Panino specialises in sandwiches. In melts, to be specific. They also have a killer hot sauce.
Mini Mago Inc is a store down Ward Place that has the coolest mini-scale houses you have ever seen. Trudi Malalgoda Amadoru, its meticulous designer, not only makes dollhouses and everything in them…
Foody Goody, one of Good Market's favourites, sells totally natural, preservative/additive-free ice-cream made at home.
Salad Guru is a fun little new enterprise trying its wings at the Good Market. Run by a trained nutritionist, the stall has a whole range of stuff that’s good for you. They range from salads, pastas…
Healthy and tasty juices for Rs. 200.
The new address they relocated to is easily accessible and there is plenty of parking. From a food POV, it may not impress everyone but the place sure is somewhere we can all relax at.
Lakpahana is still a classic for traditional gifts (sarongs, demon masks, painted elephants). It's a central location and not too over-priced, especially if you dig.
Simply Strawberries makes wonderful desserts and their new outlet on Dharmapala Mawatha serves the same products in a more central and less busy location. Win.
Tintagel is a historic Colombo establishment with chic design and generally good (but pricey) food at its al fresco restaurant.
(Reopened) Gloria Jean's has made a comeback despite the scandals surrounding their local franchises. They're at Horton Place now where the old Barista used to be, a few steps across the road from Coffee…
PR is the fashion extension of Paradise Road on Horton Place. They have a really interesting and local collection of designer wear, which is great if you can afford it.
The Nail Anatomy is a nail salon on Reid Avenue, located inside Lakpahana, just opposite the Colombo Racecourse. They offer highly professional service nail and spa services.
The Racecourse 2 is a wonderful physical addition to the space but, like Racecourse 1, the shops are somewhat underwhelming
Upali's does affordable and tasty Sri Lankan food.
Viharamahadevi Park, known earlier as Victoria Park, is Colombo's only central park. It's been done-up for quite a while now and it looks great, especially in the evenings.
The Nelum Pokuna Mahinda Rajapaksa Theatre is beautiful on the outside but a bit cheap on the inside. Still worth a visit.
Sri Lanka's first commercial 3D print-shop has started up. This young company will print almost any design from, say, Thingiverse, customize it, or help you design something of your own.
The Central Cultural Fund’s website is down and tickets to Sigirya, Polonaruwa and Anuradhapura must be purchased from one of their offices. Their head office is located at Bauddhaloka Mawatha but I…
Butter Boutique has moved now! They're officially setting up shop at Rosmead Place so we went to check them out.
Tsing Tao is a fine dinning Chinese restaurant that strikes a good a balance between authentic and Sri Lankanized Chinese, in a chic and elegant setting.
Compared to newer entrants Delifrance is overpriced and underwhelming, but they still do reliably tasty sandwiches and baked goods.
Bankhill Wellness Studio is located in the Olympic House right next to Independence Square. This hidden house of weights sits on top of Fortune Boat and it happens to be the cheapest and grimiest gym…
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