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56, Stratford Avenue, Colombo 6

Schakasz is a little cafe in Kirulapone exclusively for desserts. They've got everything from creme brulee to chocolate ganache cake, in large portions.

Simply Strawberries By Jagro

131, Vijaya Kumaratunge Mawatha, Colombo 5

This location is closed, their other locations (Kotte, Cotton Collection) are open. Simply Strawberries by Jagro is a great place for sugary, strawberry-centric desserts that are huge in portion size and…

The Bread Company (German Artisan Bakers)

461, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5

The Bread Company is a great place for freshly baked bread, a wide range of fresh meat cuts, and meals like sandwiches and hotdogs.

Bit Bake Bar (Arugam Bay)

Panama Road, Pottuvil, Arugam Bay

A seasonal little cafe in Pottuvil's popular strip.


27 1/1 Gregory's Road, Colombo 7

Ambrosia does baked goodies, but they're not a home baker. They're a company, but the stuff we had was made by a very skilled hand and given the special attention that only home bakers are known to…

Butter Boutique

70 Rosmead Pl, Colombo 07

Butter Boutique has moved now! They're officially setting up shop at Rosmead Place so we went to check them out.

Bakes By Bella

26, Col. T G Jayawardena Mawatha, Colombo 03

Bakes by Bella has come a long way, from starting off as a little home baker to now having a full-blown delicatessen in Colpetty.

Tasty Caterers

88 Fife Road, Colombo 5

Tasty Caterers is one of the better bakeries in Colombo. They've got a good range of savouries, and some of the best eclairs in the city.

Coffee Bar (Grand Hotel, NE)

Grand Hotel Rd, Nuwara Eliya

The Coffee Bar by the Grand Hotel is probably the best coffee shop in Nuwara Eliya. They've got a chic little space and an accessible location to go along with some good food and great coffee.

Perera & Sons

2, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 3

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

Coffee Stop (Cinnamon Grand)

Cinnamon Grand, 77 Galle Road, Colombo 3

Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.

Anna Marie Bakery

Dehiwela - Kalubowila

The Anna Marie Bakery sounds like a place from a Beatrix Potter book. The food might as well be from the books too.


No. 120/A, Havelock Road, Colombo 05

E-Cafe has a nineties - early 2000s vibe going on, burgers, desserts, coffee, drinks, and bready stuff. All of them pretty good.

The Fab

474, Galle Road, Kollupitiya, Colombo 3

Ah, Fab. It's been around longer than we can remember - since 1979 to be precise - and has consistently been keeping Colombo happy with their short eats, cakes and sweets.

Family Baker

253, Galle Road, Mt. Lavinia

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.

BreadTalk (Park Street)

No 33, Park Street, Colombo 02

BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?

Dolce Vita

27, Poruthota Road, Ettukala, Negombo

Dolce Vita is a rustic and snug little Italian restaurant / café which serves everything from breakfast menus to snazzy drinks, pizzas and gelato.

Paan Paan

84 Lorensz Road, Colombo 4

Paan Paan is an excellent bread shop off Duplication Road. They've got superb takes on European loaves and pastries.

Dolce Italia

5, Skelton Road, Colombo 05

Dolce Italia's Skelton Road outlet is a beautiful house-turned-restaurant with a warm ambience and some stellar dessert options. Their pizza is alright, too.

Fine Things (Hilton)

2, Sir Chittampalam A Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02

Fine Things has been part of Hilton for years now. They are the one-stop for cakes and chocolates along with anything sweet and fine.

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf (Galle Road)

385, Landmark Building, Galle Road, Colombo 03

Serves coffee, frappes, shakes, and a bunch of baked goodies.

Royal Bakery

202, Galle Road, Colombo 6

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.

Sisira Bakers

Thewatta Road, Ragama

This not-so-little bakery is Ragama’s answer to Dinemore, McDonalds, Roots and KFC.


110D, Galle Road, Dehiwala

Meringue is a tiny little new bakery in Dehiwala run by a small group of folks. Their sweets are pretty good, but they need to offer more in terms of selection and probably have meringues in there as…

Sen Saal

104, Thimbirigasyaya Road, Colombo 5

Sen Saal is another one of Colombo's quick eat places. LikeFab, they serve short eats, cakes, dessert and lamprais. Sen Saal is also a good example of the Sri Lankan love of making things more…

The Fab (Wattala)

394, Negombo Road, Wattala

Fab is one of the older and more established bakeries in town. The franchise is well known for its cakes.

Thinesh Bake House

180, Jaffna-Manipay Road, Jaffna

You'll be pleasantly surprised by the quality of the breads, biscuits and baked goods at this Jaffna bakery and cafe.

The Cake Factory (5th Lane)

91A, 5th Lane, Colombo 3

The Cake Factory has opened a small cafe on 5th Lane that offers a slightly limited range of their cakes and desserts. The cakes were so-so, but their cheesecake was the real winner.

Klassy Pastry Shop

2B De Fonseka Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka

Klassy is a really good pastry shop - reliable for savouries and milk toffees.

Little Star

274, Galle Road, Mount Lavinia

Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets

Urban Green

10, Unity Place, Colombo 03

Nice, cosy café with nice, recycled furniture and a shaded terrace.

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