Ah, Fab. It's been around longer than we can remember - since 1979 to be precise - and has consistently been keeping Colombo happy with their short eats, cakes and sweets.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
Coco V at Crescat offers the same stuff as the Coco V at Ward Place, but the ambience isn't as chilled out as the other. Their signatures are coffees and cakes.
One of Colombo's most popular coffee shops has opened up in Nawala.
Sen Saal is another one of Colombo's quick eat places. LikeFab, they serve short eats, cakes, dessert and lamprais. Sen Saal is also a good example of the Sri Lankan love of making things more…
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…
'O Leaf' is one of the best restaurant in Maharagama serving up a range of delicious Sri Lankan, Chinese & Western cuisines at an affordable price.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
A popular eatery in Ratmalana area that serves up some good sweet and savory snacks.
A one-stop shop on the way to/from airport or to your getaway.
The perfect coffee shop to bring your date, a bunch of friends or just a book.
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.
E-Cafe has a nineties - early 2000s vibe going on, burgers, desserts, coffee, drinks, and bready stuff. All of them pretty good.
The first-ever Friends themed cafe in Colombo.
The newest cafe in Cinnamon Gardens to enjoy some delicious pasta and huge slices of cheesecakes.
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.
Short eats in Battaramulla? Klassy’s is King.
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 perfect place to spend a weekend out of town.
Bakes by Bella has come a long way, from starting off as a little home baker to now having a full-blown delicatessen in Colpetty.
Dolce Italia's Skelton Road outlet is a beautiful house-turned-restaurant with a warm ambience and some stellar dessert options. Their pizza is alright, too.
London House of Coffee is a new coffee shop located on Gregory's Road serving Ceylon Coffee - roasted in-house.
A coffee shop with an affordable and tasty take on Sri Lankan classics, and a nice location.
Colombo Fort Cafe is a Harpo's run restaurant located in the popular Dutch Hospital shopping complex, serving up delicious pizzas, pastas and burgers.