Your regular Barista in a beautiful building.
Oshella is a home cook who specializes in chocolatey desserts. Literally everything we tried was excellent, but her eclairs in particular were the best we've had in Colombo.
The aptly-named Flamingo House is the newest—and probably funkiest— addition to Colombo’s restaurant repertoire. The food is inconsistent but interesting, but the excellent cocktails and crazy…
A healthy organic spot with a wide range of delicious dishes.
The original Rio Ice Cream parlour is old and sweet- it's persisted through decades of war and strife as an integral part of the local community. It's worth a diabetic shock or two to experience that.
A pricey pub "hidden" behind a flower shop.
Located down Allan Avenue, Dehiwala, Habibiz Sri Lanka is a fairly new multi cuisine restaurant that's buzzing with customers.
The perfect place to spend a weekend out of town.
Cafe Beverly is a comfortable, affordable dining space in the premises of the Beverly Street shopping complex in Rajagiriya.
The newest cafe in Cinnamon Gardens to enjoy some delicious pasta and huge slices of cheesecakes.
The international franchise Subway has come a long way since they first set up shop here. Our recent visit however, proved that Subway is now sub-par when it comes to their food.
E-Cafe has a nineties - early 2000s vibe going on, burgers, desserts, coffee, drinks, and bready stuff. All of them pretty good.
(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…
It's always Friday in here.
The Java Lounge has spawned yet another coffeeshop at Colombo 01. They still serve the same items from their menu and nothing much has changed except for the great new location.
A well run Burger King franchise with a nice location (second floor balcony) in Colpetty. They also have interesting local options like spicy chicken and rice now.
Machang Nawala is at Nugegoda now. After the untimely death of their Nawala branch, Machang has claimed a new spot down Stanley Thilakeratne Mawatha.
Sandwich Factory does a filling take on western diner favorites.
Kitchen 06 serves up some good kottu, and rice and curry. We loved their Mix kottu.
A tiny burger joint that does okay burgers.
A one-stop shop on the way to/from airport or to your getaway.
With their carefully curated, picturesque ambience, Arcadia Cafe & Restaurant is one of the absolute prettiest places in Colombo to get food from.
The perfect coffee shop to bring your date, a bunch of friends or just a book.
Damro's golden child worth 12.5bn is (almost) open to the public now. Aside from the usual boutiques and the food court they also have a 9D virtual gaming centre which sounds AWESOME. Was it? Let's see.…