It's Ramadan, and here's a list of places that'll be serving up Iftar specials. Most of them begin at 6PM, and go on from 10PM to midnight.
112 301 032
379, Galle Road, Colombo 3
Having a set menu priced at Rs. 1,250, AK offers a deal which includes your Ramadan dates, beverages, water, porridge (or a soup of the day), mini mixed grill, a mini shawarma, fish pattis and more.
117 635 635
Ward Place, Colombo 7
You get starters, mains and drinks veering off from the traditional Ramadhan iftars as Coco offers virgin mojitos and burgers (you can also opt for Faluda, if you wish). It's 1,490 per head for a cozy, coffee-shop iftar.
112 679 292
107, Barnes Place, Colombo 7
Cioconat offers an iftar buffet with live cooking stations which whips up pastas and crepes. They've got both, Continental, and Arab cuisine.
112 491 000
115, Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2
Lakeside's got an Iftar buffet and a Iftar+ dinner buffet, both priced at Rs. 2,500 and Rs. 3,150 respectively. The iftar specials are from 6pm-8pm, whereas if it's iftar plus dinner, the iftar begins at 6:00 and the dinner starts an hour later and goes on till 10.
112 544 544
Lotus Road, Colombo 1
Head over to the Galadari for Arab cuisine from 6-11 PM. They've got mezze platters, fresh juices, and a Middle-Eastern themed buffet. Prices are at Rs. 2610 per head.
11 2 437 437
77, Galle Road, Colombo 3
You've got the option to choose between three set menus, each priced at Rs. 1,200, Rs. 2,200, and Rs. 2,300 respectively. Again, it's Middle Eastern cuisine.
112 711 711
Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia
They've got their everyday buffet (Rs. 2,600) from 7-10 PM, but you get an iftar platter laden with dates, fruit, kanji, and samosas on top of that.
112 421 221
48, Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 1
Kingsbury's iftar buffet is Rs. 3,000 + nett, goes on until midnight, and includes kanji and short-eats. They also have 3 menus starting from Rs.3,500/- nett for corporate Iftar functions, but you need a minimum of 50 people.
Hulftsdorp comes awake at night, and is on fire during this particular month. Hit the streets for mouthwatering food which you'll literally not find elsewhere, especially for that price.
Want an iftarpack or spread for take-away? Check out Paan Paan's offers.
Ceylon City Hotel
The most wallet-friendly of the lot so far, CCH offers the regulars for Rs. 599.
Tenderfresh's iftar promos are at 1,500 bucks, and includes a wide array of options ranging from calamari, to chicken chops and pasta.
Manhattan Fish Market
If you want to go all out and binge, Manhattan's got some enormous platters deals going on, along with a side of fishy puns.
This is all the info we have at the moment, but will be updating it as and when we get more details of iftar deals. Stay tuned, and Happy Ramadan.