Rocket Burger is the Galle Fort's only burger specialist. The patties are well ground and they're usually very generous with stuffing - you're going to spend Rs. 900 minimum for a burger here though.…
A cosy and peaceful cafe for some coffee and croissants.
Havi at Pannipitiya is a good spot to chill with some booze, and delicious black pepper pork.
The Boulevard, formerly a cafe/restuarant, has been completely revamped into what we'd consider one of the top Thai restaurants in Colombo. With chef Mama (former head chef at Royal Thai) at the fore, as well…
Colombo Courtyard's design and style are brilliant, as we've mentioned before in the hotel review. It's chic, it's tasteful, and a lot of it is upcycled. The food, on the other hand, leaves a lot to…
Prego is an Italian restaurant in Negombo. Although the prices are high, the food is quite authentic and the ambience is chilled out.
Cheap, yet not-so-dodgy place to sip a beer while staring at metro coastline of Moratuwa.
The Governor's Restaurant at the Mount Lavinia Hotel is one of the few hotel restaurants that offers real value for money with their dishes.
A great place to get your booze on out there, with large space and all deciduous Machnag food
The Heladiv Tea Club does a relatively affordable range of tasty waffles, sandwiches and teas at the Dutch Hospital. You can also get a decent bottle of wine here for just Rs. 2000.
Jo Jo's Place is a seaside restaurant, offering some good Sri Lankanised Chinese food, and a particularly great HBC.
Life Food is a low key health food stall that manages to keep things healthy and fresh while not compromising on flavour.
Mirissa food options are somewhat lacking. If you're craving a solid rice and curry, this is the place.
Dinemore in Wellawatte by the sea has got their signature oozing-mayo subs and burgers, with a relaxing view of the ocean.
An awesome place to get booze and a delicious meal for a very reasonable price.
Gecko is a restaurant/hotel located on the highly popular main strip of Arugam Bay. They have a great seafront location with chilled out seating and good food, but the service is terrible.
The kitschy new bar in town
The Manhattan Fish Market has delicious seafood and ridiculously friendly stuff - it's an awesome place to dine at if you can handle the bill.
An Italian restaurant on Negombo's popular hotel strip (Porutota Road).
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
Culture Colombo is a Sri Lankan themed restaurant.They offer classic, Lankan favourites prepared with a gourmet approach to quality and execution.
Kuuraku is the latest addition to Colombo’s Japanese scene and easily one of the best restaurants that came out this year.
As far as beach bars go, Shore By O! is by far the most popular. Not all their drinks are excellent, but they do the best beer cocktails around and their bites aren’t too shabby either.
Dwaraka is a new pure vegetarian Indian restaurant in Bambalapitiya. Although we ran into a few hiccups, we still walked away pleased with our meal.