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Porters : Rs.50-100 depending how much stuff had to be carried etc
Barman: Local tourists rarely tip a barman. If you're a regular visitor and the service is great, then you can tip a Rs.200, at the end of the day, to show your apprecation. Do not tip per drink/round.
Restaurants: Rs. 200 tip is enough at most upscale restaurants. Small change less than Rs.100 is fine for smaller cafes and restaurants. Most locals do not tip at restaurants and a 10% (or an amount relative to the total bill) is not expected as such.
Driver/guide: 500 LKR per day.
Taxis: There is no tipping culture with local taxis. But you can always round it up to the nearest Rs.150 or Rs.200.
If you visit temples that don't charge entrance fees a small donation - less than Rs 500 - is always welcome.