A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.
Occupying the former Agra bar, Shimmer, the Manchester dons the mantle of the previously Indian themed space, changing pretty much nothing except its name.
A good drink, bites and lively conversation all tucked away in Colombo 5 – this is really the club for Colombo’s gentlemen of class and distinction.
An outdoor bar on Marine Drive with beer on tap from 11 AM to Midnight.
A spot in Kottawa known for their Lankan take on Chinese food, and booze to pair them with.
Hotel Heritance Negombo's bar and restaurant.
A bar and restaurant in Kottawa serving cheap booze. Food isn't bad either.
Colombo 7's newest hotel rooftop bar, at Jetwing's first ever Colombo property.
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.
Inn On The Green is well known for it's British Pub-like atmosphere and Pub Quiz .
House Vandervort is a colonial house in Dehiwala flipped into a restaurant, cafe and a lounge.
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…
A chill pool bar and lounge overlooking the Indian Ocean.
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…
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…
&Co is a new pub and restaurant tucked in the Steuart Hotel behind Dutch Hospital. They serve up good, hefty pub fare in a spacious setting.
The old classic at a brand new spot.
A chilled out place in the heart of Colombo for a nibble and drink after work with friends, which doesn't require you to dress up or shell out serious dough.
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…
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.
A bar and restaurant that's great for its ambiance if you live in Nawala.
Ace Pub is a great rooftop bar located above the Steam Boat/Naniyori restaurant building in Nawala. It's got a lovely view of the city at night and they serve reasonably priced drinks, inoffensive…
7 Degrees North at Cinnamon Lakeside is actually one of the older bars in town now. Their location by the Beira still makes for a great place to chill, and we like the fact…
If you are taking the scenic cruise to Negombo rather than hammering along the highway, the Club Restaurant is a nice place to stop. Basic beer and bite in semi-isolated huts, but the killer thing is the…