6, Kirimandala Mawatha, Colombo
They literally wax everything imaginable off.
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.
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…
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.
Mahavihara Road, Ahanagama Kanda, Ahangama
The stylish former Three by TPV property, on the Down South coast.
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…
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?
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.
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.
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…
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 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.
26, Church Street, Galle Fort
The Galle Fort's charming new boutique property
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.
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.
No. 02 Sulaiman Terrace, Colombo 05
Isso deals with isso. Curried isso, tossed isso, isso with roast paan, and isso with bathala chips. Yes.
Canal Row, Colombo 1
200, Union Place, Colombo 2
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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…
Scorching yet immensely flavourful, Tom Yum's version of its namesake dish has cemented…
It's a black tea that sharply divides opinions - but you already know we love it. Go…
Casa Colombo's menu dedicated to truffles deserves props, but the dishes are a…
Mt. Lavinia Hotel does an excellent take on classic high tea. The price…
Cinnamon grand, being the social hub that it is, has become one of the more…