Colombo is the commercial centre of the country and the busiest party of the island. Colombo is the most populated city in the country, offers you boundless opportunities when it comes to food and beverage. There is plenty of fine dining restaurant and theme restaurants in the key resort areas of the city.
Colombo (places to go in Colombo) or Kalamba as the Arabian traders called the city in the 1500s, is the most populated and one of the biggest cities in Sri Lanka. Called the garden city of Asia, Colombo is not only the powerhouse of Sri Lankan business, trade and industry but also Colombo is the financial hub of the country and entertainment hub of Sri Lanka.
Colombo has a fascinating blend of old and new, in Colombo, you witness many colonials edifies with modern high-rise buildings. Colombo is a city with a mix of modernity and tradition and has multi, ethnic, multi-cultural society.
A Useful Guide to Your Colombo City Tour
Colombo is the commercial centre of the country and the busiest party of the island. Colombo is the most populated city in the country, offers you boundless opportunities when it comes to food and beverage. There is plenty of fine dining restaurant and theme restaurants in the key resort areas of the city. For a quick bite, international fast-food franchises, such as McDonald’s, Domino’s Pizza, KFC, and Pizza Hut, have branches in Colombo metropolis area. Most tourist, who visit the island come to Colombo at some point in their Sri Lanka trip.
Due to the increasing number of holidaymakers and increasing buying power of the local people due to the economic development, the demand for outside dining is considerably increased during the last several years. A large number of international food chains such as McDonald’s, KFC, Burge King, have opened their outlets in many places in Colombo. Most Colombo restaurants give you the option to order your meal out of a wide range of food items.
Colombo Floating Restaurant
Alongside the prestigious Beira Lake first-ever floating restaurant in Sri Lanka was inaugurated by the Preside of the island. The floating restaurant was started on 21st December 2011. The restaurant is managed by the well-known five-star hotel in Colombo. The newly opened dining room is named the ‘Pontoon North 8’; it can accommodate 100 guests within the spacious room. Entering the restaurant, at the right side is the stairs going up inside the restaurant giving you this yellowish luminosity.
Colombo on the budget: finding the best and cheap eats
Below is a list of some of the popular restaurants in Colombo
Asadal (PVT) Ltd.
31, Flower Road, Colombo 7.
lizz Pool Parlour Restaurant
151, Park Road, Colombo 5.
Blue Sky Restaurant
3rd floor, Regent Building, Colombo 2.
22, Lauries Place, Colombo4.
39, Bagathale Road, Colombo 3.
Cey-Nor Orient Seafood Restaurant
335/A, D.R Wijewardena Mawatha, Colombo 10.
Chinese Garden Restaurant
32, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3.
89, Galle Road, Colombo3.
Double Happy Chinese Restaurant
27, Flower Road, Colombo 7.
Chinese Family Restaurant
68,S.De.S Jayasinghe Road, Kohuwala.
Golden Maid Restaurant
352, Baseline Road, Colombo 9.
Happy Valley Chinese Restaurant
219, S.Thilakarathne Mawatha, Nugegoda.
32 B, Sri M.Marcan Markar Mawatha Colombo 3.
35, Bagatale Road, Colombo 3.
33-1/1, Queens Road, Colombo3.
King Prawn Restaurant
630, Prince of wales Avenue, Colombo 14.
La Chateau (Pvt) Ltd
67B, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya.
Link Recreation (Pvt) Ltd
338, T.B Jaya Mawatha, Colombo 10.
446, Union Place, Colobo 2.
46/38, Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 2.
Pier 3 Floating Restaurant
35 A D.R Wijewardana Mawatha, Colombo 10.
Seylan Tower, 90, Galle Road, Colombo3.
Red Star Chinese Restaurant
338, T.B Jaya mawatha, Colombo 10.
31, Flower Road, Colombo7.
Rhythm & Blues Pool Bar
19/1, Daisy Villa Avenue, Colombo 4.
Rohans North Indian Cuisine
199, Union Place, Colobo 2.
Orient Hing Kong Seafood Restaurant
1A, Race Course avenue, Colombo 7.
95, Malaya Street, Colombo 2.
15, Sir C.A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2.
sri Maries Restaurant
384, R.A De mel Mawatha, Colombo 3.
Steam Boat Restaurant
154, Kynsey Road, Colombo7.
496/1, R.A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3.