Sri Lanka Travel Guide

Sri Lankan cuisine has been influenced by the Portuguese, Dutch, British, Indian, Arab, Malay and Moors. Tony experiences this cuisine in Colombo and the surrounding area.


Activities
Foundation of Goodness Culinary School
Tony heads to the Tsunami-devastated village of Seenigama to visit a local culinary school that is helping locals learn valuable trades as well as helping them rebuild the town.
  • Temple Rd., Seenigama
  • Hikkaduwa, Southern Province Sri Lanka

Foundation of Goodness Culinary School

Tony heads to the Tsunami-devastated village of Seenigama to visit a local culinary school that is helping locals learn valuable trades as well as helping them rebuild the town.
Temple Rd., Seenigama Hikkaduwa, Southern Province, Sri Lanka

Hotels
The Galle Face Hotel
  • 2 Galle Road
  • Colombo, Western Province 300 Sri Lanka

The Galle Face Hotel

2 Galle Road Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Phone: 94 11 2 541010

Restaurants & Bars
Mohamadiya Hotel
At this hole-in-the-wall eatery, near the central market in Colombo, Anthony Bourdain samples string hoppers and coconut curry.
  • 33 SCA St.
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Mohamadiya Hotel

At this hole-in-the-wall eatery, near the central market in Colombo, Anthony Bourdain samples string hoppers and coconut curry.
33 SCA St. Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Barefoot Garden Cafe'
A traditional meal of beef smore and curried pork is served at this tropical location known for its celebrity chef, owner Koluu.
  • 704 Galle Rd
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Barefoot Garden Cafe'

A traditional meal of beef smore and curried pork is served at this tropical location known for its celebrity chef, owner Koluu.
704 Galle Rd Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Phone: 011 258 9305
Lakmal Tea Center
A tri-shaw driver takes Tony to Lakmal Tea Center for a breakfast of rice flour bowls with fried eggs and spicy sambal.
  • 92 West Ramadamare St
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Lakmal Tea Center

A tri-shaw driver takes Tony to Lakmal Tea Center for a breakfast of rice flour bowls with fried eggs and spicy sambal.
92 West Ramadamare St Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
New Malay Foods
Malay Foods is known for serving Muslim fare on the fly to locals.
  • 1276 Old Kotte Rd.
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

New Malay Foods

Malay Foods is known for serving Muslim fare on the fly to locals.
1276 Old Kotte Rd. Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Dutch Burgher Union
Tony heads to this spot to hang out with some Dutch Burghers and samples the local booze of choice, Arrack.
  • 114 Reid Ave
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Dutch Burgher Union

Tony heads to this spot to hang out with some Dutch Burghers and samples the local booze of choice, Arrack.
114 Reid Ave Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Hotel Pilawoos
After a night of drinking, Sri Lankans head to this location for what is known as Kottu Rotti ... a perfect hangover food.
  • 417 Galle Road
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Hotel Pilawoos

After a night of drinking, Sri Lankans head to this location for what is known as Kottu Rotti ... a perfect hangover food.
417 Galle Road Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Rifka Catering
Tony visits the Rifka Catering company, where massive amounts of chicken biryani are prepared for the hotels in Colombo.
  • 185 Church Street
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Rifka Catering

Tony visits the Rifka Catering company, where massive amounts of chicken biryani are prepared for the hotels in Colombo.
185 Church Street Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka
Katpahan
A street side eatery in downtown Colombo, where Tony heads to try some Tamil cuisine.
  • 244 Galle Road
  • Colombo, Western Province Sri Lanka

Katpahan

A street side eatery in downtown Colombo, where Tony heads to try some Tamil cuisine.
244 Galle Road Colombo, Western Province, Sri Lanka

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