Il Ponte (2 Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo) – this is Sri Lanka’s only Italian trattoria — an informal restaurant that offers a homely atmosphere and views of the pool at the Hilton Colombo hotel. Patrons can choose from Italian specialties, including home-made pasta and pizzas baked in a wood oven. Along with Italian […]
Fortaleza (Church Cross Street, Galle Fort) — a striking coral and lime wall, showcasing the centuries-old heritage of the beautifully restored building in which it stands, backs this open-fronted restaurant in Galle Fort. This is a popular place for a rest stop whilst touring Galle Fort, and the eclectic menu includes Singapore style burgers, table […]
Flower Song Restaurant (137 E L Senanayake Veediya, Kandy) – for those visiting the temples and other ancient sites of Kandy, this is a great place for those in the mood for Chinese food (some say that the food served here is adapted for the Sri Lankan palate)
Coco Veranda (32 Ward Place, Colombo) – this restaurant is known for its gourmet coffee, tea, and American-style breakfast foods. Light lunch & snack items like buffalo wings, hamburgers and sandwiches are also served here. Given this restaurant’s modern chic interior, this is a popular meeting place for much of the capital’s yuppie set.
Black & White Restaurant (Parangiya Watta, Peelagoda, Unawatuna, Galle) – this beachside restaurant already attracts many tourists, who come here to dine on both local and international meals. Live bands often perform here at night, so diners can never be too bored here.
Barefoot Garden Café (704 Galle Road, Colombo) — this café is an oasis in the heart of Colombo and an ideal venue to relax with friends. The blackboard menu displays the daily lunch specials. Try the legendary Black Pork Curry or the notable Spinach Quiche. This café also have a fine selection of wines and […]
Barracuda Sea Food & Grill (No. 41/2, Wasala Road, Dehiwala) – located on the Wellawatta/Dehiwala coast along the Marine Drive, sandwiched between the Main Line railway tracks and the Indian Ocean, this restaurant embraces the spirit of family-friendly beachside dining. Barracuda specializes in exclusive Chinese and Thai dishes prepared by an experienced chef from Thailand, […]