Malee Book Centre is an underrated haven of Disney themed party equipment and stationery.
A European artisanal cheese company that produces locally
Artworld is an art supplies shop in Dehiwala, with affordable, quality art materials. They've got brand favourites like Faber Castell, Pentel, Camel and Acron.
Uyana is a little shop of Lauries Road which is somewhat randomly open. You can't buy any of the cool stuff (CDs, pipes, fake Rolex watches) but they do sell a good selection of rolling papers and…
An artisanal bakery that serves up a variety of home made bread.
Honey Pot Salon specializes in waxing. With plenty of wax varieties, trained technicians and a chic ambience, they've managed to make hair removal less awkward and painful.
If you're looking for high quality designer menswear, Crocodile is definitely the place you should visit, but remember, high quality comes at a price.
Wide selection of local dresses for a cheap cost.
Unique pieces of art by a known artist for a few hundred dollars;
The ideal place for all your healthy snacks and other goodies. The best part, it's affordable!
Kelly Felder is a busy clothes shop with thumping tunes.
A sleek little salon in the Independence Arcade complex, that do great and personalized beauty services.
The Keells in Nawala is relatively big and has good parking space.
The K-9 is, I think, Colombo's only attempt at a comprehensive pet store. They sell a whole bunch of pet related products like cages, leashes, chew toys, and, strangely, adult diapers (?). You…
Wasi.lk has quite a few established online stores to contend with, but they have a simple and easy site, and efficient, dedicated service on their side. We do hope they can extend their products a…
Quickee.lk has gained a lot of popularity over the past year as an online delivery option, and they now deliver from a bunch of new places.
One of Sri Lanka's first vending machines, residing at Liberty Plaza.
The large space at Barnes Place hosts frequent exhibitions and is a good place to drop-in to take the pulse of the local art scene while the apartment at Galle Face court is a beautiful space…
KIMO Ceylon is a Korean concept store that sells minimalist household items at mid-market prices
Gandhara is more a high-end decor empire than a shop. Along with its off shoots and affiliates the store occupies an entire swathe of Stratfrod Avenue. Inside the many-floored, several-roomed…
Siddhalepa's ayurvedic spa in Colombo 07.
One of Sri Lanka's most popular jewellers
An upscale beauty bar in the reclaimed Independence Arcade.