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BeWAXed

6, Kirimandala Mawatha, Colombo

They literally wax everything imaginable off.

Hideaway Villas

Panama Road, Arugam Bay

Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.

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…

The Body Shop

1/1, Bagatalle Road, Colombo 3

A branch of the amazing-smelling Body Shop in Colombo. They've got all the usual stuff you'll find in the international stores.

W15 Escape (Ahangama)

Mahavihara Road, Ahanagama Kanda, Ahangama

The stylish former Three by TPV property, on the Down South coast.

Laksala

No. 215, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Colombo 7.

Laksala is one of Colombo’s high end tourist shops. The spacious 2 storey establishment is home to some beautiful paintings, wooden carvings, brass and silver sculptures, gems & jewellery and some beautiful handloom clothing. This…

High Octane Fitness Gym

42, Dutugemunu Street, Pamankada

High Octane Fitness is found in Pamankada, pretty close to The Dutch Burger and Shiraz on Stratford Avenue. It is the best gym in Sri Lanka, need I say more?

London Grill (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, 77 Galle Rd, Colombo 3

A first class fine dining experience. Perfect for when you want to pull out all the stops and celebrate. Primarily a steakhouse.

The Barefoot Cafe

8th Lane (off Galle Road), Colombo 3

Barefoot Cafe is the best place to hang out in Colombo. It's a chilled place to meet or make friends, see art, hear music, eat good food and drink affordable beer.

The Tangerine (Calamansi Cove)

Wijerama Temple Rd, Balapitiya, Sri Lanka

The Tangerine is a gem of restaurant hidden away in Balapitiya at Calamansi Cove by Jetwing. As far hotel restaurants go, this is one of the best we've tried in recent times. Delicious…

Schakasz

56, Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6

Schakasz is a little cafe in Kirulapone exclusively for desserts. They've got everything from creme brulee to chocolate ganache cake, in large portions.

Jetwing Yala

Tissamaharama, Yala

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.

Church Street Social (The Fort Bazaar)

26, Church Street, Galle Fort

The Galle Fort's charming new boutique property

Galle Dutch Hospital

Old Hospital Building, Galle Fort

The Galle Dutch Hospital is small but super nice. It's a beautifully restored colonial building with a great and growing selection of places to eat, drink and shop.

Simply Strawberries By Jagro

131, Vijaya Kumaratunge Mawatha, Colombo 5

Simply Strawberries by Jagro is a great place for sugary, strawberry-centric desserts that are huge in portion size and high in quality.

Isso

No. 02 Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05

Isso deals with isso. Curried isso, tossed isso, isso with roast paan, and isso with bathala chips. Yes.

Barefoot (Dutch Hospital)

Canal Row, Colombo 1

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.

The Bread Company (German Artisan Bakers)

461, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5

The Bread Company does excellent breads, sausages, pickles and more, and they do some of the best sandwiches in the city and a good breakfast if you want to dine in.

Noodles (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand Colombo, 77, Galle Road, Colombo 3

Noodles at Cinnamon Grand offers one the most complete dining experiences around the city at a surprisingly affordable price point, while maintaining a high level service.

Yakitori Garden (Nihonbashi)

11 Galle Face Terrace, Colombo 3

Colombo's fine dining Japanese restaurant Nihonbashi has recently turned their outdoor dining section into a 'Yakitori Garden' - a small, bamboo-framed nook serving skewered, charcoal-grilled entrails out in…

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.

Tsukiji Uoichi

Arcade Independence Square, Clock Tower 1st Floor, Independence Square, Colombo 7

Over a year since first opening its doors Tsukiji Uoichi is still going strong. They've got one of the most impressive Japanese menus in Colombo and they're execution is excellent. Their prices are on the higher…

Candy Planet (Liberty Arcade)

No 282/L/GF7, Liberty Arcade, Colombo 03

At long last, Candy Planet has opened up a new branch at the Liberty Arcade in Colpetty. The best part is that they've got some awesome additions like Reese's products, Sour Patch Kids and a bunch…