A YAMU office favourite, Amirthaa in Bamba does a mean Ghee dosa. It also serves Bonda, Jelebi and fresh milk with a dash of tea.
Cake Whisperer is yet another good Colombo home-baker. They do simple, sweet cupcakes mostly - some of the best butter-cream frosting ones we've had.
&Co is a new pub and restaurant tucked in the Steuart Hotel behind Dutch Hospital. They serve up good, hefty pub fare in a spacious setting.
BreadTalk has been doing well since its inception despite all the "its-expensive!" cries, but anything for a posh pastry, right?
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.
The Kandos Shop is a super cheap, one-stop-for-all candy shop, featuring one of Sri Lanka's oldest chocolate brands. It's an ideal stop for kids and gift shopping.
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.
The Anna Marie Bakery sounds like a place from a Beatrix Potter book. The food might as well be from the books too.
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.