tasty pizzas in Colombo

The 7 Best Pizzas In Colombo

Have a craving for tasty pizzas in Colombo? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Sri Lanka has an incredible food and drink scene: burgers, cocktails, coffee and more.

Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting, this is one place where carb lovers will be safe and sound.

Put your game face on; get ready to eat your bodyweight in fresh cheese and chargrilled dough at these seven best places for pizza…

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1. Harpo’s Pizza

Harpo’s has been in Colombo over 15 years and has built itself a great reputation among Colombars for having the best slice in town.

The pizzas tend to be on the pricier side, but it’s high quality ingredients and delicious toppings justify the price tag.

2. Giovanni’s

Giovanni’s on Thimbirigasyaya Road is a cosy and charming bistro with pizzas cooked in a clay oven. The owner varies the toppings depending on what’s fresh that day.

Pizzas have perfect chewy crusts and charring from the flames.

3. Caterina Pizzeria

This family-owned business cooks up delicious pizzas. They’re cooked for few minutes in a traditional fire wood oven for superb flavour.

Thin, crispy and so tasty.

4. Il Ponte

This is a beautiful poolside Trattoria at the Hilton Hotel that serves authentic Italian food, including pizza.

Toppings include Parma ham, silver prawns, artichokes or peppery rocket leaves.

5. Belmio Pizza

Belmio Pizza is an Italian pizzeria, cooking up authentic thin crust pizzas in Colombo that taste as good as they look. There’s a huge 26 different pizzas to choose from; rosemary potatoes, four cheese or even salmon with caviar.

6. Caffe Michaelangelo

With traditional pies such as a Margherita or four cheese, this lovely cafe also has creative Sri Lankan twists. They serve a hot butter cuttlefish pizza, beef pethi and a chicken korma pizza.

Whatever topping you choose, the wood-fired crispy dough will be delicious.

7. Il Cielo

This upscale restaurant looks out over the beautiful Beira Lake and often has live music. As well as being a romantic spot for dinner, the pizzas are top notch.

An Italian head chef cooks up Roman-style pizzas with homemade tomato sauce and fresh toppings.

Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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