Indramalee is a little buth kade on Union Place that does good rice and curry and fruit juices. It's not much for ambience but the fare is reliable.
Kiri Kade, which humbly began as a milk delivery service is one of the most well established milk delivery services we know of. They still deliver and their milk is still fresh and flavoursome.
Family Baker is arguably the best mainstream bakery in Mount Lavinia. They've got a great selection of both savories and sweets, which have been consistently tasty time and time again.
The Kandos Shop is a super cheap, one-stop-for-all candy shop, featuring one of Sri Lanka's oldest chocolate brands. It's an ideal stop for kids and gift shopping.
Royal Bakery is an old timer from Colombo's original bakery scene, going way back to 1906. The shorteats and cakes are still pretty good, and they've expanded to serving rice and kottu too.
N'Eliya is one of the best vacation destinations to get away from the city and relax, and taking a walk through the Victoria Park is one of the best ways to do just that.
The National Postal Museum is a surprisingly well maintained collection elaborately detailing Sri Lanka's ...well you guessed it - postal history.
The Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage is one of the most popular excursions and tourist destinations since it's inception back in 1975. It's a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with the…
Fresheta is a small juice bar at the top of Chithra Lane. They serve up some refreshing, tasty juices which really hit the spot on a scorching day.
Ashik was once a popular choice amongst the YAMU staff for their rice and curry. Our latest visit left a negative impact on us though, and here's why.
Latheruma does a really tasty and cheap rice and curry lunch.
Bombay Sweet Park is a small easily accessible shop in Bamba that does very good samosas and milkshakes - they've also got sweets and rice and curry.
Colombo's only drive-through bakery. They've got good ice cream and amazing chocolate fudge cake.
Affordable and pretty tasty office lunches, with free delivery.
Probably Sri Lanka's proudest monument. The huge rock is worth a climb for any visitor.
The German Toy Museum is Gayangi von Heimendahl's personal collection of toys - dolls, cars, train sets, you name it - from Germany, over the span of 35 years.
The original Rio Ice Cream parlour is old and sweet- it's persisted through decades of war and strife as an integral part of the local community. It's worth a diabetic shock or two to experience that.
The Achcharu Kadé is a popular stall that sells good quality, relatively upscale achcharu.
Foody Goody, one of Good Market's favourites, sells totally natural, preservative/additive-free ice-cream made at home.
Healthy and tasty juices for Rs. 200.
The Brick Lane Cookie Companie serves fresh cookies between the escalators of the Crescat Mall. It's a quick and tasty bite you can grab on your way up or down.
The Batticaloa Science Museum is not a very good museum and it smells funny (probably because of the generally live sea creatures in tanks) but it's interesting in its own way.
The old Town Hall is a gothic-type Dutch building at the end of Main Street in Pettah. Inside it is a creepy museum of life-size dolls sitting around a wooden table in different postures: a replica of…
The old Alerics is finally back with a new location in (the also new) Liberty Arcade. It's a bit artificial, but good for a hot day's treat.