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Jaffna Dinner in Colombo


Jaffna is a multicultural bustling city located in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province. Since it is home to a large number of Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims, the food here is an amalgamation of cooking styles and techniques spiced by a range of exotic Jaffna spices and ingredients. This tour lets you taste a delicious Jaffna spread in a heritage house, an unparalleled culinary experience, right in the heart of Colombo.

Why you will love it! 

  • An insight into the customs and dishes embedded in life in the Northern Province
  • An exemplary dinner in a century-old family home in the heart of Colombo
  • Indulge in a delicious spread of Jaffna themed curries and family tales

What you will experience

Jaffna cuisine is like no other in Sri Lanka. Enjoy a scrumptious Jaffna meal right in the heart of Colombo at a heritage home that has now been converted to a superb boutique hotel. As the dusk sets in, experience an exceptional and unforgettable culinary and cultural evening at what was once a Jaffna family’s home for generations.

Start the evening with a local-style cocktail as you visually savour the beautiful surroundings of manicured gardens and candlelit atmosphere. The tales and tastes drawn from the family tree will keep you mesmerized from the time you step in. The dinner is interwoven with northern charm and an array of pulse-based starters (wadeys) with coconut sambols add an exemplary touch to it. Mulligatawny broth will cleanse your palate and prepare you to devour of meat, fish and vegetable curries including the famous Jaffna Crab Curry, complemented with rice and pittu. No meal is complete without dessert, so at last enjoy the sweet delicacies, which are a contemporary take on traditional desserts.

On Request | 1.5 hours | Culinary Tours

Colombo,Sri Lanka

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