Poonie's Kitchen is a wonderful hidden oasis in the Galle Fort. They serve high quality desserts and deliciously prepared dishes at surprisingly good prices.
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.
Terro's Pies and Roasts is a home cook in Dehiwala that bakes some tasty pies and serves up some hearty roast meats. As far as home cooks go, we'd say she's a great pick for savory dishes.
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…
Mango & Company is yet another new home baker. What sets M & G apart is their cinnamon rolls which are some of the best we've had in Sri Lanka.
Tammy is a Colombo home baker that specializes in some unconventional cakes. Her repertoire includes bibikkan, love cake and juggery cake, all of which were excellent.
Aside from their buffet, OZO actually has a pretty good a-la carte menu with an interesting range of dishes from burgers to steak.
Miss Whisk is another Colombo home baker, and she does interesting themed cupcakes and some delicious strawberry tarts.
Hash Deli is an awesome homebaker of cakes that has shot to popularity through Good Market. They make a killer cheesecake.
Brownie Lovin' is one of Colombo's awesome brownie bakers. The brownies are extremely gooey and chocolatey, and affordable.
Dodol is a difficult dessert to find easily in Colombo shops - so we were ecstatic to find one that not only makes some but delivers dodol to your home.
Saffron is a popular Iranian stall at Thursday's Good Market in Battaramulla. They serve some great Persian favourites, both sweet and savoury.
Saffron and Vanilla is a home baker with international experience - she makes some amazing date cookies, and runs cookery classes.
The snack bar at the Lifestyle Gym offers some very healthy drinks and wraps - also, yummy cookies.
Zephyr is a very exciting new restaurant and bar on the Mirissa beach stretch. The food is good, and they've got a great ambience that sticks out from the rest.
Little Star is a not-so-little bakery in Mount Lavinia with a reputation for their Sri Lankan sweets
Sugar Rush is another home-baker who makes some very nice fudgey brownies, and a great creamy lemon cake.
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.
Itsy Bitsy Cupcakes is another home baker and they're big on covering their cupcakes with huge dollops of icing.
Lil' Orbits is an awesome place to go to for your sugar cravings. The prices are alright and the chocolate sauce is gold.
Candle Light Hut is a pretty popular, affordable place for Pakistani biriyani, paratha and meat curries.
Cakes & Things by Windya is a home baker in Mount Lavinia. Her specialty is theme cakes, but her cupcakes and brownies are pretty great as well.
Sweet Layers is a home baker based in Piliyandala. They offer a range of baked goods, but their pastries are what really sets them apart.
Dairy King is a good place to stop by for ice cream - and fat chocolatey brownies - if you're in Galle Fort.