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?
The Hammock Cafe in the Galle Dutch Hospital has a great location and cool seating, but the food is pretty expensive and mediocre.
The first bar in Colombo that allows you to bid on your drinks through a neat mobile application.
A tiny restaurant that serves up lunch and dinner, with a Sri Lankan and Indian menu.
Fast and reasonably priced Indian fare with an unintentionally quirky ambience.
A new rice & curry spot in Kirulupone Avenue that whips up a quality meal.
The King Coconut has a tropical vibe with its roof dotted with coconut fronds and bamboo fences all round. It's also very chilled out, with a great view of the sea and the wind whipping around.
The Silver Spoon is a quality buth kade in Ratmalana that serves wholesome food at decent prices. (Steer clear of the meat, though)
King Cone Ice Cream ² is a new home-based ice creamery that serves up some of the creamiest ice cream you'll ever have, anywhere in the country.
Kaha Buth Gedara does more than just kaha buth.
Ministry of Crab is a high-end restaurant on Dutch Hospital premises that specializes in crab cuisine - the food is just plain mouth-watering and the service is good.
Namaste is a new Indian restaurant in Nugegoda serving mainly North Indian cuisine. While the staff are lovely and the place is nice, we can't really say the same about the food.
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.
Gelato is a new ice cream boutique at MC, managed by Roots.
Mama Louie's is a new pizza resto in Sooriya Village, serving up some delicious thin-crust pizza.
Shanghai Terrace is a Chinese Restaurant that recently opened up in Ethul Kotte. They serve up some good looking Chinese food at a reasonable price. There is a charming little terrace on the roof…
A Mexican-themed rooftop bar by Trillium Boutique City Hotel.
One of Colombo's most popular coffee shops has opened up in Nawala.
There isn't that much to say about the Racecourse McDonald's except that it's open and it's a McDonald's. It's the same as any other McDonald's except it's in the newly refurbished Colombo…
Dragon Chinese (not to be confused with Chinese Dragon) at Panadura does an exceptional job at making some terrible Sri Lankanised Chinese food.
Some of the food at Steamboat is good, but the delivery service and website are a bit of a shambles.
Klassy is a really good pastry shop - reliable for savouries and milk toffees.
Kyung Bok Kung at Hotel Juliana does a pretty authentic take on Korean cuisine. The setting might be slightly dubious, and the DIY style might not be for everyone, but order the right dishes and you'll…