The Fest To The Sawan- Six Places That Serves the Best Sawans.

Want to indulge and plunge into a sawan of delicious biriyani? We help you find biriyani sawans for family, friends and anyone who is celebrating anything with food.

Galle Caterers

One of the oldest and well-known establishments among the Dehiwela and Wellawatte community, Galle Caterers has some delicious biriyani sawans available. The chicken and mutton biriyanis are the most common orders. And their watalappam is a must-try too. 

Price: Rs 4,750 upwards

Location: Kadawatha Rd, Colombo

Telephone: 0114 949 222

Chola Indian Restaurant

One of the most popular Indian restaurants in Colombo, Chola Indian Restaurant does different kinds of sawans, and during festivals, it’s packed with orders. The Chicken Tikka, Mutton and Prawn are the cult favourites. Each of these sawans is sharable among 6 to 8 people and includes your preferred meat, raita, gravy, green salad, gulab jamun (6pc) and eggs.

Price: Rs 5,500 upwards

Location: Lily Ave, Colombo 6.

Telephone :0114 363 118

Dindugal Thalappakatti

Dindugal Thalappakatti is a well known Indian Restaurant chain that specialises in uniquely prepared biryanis using a special blend of spices. They have successfully managed to capture all biryani lovers hearts. These sawans are accompanied by various delicacies. It can serve up to 6 – 8 people. They also have a vegetarian option.

Price: Rs 5,400 upwards

Location: De Fonseka Place, Colombo 4

Telephone: 0114 878 787

Sulthan Palace

An oldie but a goodie. The chicken sawan, and like any other sawan in this list, is a must-try. It's served with one whole roast chicken, chicken masala curry, raitha and also a big portion of watalappan. 

Price: Rs 4,000 upwards

Location: Dr C.W.W Kannangara Mawatha, Colombo 7

Telephone: 0115 639 919

Big Bite Biriyani

The biriyani at Big Bite Biriyani has flavours of Pakistan seeping through every bite. The mutton, chicken, beef and bbq chicken are the must-eats.

Price: Rs 4,200 upwards

Location: De S. Jayasinghe Mawatha, Nugegoda

Telephone: 075 022 2777

Kandoori Restaurant

Another place in Wellawatte that's famous for its sawans, Kandoori is a reliable pick. Be it any festival, the sawans served here are always in demand. From chicken biryani sawan to mutton, everything is top-notch.

Price: Rs 5,500 upwards

Location: Charlemont Road, Colombo 6

Telephone: 077 751 1911


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