The sushi bar at the Cinnamon Lakeside lobby is actually a great place for an authentic Japanese meal for very affordable prices.
A Minute By Tuk is a little eatery in the Galle Dutch Hospital. The ambience is cool since it's up on a deck, but the food is pricey and just okay.
The Kingsbury buffet is pretty good. It's the best in terms of salads and veg, highly competitive in seafood, and good for everything else. It's Rs. 3,500 all in. We think it's good value.
An old, gorgeous family home flipped into a hotel that provides contemporary comforts to its guests.
Sponge is one of the oldest bakeries in the big city, and one of the biggest. They are still going strong with a quality range of savouries and sweets, and now also lamprais and gourmet sandwiches.
FLOW is a restaurant at the Hilton Residences that serves up a variety of international and local cuisines.
So the Sri Lankan Air Force runs a salon in Borella. Yep, sounds cool and weird, but it's actually quite ordinary - they do haircuts, styling, facials, manicures, pedicures, massages and wedding stuff.…
Wordplay and visuals aren't the only clever things at TACOCAT.
As far as hotel lobbies go, Kafe Kai provides a great vibe for work meetings, for anything else it's a tad too impersonal for our taste
Majestic City's new dessert stall serves up some decent ice cream, along with some other sweet treats at affordable prices.
The only one place to do camping at Meemure with awesome package including 3 meals & 2 adventures
Summer Set is known for their Kottu, and is one of the places to drop into for a quick bite in Kandy.
Mondy is a popular shop for quality Women's office wear. They also do a pretty decent collection of shoes and accessories.
Sun Aqua is a villa style hotel on the Pasikudah beach. It has a great pool, good food and is quite kid friendly.
A restaurant that does jackfruit centred, healthy food with a child-friendly ambience.
House of Lonali is an ethical local brand owned by Lonali Rodrigo. They feature some unique and fresh designs.
Fab is one of the older and more established bakeries in town. The franchise is well known for its cakes.
Peking Palace in Nawala serves up some decent Sri Lankanized Chinese cuisine at an accessible location.
The Loft Lounge and Cloud Cafe are Colombo Courtyard's two-in-one bar combo. The former is indoors while the latter is on the rooftop. As far as cocktails go, CC fares quite well, but the food leaves…
Tsing Tao is a fine dinning Chinese restaurant that strikes a good a balance between authentic and Sri Lankanized Chinese, in a chic and elegant setting.
A hidden gem of a coffee house serving excellent coffee and desserts by Fig & Owl.
The Nail Anatomy is a nail salon on Reid Avenue, located inside Lakpahana, just opposite the Colombo Racecourse. They offer highly professional service nail and spa services.
Café Noir's attempt to take over Colombo's caffeine industry is slowly reaching its peak as they opened a new branch at Thimbirigasyaya. Are they good, though?
Chapters has a decent range of books, mostly fantasy and illustration, but what we really love about this bookshop is it's so much more than a store.