Dottie's is a charming English tea room serving up tea, fry-ups, and desserts on intricately delicate china and lace with a side of great service.
Dilmah's charming tea lounge in the shadow of Dutch Hospital is still going strong, with a range of hot and cold teas and little and large bites.
Bubbly stuff and paninis and desserts.
The Heladiv Tea Club does a relatively affordable range of tasty waffles, sandwiches and teas at the Dutch Hospital. You can also get a decent bottle of wine here for just Rs. 2000.
Basically a place to have tea with a sweet Japanese auntie. They also sell well-chosen tea leaves. No food unless she gives you a biscuit.
You can buy tea powder or tea leaves here, as well as sit down and have a cuppa. They've also got a small selection of pastries at times.
Tea Breeze is Mackwood's tea bar. They have decent teas, and good waffles.
Closed now. Rama's Tea House is a new... something in Battaramulla, near the Kotte Road turn-off. I saw something because it's a weird and not entirely satisfying mix of tea house and English pub.
Tea Avenue is a very cosy stop on Barnes Place to have a good cup of flavoured tea and some bready goods. The prices are good and the ambience is suited for all kinds of meetups.
A pizzeria down High-level Road.
A slice of Italy in Colombo City Centre.
A home-based venture done by two young entrepreneurs.
A tea stall down Jaya Road with some excellent Saffron Tea.
A little tea hut down Duplication Road, Bombay Chaiwala does superb chai and snacks.
Slightly expensive, yet a great cafe option with comfort food, delicious drinks and interesting desserts.
A charming little tea room in Wellawatte, Colombo Chaiwala does excellent chai and delicious beef samosa, among other things.
Beautifully designed comfortable restaurant in Delkanda, has delicious Sri Lankan Chinese, Thai and Western food as well as super taste juice and beverages..
A food truck down Marine Drive, Chaiwala makes the best chai in Colombo.
The new branch of the popular Tea Avenue
A unique specialist safari service located in the paradisaical Yala, that's made for the escapes into the wilderness and safari camping.
Colombo's first gourmet dine-in marketplace.
Scenic view of Samanala wewa & mountain ridges makes the cottage is an indelible place to spend a day!
A cafe down Jawatta Road with good food, soothing vibes and all right coffee.
Only one boho cafe in Colombo.
A cosy dessert parlour in Thalawathugoda.
Best place near Colombo to go for a traditional Sri Lankan food in a traditional Sri Lankan village like restaurant.
A 100%, home-grown brunch spot in Borella, serving up some fantastic Continental and Lankan treats.
The new monkey down Stratford Avenue.
A cosy nook in Nugegoda.
A simple bistro down Lighthouse Street in Galle Fort.
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.