Tiny little cafe with excellent froyo and plenty sandwiches, juices, smoothies, coffee and tea. Roast paan is on point.
KBQ has an all new spot in Jana Jaya building, and they do some good fried chicken and noodles, with a Korean twist.
Nelum Kole is a rice-and-curry kade in Boralesgamuwa that provides a convenient and cost-effective lunch spread.
Aahaara is a caterer that does wood-fired biriyani and rice and curry.
Trinco's burger king. Yes! this is it.
Located on the top floor of Crescat, Linen & Life does a lovely range of linen clothing for men and women. Prices range from about Rs. 3000 to Rs. 5500.
Kaha Buth Gedara does more than just kaha buth.
Thalis has kept to themselves over the years, so they're easy to miss if you're around Park road. They serve up some wonderful North and South Indian food fare, and are well worth a visit.
Small eatery that serves up some mediocre rice and curry with delicious pork curry
Chapters has a decent range of books, mostly fantasy and illustration, but what we really love about this bookshop is it's so much more than a store.
Anim8 is an expensive but fast print shop. It's a really bare bones operation carved out of a residential house on Thimbirigasaya Road.
Jungle Beach is a secluded beach in Unawatuna that's growing less secluded all the time. It's still a nice and relatively peaceful Una beach off the main strip.
Crammed into a congested street in Pettah, Sri Suryas is an unassuming restaurant that serves a mean ghee dosa, among other things.
Sri Lanka’s favourite submarine is probably that at Dinemore. This fast food franchise has been around for quite a while, and by the looks of it they’ve expanded and opened up many…
Open from the crack of dawn till midnight, this is a great, clean rice-and- curry stop with quail on the menu.
A Lankanized version of Toys 'R' Us, where you get everything for kids from clothes to stationery to toys and arts and crafts products.
Ever been to one of those places where you ate so much, you had to just stop and rest a bit? Those kind of places are harder to come by now since food in general is too expensive,…
Quick Thai serves up pretty good, filling Thai dishes at affordable prices.
Christmas is coming so here's a random gift idea - buy your loved one/child/friend a telescope.
We dropped in at the Java Lounge in Bambalapitiya the other day, and it's actually pretty good. They've got an accessible location, good coffee and some awesome desserts.
Super affordable biriyani spot in Aluthkade.
There is a coastal road from Colombo to Negombo which, while not especially fast, is really quite scenic and worth a drive. It begins as you take the bridge out of Mattakuliya and proceed along the…
Arthur's pizza is now a pub, too. They do their own take on localised pizza.