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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 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.

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…

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.

Alhambra (Ramada)

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

Alhambra is the Ramada Hotel's North Indian restaurant.

rare at Residence (Uga Residence)

20 Park Street, Colombo 3

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

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…

Tri Lanka

Aladuwa Watte, Pelassa, Thitthagalle, Ahangama

Sri Lanka's newest, chicest eco-resort.

A Minute By Tuk (Galle Dutch Hospital)

Old Hospital Building, Galle Fort, Galle

A Minute By Tuk is a little eatery in the Galle Dutch Hospital. The ambience is cool since it's up on a deck, but the food is pricey and just okay.

Jetwing Lighthouse Club

Jetwing Lighthouse, Dadella, Galle

Like the famous Jetwing Lighthouse - but fancier.

The Living Room By TPV

50A Lighthouse Street, Galle Fort, Galle

The Living Room is a cool place to have a drink in the Galle Fort.

Machang (Kaduwela)

No. 27, Kandy Road, Bandarawatte, Biyagama

ගඟක් අයිනට වෙලා රසම රසම බයිට් එකක් නිදහසේ බොන්න කඩුවෙල පැත්තෙන් තැනක් හොයනවා…

Love Bar

58 A, Horton Place, Colombo 07

The kitschy new bar in town

Flag And Whistle

5th Floor, Setmil Maritime Centre, 256, Srimath Ramanathan Mawatha, Colombo 15

If you make it to the north side, Flag And Whistle is a well-appointed space with a view of the port. They do hearty but expensive German fare.

Thai Heritage (Galle Dutch Hospital)

1st Floor, 10-02, Old Dutch Hospital, Hospital Street, Galle Fort, Galle

Thai Heritage is one of the many chic little restaurants on the foyers of the Old Dutch Hospital building in the Galle fort. The food though not striving for authenticity, is still alright, and somewhat on…

Which Way West

1st Floor, Liberty Arcade, 282, R. A. Re Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03

Which Way West is a new pub that serves up okay food.

Il Cielo

The Goldblock, 5th Floor, 101/11 Hunupitiya Lake Road, Colombo 2, Sri Lanka

New rooftop Italian fine dining restaurant behind Gangaramaya Temple

Loon Tao

43/12 College Avenue, Mount Lavinia.

Loon Tao, roughly meaning "Way of the Dragon" has lost its claim as a top contender in the Chinese restaurant racket.

In On The Green

2 Galle Road, Colombo 3

Inn On The Green is well known for it's British Pub-like atmosphere and Pub Quiz . We've been there before, and we weren't very impressed. Since then they've taken some steps in the right direction,…

MEX

231, Galle Road, Colombo 04

MEX is Casa's new traditional Mexican restaurant which replaces HVN.

Cannon Bar & Grill

Galle Dutch Hospital, Hospital Street, Galle Fort

Cannon is a bar in the Galle Dutch Hospital. Great location, OK food and drink.

Loft Lounge (Colombo Courtyard)

32, Alfred House Avenue, Kollupitiya, Colombo 03

The Loft Lounge and Cloud Cafe are Colombo Courtyard's two-in-one bar combo. The former is indoors while the latter is on the rooftop. As far as cocktails go, CC fares quite well, but the food leaves…

The Long Bar (Waters Edge)

Water's Edge, 316 Ethul Kotte Road, Battaramulla, Colombo

The Long Bar at Water's Edge has lovely location and pretty good food and drinks

Hawai Restaurant (Koswatta)

32/31A, Dencil Kobbekaduwa Mawata, Kosswatta, Battaramulla.

රියල් කටගැස්මක් එක්ක ෂොට් එකක් දාන්න විතරක් නෙවෙයි ඒ ගැම්මටම බඩ කට පුරව…