Top Choice Fusion in Negombo


By far Negombo’s most creative eating experience with dishes that are a hybrid of Western and Eastern flavours. Martin, the British owner of this restaurant and art gallery, is a rare thing among expat restaurant ow…
Top Choice Sri Lankan in Hikkaduwa & Around

Home Grown Rice & Curry Restaurant

Half-buried under palm trees and flowering pants, this is a sweet little garden-terrace restaurant on a quiet (at least compared to the main road) side street. The family who run it are as lovely as the setting, and…
Sri Lankan in Hikkaduwa & Around

No 1 Roti Restaurant

Away from the beach and a whole world away from the beach restaurant scene, this hole in the wall is right on the road and sells over 60 kinds of rotti (doughy pancake), ranging from garlic chicken to banana. There …
Italian in Hikkaduwa & Around

Spaghetti & Co

The lush gardens that surround this colonial-style villa go some way to hiding busy Galle Rd, which helps enhance the enjoyment of the ultra-thin-crust pizzas and creamy pastas this spot serves.
Sri Lankan in Negombo

Petit Restaurant

Potted plants and flowers surround the entrance of this suitably small, family-run restaurant. The menu skips through most of the Sri Lankan classics but is especially strong on seafood; there are some more unusual …
Italian in Negombo

Dolce Vita

This simple Italian-owned beachside cafe and restaurant is the kind of place where people end up frittering away half a day sitting in the breezy shade drinking real coffee and fruit juice and tucking into fair pizz…
Seafood in Negombo

Tusker Restaurant

The contemporary, elephant-lined Tuskers is one of the smarter places to eat in town. Although its menu is wide ranging in its geo-culinary diversity, it's real strong point is seafood. It would be amiss not to ment…
Cafe in Aluthgama, Bentota & Induruwa

Chaplon Tea Centre

For a break from bronzing on the sands, come to this tea centre. As well as buying some of Sri Lanka’s finest tea, you can also sit in a wicker chair on the terrace and enjoy tea and biscuits.
Seafood in Aluthgama, Bentota & Induruwa

Wunderbar Hotel and Restaurant

The Wunderbar Hotel and Restaurant has an enjoyable 1st-floor restaurant open to non-guests and sea breezes and a decent selection of seafood and Western dishes (Rs 500 to 800).
Seafood in Hikkaduwa & Around

Cool Spot

This family-run place has been serving up fresh seafood from a canary-yellow vintage roadside house at the north end of the strip since 1972. There’s a cool verandah where you can peruse the blackboard menu and deli…