OSMO Fitness in Battaramulla is an all round sports centre, in progress. They have a pretty great gym here, and tennis, badminton and squash courts. A 50m swimming pool is said to be on its way, but…
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…
Sen Saal is another one of Colombo's quick eat places. LikeFab, they serve short eats, cakes, dessert and lamprais. Sen Saal is also a good example of the Sri Lankan love of making things more…
Mr Burger is a new burger joint down Bambalapitiya. Most of their burgers are so-so, but we love their Quarter Pounder.
A mainstream Indian restaurant that caters to an assortment of dishes, ranging from Chinese, to the odd Macaroni, quail, speciality egg dishes and submarines.
One Seven One is a well known restaurant in Maharagama for quality pastries, and rooftop dining.
One of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo, Chinese Dragon does an okay job.
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.
Keys. You’d think by now they’d have found some sort of replacement for these too easy to lose bits of shining, toothy metal. Utterly essential, yet absolutely infuriating, if you aren't…
Located down Nawala Road, The Coffee Rooms is a fairly new venture that plays host to three different affairs - meeting room, kid's play room and a cafe.
The new House Of Fashions is kind of amazing, though the goods (mainly clothing) they sell remains generally mediocre.
Coffee Colombo is a resto adjoining the Euro Lanka budget hotel.
Just another kadey on the side of the road that's great for getting some food on the go after work.
Burger Wish is a new burger joint in Thalawathugoda that serves up some okay burgers for an affordable price tag.
Chinese Juchunyuan in Colpetty is one of the few places in town to try out Chinese hotpot. The catch, however, is that if you don't add the right ingredients to the hotpot you'll basically end up…
One of the better eateries in Jaffna, with a wide variety of Northern Sri Lankan food
The newest addition to Java Lounge roster by the Nawala RD that hopes to provide the same experience we've come to expect from the coffee house chain
Big Mama's does Dutch food like lamprais, bolofiado, fougeti and olliebollen with a Sri Lankan twist.
Unlike their flagship store at Alexandra Place, this outlet is not a tourist hotspot and you don't have to queue up for a vacant changing room because it is rarely (if ever) crowded. The products…
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
Casuarina Beach is the go-to beach for Jaffna locals. Don't expect a bikinis-and-beers sort of scene.
The Silver Spoon is a quality buth kade in Ratmalana that serves wholesome food at decent prices. (Steer clear of the meat, though)
La Passion is a midrange, established hair salon