Jetwing K. is one of the latest hotels by the popular chain, with a stellar line up of food, and a very rural, agricultural set-up.
Lighthouse is one place that we actually felt bad leaving. The hotel is really connected to its location so you feel quite comfortably wrapped in the sunset and beach. Truly an iconic hotel.
Trainspotter at Global Towers is one of the few restaurants that's open 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, the entire experience is mediocre at best.
Empire Cafe is a little restaurant-cum-cafe housed inside the Olde Empire Hotel, a 200 year old building, right next to the Dalada Maligawa in Kandy. It's a popular tourist hangout, is surprisingly affordable,…
One of Sri Lanka's original South Coast boutique luxury hotels.
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.
Possibly Colombo's best city hotel.
Slightly expensive, yet a great cafe option with comfort food, delicious drinks and interesting desserts.
Mondy is a popular shop for quality Women's office wear. They also do a pretty decent collection of shoes and accessories.
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?
Not just the city's best Japanese restaurant, but one of the city's most seminal eateries, full stop.
The Habitat by Asia Leisure is a beautiful beach side resort that offers contemporary comforts to its guests with some delicious food.
Gerard Mendis Chocolatier is a fancy chocolate manufacturer on Horton Place that also offers a range of other desserts. While they charge a premium for their bite-sized chocolates, we found very…
California Grill is one of the city's older fine dining restaurants, located at the rooftop of the Galadari Hotel. They serve a selection of seafood, steak and grills as well as a variety of…
A large and full-service luxury beach resort on the idyllic Southern Coast.
La Rambla is a pleasant little restaurant tucked away down Hotel Road in Mount Lavinia. If you're looking for a quiet, private meal with good food and quick service, this is one we'd recommend. They…
Cheers at Cinnamon Grand has been a mainstay in Colombo's pub scene for a while now. The food sticks to the usual English Pub food, and they do a satisfying job with it though the service was pretty…
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.
Mitsi's Cafe was one of those hidden gems we uncovered in 2013. One year down the line, the food is still good, the service is friendly and the desserts are exceptional.
China Manor is a new hotel in Maradana with an authentic Chinese restaurant. Their crispy chicken is amazing.
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…