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10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore [2023]

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Sri Lankan Food Singapore

Best Sri Lankan Food Singapore
Best Sri Lankan Food Singapore

Singapore is a melting pot of cultures and one of the many cuisines that can be found here is Sri Lankan food. There are many great Sri Lankan restaurants here that will satisfy your cravings. While Sri Lankan cuisine is not as well-known as, say, Indian or Thai food, it is definitely worth trying if you’re looking for something different.

In this blog post, we will list the best Sri Lankan restaurants in Singapore. So whether you’re a Sri Lankan expat missing home-cooked food or just curious to try something new, read on for some great recommendations and these restaurants will surely appeal to you!

1. Shahi Maharani North Indian Restaurant

Shahi Marani -10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesIndian restaurant
Address252 North Bridge Rd, #03–21B, Singapore 179103
Phone+65 6235 8840
Operating HoursDaily: 12–2:30PM, 6:30–10:30PM

Alas! The former Moghul rulers are no longer in power! However, they have left a legacy that is so rich in gastronomic extravagance that it has endured over time and will continue to do so for future generations.

Enjoy Shahi Maharani’s delectable North Indian cuisine. With live music and a setting evocative of Indian royal palaces, Shahi Maharani, a restaurant in Raffles City, delivers a memorable culinary journey through real Indian food. As if you were a true maharani, feel caressed and serenaded.

Key Differentiators

  • With rich heritage
  • Tasty food
  • Delectable cuisine

Customer Testimonial

Excellent food and service. Their weekend lunch buffets are great value. Ala carte portions are generous so you’d need to have a group of at least 4 to try a variety of dishes. Enough options on the menu to satisfy meat eaters and vegetarians


2. Kotuwa

Kotuwa -10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesRestaurant
Address2 Dickson Rd, Level 1 Wanderlust Hotel, Singapore 209494
Phone+65 6970 7838
Operating HoursWEDNESDAY – FRIDAY:

Kotuwa honors the 35-year-Sri old’s Lankan roots by emphasizing a lively, modern, and laid-back vibe and focusing on traditional Sri Lankan cuisine.

Its name, which also means “fort” in Sinhalese, refers to the central business district of the Sri Lankan capital and serves as a reminder of the historical forts that Portuguese, Dutch, and British settlers as well as Sri Lankan kings built and had an impact on the history, culture, and cuisine of the nation.

Key Differentiators

  • Food
  • Wine
  • Cocktails

Customer Testimonial

We had a great experience here. The food was super tasty with great flavours. Every dish was well crafted and high quality. Also the cocktails we had were impressive too. The restaurant has a modern, fun atmosphere, located in a backstreet, this place is definitely worth the effort to go there.


3. Rasa Bojun Singapore

Rasa Bojun Singapore -10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesSri Lankan restaurant
Address665 Buffalo Rd, #01-280 Tekka Centre, Singapore 210665
Phone+65 9105 0475
Operating HoursTuesday to Sunday: 9:30AM–9:30PM

If you’re looking for a Sri Lankan restaurant with a more modern and casual vibe, then Rasa Bojun is a great option. This restaurant is located in the heart of Buffalo Rd, and it offers an array of Homemade Sri Lankan cuisine and Sri Lankan favorites like Kottu roti, Hoppers, and Sri Lankan curries. So if you’re looking for some Sri Lankan comfort food, Rasa Bojun is the place to go!

Key Differentiators

  • Tasty
  • Comfort Food
  • With Sri Lankan favorites

Customer Testimonial

Authentic flavors, a good heap of spice, and healthy portions. The owner chef is helpful if you need recommendations and each dish is masterfully crafted with its own distinct flavor profile. I just missed out on the quail eggs tonight (the customer just ahead of me took the last 2 portions), but I will be back to eat them next time.

The chili prawns were spicy and tangy, jack fruit curry was buttery, the cashew nut curry was thick and creamy, the Mango curry was a nice sweet and sour counter flavor. The owner was nice enough to thrown in a yellow lentil and mustard greens curry that was a nice coll down for the spice. I will be back again soon for sure!

Min Yoo

4. Ceylonese

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Key ServicesAsian restaurant
Address61 Dickson Rd, Singapore 209528
Phone+65 9186 6817
Operating HoursWednesday to Sunday: 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Ceylon is the best option if you’re looking for a modern, calmer Sri Lankan restaurant. This restaurant, located in the middle of Dickson Road, serves a variety of well-known Sri Lankan foods, including curries, hoppers, and kottu roti. Therefore, Ceylonese is your best bet if you’re craving authentic Sri Lankan food.

Key Differentiators

  • Tasty food
  • Great customer service
  • Sri Lankan Cuisine

Customer Testimonial

Authentic Sri Lankan cuisine. Five star service in a relaxed environment. Very cheap also. Visit here if you want a true Sri Lankan experience! Well done!


5. The Curry Club

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Key ServicesIndian restaurant
Address11 Mohamed Sultan Rd, Singapore 239010
Phone+65 8616 1490
Operating HoursMonday:
4:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Tuesday to Sunday:
2:00 PM – 10:30 PM

The Curry Club opened its first location at 11 Mohamed Sultan Road in 2020. After the Singapore Indian Association’s Wednesday Curry Club Networking Events, which took place every other week of the month, were a success, this was done. This outlet’s three guiding principles are hospitality, consistency, and hygiene.

After quickly seeing the demand, the restaurant developed its own Spicy Masala (Grandma’s red-style masala) to prepare the Shellout (Crabs, Prawns, Mussels, Clams, Corn, and Mixed Vegetables – accompanied with Kicap Fish).

Key Differentiators

  • Hospitality
  • Consistency
  • Hygiene

Customer Testimonial

Beautiful restaurant with an industrial reno!!! Soothing background music. Humbly served by Fazil. Attentive & anticipated on service checking for my table. Good staff means great leadership by the managers. Well done.

Food portions are perfect… cannot finish no problem can do a take away too.

Mutton Satti Sooru was nice but just a little salty.

The garlic prawns were sizzling excellent!

Meat Lovers Murtabak was to die for!

Bar is full fledged!! Great choices of alcohols!!! Decently priced which is super affordable.

Definitely highly recommended.


6. Premaas Cuisine Pte. Ltd.

Premaas Cuisine Pte.Ltd-10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesIndian restaurant
Address6 Dalhousie Ln, Singapore 209675
Phone+65 6392 3644
Operating HoursTuesday to Sunday: 11:30AM–10PM

A harmonized dish that enhances the quality of the primary ingredient is the goal of Premaas Cuisine. It involves developing flavors. You have come to the perfect location if you are seeking the best modern Malabar cuisine, made by talented master chefs to titillate your taste buds.

Premaas offers traditional dishes from Kerala with outstanding flavor and natural goodness, free of Ajinomoto, preservatives, and artificial coloring.

Key Differentiators

  • NO Ajinamotto
  • No Preservatives
  • No Artificial Coloring

Customer Testimonial

When thinking of eating biryani, Premaas would be always be our family first choice. We love how the food served with their banana leaf, it smells really nice. And they do not add in msg/ preserves.
Tried their perata also, always sold out very quickly.


7. The Boiler

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Key ServicesSeafood restaurant
Address18 Howard Rd, #01-06 Novelty Bizcentre, Singapore 369585
Phone+65 6635 1285
Operating HoursDaily: 11:30AM–2:30PM, 5–10:30PM

Fresh seafood is served at The Boiler, a seafood restaurant, along with powerful, bold sauces that are flavored with both indigenous and foreign spices. The dish is known as seafood boil. By reviving the harmonizing essence of fresh, flavorful seafood and a casual dining environment under one roof, it seeks to awaken your five senses.

The Boiler serves guests of all appetites with a cozy atmosphere and superb cuisine. Visit The Boiler to be seduced by the finest music, the tastiest seafood, and a limitless supply of alcohol. Bring your loved ones together to enjoy the best meals and companionship ever. By the conclusion of your meal, we guarantee you’ll have tasty fingers.

Key Differentiators

  • Unique Dining Experience
  • Secret recipe
  • Fusion of Asian and American spice

Customer Testimonial

Came here to celebrate my wife birthday. The staffs are super friendly and attentive. Like the ambience and food here. Seafood are fresh, dessert are superb. Highly recommended.

Special thanks to Moises for his superb hospitality. Will definitely come back again! Cheers !


8. Chin Huat Live Seafood

Chin Huat Live Seafood-10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesSeafood restaurant
Address105 Clementi Street 12, Sunset Way, #01-30, Singapore 120105
Phone+65 6775 7348
Operating HoursThursday to Tuesday:
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM
5:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Chin Huat Live Seafood, the first of its type, transformed the local seafood restaurant industry by enabling customers to choose their preferred live catch right from the tanks. With a delectable menu of distinctive flavors and cooking techniques, Chin Huat Live Seafood, a favorite among celebrities and aficionados alike, carries on his heritage of offering live seafood at reasonable costs today.

Key Differentiators

  • Promotions
  • Live seafood
  • Singapore’s Pioneer

Customer Testimonial

Came here for dinner on a weekday and had a good time. Not only did we pick the live fish that we wanted, but the staff were also attentive and friendly.

Food was very tasty with our favourite being the razor clam, the golden salted egg eggplants and fish maw soup. We’ve ordered their crabs to-go and they were yummy too.

They have many tables, so we didn’t have to book. But can always call in to check just in case.

Overall recommend! We’ll definitely come back.


9. HolyCrab

HolyCrab-10 Best Sri Lankan Food in Singapore (
Key ServicesSeafood restaurant
Address13 Stamford Rd, #01-85 Arcade @ Capitol, Singapore 178905
Phone+65 8444 2722
Operating HoursLunch
Mon – Sun: 1130 – 1430
Mon – Sun: 1730 – 2230

HolyCrab is eager to start the next adventure at its new location, the historic Capitol Arcade in the center of Singapore’s cultural area.

The allure and magic provided by the stunning historic structures Capitol Theatre, Capitol Building, and Stamford House are seductive and intriguing.

The charming architecture brings back romantic memories of Victorian whimsy. A lovely setting with a bright atrium is where tradition and creativity collide. A memory captures a moment in time that enchants the observer.

Key Differentiators

  • Award-winning
  • Class Package
  • Freshest Sri Lanka crab 

Customer Testimonial

Great place for a nice family seafood dinner!

Staff are very friendly and nice.

The octopus was fresh and well seasoned! Really enjoyed the flavor of it.

Crabs were well cooked too and the sauce were very flavorful.

Would come back in the future!


10. Cloudstreet

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Key ServicesRestaurant
Address 84 Amoy St, Singapore 069903
Phone+65 6513 7868
Operating HoursTuesday to Thursday: 6:30–9PM
Friday & Saturday: 12–2:30PM, 6:30–9PM

Cloudstreet celebrates ingredient-driven cuisine and seasonality with a forward-thinking yet refined approach to gastronomy that fuses several cultures and inspirations into an exuberant expression.

It gives diners the option to go a little closer to the action and was created especially to facilitate close interactions between chef and guest.

Key Differentiators

  • Progressive yet sophisticated approach to gastronomy
  • Marrying disparate cultures and influences in an exuberant expression
  • Champions ingredient-driven cuisine

Customer Testimonial

Interesting cuisine with Asian influences found in the presentation and flavours of the food. Service staff were also very attentive and jovial which added to the dining experience in the semi private room. After the main meal, we adjourned to another seating area on the second level to have the dessert. It was thoughtful and well executed for the patrons to relax and enjoy the post meal dessert. Worth a visit!


Sri Lankan Food Singapore

So there you have it, the best Sri Lankan food in Singapore! From fiery curries to soothing coconut milk rice, Sri Lankan cuisine offers a little something for everyone. So next time you’re in the mood for something new, be sure to check out one of these great restaurants.

And if you’re looking for more culinary inspiration, be sure to check out our other articles on the best food in Singapore. Bon appetite!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Singapore. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Singapore. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Singapore has to offer.