Vegetarian Restaurants in Sri Lanka: Top 5 Eats

In the month of April, we are exploring all travel activities, attractions and accommodation related to nature. This means that we will be bringing you tons of travel tips on nature sites, outdoor tours and gorgeous vacation rentals that showcase the best of Sri Lanka’s diverse landscape, unique features and scenic beauty.

Of course, we are not missing out on one important aspect – food. There is no need to forego tucking into tasty, wholesome fare during your travels…particularly not when you are given insights on the top five restaurants offering delicious vegetarian food in Sri Lanka!

Jina’s Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant, Unawatuna

Jina's Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant

Jina’s Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurant

You know you can expect to feast on scrumptious dishes at a restaurant when its happy customers indicate that its food is ‘prepared with love’, and that the eatery is ‘the place to be in Unawatuna’.

Jina’s earns rave reviews from diners impressed with its delectable vegetarian fare, usage of quality ingredients, attentive service and warm atmosphere. Guests will find classic Indian dishes on the menu, as well as a variety of popular European mains.  The main courses are delicious, but do make sure to leave some space in your stomach for a post-meal drink and dessert, for Jina’s dishes up a selection of refreshing juices and wholesome desserts.

Lords Restaurant Complex, Negombo

Lords Restaurant Complex

Lords Restaurant Complex

The highly popular Lords Restaurant Complex hits all the right notes. Diners will find a diversity of delectable dishes, beautiful food presentations, a lovely ambience and great atmosphere when they step into the restaurant.

Lords also offers an extensive menu containing vegetarian, Eastern, Western and fusion fare. Guests with a love for animals and charitable causes will be delighted to discover that profits at the restaurant are contributed to The Hope Foundation, a local animal welfare organisation

Milk and Honey Cafe, Colombo

Pumpkin Tofu Salad

Pumpkin Tofu Salad

Browse through the menu at this charming eatery, and you will find a good selection of toasty wraps, fresh salads, hearty sandwiches, crumbly cakes and refreshing juices. Enthusiastic foodies have told us that the pumpkin tofu salad, slow-roasted vegetables, mushroom and cheese focaccia are to-die-for. Round off your satisfying meal with a decadent chocolate, banana and cinnamon smoothie. Burp.

Shanmugas, Colombo

Friendly service, a comfortable setting and tasty fare makes Shanmugas a popular option among diners searching for delicious vegetarian food in Colombo. A great variety of dishes, ranging from flatbreads, South Indian delicacies, starters, snacks and traditional desserts can be found on the extensive menu. Arrive with an empty stomach, for the sumptuous dishes are dealt out in generous portions here.

The Soya Centre, Kandy

Soft serve ice cream

Icy Soft Serve

Occupying a spot in the YMCA buildng, The Soya Centre is a great option for hungry vegetarians in search of a quick bite in Kandy. Step into the casual, open air eatery, and you will find a good number of customers tucking into an array of soy-based desserts. You will not go wrong with trying the icy soft serve, for it is one of the eatery’s best seller. Apart from desserts, diners will also find dishes such as vegetable buns, roti rolls, sandwiches and soy-based beverages on the menu.

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