56, Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6
Schakasz is a little cafe in Kirulapone exclusively for desserts. They've got everything from creme brulee to chocolate ganache cake, in large portions.
Court Square, Galle Fort
The Good Market's foray into the historic Galle Fort.
45, Colombo Road, Negombo
The Grand is a little coffee shop along the bustling Colombo Road in Negombo. They serve really good drinks and some killer cheesecake for very decent prices.
Camagni Ceylon, 504, R A De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 03
A lovely cooking experience where you learn to make traditional Italian dishes in a stunning demo kitchen.
Diyatha Uyana, Battaramulla
The English Cake Company makes some amazing sweets and savories. It's run by a home baker and her family and they make really tasty sweets like brownies, lemon and blueberry cake, passion…
Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay
A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.
12, Flower Road, Colombo 03
The old classic at a brand new spot.
No 34, 27th Lane, Colombo 03
Butter Boutique's finally got their own place and with it they've really stepped up their game. They offer wide range of cakes and desserts which were great, but what really caught us by surprise…
11, Wijerama Mawatha, Colombo 07.
The Black Cat Café serves up amazing sandwiches, coffee, and fresh fruit juices. They're also a B+B.
103, Pasikudah road, Kalkudah
The warm reception we received on arriving at Earl's was an early indication of how good a time we were going to have there. Only a short walk away from Passikudah beach, this friendly and…
11, Upatissa Road, Colombo 4
Flamingo Restaurant (which has been around forever) serves up an interesting mix of cuisines ranging from Arabic, Western, Italian and Sri Lankan.
Ella Village Inn, Down Town Rotti Hut, Ella
රසම රස උදේ කෑම, දවල් කෑම, රෑ කෑම වේලක් කන්න හරි හොඳ තේකක් නැත්නම්…
A local app that delivers alcohol, mixers, and more within an hour.
High Level road, Delkanda, Nugegoda
A nice Place to booze having Juice.
Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya
The Coffee Bar by the Grand Hotel is probably the best coffee shop in Nuwara Eliya. They've got a chic little space and an accessible location to go along with some good food and great coffee.
Cinnamon Grand, 77 Galle Road, Colombo 3
Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
60, Horton Place, Colombo 7
Simple and healthy, Kumbuk does everything right with local, seasonal and organic ingredients.
328, Hotel Renuka, Galle Road, Colombo 3
Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.…
No 9A Duplication Road, Colombo 04.
Bliss lounge is a Mediterranean sheesha lounge which serves Italian and burgers, among other things.
No. 13, Galle Road, Ambalangoda.
හීනියට ලියල බැදපු කුකුල් මස් කෑලි, සොසේජස් කෑලි, තම්බපු ඉස්සො, බැදපු තෝර මාළු…
No 33, Park Street, Colombo 02
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
213, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7
Paradise Road Cafe is one of our favourite haunts, cocooned in a small, white, quiet space atop a lovely store full of antiques and art. The food and coffee are very good, and it's an excellent book nook.…
Jetwing Lighthouse, Dadella, Galle
Like the famous Jetwing Lighthouse - but fancier.
158 Galle Road, Bambalapitiya
The Island Coffee shop is so utterly charming and captures perfectly the spirit of a Colombo that is now slipping from the collective memory - an age where nothing was imported and everything had to…
There are nearly as many coffee styles in Colombo as letters in the…
High tea at the Hilton is an experience best avoided.
Mt. Lavinia Hotel does an excellent take on classic high tea. The price…
Cinnamon grand, being the social hub that it is, has become one of the more…
Here's a roundup of places to get coffee in Colombo.
Butter Boutique's finally got their own place away from the Good Market.…