Sri Lanka is well known as a food lover’s paradise as it has some of the best restaurants that are famous all over the world. From its magnificent Colonial eateries to the modern restaurants, Sri Lanka has something for everybody and will leave you yearning for more. The major restaurants offer every delicacy from the well-cooked sea food to the mouth-watering traditional delicacies that are bound to blow your mind away. The following are arguably the five most luxurious restaurants in Sri Lanka.

The Gallery Café

The Gallery Café is perhaps one of the most unique restaurants in Sri Lanka. The restaurant not only has a unique ambience that attracts visitors to eat but also serves an array of mouth-watering dishes for its visitors. Tourists are given a chance to sample some of the best artistic masterpieces available on display. The art gallery on display rotate giving visitors a chance to view some of the best art pieces as they enjoy their meal. The meals are served with tradition Sri Lankan ingredients and I must say they are quite delicious. The Gallery Café is a must visit for any food lover out there.


Hidden in an exclusive chamber built entirely on glass, Zaza is a unique combination of café, restaurant and bar all in one. Zaza is well known for its thoughtful menu that is known to change very frequently giving visitors something new to feast on every time. The restaurant is also known to offer the best Ceylon tea which is made by combining some of the best Sri Lankan flavours. At night time Zaza transforms itself into as one of Colombo’s best bar and when this glass cube lit’s up you will know it’s time to party.


Chutneys is among the best restaurants in Sri Lanka as it is well known for its magnificent Indian cuisine. Chutneys is known to serve dishes from all over southern India and has a rich variety of delicacies on offer. The restaurant also offers dishes for vegetarians. This restaurant has an incredible ambience which will make you want to ask for more. Some of the dishes are Prawn Masala and Cashew Nut and Onion Raga.

Curry Leaf

When it comes to culinary delight nothing gives Sri Lanka the much deserved respect than Curry leaf. This is by far one of the most exclusive restaurants in Sri Lanka and is famous for dishes such as Pittu, Kottu and string hoppers. The restaurant kitchen is open giving visitors a chance to see how their favorite meals are prepared.

Seafood Cove

Sri Lanka is well known for its sea food than anything else. The country takes advantage of its close proximity to the Indian Ocean to serve some of the freshest sea food in world. The Seafood Cove is one such restaurant that boasts of having some of the best sea food dishes in the world. The restaurant is located near the beach front giving visitors an amazing view of the Ocean as they enjoy their fresh meal.

Tourists are urged to ensure that they apply for their Sri Lankan Visa way in advance in order to ensure that they receive their visas early, this will ensure that they will have a hassle free trip.

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