The Sambodhi Chaithya is a beautiful temple built on top of two impressive intersecting concrete arches.
As far as safe bets go, Bayleaf is right up there. Good Italian fare at not too exorbitant prices, and a rather extensive menu to choose from.
De Vos Cafe (aptly named) down De Vos Avenue is a resto adjoining the newest boutique hotel in town - Talo Urban.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.
Healthy food doesn't have to be boring and Superfood Café is proving it with its vibrant food with delicious flavours.
Cafe Kumbuk takes over at Urban Island.
Biriyani, fried chicken, and burgers.
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.
A rooftop Italian fine dining restaurant behind Gangaramaya Temple.
Cajun On Wheels is a Singaporean franchise that serves good seafood, at a price.
Hondahitha is name synonymous with great curd around the Colombo suburbs. This is their little cafe in Kohuwala which has some great waffles for cheap.
Found on the ground floor of the Buddhist Cultural Centre near Thunmulla junction, Ranbath is the newest restaurant in town that serves up organic and completely vegetarian food for a decent fare.
The National Postal Museum is a surprisingly well maintained collection elaborately detailing Sri Lanka's ...well you guessed it - postal history.
Bubble Me opened a second branch at Maitland Crescent!
The food court of the largest mall in Sri Lanka! Explore the exciting options they have on offer.
Located near Lipton roundabout, Red Panda serves up some good Chinese fare for a decent price.
An Indian streetfood joint with ridiculously reasonable prices.
A bar and restaurant in Kottawa serving cheap booze. Food isn't bad either.
Colombo 7's newest hotel rooftop bar, at Jetwing's first ever Colombo property.
Aththamma at Pelawatte is a nice place to grab some authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry for a cheap price. They're known for their super tasty Ambul Thiyal curry.
Fuel Restaurant is an option to grab some popular Lankan and Western-style snacks when you're in Wattala.
The Nelum Pokuna Art Street is Colombo's only or at least oldest 'street art' space: a long pavement stretch of paintings by local artists, opposite Viharamahadevi Park, frequented by art enthusiasts…
Café La Défense has a new outlet in Bambalapitiya, down Kotelawala Avenue.
Restaurant that focuses on North Indian cuisine and touches upon a few others as well.