Japanese fast fashion at Pettah beating prices.
The Good Market's foray into the historic Galle Fort.
The latest outlet of the famous Japanese brand.
A curated and ethical Saturday market focusing on local and sustainable products and produce
Expect to drop a small fortune of you plan on purchasing some Barefoot apparel. But as the old adage goes “You pay for what you get.” and what you get is very special. There are stories…
Sri Lanka's first ever comic bookstore
Its a bit of a lucky a dip but sift through the dusty collections for long enough ask the enthusiastic vendors enough questions and after 30 mins scouring you're sure to find something you like.
A bookshop on Galle Road.
M.D.Gunasena takes a novel approach at the conventional bookshop, with gorgeous interior decor, and a chill atmosphere which is perfect for passing the time, and of course reading.
A bookstore with a surprisingly wide array of choices at Liberty Plaza's ground floor.
ProMate is a stationery shop, they’ve got a few pricey looking pens here and a huge collection of notebooks. Their whole brand practically revolves around notebooks; notepads, spiral pads,…
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.
Vijitha Yapa Crescat has a great selection of comics and other interesting books, but it's also quite expensive. Good for gifts.
Malee Book Centre is an underrated haven of Disney themed party equipment and stationery.
The Full Stop has the highest quality stationery in Colombo, at the highest price. If you want regular paper or a few pens and exercise books, your local stationer or someplace like Sarasavi is…
A legendary figure on Colombo's secondhand book scene, Deen the Bookman has a vast selection of titles, from run-of-the-mills & boons to obscure medical titles.
More interesting for its selection of non-fiction books, Lake House Bookshop doesn't particularly stand out from other mainstream bookstores.
The store’s fluorescent lighting, white walls, white shelves and white floor tiles render the space rather clinical and cold. I found it eerily reminiscent of Oregon State Hospital (The setting of ‘One Who…
Bargain/ second hand bookshop
While it's not quite as charming as Maradana's second hand strip it's much better laid out and the books seems to be curated- classics at the back, pulp and pop towards the front and a box of…
The Central Cultural Fund’s website is down and tickets to Sigirya, Polonaruwa and Anuradhapura must be purchased from one of their offices. Their head office is located at Bauddhaloka Mawatha but I…
Majestic City is one of Colombo's oldest malls - where you get everything from shoes to electronics. Here's a breakdown of where to find what at MC.