The Odel store near Townhall is pretty well known now, mostly to Colombo's high-end shopaholics. Their brand is a household name (if your house is in Colombo 7) and you can get top quality clothes,…
All-day meals on online delivery.
A home-based dessert maker that does some stellar rasamalai.
The atmosphere of this restaurant may not be inspiring, but the seafood dishes survive the taste test.
An average food joint at Wellawatte that serves Biriyani, Shawarma, Submarine and the likes for a reasonable price.
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…
Desserted is a dessert van that redefines Colombo’s food truck scene, by serving up a range of desserts which you can indulge on the go.
Rodrigo's is a bakery that does good short-eats, which is ideal for the quick grub on the go.
Dinemore in Wellawatte by the sea has got their signature oozing-mayo subs and burgers, with a relaxing view of the ocean.
Wonderland is an ice cream and smoothie joint in Malabe that has a huge range of stuff on their menu, and it's quite cheap too. Their smoothie glasses are tall and they've got cool flavours like Milo and…
A website that delivers food from some of Colombo's restaurants
A residential building flipped resto that serves up a decent spread of Sri Lankanised South-East Asian fare.
Sopranos it seems plays host to a far higher calibre of karaoke than anticipated, and participants seem to take their singing seriously. Certainly there was far less inebriated caterwauling than imagined…
Beard Papa's is an international franchise which specializes in cream puffs. The first outlet opened in Japan in 1999.
Despite the name, it's been around for a few years. However, it IS quite a good bakery.
A crepe place by Rollo Ice Cream at Liberty Plaza Food Court.
Java Lounge in Jawatta has become our go to spot for casual meetings or we just want to grab a quick coffee. They've got an accessible location, some surprisingly good pasta dishes and coffee that hits…
The ‘rukada’ figures have been handcrafted by traditional puppet artists with remarkable attention to detail.
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.
The Dutch Gallery is an antique store cum jewelry store.
Near the mosque on Bauddhaloka Mawatha near Bambalapitiya Junction is my contender for the bath kade that sells one of the best budget lunch packets in Colombo 4 (what the hell, maybe even the…
Taco Bell was an instant hit when they first opened up in Colombo 07, and now they’ve made their way towards a new branch down Marine Drive.
Madras Masala Restaurant is specialised in Indian food.