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Bavarian German Restaurant

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…

Cafe Chill

Wellawaya Road, Ella

This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food, decent WiFi and really smart and friendly staff.

FLOW (Hilton Colombo Residences)

200, Union Place, Colombo 2

FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.

Royal Thai (Cinnamon Lakeside)

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.

Nihal's (Jetwing Lighthouse Club)

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

The Fortress Resort & Spa, Koggala, Habaraduwa, Galle

A beautiful beach front luxury resort past Galle.

THE RE.PUB.LK

57, Hospital Street, 00100 Colombo, Sri Lanka

One of Colombo's newest bars, complete with an amazing WTC view and eclectic menu.

Slightly Chilled

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.

The Cricket Club Cafe

12, Flower Road, Colombo 03

The old classic at a brand new spot.

Rodeo Pub

35, Poruthota Road, Negombo

A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.

The Station

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.

Galle Fort Hotel

28, Church Street, Galle

One of the Fort's quintessential spots for accommodation and breakfast.

Earl’s Passikudah

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…

Lords (Negombo)

80, Poruthota Road, Negombo

One of Negombo's long term dining institutions.

Machang (Pasikuda)

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.

Mintage Restaurant & Pub

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.

Alhambra (Ramada)

Ground Floor, No. 30, Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mawatha, Colombo 3

Alhambra is the Ramada Hotel's North Indian restaurant.

Amangalla

10, Church Street, Galle Fort

One of the island's oldest and grandest colonial properties.

rare at Residence (Uga Residence)

20 Park Street, Colombo 3

Expensive, but probably the most modernist Sri Lankan cuisine you can get.

Flower Drum (Battaramulla)

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…

Down Town Rotti Hut (Ella)

Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella

රසම රස උදේ කෑම, දවල් කෑම, රෑ කෑම වේලක් කන්න හරි හොඳ තේකක් නැත්නම්…

Zip Sip Delivery App

A local app that delivers alcohol, mixers, and more within an hour.

OZO Kandy

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.

Tri Lanka

Aladuwa Watte, Pelassa, Thitthagalle, Ahangama

Sri Lanka's newest, chicest eco-resort.