By Viator

Cut through the confusion of Colombo’s legendary street food by tasting your way through the city on a private food tour. A local guide leads you through a popular market and shows you where locals love to eat, drink, and shop. Eight food tastings and two drink samples are included so you can taste the flavors of the city for yourself.



  • Colombo street food and the market tour gives you a taste of local culture.
  • Taste eight dishes and two non-alcoholic drinks that are popular with locals.
  • Private tour lets you customize your experience for your group.
  • Great value—all tastings and private guide included.



What is included

  • Local guide
  • Private tour
  • non alcoholic drinks
  • No hotel pickup and drop-off
  • No extra food and drinks




Departure and Return

Departure Point: Fort, Colombo.

Return Details: Gas Paha Junction, Sea St, Colombo 01300.




What To Expect

Itinerary: This is the typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Colombo Fort Railway Station, Olcott Mawatha Road, Colombo.

Meet your host at Fort Railway Station, at the inquiries desk. Duration: 10 minutes.


Stop At: Dutch Museum, Prince Street, Colombo 01100.

Kickstart your day nearby with a tasty King Coconut that will give you energy! Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: Pettah, Colombo.

Have a fresh (milk) tea on the street, and enjoy the vibe of the market. Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: Red Masjid, 228 2nd Cross Street, Colombo 01100.

Go on a spicy adventure and try out various pickled fruit, nearby the Red Masjid. A bit further, taste the best chips you can get: cassava chips! Freshly made in front of you. Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: Kayman’s Gate, 4th Cross St, Colombo 01100.

Go for some delicious samosas! Duration: 30 minutes.



Stop At: Old Town Hall, Fort, Colombo.

Surprise your senses with some exotic fruit at the local market, near the old town hall. Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: All Saints Church, Hulftsdorp, Colombo.

Enjoy the famous Lamprais or Kottu in a secret restaurant nearby. Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: New Kathiresan Temple, 11 Sea St, Colombo 01300.

Discover many types of bananas and try out 3 different varieties at a place close by. Duration: 20 minutes.


Stop At: Wolvendaal Church, Wolfendhal Street, Colombo 01100.

End with a sweet delight: winter melon candy, at a place near the Church. Duration: 20 minutes



Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • Near public transportation.
  • Most travelers can participate.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate.



Cancellation Policy

If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. Learn more about cancellations.

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