Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.
Chana's has been gaining popularity for sometime now and it's easy to see why. They do a pretty good take on North Indian cuisine and their biriyani is one of the best in town.
Located down Nawala Road, The Coffee Rooms is a fairly new venture that plays host to three different affairs - meeting room, kid's play room and a cafe.
Pinthaliya is a resto adjoining the popular Ambalama Leisure Restaurant in Hanwella.
Burger Wish is a new burger joint in Thalawathugoda that serves up some okay burgers for an affordable price tag.
Chinese Juchunyuan in Colpetty is one of the few places in town to try out Chinese hotpot. The catch, however, is that if you don't add the right ingredients to the hotpot you'll basically end up…
Anilana is one of Pasikuda's big beachside hotels. They've got killer ambience late in the evening, and they do a very good Jaffna crab curry.
One of the better eateries in Jaffna, with a wide variety of Northern Sri Lankan food
A food joint at Liberty Plaza Food Court, with decent prices and portions. They serve rice and curry items in clay pots, which is cool.
Amaya is one of the big hotels on Pasikuda bay. It's huge, and though looks-wise is a little old school, is still incredibly efficient and ideal for some holiday pampering.
The Floor By O! has been around for a while now, we've been there before and we find ourselves going back more. With very reasonable prices, competent staff and good music, they seem to know what…
Praneetha is a small eatery that serves up a great rice and curry with the option of every kind of meat, from prawns to pork.
A non-vegetarian South Indian Chettinad restaurant on Horton Place.
Sugar Bistro Galle Fort is a smaller rendition of Sugar Bistro and Wine Bar in Colombo, serving the same great food and drank at a stylish new address at the Galle Dutch Hospital.
Big Mama's does Dutch food like lamprais, bolofiado, fougeti and olliebollen with a Sri Lankan twist.
Bliss lounge is a Mediterranean sheesha lounge which serves Italian and burgers, among other things.
Kabeer & Sons is a family run business that has been around for decades. They serve delish, authentic Malay cuisine such as babath and kodal babath, that's cow intestine and stomach lining if you…
Ah, Fab. It's been around longer than we can remember - since 1979 to be precise - and has consistently been keeping Colombo happy with their short eats, cakes and sweets.
Berlin Sky Lounge is a rooftop bar located on the 7th floor of The Goldblock. They do a promising job in delivering German pub food, and some fine cocktails.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
A vegetarian friendy place for all your Indian sweet tooth cravings.
The King Coconut has a tropical vibe with its roof dotted with coconut fronds and bamboo fences all round. It's also very chilled out, with a great view of the sea and the wind whipping around.