If you need a liquor store with parking, the Labels in Liberty Plaza isn't a bad one. They have one of the cities larger wine selections and a good amount of champagne.
The old Alerics is finally back with a new location in (the also new) Liberty Arcade. It's a bit artificial, but good for a hot day's treat.
Colombo has a few party supply stores, but most of the products are not of especially high quality. Party Station is a new shop in the new Liberty Arcade which has glow sticks, balloons,…
Most vendors at the Good Market have come out of humble households. Northern Palmyrah Trading comes from Jaffna and sells, as its name suggests, products of the Sri Lankan palmyrah (Borassus…
Coffee Bean is slowly turning into Colombo's next Barista - this is the third branch to pop up in the city at another very central location. The coffee and food here taste alright and are pricey as usual, and…
They're supposed to be a tea room, but they serve rice & curry, lamprais and other random stuff.
One of Sri Lanka's first vending machines, residing at Liberty Plaza.
More interesting for its selection of non-fiction books, Lake House Bookshop doesn't particularly stand out from other mainstream bookstores.
Cafe On The 5th has been a local favourite for years, serving tasty food in a comfortable al fresco style atmosphere. Their quality has taken a nose-dive recently, though.
From what we experienced, the Baskin Robbins on Galle Road is run-down and not a good value for money. They managed to disappoint us in pretty much every department, while charging us Rs. 1400 for…
Their coconut chutney lifts to high heavens an otherwise mediocre array of South Indian staples.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
Shanmugas has an express outlet at Crescat. If you're going for anything else but the tea, stick to the main outlet.
What does the inside of an Internet business look like? If you visit the office of BuyOnline.lk you can see. BuyOnline is a decent looking website that sells tablets, computers, cameras, etc.
Gunasiri has been around for a long time now. It is a popular spot in the Kollupitiya neighbourhood, but sadly, it didn't live up to our expectations.
One of Colombo's seediest underground clubs.
AV Store is a new online shop for audio visual equipment. They have a lot of products for professionals - audio mixers, microphones, professional speakers - and a lot of entry level products as…
A pricey pub "hidden" behind a flower shop.
A small outlet managed by Pilawoos team on the premises of Almonds Exclusive, serving fast-food leaning on a premium taste.
A tiny cafe with an interesting back story.
A tiny restaurant serving Middle Eastern food.
Fantastic Sri Lankan food coupled with warm hospitality.