The VOC is a one of the best places in the city to get lamprais, and we've heard their burgers are pretty good too.
Colombo's only drive-through bakery. They've got good ice cream and amazing chocolate fudge cake.
ZEN is a brand new Japanese restaurant on Rosmead Place. While their menu is a bit limited, the food was tasty and authentic. Their service however, needs...
Curry Leaves is one of Colombo's oldest Indian restaurants, but remains mostly under the radar. Their strength lies in their biryani, but the rest...
Pizza Hut's stuff isn't half bad, and their desserts are actually quite great, but the portions don't justify the prices.
The Cricketers Arms is what we'd call an affordable fine dining experience with good food, great service and tasteful ambience. A worthy contender to...
Vivace is a new, relatively unknown coffee lounge by The Fab. They've got a chic space but both the food and drinks were underwhelming.
Garton's Ark is a floating (boat) restaurant in the Nugegoda Wetlands Park.
Affordable and pretty tasty office lunches, with free delivery.
TM Dilshan's bar has a great selection of imported liquors, some creative cocktails and good bar food.
Cannon is a bar in the Galle Dutch Hospital. Great location, OK food and drink.
Summer Garden on Green Path is a popular watering hole among men. It's not much for ambience, but they do some affordable, hearty meat dishes.
The Kingsbury hotel is a massive unmistakable building if you're driving by Galle Face - it's one of the grander ones in the city, with an...
ZaZa Bar at Casa Colombo is one of those bars that doesn't really get much attention. We dropped in to have a few drinks and were quite impressed.
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...
Breeze Bar at Cinnamon Grand is one of Colombo's most popular poolside bars, and it's a great place to chill with some friends. The food is good,...
Playtrix is the new sports bar at CR & FC, and it's a welcome change from the generic bars in Colombo. They've got more than 15 flat screen...
The Shore By O! has become of the most popular venues to go out and have a drink with friends. It's still one of the most affordable places in...
MINI Opened up their very first showroom in Sri Lanka a few months back. We dropped in to have a look at their latest offerings and their pretty cool.
Tropic of Linen is a great place for quality linen and cotton clothing at good prices. They're already popular in Galle.
Art of Living offers voguish designer home ware at affordable prices.
Buddhi Batiks takes the tradition of the batik industry and revamps them to create designer fashion.
Kangaroo is not the cheapest cab, but it's probably the most professional and reliable.
Damith is an excellent mens tailor. This outlet has higher-end stuff (imported fabrics, like Zegna) and some ready to wear items.
The Brick Lane Cookie Company opened up their newest stall in Fort a couple of weeks ago. We tried a bunch of their cookies along with their...
Peeptoe does shoes with personality. They even have cute names.
Rithihi is more like a one stop store for handwoven traditional saris from various Indian States.
All that's left of what we think was a seven story palace is a few high walls in stone and brick. It was built in the late 1100s but is still...
The Maritime Museum in Galle showcases a collection of boat models, maps, artillery and things found from ship-wrecks, some almost a century old.
Probably Sri Lanka's proudest monument. The huge rock is worth a climb for any visitor.
The Moon Bastion (part of the Galle Fort) is the best place to catch the sunset.
The All Saints' Church is a striking feature at the Galle Fort with its gothic columns and roof.
The Meeran Mosque in Galle Fort is beautiful on the inside with stained glass and lovely tiles on the floors.
There are a lot of reasons to be at the Galle Fort rampart - from the super view of the sea and corals, to the snake charmers and guys who dive off...
The Bellanwila Raja Maha Vihara is a popular temple just outside of Colombo (Boralesgamuwa). The bodhi-tree on the temple premises is one of the...
The sea turtle hatchery of Hikkaduwa is a cool conservation farm for sea turtles - it's got a variety of turtle species and info about their struggle...
Yathra (by Jetwing) is a houseboat that docks and sails on the Bentota River.
Galle Heritage Villa is a beautiful place to stay at in the Galle Fort - this massive house of sorts is by the same guys who brought us Jetwing...
Hotel J is a Jetwing budget hotel in Negombo - the rooms are comfy and the theme is pleasant.
Ruuk Village is a cabana resort in Kalpitiya - it's a very outdoorsy holiday place ideal for people who like camping and spending time with nature. It's...
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...
Theva Residency is a small boutique hotel - and open restaurant - about a fifteen minute drive from Kandy's center. The view here of the empire city...
Cinnamon Red is the newest Colombo hotel, on Green Path. Their rooftop bar is the highest in the city and the view around the city is amazing.
906 is the name of a Taru Villa in Hikkaduwa - they've also got similarly beautiful holiday-getaways in Bentota and Colombo. 906 is a very comfy, private...
If you don't already know, Hambantota is on the news and it isn't good news that's coming from over there.
The Rani Violet Elders Home - located in Moratuwa - is home to 5 elderly uncles and 21 elderly aunties. The Home, run by the Colombo Gospel...
The Animal Welfare & Protection Association has got an animal shelter in Dehiwala full of cats and dogs who need homes and help.
Animal SOS Sri Lanka is a registered UK charity that looks after the welfare of street animals. Kim Cooling is its founder.
SocialService.lk is a charity founded a year ago and run by Shihan Haniff. He puts together several different outreach programs every week, gets a...
Salvage Sri Lanka helps the underprivileged - women, people affected by HIV and ex addicts. They help by providing an avenue of making some extra cash and...
Thusare Talking Hands is an Acupressure Therapy & Training Center where all of the masseurs are partially or fully visually impaired.
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