If you love nothing more than a weekend brunch (and let’s face it, who doesn’t love brunch?), then we are ready to serve you up the best places to do just that. We have on offer, in our selections, all day breakfasts, decadent free flowing champagne, jazzy vibes and an array of international cuisine. It is not Singapore with its choices, but we have the best brunch spots ready and waiting for your visit.
The Shangri La Hotel, 1 Galle Face, Colombo 02 | Opening Hours: 10am – 10pm | 011 788 8288 | CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO EASTER ATTATCKS. RE-OPENING IN 2020.
An exceptional brunch menu; the array of delicious foods is jaw dropping. They always keep their standards very high. The dessert section is beyond decadent and scrumptious! Kids below 6 eat for free when accompanied by a paying adult; children 6-12 have a 50% discount on the buffet price. WE HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT THEY ARE MAKING THIS SPACE EVEN BETTER, WE ARE JOLLY EXCITED TO SEE IT AND GIVE THE SPACE SOME LOVE.
330, 4 Colombo – Galle Main Rd, 00400 | Opening Hours: 8am-3.30pm, Closed on Mondays | 0112 508 201
This place has the Aussie chilled breakfast vibe all over it. Prepare to queue on the weekend, it is super popular and very small. This is the place to go to get your American pancake fix; we also love the Mr. Benny (eggs benedict), oh and the Cluck Norris chicken sandwich will blow any hangover away.
24 Srimath Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 03 | 0117 450 450
They’ve got a fantastic selection of international foods and a whole separate room for kids and their own food choices. This is a very popular choice with T&T, and we particularly love their Ottolenghi style salads, which are delicious. Kids under 6 eat for free when accompanied by a paying adult.
48 Janadhipathi Mawatha, Colombo 01 | 0112 421 221
They offer a Caviar & Oyster Brunch; which includes a glass of sparkling wine (yippee! The only thing better than wine is sparkling wine. And wine cocktails. But we digress.). They have a good selection of international cuisines as well as local fare. They have child supervision so parents can eat some food, and they offer pool usage to brunch guests. Win win. Perfect place to spend the whole day.
25 Galle Face Center Rd, Colombo 01 | 0112 446 622
A very good buffet selection with different food stations including Japanese, Indian and western. Their tag line is “come for brunch, stay for a swim.” Not wildly catchy but it gives you the info you need. A lovely venue for the whole family.