Saffron and Vanilla is a home baker with international experience - she makes some amazing date cookies, and runs cookery classes.
Life Food is a low key health food stall that manages to keep things healthy and fresh while not compromising on flavour.
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.
Kinjou is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo. Their stuff is as Sri Lankanized as it gets, but it's just okay at best.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
The snack bar at the Lifestyle Gym offers some very healthy drinks and wraps - also, yummy cookies.
Tea Triumph is a very cosy tea lounge down Marine Drive - they've existed since 1940, and have a lovely range of quality, locally-brewn tea.
Golden Dragon is the completely redone Taj take on Chinese cuisine. It has a stellar ambience and good food.
This is one of the better beach-side Mirissa restaurants if you want seafood. They also do a super banana & chocolate milkshake.
Dilmi Roti Shop is one of the many roti shops in Mirissa. They serve chocolate rotis, pineapple rotis, cheese rotis and so on, and their milkshakes are awesome.
Zephyr is a very exciting new restaurant and bar on the Mirissa beach stretch. The food is good, and they've got a great ambience that sticks out from the rest.
EatRight.lk is a delivery site with an exclusively healthy menu, from healthy wraps to healthy kottu. It's also got a lot of info on it to help you stay fit.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
Sugar Rush is another home-baker who makes some very nice fudgey brownies, and a great creamy lemon cake.
The Vu is the rooftop restaurant at The Beach in Negombo. It may be a new venture, but the food is good, the service is excellent and as you'd expect, the view is spectacular.
Diwan is a new multi-cuisine restaurant on Sri Saranankara Road. It's mostly known for it's Indian cuisine, which is what we tried, but they also offer Chinese and Italian.
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Pho serves up simple and healthy Vietnamese food.
Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that's comprised of a bar, restaurant and a banquet hall.
Jeorgie's is a new burger place in Nawala - the burgers are huge (and not so healthy), and the fruit smoothies are amaze.
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.
Itsy Bitsy Cupcakes is another home baker and they're big on covering their cupcakes with huge dollops of icing.
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.
Indian Summer is a slightly expensive Indian restaurant, with a great ambience.