Melbourne is packed with a plethora of restaurants, bars and cafes, all with their own unique twist and element, which has made this city the food capital of Australia it is today. With this, comes a diverse range of cuisines on offer, and you’ll find tasty dishes from all over globe on offer here. One such cuisine is Sri Lankan, and whether you want to try a spicy fish curry loaded with spicy sambal, or are after a young jackfruit curry, there's something for everyone. And with Quandoo, you’ll be able to find and reserve the perfect Sri Lankan restaurant in Melbourne in no time!
With tourist sights ranging from Australia's oldest art gallery, The National Gallery of Victoria on St Kilda Road, to the Queen Victoria Markets to the famous St Kilda beach, you’ll be in for a treat, no matter where you find yourself in Melbourne, although if we’re honest, it’s the food that’s a standout – particularly at Melbourne’s Sri Lankan restaurants. One particularly notable Sri Lankan Melbourne restaurant is Chef Lanka. With two spaces in the city centre and Glenroy, the team takes exceptional pride in serving up a wide variety of dishes showcasing the best of Sri Lankan cuisine. This Melbourne restaurant family boasts dishes like devilled chicken, an egg and vegetable fried rice with chicken, nuts and green pea curry; fish and jackfruit curry and the moreish side, wambatu moju of pickled eggplant.
Sri Lanka may be known for its seafood, delicious curries and spicy flavours, but there is a sweet side to this country's cuisine that is not to be missed. When dining at Sri Lankan restaurants in Melbourne, don't forget to leave room for a delicious and traditional dessert. One of the most famous desserts is wattalappam, which is a cream caramel dish made with palm sugar, cashew nuts and coconut milk. Or, another delicious treat is buffalo curd made with palm treacle, as is the semolina and jaggery pudding made with semolina, jaggery, milk, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. Of course, all of this should be washed down with a beautiful and light Sri Lankan tea. And with plenty of variations to choose from in Melbourne’s Sri Lankan restaurants, your palate will be cleansed and refreshed after sipping a gorgeous ceylon black or green tea while treating yourself to a tasty dessert.
In recent years, there's been a real rise in the number of Sri Lankan restaurants in Melbourne. With many of the best Sri Lankan restaurants in Melbourne seeing queues form outside the door every single lunchtime (Chef Lanka on Little Bourke Street is particularly known for this) or dinner reservations filling up well in advance, the only way to avoid disappointment is to reserve ahead of time. With Quandoo though, all this can be avoided. All you need to do is filter you preference by location, cuisine and price point, and we’ll show you a list of the best restaurants in your area. Then, simply tell us the date and number of people in your party and we’ll do the rest. So all you need to do is worry about how much fun you’ll be having at your chosen Melbourne Sri Lankan restaurant.