Waters Edge is a splash of paradise in Colombo’s Concrete Jungle - located in Battaramulla, it’s a rich oasis with much lush greenery and some breathtaking views of the Diyawanna Lake.
Owned by the Ceylon Hotel Corporation, the Grand Ella has a great view, okay service, and mediocre food.
High Octane Fitness is found in Pamankada, pretty close to The Dutch Burger and Shiraz on Stratford Avenue. It is the best gym in Sri Lanka, need I say more?
Food Studio functions as Colombo City Centre's food court. It's a lot more upscale, both in terms of ambience and price- so watch out if you're going just for the food.
Tintagel is a historic Colombo establishment with chic design and generally good (but pricey) food at its al fresco restaurant.
Since the only proper food courts we've had in the city have been at Crescat, Excel World, Liberty and Majestic City - it's with great relief that we welcome the new one at the brand…
Jade Restaurant has been around for a few years now. Serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankanized Chinese fare, their menu is all improved and affordable.
The aptly-named Flamingo House is the newest—and probably funkiest— addition to Colombo’s restaurant repertoire. The food is inconsistent but interesting, but the excellent cocktails and crazy…
A healthy organic spot with a wide range of delicious dishes.
A pricey pub "hidden" behind a flower shop.
The perfect place to spend a weekend out of town.
Agra is another one of those rare fine dining Indian restaurants in Colombo. They're not cheap but we think their food is definitely worth the price.
YUMI is Taj Samudra's resident Japanese restaurant. What they lack in terms of variety they make up for with some delicious, specialized sushi in arguably the best setting for a Japanese restaurant…
The new Kaema Sutra, moved from its previous premises in Arcade Independence to the plush Shangri La, still serves decent-ish food at high prices
The perfect coffee shop to bring your date, a bunch of friends or just a book.
At a great view of a riverbank to chill with some delicious food
One of the best views anywhere in the city or the region, in an incredibly under-rated colonial property.
Chinese Barbecue along with other Chinese dishes. Also BOYB.
'O Leaf' is one of the best restaurant in Maharagama serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankan, Chinese & Western cuisines at an affordable price.
An old favourite, Wijaya Beach continues to serve up fresh seafood, excellent pizza and a sun-dappled ocean view.
Cloud Red is the newest and highest rooftop bar in Colomb. The view from the top is spectacular, their cocktails are good and so is the food. The drinks are a bit pricey but with the ambience we…
Pranzo has an amazing view and serves pretty good Italian and 'Sritalian' fare.
A luxurious Thai spa in Havelock Town/ Pamankada.
The Sugar Bistro & Wine Bar has set up shop amongst the swanky cafes in the newly revamped ODEL foodcourt.