Food and Funin the Sun in Negombo

The beachside town of Negombo is popular among many local and foreign tourists who descend on the city for beach activities, entertainment and great seafood.

While there are many places to enjoy an international culinary experience in town, the best place to visit is the stretch of road between Lewis Place and Porutota Road. The place comes alive on the weekends, as many cafes and restaurants fill up with friends and family enjoying great local seafood.

Lord’s Restaurant in Porutota Road is perfect to sample some Sri Lankan, Indian, and Thai cuisine. Rodeo Pub in the heart of Lewis Place is an ideal place to hang out with friends, while watching a cricket or Premier League football match. Similarly, the Coconut Primitive is a great bar and restaurant that enables you to sip a cold one while you devour delicious crabs, prawns, calamari, lobster or pizza. Looking for a kick of caffeine? Dolce Vita in Porutota Road serves some of the finest cappuccinos and espressos, accompanied by delicious desserts and ice creams. The larger resort hotels on this stretch offer extensive buffet spreads that are great value for money.

Do not forget to visit the beaches of Negombo too, as they are perfect for the family to enjoy a spot of volleyball or jet ski. During the season, Negombo is also known to attract local music artists that perform on the beach.