Kami Maki is a Japanese fusion restaurant in Bamabalapitiya. While it's not the most authentic Japanese in town, they do offer some interesting fusion dishes.
Glory Swimwear has some pretty amazing mannequins. They honestly look like they belong in another sort of store. Besides that they have all of the swimming-related stuff you could want, at high…
The Cakery used to be a resident favourite amongst the plebs at office, but they've long since dwindled in terms of service and food.
NLDB (National Livestock Development Board) has two, shall we say bigger, parlors selling milk related products.
Red Fort Restaurant is a small North Indian Restaurant on a small side road just off Baseline Road. The restaurant looks like an old abandoned house with wild grass and a kid’s playground at the front. The…
A great place to grab some good rice and curry, along with a killer pork curry.
Bakeamazing is another one of Colombo's many, many homebakers. They sell great brownies, cookies and general sugary desserts as well as savoury bites like rolls and buns.
Midaya is a ceramics shop with affordable cups, bowls, plates and various ceramic things.
Amrith has moved to a new location. The food is still consistent and while they aren't the best in town, they're still a valid option for Indian food.
Besides one dish, Moon River gave us nothing to be happy about. We honestly cannot recommend it with all the new alternatives in Colombo.
88 Chinese Seafood Restaurant is a long time player in the local Chinese food scene. It's incredibly popular among b0th locals and Chinese expats, and while it wasn't terrible, it didn't really live up…
Serving the best handallo in town, the GSSC is a dodgy bar with cheap drinks and decent patrons.
The Sugar Shack now has its own place for you to go get cake from.
JU Caterers is an awesome rice & curry place - they combine tasteful ambience with bath kade prices.
The Senok Te Kade sells packaged Senok Tea, an import product, marketed mainly to tourists and sold sparsely within Sri Lanka.
24 hour supermarket on Havelock Road
Mothercare is a shiny new store on Duplication Road (near Dickman's Road) that has high quality baby and mother clothes and things. It is also really expensive for most items, though there are a few deals…
they offer some very attractive fabric and fabric-based items at more attractive prices than either Barefoot or Selyn.
Even without the exclusively Chinese clientele and waiting staff you'd know it was a mainland restaurant from the quality of the tofu- just softer and silkier than locally-run restaurants can achieve.
If you're looking for a different Christmas gift this season, why not some milk toffee from Nandi's.
Paradise is a convenient vegetarian rice and curry stop next to the Sri Sambuddhatva Jayanthi Mandira. It's easy on the wallet and they've also got a juice bar.
Lunu Ambula, on Thimbirigasyaya Road, is a buth kade with a rustic feel. Some are decent, others are outstanding.