A well run Burger King franchise with a nice location (second floor balcony) in Colpetty. They also have interesting local options like spicy chicken and rice now.
Machang Nawala is at Nugegoda now. After the untimely death of their Nawala branch, Machang has claimed a new spot down Stanley Thilakeratne Mawatha.
Sri Vihar (formerly known as Shanthi Vihar) is a well-known vegetarian Indian restaurant located at the Thummulla Junction. Veering towards the south Indian side of things, they offer the standard selection…
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…
Naniyori is good value for money. Decent dine-in at Nawala and best sushi delivery in Colombo.
Sandwich Factory does a filling take on western diner favorites.
The new Kaema Sutra, moved from its previous premises in Arcade Independence to the plush Shangri La, still serves decent-ish food at high prices
A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.
Kitchen 06 serves up some good kottu, and rice and curry. We loved their Mix kottu.
A tiny burger joint that does okay burgers.
A one-stop shop on the way to/from airport or to your getaway.
Urban Kitchen is one of the city's newer dining halls. Located right next to Arpico, the lovely, large room serves a variety of cuisines from around the globe.
With their carefully curated, picturesque ambience, Arcadia Cafe & Restaurant is one of the absolute prettiest places in Colombo to get food from.
They do chicken biryani pretty darn good and now have crab and lamb on the menu.
The Devon Bakeaway is on your left hand side just before the Nugegoda Fly Over (Past Mc Donald’s). The location is ideal, although finding a parking spot can be extremely difficult in this part of…
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 perfect coffee shop to bring your date, a bunch of friends or just a book.
Java Lounge in Jawatta has become our go to spot for casual meetings or we just want to grab a quick coffee. They've got an accessible location, some surprisingly good pasta dishes and coffee that hits…
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.