The Bavarian has been around for ages, and is still hugely popular. Change can be a good thing but sometimes when you're doing something right, you should stick to it, and that's exactly what…
A branch of the amazing-smelling Body Shop in Colombo. They've got all the usual stuff you'll find in the international stores.
Jolly's Ice Cream finally has a proper resto in a super central location.
One fine dining experience delivered to your doorstep.
A gourmet bakery that serves up proper French bread and pastries at the House of Wines on Flower Road. They also have imported products, meats, and cheeses.
Min Han (or Ming Han) is one of our favorite Chinese restaurants. It's cheap, super tasty and the waiter Wijapayala orders for you.
Jojo's is the queen of costume making in Colombo. Her work has been featured in big stage productions but you can also hire her costumes for pretty affordable prices.
Praneetha is a small eatery that serves up a great rice and curry with the option of every kind of meat, from prawns to pork.
Chatham is a luxury watch boutique that offers some of the most prestigious watch brands in the world including Omega, IWC and Jaeger-LeCoultre. With a great selection and highly knowledgeable…
Gio's Al Fresco is Giovanni's small cousin at the Dining Capsule down Baladaksha Mawatha.
Aunty's Cooking Class provides hands-on experience and promises an enjoyable time creating and exploring Sri Lankan fare.
King of The Mambo in Galle Face Hotel is where you can get the authentic South American food experience in Colombo. From boozy cocktails to carefully curated dishes, it's the new king in town.
A little tea hut down Duplication Road, Bombay Chaiwala does superb chai and snacks.
Colombo's fine dining Japanese restaurant Nihonbashi has recently turned their outdoor dining section into a 'Yakitori Garden' - a small, bamboo-framed nook serving skewered, charcoal-grilled entrails out in…
Chinese Lanka is a grocery store that sells everything Chinese from noodles to seaweed at the Kollupitiya Market.
Any tour of city's art-spaces must begin or end at the Barefoot Gallery. Under different names this space - a large, bright, high ceilinged room to the right of the rear entrance to the Barefoot…
A lovely cooking experience where you learn to make traditional Italian dishes in a stunning demo kitchen.
The Fashionmarket.lk phygital store is the material equivalence to their online store.
O:Live Couture is a Colombo tailor that does everything from custom suits, to sarees, to casual wear. They’ve kept their operation relatively low-key, but their stuff is right up there with the best…
Spa Ceylon's new, beautiful flagship salon and store. They sell a variety of self-branded products, along with a full service spa.
A buth kadey down Marine Drive in Colpetty. Quite popular, quite good.
Cookies and You claims to deliver Love at First Bite, and they live up to this promise. Their baked goods taste as great as their Instagram feed looks.
The Boulevard, formerly a cafe/restuarant, has been completely revamped into what we'd consider one of the top Thai restaurants in Colombo. With chef Mama (former head chef at Royal Thai) at the fore, as well…
Great bubble tea, plenty of flavours, and super value for money.