The ultimate Colombo street sweet.
Are you one of those people who would like to pick up stray dogs off the streets and take them all home? YAMU met a bunch of people like that last week at the Girls Guide Association. The…
Turtle hatcheries are good for the environment, save lives, and incredibly fun. There are a few lovely ones down the coast, especially in and around the Kosgoda area. We visited the Kosgoda Sea…
If you have a penchant for birds, nature and general chilling on a canoe, this is the place to be.
It's all about that char-grilled goodness.
A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.
Dinemore's never struck me as an exceptional place. I've always enjoyed the food and found it tasty, but it's not the kind of place I'd actively choose to go to – it was more of an oh it's just round…
The Body Bar gym sits down Jawatte Avenue (Jawatte Road) in Colombo 7. It seems to be quite quite popular with folks in Colombo - it's clean and there's a sense of homeliness that you look for in…
Bangladesh's favourite Burger joint is now available in Sri Lanka. The burgers are tasty and we love it.
Great BYOB open restaurant, made of wood with an amazing view of a lake.. superb place to chill out!
Carnival is a Sri Lankan institution, serving not great but cheap ice cream in an accessible and interesting location.
Aside from their buffet, OZO actually has a pretty good a-la carte menu with an interesting range of dishes from burgers to steak.
Mr Burger is a new burger joint down Bambalapitiya. Most of their burgers are so-so, but we love their Quarter Pounder.
Tasty Caterers is one of the better bakeries in Colombo. They've got a good range of savouries, and some of the best eclairs in the city.
The Royal College Gym is found in the Royal College Sports Complex, home to Royal ruggerites and sportsmen alike. The complex comprises of the famous rugby field (this is where the Bradby takes…
A cozy cafe serving breakfast all day.
Sulthan Palace (formerly Rahumania) is a great spot at the Town Hall hub to get a delicious, cheap range of biriyanis, meats and even Sri Lankanized Chinese.
Barefoot Cafe is the best place to hang out in Colombo. It's a chilled place to meet or make friends, see art, hear music, eat good food and drink affordable beer.
Great please to have a delicious Chinese meal freely at an amazing lake view
Sri Lanka's first commercial 3D print-shop has started up. This young company will print almost any design from, say, Thingiverse, customize it, or help you design something of your own.
Pagoda Tea Rooms is basically the only place to chill out at on Chatham Street - it's in a lovely building from all the way back in 1884. They do a super lamprais, and fun fact: Duran Duran shot a…
Blue Lagoon restaurant serves nice and surprisingly affordable food in a magnificent venue.
Tintagel is a historic Colombo establishment with chic design and generally good (but pricey) food at its al fresco restaurant.