FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
Cannon is a bar in the Galle Dutch Hospital. Great location, OK food and drink.
The Living Room is a cool place to have a drink in the Galle Fort.
Cafe Francais is the only and best French restaurant in Colombo. It's expensive but really high quality dining.
House Of Wines is a new place down Flower Road which focuses only on wine and champagne. They have a thoughtful and well-curated selection of wines with a good amount of affordable ones in the mix.
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.
The Long Bar at Water's Edge has lovely location and pretty good food and drinks
Loon Tao, roughly meaning "Way of the Dragon" has lost its claim as a top contender in the Chinese restaurant racket.
Inn On The Green is well known for it's British Pub-like atmosphere and Pub Quiz .
The Heladiv Tea Club does a relatively affordable range of tasty waffles, sandwiches and teas at the Dutch Hospital. You can also get a decent bottle of wine here for just Rs. 2000.