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...
Streat360 is an interesting little restaurant featuring 'street food' from different countries. The interior is quite fancy but the prices aren't half bad....
Diwan is a new multi-cuisine restaurant on Sri Saranankara Road. It's mostly known for it's Indian cuisine, which is what we tried, but they also...
Spice Coast has good Indian food on Marine Drive. We personally think this is an ideal place for Indian takeaway/delivery and not a bad place to dine...
If you thought you'd tried the entire local burger monarchy, think again, cause we just found Burger Queen. It may not blow your mind, but...
Pho serves up simple and healthy Vietnamese food. It's not as flavorful as we'd like, but they're very new and we think they'll improve.
Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that offers one of the best cocktail menus we've come across in recent times, with some good food to...
Jeorgie's is a new burger place in Nawala - the burgers are huge (and not so healthy), and the fruit smoothies are amaze.
The ultimate Colombo street sweet.
The Living Room is a cool place to have a drink in the Galle Fort.
This rather busy bar has good food and drinks, but is quite expensive.
TM Dilshan's bar has a great selection of imported liquors, some creative cocktails and good bar food.
When it comes to value for money, The Station is pretty difficult to beat. They tick all the right boxes with their ambience, service and food.
The Long Bar at Water's Edge has lovely location and pretty good food and drinks
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...
Saaraketha is probably the best-known supplier of organic produce in Colombo. They've got a charming little shop down Ward Place.
Sahan Agro is one of the handful of places in Colombo where you can get organic vegetables and fruits, and other natural products like bee's honey.
299 is the only shop in the whole of Colombo where everything in stock costs only 299 rupees.
Glitteray is an online jewellery store that sells a select range of silver jewellery.
Aashkii at the Arcade is a chic store with a range of Indian and local designer clothing and quality saris.
Hameedia is one of the leading menswear stores in Sri Lanka. Their prices aren't cheap but they've got a great selection of both apparel, shoes...
The Tommy Hilfiger store at the Arcade has got a decent selection for mostly men - great quality, big prices, and a wide range of plaid shirts.
Splash is an international franchise with an awesome collection of casual and party wear. It's pricey, but they've got a great range of pants, tshirts...
Tropic of Linen is a great place for quality linen and cotton clothing at good prices. They're already popular in Galle.
This small cinema has one hall with very comfortable lounge chairs (Gold) and another regular hall (Deluxe)
This simple clock tower has an emotional attachment for most Sri Lankans. It is also roughly kilometer zero, the distance of all major roads is...
Independence Square is still a great place to relax in Colombo. It's part monument, part park, part walking ground. It's main function seems to...
Kitulgala is Sri Lanka's white water rafting central because of its access to the Kelani river. We stayed at Ceylon Adventures where we rafted, trekked...
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 Beach is an all suite hotel in Negombo. They've got an unbeatable location, breathtaking views of the ocean and sunset, good food at their...
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.
HelpAge is a Sri Lankan charity that's very serious about caring for the elderly generation.
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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