Local Flavors of Colombo: Tasty Food Tour

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Local Flavors of Colombo: Tasty Food Tour

Spoken in: English, Hindi, Sinhala, Tamil


( 34 reviews ) star Food tour Colombo 1 - 8 watch_later 3 hours
  • Taste the famous Sri Lankan Hoppers
  • Discover the city through its local dishes
  • Eat the best Kottu in town!
  • Meet local vendors where the locals buy from
  • Learn about Colombo's charms
  • 100% personalized to your dietary needs

You will meet here: Mount Lavinia Hotel

What you can expect

Explore the most delicious local foods on a private tour that will take you through the best flavors in Colombo. Go truly local!
I will only take you to food vendors frequented by the locals and who still do traditional and special recipes as they were passed from generation to generation.

Try some of the freshest seafood in Sri Lanka that most travelers don't know but it is a big thing in the country and we are really proud of it. Or how about a vegetarian treat that you can mix up with a combo of delicious curry with rice.

After a little bit of eating, take a break for a cup of traditional Sri Lankan tea. Then, move on to try the famous Sri Lankan Hoppers, a range of dishes based on a fermented batter, usually made of rice flour and coconut milk with spices. It's delicious!

Time to try some yummy samosas and the best Kottu in Sri Lankan! The kottu is a spicy stir-fry of roti with vegetable. And how could I forget about the traditional salad called Achcharu, it definitely will be a part of your food journey in Colombo!

And of course, enjoy traditional sweets and a refreshing fruit juice. Now your sweet tooth is satisfied!

This is not only about food, you will also discover the city and I will tell you interesting local stories along the way for a complete private experience in the city.

Do you have any restrictions or diet requirements? Let me know and I can personalize this tour for you. Get ready for the food tour of your lifetime and follow my friendly tip - come hungry!


This is the plan

Tasting 1
Beef/Chicken Samosas
Tasting 2
Vegetable Rotti Triangle
Tasting 3
Traditional Sri Lankan Sweets
Tasting 4
Coconut Rotti with Coconut Milk Curry & Coconut Sambol
Tasting 5
Export Quality Tea Tasting
Tasting 6
Sri Lankan Traditional Rice Hoppers /Egg Hoppers
Tasting 7
Achcharu: Spicy Sri Lankan Fruit Salads
Tasting 8
Cheese & Chicken : Kottu Rotti
Tasting 9
Fresh Fruit Juice
Tasting 10
Sea Food Fries: Prawn Fries & Crab Fries

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Food tour details

Type
Private Food tour
Mode of transport
Car
Duration
3 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Mount Lavinia Hotel
Guest pick-up
no
Confirmation
instant confirmation
Cancellation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkMeals
check2 non alcoholic drinks
Not included
closePrivate Pickup
closeAdditional Food Portions
closeTRANSPORT EXPENSES

Arqam

Storyteller / Chatterbox

34 reviews

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