It’s never easy to find good places to eat in Sri Lanka. If you are not an adventure foodie, like myself, you will definitely find it hard to eat outside your hotel. Luckily, I met Emma not too long ago. Right on time actually, where my Sri lanka craze was at peak. Emma has been going to Sri Lanka for the past 3 years and knows her way around better than a local! I have to add that she also does have few tricks up her sleeve, so be sure to visit them at Arabella on Boossa for fabulous stories!
Emma Riedel is a Australian citizen, residing in Dubai for the past 9 years with her husband Myles and 3 children, Riley 7, Amani 5 & Noor 5). Myles and Emma own and manage Arabella on Boossa, a private hotel and restaurant in southern Sri Lanka, Arabella on West, holiday accommodation in Adelaide, South Australia and me&riley contemporary events management in Dubai, UAE and www.chasethatparty.com an ecommerce events supply store. So, it’s only natural to have her list her 4 favorite places to eat in Sri Lanka…and you know what? I approve! Here are 4 Places to Eat in Sri Lanka
Arabella on Boossa
The best crab curry that we have ever tasted in southern Sri Lanka – washed down with lion lager and passion-fruit martinis…
Arabella on Boossa is a private boutique hotel that also has a restaurant – bookings required
39 Galle/Colombo Highway Gintota
Gorgeous Italian restaurant beachfront serving homemade pastas with wood oven bread and homegrown vegetables/salads and herbs!
Matara Road Talpe
Ministry of Crab
This is a restaurant and experience not to be missed if you have the chance while staying in Colombo.
Old Dutch Hospital Colombo Fort Colombo 1
Paradise Road The Gallery Café
Another fabulous offering from the Paradise Road team, this café and gallery also have a small gift shop. Housed in another great villa the Gallery Café serves delicious food, cold drinks and has a children’s menu complete with coloring pages!
2 Alfred House Road Colombo 3