Despite the upscale ambience, the food is relatively cheaper. The open kitchen of the restaurant is a definite addition to its ambience. You are sure to enjoy the mouthwatering food and the atmosphere of the restaurant. If you happen to drop by the restaurant on Tuesday night, do not forget to indulge your taste buds with the delicious weekly vegetarian buffet.
Dress Code: Long Pants for men, Colonial.
Prices: Meals from LKR 500 Average Price for Two: LKR 4000
Lunch: Daily 12 noon – 2:30 pm;
Dinner: Daily 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm (12 midnight on Fridays and Saturdays)
Highlights: With close to 150 varieties of seafood being cooked in this restaurant, guests are surely spoilt for choice here.
Location: The restaurant is located within the five star hotel of Cinnamon Grand.
Price for two: Approximately LKR6000.
Speciality dishes: Singapore chilli crab meat dish is a must-try at the Lagoon. Feel the crab meat balls cooked in chilly- sauce melt in your mouth.
Timings: This place is open from 12 to 2.30 in the afternoons and from 7PM to 12.00AM.
Bedspace Kitchen, Unawatuna
The open kitchen operates in serving both vegetarian and non vegetarian dishes and follows a change in menu almost each day. However burgers, salads, vegetarian wraps and peri peri chicken are some of the specialities here. It provides a wide range of cuisines. The restaurant offers special nights on Wednesday , Friday and Sunday with special menus.
Location: Egodawatta Lane, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka Timings:
Monday to Sunday,8:00 am to 10:00pm
Lucky Fort Restaurant
The irresistible diverse flavour is not restricted to vegetarian dishes as non vegetarian cuisine is also available here. The fresh fruit juices and the curries are some of the specialities of this food joint. There an ongoing offer of best Sri Lankan rice with 10 curries which is worth experimenting.
Location: Parawa Street No 7,Galle, Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday,8:45 am to 10:00pm
Price for Two: 714LKR to 1430LKR approx
Highlights: The restaurant’s highlight is that it cooks exclusively as per its guest’s preferences. All you need to do is to call for an appointment and specify how you want your food to be.
Location: Bambalapitiya, at a short distance from the famous Galle Road.
Price for two: Comes up to approximately LKR3500<LKR5000.
Speciality dishes: Katsudon, which is a dish made from rice topped with any non-veg choice. How can you not taste Sushi in Café Japan? This place serves great Sushi.
Timings: The restaurant is open from 11 to 2 in the mornings and from 5.30 to 9 in the evenings, on all days of the week except Tuesdays.
Ministry of Crab
Highlights: The place is co-owned by legendary cricketers from Sri Lanka – Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.
Location: Dutch Hospital, Colombo.
Price for two: Approximately LKR6000, which is indeed costly; however it is worth every penny.
Speciality dishes: Singapore style crab meat in chilly-sauce, fishes cooked in rich butter sauce and clay pot prawn curry, are some of the must try dishes here. Since huge and fleshy crabs are available here, the place is apt for group diners.
Timings: The place is open all through the year except Poya (full moon days). On weekdays, the place is open for lunch from 12 to 3PM and for dinner from 6 to 10.30PM. During weekends, the restaurant timings are 12 to 3.30PM for lunch and 6 to 10.30PM for dinner.
Highlights: There are murals of flamingos all over the restaurant, which justify the reason behind the place getting its name.
Location: Horton Place, Colombo.
Price for two: Approximately LKR3000, which is slightly on the higher side.
Speciality dishes: The choice of cocktails was quite impressive and they were priced reasonably. Some of the reasonable dishes are the pork sandwich, lamb chops and dim sum. The place is quite fine for group dinners, but not recommended for couples, due to the exorbitant prices.
Timings: The restaurant is open from 11in the morning to 11 in the night.
Talpe Beach Restaurant & Bar,Talpe
The food available here is served as fresh as it can, be it the seafood which was just swimming or the fresh fruits and vegetables collected in the morning from the local market, stored chickens having an organic diet and the Australian beef taking a straight flight.
Presenting both Asian and international cuisine.The restaurant is simple awesome in regards to food and ambience. It is truly a perfect site to enjoy the crimson sunset on the beach with a magnificent drink from the restaurant
Location:Matara Road, Talpe, Unawatuna, Sri Lanka
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday11:00am to 11:00pm, Monday closed
Price: 1430LKR to 4290LKR approx
Licensed to Grill, Kandy
Working with a limited menu of sea food, burgers, wraps, chicken BBQ , tuna and veggies they have ruled the concept of street food in Kandy. The menus consist mainly of western dishes and the price of the food is cheap and quite reasonable
Location: Dalada Veediya, Kandy, Sri Lanka
Timings: Tuesday to Sunday 5:00pm to 12:00am, Monday closed
Soya Centre, Kandy
There are delicious and yummy soya drinks which are usually found in chocolate or orange flavour. The restaurant is an open air arrangement where one can enjoy the fresh breeze, the open sky and the mouth watering cuisine delights. The speciality of this restaurant is the soya ice cream which should not be missed. It is tastiest and the best option in vegetarian food.
Location: Kotugodella Vidiya, Kandy Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 8:00am to 6:30pm
Helga's Folly, Kandy
Serving multiple style cuisines they have a lot of options to choose from. One of the best advantages of eating in Helga’s Folly is that one can get it all fresh and that too in delicious taste. Local Sri Lankan cuisine is also available here and one can try the best of the country dishes here. The outside area of the restaurant is quite serene that helps in fetching a great ambience.
Location: Rajaphilla Mawatha, Kandy Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 8:00am to 10:00pm
Athula Restaurant, Dambulla
The food is essentially served in home cooked style and there is no fixed menu to serve the guests. There is no menu list also as the restaurant cook prepares whatever is available fresh in the market. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian meals are available here and all are provided in buffet style meals served in beautiful terracotta pots. Fresh fruit juice remains available for drinks. The place is not at all costly and is an excellent option to taste the native cuisine
Location: Yapagama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 12:00pm to 7:00pm
Mangrovia Lagoon Restaurant, Hikkaduwa
The dining area is based towards the eastern end of the lagoon and with fresh air flowing in it’s a relaxing place to enjoy delicious with friends and family. The ambience is more highlighted with a light jazz music which makes it more arresting. Since food is prepared mostly with homemade ingredients, the quality is absolutely restored. Along with Italian dishes, Mediterranean dishes are also available here.
Location: Beretuduwa Road, Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm
The staffs are friendly and give warm welcome to everybody visiting. The ambience of the restaurant is equally arresting with warmth and cosiness spread all over in midst of serene environment. One can look outside to find stretched paddy fields and the cool air flowing through the fields comes straight to the restaurant making it a pleasure all the more.
Location: Palwehera, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 12:00pm to 8:00pm
Asian Jewel Boutique Hotel, Hikkaduwa
They have availability of all kinds of dishes catering to many cuisines which not only quenches the hunger but also serves as a pleasure to the eyes. The dishes are served smoking hot and freshly prepared. One of the highlights of the kitchen is battered shrimp served with a choice of five different curries. The price of the food joint is also reasonable making it one of the most popular and preferred eatery in Hikkaduwa
Location: Baddegama Road, Hikkaduwa Sri Lanka
Timings: Monday to Sunday: 8:00am to 10:00pm