Chinese Juchunyuan in Colpetty is one of the few places in town to try out Chinese hotpot. The catch, however, is that if you don't add the right ingredients to the hotpot you'll basically end up…
Terro's Pies and Roasts is a home cook in Dehiwala that bakes some tasty pies and serves up some hearty roast meats. As far as home cooks go, we'd say she's a great pick for savory dishes.
A buth kadey in Rathanapitiya specialising in home made food.
Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.
One of the better eateries in Jaffna, with a wide variety of Northern Sri Lankan food
Amaya is one of the big hotels on Pasikuda bay. It's huge, and though looks-wise is a little old school, is still incredibly efficient and ideal for some holiday pampering.
Praneetha is a small eatery that serves up a great rice and curry with the option of every kind of meat, from prawns to pork.
A non-vegetarian South Indian Chettinad restaurant on Horton Place.
Sugar Bistro Galle Fort is a smaller rendition of Sugar Bistro and Wine Bar in Colombo, serving the same great food and drank at a stylish new address at the Galle Dutch Hospital.
A place for excellent pub grub in One Galle Face.
Big Mama's does Dutch food like lamprais, bolofiado, fougeti and olliebollen with a Sri Lankan twist.
Superb place to have a delicious Jaffna, Sri Lankan style rices.
Bliss lounge is a Mediterranean sheesha lounge which serves Italian and burgers, among other things.
Kabeer & Sons is a family run business that has been around for decades. They serve delish, authentic Malay cuisine such as babath and kodal babath, that's cow intestine and stomach lining if you…
Ah, Fab. It's been around longer than we can remember - since 1979 to be precise - and has consistently been keeping Colombo happy with their short eats, cakes and sweets.
Berlin Sky Lounge is a rooftop bar located on the 7th floor of The Goldblock. They do a promising job in delivering German pub food, and some fine cocktails.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
The first bar in Colombo that allows you to bid on your drinks through a neat mobile application.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
Fast and reasonably priced Indian fare with an unintentionally quirky ambience.
A new rice & curry spot in Kirulupone Avenue that whips up a quality meal.
The King Coconut has a tropical vibe with its roof dotted with coconut fronds and bamboo fences all round. It's also very chilled out, with a great view of the sea and the wind whipping around.
The Silver Spoon is a quality buth kade in Ratmalana that serves wholesome food at decent prices. (Steer clear of the meat, though)