It must be said that somewhere on the journey from family bakers to mega-chain standards fell. The cream buns nowadays just arent the same
Sadly closed, after years. Bombay Sweet House is the original Sri Lankan candy shop, the city's oldest candy makers, and still remains the best place for Indian sweets and a fresh glass of Faluda.
Indian Chaat Corner is a tiny barely-noticeable restaurant that specializes in Indian street food. The chaat is still pretty good, and they've got a nicer interior now.
Shoppers Stop on Marine Drive is a treasure trove of a mini mart that offers a great selection of imported goodies that you don't generally find at other places. The best part, they're actually…
Yumi Cake is a cute little restaurant that serves awesome desserts - chocolate fudge lovers, this is your haven.
Paan Paan is an excellent bread shop off Duplication Road. They've got superb takes on European loaves and pastries.
Milk & Honey has impressive healthy food options, and really pleasant ambience. Also some of the best brownies in the city.
Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
Delifrance is a great place for fresh, filling sandwiches and quality pastries, in a lovely location. It's expensive though.
The Achcharu Kadé is a popular stall that sells good quality, relatively upscale achcharu.
The ultimate Colombo street sweet.
A little tea hut down Duplication Road, Bombay Chaiwala does superb chai and snacks.
Nice place to have some delicious short eats or dinner, lunch at a beautiful lake location
A restaurant serving authentic Turkish and German food.
A charming little tea room in Wellawatte, Colombo Chaiwala does excellent chai and delicious beef samosa, among other things.
A cafe down Jawatta Road with good food, soothing vibes and all right coffee.
The Nugegoda branch of the popular local cafe - the Java Lounge.
Best eco cafe in Galle to enjoy a coffee with sunset or with surfs..!
Good Indian restaurant to taste some South Indian vegetarian food.
The food aspect of the leading supermarket chain, SPAR.
A cosy nook in Nugegoda.
A home-cook specialised in panini.
A bakery by Klassy.
A home-based venture specialised in biscuit pudding.
A streetside stall at Kimbulawala Walk Way known for their Hotdogs and excellent Gulab Jamun.
A crepe place by Rollo Ice Cream at Liberty Plaza Food Court.
A tiny restaurant serving Middle Eastern food.
A cafe tucked in Dehiwala that does some pretty good Spicy Cheese Fries but a not-so-great iced coffee.
A swimming pool, a giant glass box and some solid Mac and Cheese.
One of the best spots for eating healthy!
Paan Paan is now at Dehiwela!
A burger joint in Grandpass that somehow only had the Chicken Sub when we went.
Some of the best Singaporean dishes in town!
A coffeehouse by the open veranda of Kahuna Hotel Resort.
Lanka Hotel doesn't look all that promising at first, but they happen to do a very good Chicken Cheese Kottu.