Food & Beverage Places walking distance from Colpetty House

Paradise Road Galleries & Gallery Cafe

A charming restaurant housed in a structure which was the former office of the world renowned Sri Lankan architect, the Late Geoffrey Bawa. Walk through the art gallery featuring regularly changing exhibitions by established and emerging local artists.  It is particularly known for its cocktails and desserts as wells as its consistently good food. Open 10am-Midnight.

Barefoot Cafe

The Barefoot cafe in a frangipani garden, serves the best fresh lime juice and calamari pasta on the island and the chocolate mousse is positively wicked.We have live jazz at lunch time on most Sundays.




Uniquely Sri Lankan, channel some island vibes with traditional Batik Sarongs and Sarees available at ODEL. ODEL is not just a department store but also a tourist destination. The main outlet store is located at No 5, Alexandra Place, Colombo 7 and is open 10am to 8pm.

Photo: Sarong


Places to see

National Museum of Colombo

Also known as the Sri Lanka National Museum, the National Museum of Colombo is one of two museums in Colombo and is the largest museum in Sri Lanka. The museum holds contains a collections of much importance to Sri Lanka such as the regalia of the country, including the throne and crown of the Kandyan Monarchs as well as many other exhibits telling the story of ancient Sri Lanka.

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