From chic city bars to roadside spots, there are places to eat and drink in Sri lanka to suit every taste and budget, especially in Colombo.. As night falls the KOTTU ROTI sellers come out, their spicy offerings tickling the nose of hungry passers-by while roadside spots lure in thirsty office workers and tourists with the promise of cold beers and interesting company.
See our list of bars and restaurant in this category.
In the capital city in particular, cuisine is influenced by the presence of Indians , Chinese and European tourist.
As far as capitals go, Colombo is increasingly becoming a great place to eat with a diverse offering of many different cuisines from local Srilankan food like string hoppers, hoppers, thosa , Indian, Chinese to Thai. And once you've satisfied your hunger, Srilanka offers a vibrant range of nightspots, from roadside bars selling famous indian wade , beers and local liquor to upscale joints offering cocktails and good times to Colombo 's hip, happening (and wealthy) crowd.
The restaurants listed below (grouped by cuisine) are all in Colombo metropolitan unless stated otherwise.