Sri Lanka’s diverse landscapes draws countless travellers who venture to the island for a fun-filled escapade, dreamy getaway or romantic sojourn. On certain days, you will be hiking up to the towering summit of Adam’s Peak, or discovering one of the myriad tea plantations on the Pearl of the Orient. On others, you may hop off on two wheels for a cycling tour, or embark on a cultural discovery in intriguing Galle. When the mood for a romantic meal strikes, one of these gorgeous restaurants is sure to hit the sweet spot:
Soaring ceilings, beautful chandeliers and an atmospheric ambience set the mood for a romantic date at The Zaal. Tuck into a selection of light nibbles in the morning, or feast on a lovely high tea spread in the afternoons. If an oudoor setting is what you prefer, take a seat along the breezy veranda, for it is the perfect spot for sipping well-made beverages while watching the world go by. When you are hungry for a meal, make your way to The Dining Room to enjoy traditional Sri Lankan cuisine in a fine colonial setting.
Galle Fort Hotel Restaurant boasts an exquisite setting for an intimate dinner. The dining area overlooks the central courtyard, providing guests with a picturesque view to feast on while they dine. Dress up in your vacation best, and venture here for a meal of delightful Asian fusion cuisine dishes. The restaurant offers a dinner menu that changes on a daily basis, as well as a good selection of pastries, breakfast mains, salads and sandwiches at other times of the day.
The Fort Printers ticks all the right boxes when it comes to being a date-worthy spot. Here, you will find a variety of tasty international fare, ranging from tuna sashimi and lobster curry, to a tender lamb tagine. The cosy environment, fautless service and relaxed vibes round off a charming dining experience. On certain nights, a live band playing in the courtyard creates a vibrant setting.
Vaulted ceilings, warm lighting and tasteful wooden furnishings lend Fortaleza a rustic allure. The restaurant’s serene atmosphere provides the perfect setting for a leisurely and relaxed meal. Diners can look forward to tucking into traditional favourites, such as the Classic Fortaleza Burger or a spread of aromatic barbecued meats. Vacation makers with an adventurous palate are likely to opt for innovative items that are given a contemporary twist, such as the fish cakes with mango-cilantro salad.
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