Berlin Sky Lounge is a rooftop bar located on the 7th floor of The Goldblock. They do a promising job in delivering German pub food, and some fine cocktails.
Shirohana is an upscale outlet which has probably the most branches around Colombo. The Shirohana Romantica covers Havelock Town and the Colombo 5 area pretty good. Besides that your closest bet is Blooms…
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
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…
The first bar in Colombo that allows you to bid on your drinks through a neat mobile application.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
Fast and reasonably priced Indian fare with an unintentionally quirky ambience.
A new rice & curry spot in Kirulupone Avenue that whips up a quality meal.
The Pettah Floating Market opened on the 25th of August to a lot of hype, and it's worth it. The place is another part of Colombo's fancy urban development plan along with Arcade…
The Silver Spoon is a quality buth kade in Ratmalana that serves wholesome food at decent prices. (Steer clear of the meat, though)
Formed by cyclists for the fitfam!
Kangaroo is not the cheapest cab, but it's probably the most professional and reliable.
The new and refurbished movie theatres by Scope Cinemas.
Kaha Buth Gedara does more than just kaha buth.
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.
La Passion is a midrange, established hair salon
Pub Sinhara gets brownie points for its menu and decor, but the cocktails let it down.
Mama Louie's is a new pizza resto in Sooriya Village, serving up some delicious thin-crust pizza.
Shanghai Terrace is a Chinese Restaurant that recently opened up in Ethul Kotte. They serve up some good looking Chinese food at a reasonable price. There is a charming little terrace on the roof…
Good ambience, decent food, over-rated chili paste. Okay value for groups.
A Mexican-themed rooftop bar by Trillium Boutique City Hotel.
Panorama is a bar cum restaurant that we don't love as a restaurant, though we have heard good things about the bar. Come here at sunset for the view and don't be too picky about anything else.
Almonds is the mysterious new restaurant on Galle Road. We stopped by to see what all the hullabaloo was.
A gang of hairdressers operating out of three small rooms on Vajira Road, with a branch in Mount Lavinia.