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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…
Takas is an online shop that sells mainly electronics, ranging from headphones to cell phones to laptops to cameras to electric kettles.
In Negombo, where you have less ice creamy options (although an Il Gelato is opening up soon), Rio stands as a pleasure dome filled with cool, brightly coloured confections.
Hana Mart, while small, sells a good selection of fun Korean food. Shrimp crackers, ramen, kimchi, biscuits and so on.
Best brownies ever.
This is really a wonderful place for a late afternoon stroll, and it's so busy and well alive with activity that even the most squeamish or superstitious Colombar could hardly be afraid to wander in.
Even without the exclusively Chinese clientele and waiting staff you'd know it was a mainland restaurant from the quality of the tofu- just softer and silkier than locally-run restaurants can achieve.
Rainco has a big shop in Dehiwala selling everything from (expensive) patio furniture and awnings to affordable camping equipment and umbrellas.
Their special is the CBP and it's really pretty special. A rich but not heavy mousse, an intense and lasting chocolate hit, a fair lug of alcohol and biscuit perfection- not too mushy not too crunchy.
Providing the city with crispy white hoppers and tongue burning katta sambol for well over 60 years, Green Cabin is one of Colombo's older, more venerable eating establishments.
Sponge is one of the oldest bakeries in the big city, and one of the biggest. They are still going strong with a quality range of savouries and sweets, and now also lamprais and gourmet sandwiches.
Crossroads, run by Tasty Caterers, is a good restaurant. With a funny menu dancing across a variety of cuisines (Thai, Western, Mexican, Italian, Sri Lankan) the food, while not authentic, lives up to…
It must be said that somewhere on the journey from family bakers to mega-chain standards fell. The cream buns nowadays just arent the same
The lighthouse provides stunning views of the Indian Ocean. From its raised base you can see all the way down the Galle Face Green to the Galle Face Hotel and right across to the very tip of the horizon.…
If you're looking for a different Christmas gift this season, why not some milk toffee from Nandi's.
Fazly's Halal Refreshment is one of Colombo's most popular streetside haunts, known for their delicious, mayo dripping, affordable fare.
Just being able to stand in a space that someone from the 17th century would still recognize is worth the Rs 20 admission charge.
This Hikkaduwa institution does decent Italian.
Paradise is a convenient vegetarian rice and curry stop next to the Sri Sambuddhatva Jayanthi Mandira. It's easy on the wallet and they've also got a juice bar.
If you're in Colombo 7 and you're craving a good biriyani, Raheema is one of the first places that will come to mind. That's exactly the situation we found ourselves in, and we're glad we dropped in.