Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.
A very modern bistro/bar on top of the Fairway Hotel.
The new Calorie Counter in Ward Place has better parking facilities than its compatriot in Thimbirigasyaya. It's also situated in a much quieter location. Their juices are alright, and the food's not half…
Siam House serves up reliable and tasty Thai-fare, and they're built for volume and deliveries.
Malay Restaurant in Dehiwala is hugely popular, and after trying our their stuff we can see why. The portions: massive, the flavours: excellent and the prices: reasonable.
The Gallery Cafe is one of those perpetually hip spots in Colombo. The ambience is one of a kind and the food is consistently good, but it will leave a dent in your wallet.
An Indian vegetarian restaurant with an extensive menu of North and South Indian cuisine.
Have you tried Hopper Kottu? Mr. Kottu is the place to go.
Sen Saal is another one of Colombo's quick eat places. LikeFab, they serve short eats, cakes, dessert and lamprais. Sen Saal is also a good example of the Sri Lankan love of making things more…
Mr Burger is a new burger joint down Bambalapitiya. Most of their burgers are so-so, but we love their Quarter Pounder.
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.
Nestled in a deserted corner of Trincomalee Harbor, The Dutch Bank Café, is the first luxury restaurant to be opened since the end of the troubles.
A mainstream Indian restaurant that caters to an assortment of dishes, ranging from Chinese, to the odd Macaroni, quail, speciality egg dishes and submarines.
We had a great time here. It's a friendly spot on the beach, very near Colombo, with good Chinese food. Doesn't get much better.
One Seven One is a well known restaurant in Maharagama for quality pastries, and rooftop dining.
The Fat Crab on Marine Drive is well known for their seafood.
One of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo, Chinese Dragon does an okay job.
Hotel de Pilawoos, one of the many Hotel de Pilawoos, is probably the best Hotel de Pilwaoos in town.
The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.
Great bubble tea, plenty of flavours, and super value for money.
Elite's been around Colombo for years, but now they've expanded their service to Wattala as well. They serve Chindian (Chinese and Indian) food.
Peppermint Cafe is the first 24/7 cafe in Colombo. They're also quite pet-friendly.
Elite Indian Restaurant offers a wide range of savory veg and non-veg Indian dishes as well as an array of sweets.