Beira Kitchen @ Courtyard by Marriott Colombo

Located at: Colombo City Centre, 137 Muttiah Road, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka Visited on: 31st January, 2023 Beira Kitchen is Courtyard by Marriott Colombo’s all-day dining restaurant that serves local and international cuisine. Following the hotel’s opening in January 2023, the restaurant does not yet dish out its buffet on a daily basis, but instead lays…

Cinnamon High Tea: Lakeside v. Grand

With everyone having to adapt to the changing face of the economy, it comes as no surprise that the afternoon high tea platters offered at hotels and restaurants across the city have also had to adjust their prices and compositions. I happened to try the high tea platters at the two more popular Cinnamon City…

Minori

Located at: Granbell Hotel Colombo, 282/5 Kollupitiya Road, Marine Drive, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka Visited on: 19th October, 2022 Granbell is a relatively new Japanese-managed hotel in the heart of Colombo. So, naturally, they have a Japanese restaurant in-house. It’s located on the 25th floor and has an outdoor dining option as well, with an endless…

King of the Mambo

Located at: Galle Face Hotel, 3, 2 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka Visited on: 08th October, 2022 It was a bit of a quiet evening at this Cuban-themed restaurant/bar and the weather was good. We started off by sipping on a few items from King of the Mambo’s exciting, extensive beverage menu. El Camajàn –…

Noodles

Located at: Cinnamon Grand, 77 Galle Road, Colombo 03, Sri Lanka Visited on: 13 September, 2022 Noodles at Cinnamon Grand serves a variety of East Asian dishes that range from Singaporean to Thai, Vietnamese and Japanese. They do a pretty good job with their laksa, but today we were going to taste a few other dishes….

Robata Grill @ Mövenpick Hotel Colombo

Located at: 24, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka Visited on: 17 March, 2022 Robata Grill at Mövenpick Colombo serves up an array of Asian flavours that cover Japanese, Malaysian, Thai, Vietnamese and other Far Eastern cuisines. We started off with some Tom Yum Talay (LKR 790). It was quite spicy, but good to get our…

Emperor’s Wok

Located at: Hilton Colombo, 2 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka Visited on: 16 February, 2022 Emperor’s Wok has been one of the city’s favourite Chinese restaurants for a long time with its tastefully done contemporary interior, and friendly and attentive staff. We headed there for lunch on this particular day, and started…

Post-lockdown Afternoon High Tea @ Sapphyr Lounge, Shangri-La

Located at : 1 Galle Face, Colombo 02, Sri Lanka Visited on           : 11 Sep, 2020 Price                    : LKR 1,950++ (serves 01) Availability         : Daily, 15:00 – 17:00 We were quite looking forward to enjoying Sapphyr Lounge’s Afternoon High Tea platter after a long time and were a bit sceptical when, upon calling, we were…