Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.
Seafood Cove is Mt. Lavinia Hotel's seafood restaurant. It has a great location on their private beach front, fast service and reasonably priced, fresh seafood.
Pinthaliya is a resto adjoining the popular Ambalama Leisure Restaurant in Hanwella.
Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.
One of the better eateries in Jaffna, with a wide variety of Northern Sri Lankan food
Amaya is one of the big hotels on Pasikuda bay. It's huge, and though looks-wise is a little old school, is still incredibly efficient and ideal for some holiday pampering.
The Pettah Floating Market opened on the 25th of August to a lot of hype, and it's worth it. The place is another part of Colombo's fancy urban development plan along with Arcade…
Pub Sinhara gets brownie points for its menu and decor, but the cocktails let it down.
Mama Louie's is a new pizza resto in Sooriya Village, serving up some delicious thin-crust pizza.
Shanghai Terrace is a Chinese Restaurant that recently opened up in Ethul Kotte. They serve up some good looking Chinese food at a reasonable price. There is a charming little terrace on the roof…
One of Colombo's most popular coffee shops has opened up in Nawala.
The Weras Ganga park is a cool outdoors food-court in Bellanwila, one of many affordable hangout spots popping up in Colombo lately. The food is good, the range is wide, and if the weather is cool the Weras…
Kinjou is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo. Their stuff is as Sri Lankanized as it gets, but it's just okay at best.
The Odel store near Townhall is pretty well known now, mostly to Colombo's high-end shopaholics. Their brand is a household name (if your house is in Colombo 7) and you can get top quality clothes,…
Namaste is a new Indian restaurant in Nugegoda serving mainly North Indian cuisine. While the staff are lovely and the place is nice, we can't really say the same about the food.
The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.
Mr Burger is a new burger joint down Bambalapitiya. Most of their burgers are so-so, but we love their Quarter Pounder.
Isso has a brand new outlet now. They've expanded on their seating space as well as their menu to include arrange of new and interesting dishes.
Nestled in a deserted corner of Trincomalee Harbor, The Dutch Bank Café, is the first luxury restaurant to be opened since the end of the troubles.
We had a great time here. It's a friendly spot on the beach, very near Colombo, with good Chinese food. Doesn't get much better.
The Gallery Cafe is one of those perpetually hip spots in Colombo. The ambience is one of a kind and the food is consistently good, but it will leave a dent in your wallet.
Commons is one of Colombo's most popular hangout spots. They've got a great location on flower road and a relaxed atmosphere. Its expansive menu means your spoilt for choice but quality varies depending…
Siam House serves up reliable and tasty Thai-fare, and they're built for volume and deliveries.