Dolce Vita is a rustic and snug little Italian restaurant / café which serves everything from breakfast menus to snazzy drinks, pizzas and gelato.
The Grand is a little coffee shop along the bustling Colombo Road in Negombo. They serve really good drinks and some killer cheesecake for very decent prices.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
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.
Coffee Bean is slowly turning into Colombo's next Barista - this is the third branch to pop up in the city at another very central location. The coffee and food here taste alright and are pricey as usual, and…
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
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.
The Fab Cafe, the coffee lounge by The Fab is relatively unknown cafe down Castle street. They've got a chic space and some great Hot chocolate.
The international franchise Subway has come a long way since they first set up shop here. Our recent visit however, proved that Subway is now sub-par when it comes to their food.
The new address they relocated to is easily accessible and there is plenty of parking. From a food POV, it may not impress everyone but the place sure is somewhere we can all relax at.
Whight & Co is amazing for coffee. They've got Cold Drip down to a science. The food is alright, too.
Cafe Shaze is another one of Colombo's many cafe-restaurant-lounges. They serve the usual Western dishes, mocktails and coffees - the food is alright and it's pretty much on par with other cafes.
Coffee Stop at the Cinnamon Grand serves high quality short-eats, sandwiches, cakes and confectionary. It's open til 2 AM every day.
Butter Boutique has moved now! They're officially setting up shop at Rosmead Place so we went to check them out.
Sizzle is an experience restaurant with a great selection of meats and even decent vegetarian. Everything is served sizzling, even the drinks.
Palmyrah has long been one of the best places in the city for Sri Lankan food. They've expanded well into Western and Indian too, the food is great, and it's also a comfy, quiet, chilled space to dine at.…
A&M cupcakes is a charming little cupcake boutique located on the Galle Road, opposite Barefoot. Cupcakes are trendy, tasty little treats - good for eating and even better for instagramming.
Paradise Road Cafe is one of our favourite haunts, cocooned in a small, white, quiet space atop a lovely store full of antiques and art. The food and coffee are very good, and it's an excellent book nook.…
The Sugar Shack now has its own place for you to go get cake from.
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…
Klassy is a really good pastry shop - reliable for savouries and milk toffees.
The Island Coffee shop is so utterly charming and captures perfectly the spirit of a Colombo that is now slipping from the collective memory - an age where nothing was imported and everything had to…
Commons is one of Colombo's most popular hangout spots. They've got a great location on flower road and a relaxed atmosphere. Its expansive menu means your spoilt for choice but quality varies depending…
The New Majestic Hotel is ironically one of the oldest hotels in Colpetty. How have they been doing since our last visit? Not bad, actually. Not good, but not bad.