Lantern is a well-equipped boutique hotel in Mirissa.
&Co is a new pub and restaurant tucked in the Steuart Hotel behind Dutch Hospital. They serve up good, hefty pub fare in a spacious setting.
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
This is truly a chill spot with beanbags, good food and decent WiFi.
La Langousterie is a beachside restaurant in Mount Lavinia that's pretty difficult to find. It's not the most sophisticated spot as far as ambience goes, but they offer a varied menu and some…
The Sawadee , a part of Mount Breeze Hotel offers reliable food and service at reasonable prices.
The sushi bar at the Cinnamon Lakeside lobby is actually a great place for an authentic Japanese meal for very affordable prices.
Curry Leaf is the Hilton's Sri Lankan restaurant, and their spread of local cuisine and fresh seafood is top notch. If you can afford the taxes, this is a must try.
Grand Thai is a relatively new Thai restaurant which resides at the former basement of The Grand Hotel. Taking the experience as a whole, we were very impressed. Good food, beautiful interior…
Jetwing Yala is a geat place to stay over at when you're visiting Sri Lanka's wildlife central - huge pool, great views and a unique luxury-outdoors concept.
Amaya is one of the big hotels on Pasikuda bay. It's huge, and though looks-wise is a little old school, is still incredibly efficient and ideal for some holiday pampering.
Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.
Jetwing Lagoon is a very cool luxury hotel in Negombo. What's unique about it how environmentally friendly they are, also their 100 meter long infinity pool.
This Japanese stopover is a wonderful addition to Negombo's popular stretch of restaurants. The food and service are great and they've got a sushi conveyor belt in the evenings.
Flavoured at Cinnamon Red, with their lean luxury theme, offers a curated menu with good variations at reasonable prices. They've got a good view of Colombo, tasty mains and excellent desserts,…
Expensive, but probably the most modernist Sri Lankan cuisine you can get.
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.
Seafood Cove is Mt. Lavinia Hotel's seafood restaurant. It has a great location on their private beach front, fast service and reasonably priced, fresh seafood.
Golden Dragon is the completely redone Taj take on Chinese cuisine. It has a stellar ambience and good food.
Zephyr is a very exciting new restaurant and bar on the Mirissa beach stretch. The food is good, and they've got a great ambience that sticks out from the rest.
Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that's comprised of a bar, restaurant and a banquet hall.
Sri Siam on W.A. Silva Mawatha is yet another new Thai restaurant. We had high hopes since it's run by Thai management, but the food just wasn't up to par.
This rather busy bar has good food and drinks, but is quite expensive.
TM Dilshan's bar has a great selection of imported liquors, some creative cocktails and good bar food.