Cafe Asiana is an established affordable restaurant down Hill Street that, as the name suggests, serves Sri Lankanized Asian food - their portions are huge and their seafood is spicy and delicious.
A well-known Malaysian food franchise, PappaRich is now in Sri Lanka.
A good place to grab a quick bite at Wattala.
Tea Avenue is a very cosy stop on Barnes Place to have a good cup of flavoured tea and some bready goods. The prices are good and the ambience is suited for all kinds of meetups.
168 Sea Food Palace is a veteran among Chinese eateries in Colombo and is still hugely popular among locals. They do a decent take on Sri Lankan Chinese with efficient, but the place looks quite run…
An Irish inspired restaurant in Kirulapone.
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
Dolce Italia's Skelton Road outlet is a beautiful house-turned-restaurant with a warm ambience and some stellar dessert options. Their pizza is alright, too.
Tex-Mex here is too fast food-like for our liking
Sizzle is an experience restaurant with a great selection of meats and even decent vegetarian. Everything is served sizzling, even the drinks.
Compared to newer entrants Delifrance is overpriced and underwhelming, but they still do reliably tasty sandwiches and baked goods.
To quote the Notorious BIG, it looks like Softlogic is representing BK to the fullest. The Whopper tastes authentic, the service is competent and the location is well equipped and smart. The restaurant doesn't…
Arthur's pizza is now a pub, too. They do their own take on localised pizza.
Bakes by Bella has come a long way, from starting off as a little home baker to now having a full-blown delicatessen in Colpetty.
Mango Tree is a hugely popular Indian restaurant on Dharmapala Mawatha, serving mainly North Indian cuisine. The food is very rich, and quite good.
Simple and healthy, Kumbuk does everything right with local, seasonal and organic ingredients.
Aasife is good place to get biriyani in Ethul Kotte. The food is good and service friendly.
Good ambience, decent food, over-rated chili paste. Okay value for groups.
Ministry of Crab is a high-end restaurant on Dutch Hospital premises that specializes in crab cuisine - the food is just plain mouth-watering and the service is good.
Havelock Place Bungalow has got a charming little restaurant with a Barefoot-esque alfresco and good food. The prices aren't too bad, and their home-made ice cream is great.
Between a Maldivian restaurant and a playground is a strip of sand that leads to a broad beach and the Indian ocean. Lani's decorated fishing boat will be on your left. The entrance is behind the…
At the start, Coco Verandah was a huge hit amongst the local scene. They've steadily declined in terms of quality over time, though.
Colombo's biggest department store's upscale food court area
Jade Restaurant has been around for a few years now. Serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankanized Chinese fare, their menu is all improved and affordable.