Latest seafood in Colombo, specializing in crab and peppery dishes!
Sapphyr Lounge is Shangri-La Colombo’s official coffee stop, which resides at their lobby. It’s much more than just a cafe, with a wide array of food and drinks, combined with reasonable prices.
Casserole Restaurant is arguably the most popular family restaurant at Mount Lavinia, that dishes out some good Western and Chinese infused dishes for a decent fare.
Organicoguru specialises in - you guessed it- organic and healthy ingredients / snacks for those who like maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
The Ocean is the Kingsbury's seafood restaurant. The food is fresh off the ice onto the pan - it's good, and they also do a decent, affordable sashimi.
Lighthouse is one place that we actually felt bad leaving. The hotel is really connected to its location so you feel quite comfortably wrapped in the sunset and beach. Truly an iconic hotel.
One of a best place for cakes & bakes in Dehiwala. Cheap & delicious.
Stick No Bills has a sick collections of posters and prints at different price points. They've preserved some really cool artwork and design and are worth a visit (in the Galle Fort).
Considered the only proper dine-in experience in Batticaloa, their Indian food is pretty good.
Trainspotter at Global Towers is one of the few restaurants that's open 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, the entire experience is mediocre at best.
Empire Cafe is a little restaurant-cum-cafe housed inside the Olde Empire Hotel, a 200 year old building, right next to the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. It's a popular tourist hangout, is surprisingly affordable,…
Lakpahana is still a classic for traditional gifts (sarongs, demon masks, painted elephants). It's a central location and not too over-priced, especially if you dig.
An outdoor bar on Marine Drive with beer on tap from 11 AM to Midnight.
Robata is Mövenpick's Japanese restaurant serving a range of contemporary Japanese cuisine, along with some excellent yakitori and grills.
A restaurant by Sushi Bar in Rajagiriya, specialised in Sri Lankan food.
A spot in Kottawa known for their Lankan take on Chinese food, and booze to pair them with.
De Vos Cafe (aptly named) down De Vos Avenue is a resto adjoining the newest boutique hotel in town - Talo Urban.
A well-known restaurant and bakery in Maharagama.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.
Cafe Kumbuk takes over at Urban Island.
Hondahitha is name synonymous with great curd around the Colombo suburbs. This is their little cafe in Kohuwala which has some great waffles for cheap.
A pretty chilled out hangout spot by the beach with some great bites and BYOB.
Hotel Heritance Negombo's bar and restaurant.
Bubble Me opened a second branch at Maitland Crescent!