Dilmah's charming tea lounge in the shadow of Dutch Hospital is still going strong, with a range of hot and cold teas and little and large bites.
Colombo Courtyard is a business hotel which also serves as one of the city's hippest new bars.
One of Colombo’s prettier urban escapes, Colombo Courtyard is a boutique hotel in the heart of Colpetty. As it avoids the usual business hotel tag, the vibe is entirely different.
Superb place to have delicious meals, bites in a chilled surround and.. they charge no corkage for your booze!
The Lion Pub has the best entrance of any bar in Colombo and really cheap beer and good food in large portions
A luxurious bar/lounge/dinner set up that doesn’t cost as much as it feels. The Discovery Table concept offers a value for money experience.
Big Fish provides a sea food fine dining experience that can probably satisfy the biggest food pedant at a cost that, while not cheap , certainly delivers value for money.
Tintagel is a historic Colombo establishment with chic design and generally good (but pricey) food at its al fresco restaurant.
හැබැයි මම නම් කියන්නෙ සති අන්තයෙ දවසක පවුලේ උදවියත් එක්ක මොරටුවෙ ස්ටීම් බෝට්…
Havelock Place Bungalow has got a charming little restaurant with a Barefoot-esque alfresco and good food. The prices aren't too bad, and their home-made ice cream is great.
Theva Residency is a small boutique hotel - and open restaurant - about a fifteen minute drive from Kandy's center. The view here of the empire city and the hills that surround it is spectacular.
A safe, cosy spot perfect for tourists in Colombo 4.
Nana's is the premier dining venue on Colombo’s premier public space, the Galle Face Green. This tented kade is a favourite for kottu and BBQed seafood.
Chola is a new Indian Restaurant serving some of the best Indian we have tried.
A little deli tucked in between the towering buildings of Bambalapitiya which serves excellent food.
හොඳට වායු සමනය කරල තියෙන භෝජනාගාරයේ ඇතුලෙන් බාර් එකේ පිවිසුම තියෙන එක නම්…
Sky 348 is the rooftop bar and restaurant at Anarva Siddhalepa in Mount Lavinia.
If you're staying in Batticaloa town itself, this is the spot (as long as you don't mind basic accommodation). It's cheap, the staff are insanely nice, and the lawn and location can't be beat.
Siam House serves up reliable and tasty Thai-fare, and they're built for volume and deliveries.
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.
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.
A bar operated by Wine World Sri Lanka, located in the Colombo City Centre - Food Court serving an extensive list of cocktails and mocktails with an impressive view.
A good place to booze with delicious food, pool games and calm chat.
හීනියට ලියල බැදපු කුකුල් මස් කෑලි, සොසේජස් කෑලි, තම්බපු ඉස්සො, බැදපු තෝර මාළු…