Fresheta is a small juice bar at the top of Chithra Lane. They serve up some refreshing, tasty juices which really hit the spot on a scorching day.
Stunning Harry-Potter-esque vistas of trains and trees. Also, the Nine Arch Bridge is an iconic brick-and-stone built bridge.
A Sri Lankan bakery chain.
A weekly, eco-friendly, organic produce market in Batticaloa.
Sri Lankan Rice & Curry
The Om Space is a yoga studio located off Havelock Road, near the Royal Institute.
Kami Maki is one of two Japanese delivery spots in Colombo. The sushi may not be the best in town, but it’s not too bad and the delivery is fast and reliable.
A spot in Kottawa known for their Lankan take on Chinese food, and booze to pair them with.
A budget B&B in Hikkaduwa.
When Gonuts with Donuts started off they were all the craze. Now many years down the line, the hype has died down, their prices have gone up, but they're still pretty decent.
The Light House Galley opposite Colombo Lighthouse is a courtyard-restaurant run by the Navy - it's a good place for lunch or dinner.
More interesting for its selection of non-fiction books, Lake House Bookshop doesn't particularly stand out from other mainstream bookstores.
A burger spot hidden inside the MAGA One building that serves up some okay burgers for a pretty reasonable amount.
A home baker who does some incredible cakes.
Good place to eat tasteful Sri Lanka Chinese.
A well-known restaurant and bakery in Maharagama.
Apart from its pool, Otter's strikes this delightful yet confusing mix between being simultaneously family-friendly and being a good place for chaps after work to put a manly arrack session.
Drunken Monkey is a popular restaurant and bar in Hikkaduwa, and one of the couple of places that still function during off-season. The food is average but it's a great place to hang out by the beach.…
A Chinese restaurant in Kolpity that does a stream of very Chinese things including hot pots.
Burger Wish is a new burger joint in Thalawathugoda that serves up some okay burgers for an affordable price tag.
A cafe that has infused an aspect of Maldivian food.
A home-based venture that does some delicious, mouthful sandwiches.
A decent Indian restaurant at Panadura, with quality North Indian food.
An interesting spot to hang out and watch the match.