No. 11 Galle Face Court 2, Colombo 3
The Bavarian has been around for ages, and is still hugely popular. Change can be a good thing but sometimes when you're doing something right, you should stick to it, and that's exactly what…
Wellawaya Road, Ella
This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food, decent WiFi and really smart and friendly staff.
200, Union Place, Colombo 2
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
Cinnamon Lakeside, 115 Sir Chittampalam A. Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 2
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
Jetwing Lighthouse, Dadella, Galle
The main restaurant at the luxe Jetwing Lighthouse Club in Galle, serving up special degustation menus and bespoke dishes.
The Fortress Resort & Spa, Koggala, Habaraduwa, Galle
A beautiful beach front luxury resort past Galle.
57, Hospital Street, 00100 Colombo, Sri Lanka
One of Colombo's newest bars, complete with an amazing WTC view and eclectic menu.
29A, Anagarika Dharmapala Mawatha, Kandy.
Quirky name, location with a near-aerial view of the city, and great food, more people need to know about Slightly Chilled.
12, Flower Road, Colombo 03
The old classic at a brand new spot.
35, Poruthota Road, Negombo
A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.
1/41 Wasala Road, Dehiwala
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.
28, Church Street, Galle
One of the Fort's quintessential spots for accommodation and breakfast.
103, Pasikudah road, Kalkudah
The warm reception we received on arriving at Earl's was an early indication of how good a time we were going to have there. Only a short walk away from Passikudah beach, this friendly and…
80, Poruthota Road, Negombo
One of Negombo's long term dining institutions.
103, Passikudah, Kalkudah, Batticaloa
Machang is a great place to get your booze on out there on the Pasikudah strip, with large space and a single strip of concrete tables on the side that was open to the sky.
154, Kynsey Road, Colombo 08.
A chilled out place in the heart of Colombo for a nibble and drink after work with friends, which doesn't require you to dress up or shell out serious dough.
Ground Floor, No. 30, Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo 3
Alhambra is the Ramada Hotel's North Indian restaurant.
10, Church Street, Galle Fort
One of the island's oldest and grandest colonial properties.
20 Park Street, Colombo 3
Expensive, but probably the most modernist Sri Lankan cuisine you can get.
418. Pannipitiya Road, Pelawatte, Battaramulla
The Flower Drum in Pelawatte sits on top of HSBC Bank and Perera and Sons; a small and convenient restaurant for the occasional dinners with friends or family, although probably not the most ideal place to…
Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella
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A local app that delivers alcohol, mixers, and more within an hour.
31 Saranankara Rd, Kandy
OZO is a big, modern hotel in the Kandy city center. The restaurant and the roof bar are worth checking out.
Aladuwa Watte, Pelassa, Thitthagalle, Ahangama
Sri Lanka's newest, chicest eco-resort.
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