Hideaway is the best restaurant and probably the best hotel in Arugam Bay. It has excellent food and accommodation and thoughtful family management.
Laksala is one of Colombo’s high end tourist shops. The spacious 2 storey establishment is home to some beautiful paintings, wooden carvings, brass and silver sculptures, gems & jewellery and some beautiful handloom clothing. This…
Jojo's is the queen of costume making in Colombo. Her work has been featured in big stage productions but you can also hire her costumes for pretty affordable prices.
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…
King Cone Ice Cream ² is a new home-based ice creamery that serves up some of the creamiest ice cream you'll ever have, anywhere in the country.
Located a bit far from the city, with the sky as your constant companion, this is the ideal place for a weekend getaway.
Great bubble tea, plenty of flavours, and super value for money.
Expect to drop a small fortune of you plan on purchasing some Barefoot apparel. But as the old adage goes “You pay for what you get.” and what you get is very special. There are stories…
Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.
A street with a wide variety of food in the center of industrial Colombo. Find everything from mutton brain curry to devilled cuttlefish eggs.
Bubblelement is now open for service all the way in Battaramulla!
Waters Edge is a splash of paradise in Colombo’s Concrete Jungle - located in Battaramulla, it’s a rich oasis with much lush greenery and some breathtaking views of the Diyawanna Lake.
High Octane Fitness is found in Pamankada, pretty close to The Dutch Burger and Shiraz on Stratford Avenue. It is the best gym in Sri Lanka, need I say more?
Over a year since first opening its doors Tsukiji Uoichi is still going strong. They've got one of the most impressive Japanese menus in Colombo and they're execution is excellent. Their prices are on the higher…
Oshella is a home cook who specializes in chocolatey desserts. Literally everything we tried was excellent, but her eclairs in particular were the best we've had in Colombo.
A healthy organic spot with a wide range of delicious dishes.
A buth kadey down Marine Drive in Colpetty. Quite popular, quite good.
The perfect place to spend a weekend out of town.
Min Han (or Ming Han) is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants. It's cheap, super tasty and the waiter Wijapayala orders for you.
Tang Dynasty is one of the most authentic ones we've been to, the interior is amazing and the food is top notch.
Bakes by Bella has come a long way, from starting off as a little home baker to now having a full-blown delicatessen at Alfred House Avenue. They serve up a fantastic brunch menu in addition to a bunch…
Simple and healthy, Kumbuk does everything right with local, seasonal and organic ingredients.
Easily the best French bakery in town. Their bread is fantastic!
Best yellow rice and curry you will ever have!