Machang is a great place to get your booze on out there on the Pasikudah strip, with large space and a single strip of concrete tables on the side that was open to the sky.
The brand new Mövenpick Hotel Colombo's all-day dining restaurant.
Gindara is a bomb of a buth kadey in Nawala.
Mango & Company is yet another new home baker. What sets M & G apart is their cinnamon rolls which are some of the best we've had in Sri Lanka.
A coffee shop with an affordable and tasty take on Sri Lankan classics, and a nice location.
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.
Dushy's at the Good Market (Diyatha Uyana) is a small new stall that sells yummy organic health food. We tried out what they had, and we left stuffed, and not feeling guilty for a change!
Harpo's has a new stand-alone pizza parlor in Nugegoda. Almost by default it's one of the nicer places in that town now, and it makes for faster delivery to the suburbs - from Kotte to Battaramulla.
Arabian Knights has branched out to Thimbirigasyaya.
Sweet Wishes by Vish is a veteran among Colombo homebakers. Her bakes have survived the test of time and her new stuff and savouries taste delicious.
Alhambra is the Ramada Hotel's North Indian restaurant.
A great place to eat rice & curry and tasteful Sri Lanka Chinese.
New Spicy Kottu is a relative newcomer in Dehiwala that’s specialised in kottu.
සීතල ගතිය ගන්න අයිස් කැට ටිකක් දානව විතරයිනෙ. ඒ නිසා ජූස් එක හරිම ඝනයි.
Sri Lanka's only health food chain now has a branch within the artsy Galle Fort.
The VoV Coffee Lounge is a little eatery at Wellawatte that serves up 100% vegan food. They're fairly priced, the food is tasty and their burgers are sure to satisfy.
Hadramout is a popular restaurant in Maradana with some solid dishes.
Ice cream lovers rejoice! Il Gelato is back on Duplication Road. They've moved to a smaller location than their previous outlet, but the gelato is still as good.
Bellissima is all about desserts. You can either pick them up from Aviraté Cafe or place an order via their website!
Apparently built among the ruins of a Dutch fortalice, the Closenberg Hotel is an exquisite Colonial structure dating back to the 1800s.
Kitchen3576 is a food truck parked in Marine Drive that serves up some good street food.
Galle Caterers are one of the older caterers in Colombo with quite a large customer-base. We've tried their stuff on numerous occasions and they offer great value for money on top of consistent taste.
One of the island's oldest and grandest colonial properties.
A small cafe along Passara Road in Ella ran by a lovely Russian couple.