Great please to have a delicious Chinese meal freely at an amazing lake view
Rustic chic in Galle's unspoiled outskirts.
Pagoda Tea Rooms is basically the only place to chill out at on Chatham Street - it's in a lovely building from all the way back in 1884. They do a super lamprais, and fun fact: Duran Duran shot a…
Colombo Seven's main restaurant featuring mouthwatering fusion cuisine.
The Lion Pub has the best entrance of any bar in Colombo and really cheap beer and good food in large portions
The Fat Crab on Marine Drive is well known for their seafood.
A new catering service offering flavourful, homemade rice & curry.
Tintagel is a historic Colombo establishment with chic design and generally good (but pricey) food at its al fresco restaurant.
Adams Décor is a place we stumbled upon that does wallpaper. The concept of wallpaper is foreign to me as a Sri Lankan, but if you have a bare white wall and you want to make it colorful, Adams Décor…
Rainco has a big shop in Dehiwala selling everything from (expensive) patio furniture and awnings to affordable camping equipment and umbrellas.
The Piero House in Thalpe truly is an artists residence. It's a magical space, creatively decorated and an ideal retreat for writers, artists, or general creatives. It's bikable distance to good restaurants…
Secrets offers an array of vibrant bras and panties. Well not just undies, they have a very naughty collection of sexy lingerie, costumes and night dresses as well.
Aththamma at Pelawatte is a nice place to grab some authentic Sri Lankan rice and curry for a cheap price. They're known for their super tasty Ambul Thiyal curry.
Taste delicious Sri Lankan & Sri Lankan Chinese food at an attractive view of lake and paddy fields
It must be said that somewhere on the journey from family bakers to mega-chain standards fell. The cream buns nowadays just arent the same
Nana's is the premier dining venue on Colombo’s premier public space, the Galle Face Green. This tented kade is a favourite for kottu and BBQed seafood.
The Anna Marie Bakery sounds like a place from a Beatrix Potter book. The food might as well be from the books too.
Palpatha down Etul Kotte - Mirihana Road is known for their massive spread of rice and curries.
Three years after opening Asylum has upped its food and service game
Pilawoos, the biggest players on Colombo's kottu scene, have set up a bigger, more family friendly restaurant on Marine Drive. The kottu and iced milo are still stellar.
A spot down Stratford avenue that's dedicated to waffles, crepes, chocolate and the other basic desserts to indulge.
The Nelum Pokuna Art Street is Colombo's only or at least oldest 'street art' space: a long pavement stretch of paintings by local artists, opposite Viharamahadevi Park, frequented by art enthusiasts…
Navratna, the Taj's Indian restaurant, is one of the few great places in the city for an authentic Indian dining experience.