down Marine Drive. They've managed to thoroughly maintain their quality of food and service over the years.
Han Gook Gwan does a authentic take on Korean cuisine at a reasonable price. You'll most likely be walking away with a new found love for Korean cuisine.
The VOC is a one of the best places in the city to get lamprais, and we've heard their burgers are pretty good too.
Hotel Top Form is an Indian restaurant under the Nugegoda flyover. It's OK, the lunch packets are not especially good but we hear good things about the tandoori.
Shanmugas is one of the older and more reputed vegetarian Indian restaurants. They're definitely pricier than most places but the food is very good and the service is excellent.
A Singapore based Italian franchise opens its first outlet in Sri Lanka.
Heladiva is a bath kade style restaurant housed in a beautiful old bungalow on Hunupitiya Lake Road serving authentic Sri Lankan cuisine.
From what we experienced, the Baskin Robbins on Galle Road is run-down and not a good value for money. They managed to disappoint us in pretty much every department, while charging us Rs. 1400 for…
Isso has a brand new outlet now. They've expanded on their seating space as well as their menu to include arrange of new and interesting dishes.
Coffee Bean is slowly turning into Colombo's next Barista - this is the third branch to pop up in the city at another very central location. The coffee and food here taste alright and are pricey as usual, and…
A well-known Malaysian food franchise, PappaRich is now in Sri Lanka.
Double Cheese Coffee & Dine is one of the finest family restaurants in Dehiwala area that dishes out a range of Sri Lankan and European food for an affordable price.
Acropol Restaurant which formerly resided on R.A De Mel Mawatha has moved to a new location on Galle Road, Colombo 03. If you're a fan of shawarmas it's worth a visit.
Red Orchids is like the new Flower Drum, with the same staff and waiters, and again they do tasty classic Sri Lankanized Chinese food at affordable rates.
Vasantha Bhavan is a pure vegetarian restaurant down Horton Place.
A relatively new kitchen-in-the-cloud with an extensive list of items on their menu.
Chatz is a convenient cafe/ resto in Horton Place which you can drop by to grab a meal while having a good chat with a friend.
One of the best views anywhere in the city or the region, in an incredibly under-rated colonial property.
A soft serve ice cream place on Battaramulla.
Thé Cake is a bakery-cum-mini confectionery outlet located at The Kingsbury. It offers baked goodies and chocolates.
Parked down Havelock Road, Thai Heritage Food Truck is a place that you can grab some good Thai fare sitting under the shade.
The first-ever Friends themed cafe in Colombo.
A takeout Kade with a vast verity of Sri Lankan food.
Providing the city with crispy white hoppers and tongue burning katta sambol for well over 60 years, Green Cabin is one of Colombo's older, more venerable eating establishments.