Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
Whiskey Point is a quite surfable and moderately swimmable point about 12 km from Arugam Bay. It's a bit of a trek, but worth it for some great waves and the chill cafe/hotel SaBaBa's.
Saraii Village is a charming set of tree-houses and mud chalets near Hambantota. They also make an excellent rice and curry. Probably the best place to stay in the area.
Yue Chuan is a fine dining Chinese restaurant located at the Kingsbury hotel. The food is good, but not excellent.
Hustler's Paintball is a bit out there but it offers a great paintball experience with expert guidance, good gear and a built in river bath afterwards.
Butter Boutique has moved now! They're officially setting up shop at Rosmead Place so we went to check them out.
Hotel Alakamanda is a great place to relax after a day exploring the Sacred City of Anuradhapura. The hotel offers a little bit of luxury and excellent service, but it comes at a price.
Kapruka’s global shop connects you to all the giant US merchants like Amazon, eBay, Wal-Mart, Best Buy, and others. They take a 5% commission for having it shipped down to Sri Lanka and mailed to…
Ivory Inn is a mid sized bed and breakfast, located in Mount Lavinia. They have clean and comfortable rooms starting at around Rs. 3500.
Ignore the colossal white concrete box that is the Laksala outlet , and keep walking/driving towards the right, and you will find the serene Craft Village. Inspired by the Indian handicraft…
Charming place for a beer along the coast, but not best for bites.
Worth a visit for the location alone, but the menu is uninspiring.
Mama Aida's is good home cooked Middle Eastern food, but also rather expensive, and only really makes sense for groups of more than six.
Dilmah's charming tea lounge in the shadow of Dutch Hospital is still going strong, with a range of hot and cold teas and little and large bites.
The Royal College Gym is found in the Royal College Sports Complex, home to Royal ruggerites and sportsmen alike. The complex comprises of the famous rugby field (this is where the Bradby takes…
Fitness First sits on top of the HSBC bank and the Reebok showroom opposite Avirate Cafe. Located in convenient Colombo 7, it’s a fitness spa with a gym, swimming pool, Jacuzzi and sauna
The Body Bar gym sits down Jawatte Avenue (Jawatte Road) in Colombo 7. It seems to be quite quite popular with folks in Colombo - it's clean and there's a sense of homeliness that you look for in…
The lifestyle gym is a part of the SLTA building (Sri Lanka Tennis Association) and has been one of Colombo’s ancient and more popular gyms for more than two decades. It also happens to be one…
AYU thé (Ayu branded tea) makes tasty bespoke blends of tea (strawberry, ginger honey, etc). They're available at the Good Market on Thursdays or by delivery. Good either hot or cold.
Adam's Bridge, which separates the Gulf of Mannar from the Palk Strait, is a string of sand islands, that once connected Talaimannar to Rameswaram Island in India.
Quickee.lk has gained a lot of popularity over the past year as an online delivery option, and they now deliver from a bunch of new places.
Ace Pub is a great rooftop bar located above the Steam Boat/Naniyori restaurant building in Nawala. It's got a lovely view of the city at night and they serve reasonably priced drinks, inoffensive…
Chatz is a convenient cafe/ resto in Horton Place which you can drop by to grab a meal while having a good chat with a friend.
The Vege Way is one of the latest additions to the clustered stalls of wholesome foods, beverages and knick knacks that is the Good Market.