A branch of the amazing-smelling Body Shop in Colombo. They've got all the usual stuff you'll find in the international stores.
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.
Chinese Lanka is a grocery store that sells everything Chinese from noodles to seaweed at the Kollupitiya Market.
One of the most popular restaurants in Hikkaduwa, if you want to have a relaxed evening with some drinks and delicious food.
A great place to have some fine Sri Lankan rice and curry in the heart of Colombo.
Rocco's has a good dine-in restaurant in Rajagiriya serving wood-fired pizza with a wide range of toppings.
Mythi's is a small streetside restaurant down Station Road, Bambalapitiya, that serves up some killer rice and curry.
It’s June and rambutan-season is just kicking off – those of us who are fans can be seen flocking the pavement of Havelock Road near the BRC Grounds, asking the aiyyas to stuff plastic bags with…
Latheruma does a really tasty and cheap rice and curry lunch.
St Andrews has actually always been something of another world. This was the planter’s church built by homesick Scottish tea-planters in 1842 and traditionally the congregation was predominantly European.…
Casadi is a beachfront outdoor restaurant located alongside Buba, serving excellent, affordable food - but sadly no booze
Island Craft is a collaboration between Academy Of Design designers/marketers and craftspeople island-wide. The result is creative and affordable crafts and homewares.
A dedicated Negombo strip watering hole.
Cafe 64 is Galadari's official bakery/pastry shop that serves up some good bakes and cakes, in their scenic outdoor dining area.
If you're traveling in packs, Villa Red is a far better value than the package hotels in Bentota. You have full access to the river and watersports and have a really well-equipped villa to hang out in.…
Sapphyr Lounge is Shangri-La Colombo’s official coffee stop, which resides at their lobby. It’s much more than just a cafe, with a wide array of food and drinks, combined with reasonable prices.
The large space at Barnes Place hosts frequent exhibitions and is a good place to drop-in to take the pulse of the local art scene while the apartment at Galle Face court is a beautiful space…
Buth Amma's Buth Kade is a hole-in-the-wall rice and curry spot in Bamba, run out of a family home for 68 years.
Dumplings.lk is run by a Ukrainian home baker. We decided to try their Ukrainian-style Chicken Dumplings.
A nice place to eat Asian food while having a chat with friends or ...
Casserole Restaurant is arguably the most popular family restaurant at Mount Lavinia, that dishes out some good Western and Chinese infused dishes for a decent fare.
A food truck that does good kottu down Marine Drive.
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.
Escape Colombo is a live 'escape' experience. You can take a bunch of people with you, get locked in a room and try your best to solve the clues and make it out before the timer runs out.