Taphouse is the replacement for the beloved Brewery By O! in Dutch Hospital. Everything is basically worse than it used to be but it's still a great location.
Colombo Fort Cafe is a Harpo's run restaurant located in the popular Dutch Hospital shopping complex, serving up delicious pizzas, pastas and burgers.
A great place for a quick lunch or dinner.
Easily the best French bakery in town. Their bread is fantastic!
Cafe Bagatalle is a good place to hang out and get some work done, while indulging in some good food.
Park Street Mews Restaurant is one of those select few that have managed to remain relevant and maintain high standards throughout the years. They haven't changed much at all, but we're fine with that…
Coffee Bean's prices are still atrocious, but somehow they've managed to stay consistent with the quality of their drinks. Strange, but true.
Culture Colombo is a Sri Lankan themed restaurant.They offer classic, Lankan favourites prepared with a gourmet approach to quality and execution.
As far as beach bars go, Shore By O! is by far the most popular. Not all their drinks are excellent, but they do the best beer cocktails around and their bites aren’t too shabby either.
Established in 1957, Dindigul Thalappakatti Restaurant is a popular franchise restaurant comes all the way from Tamil Nadu, India.
Dilmah t-Lounge at the Arcade is pretty similar to their outlet in Chatham Street. The food is good, and the space is less crowded but the service isn't great.
Dwaraka is a new pure vegetarian Indian restaurant in Bambalapitiya. Although we ran into a few hiccups, we still walked away pleased with our meal.
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
Royal Thai is a great celebratory option. With delicious food and impeccable service, it's definitely one of Colombo's reigning dining royalty.
Serves coffee, frappes, shakes, and a bunch of baked goodies.
Cafe On The 5th has been a local favourite for years, serving tasty food in a comfortable al fresco style atmosphere. Their quality has taken a nose-dive recently, though.
Bangladesh's favourite Burger joint is now available in Sri Lanka. The burgers are tasty and we love it.
Fortune Boat was a wonderful find. It's a Chinese restaurant, hidden just off Independence Square near the newly refurbished Colombo Racecourse. You'd never spot it unless you happened to be walking…
The Royal College Gym is found in the Royal College Sports Complex, home to Royal ruggerites and sportsmen alike. The complex comprises of the famous rugby field (this is where the Bradby takes…
A 100% veg restaurant serving North and South Indian food.
A Sri Lankan bakery chain.
We liked Sugar Bistro in the past and three years down the line that still hasn't changed. Their food is tasty, they offer a great atmosphere for dining and the service is some of the best…
If you're looking for high quality designer menswear, Crocodile is definitely the place you should visit, but remember, high quality comes at a price.
The Coffee Bar by the Grand Hotel is probably the best coffee shop in Nuwara Eliya. They've got a chic little space and an accessible location to go along with some good food and great coffee.