Kinjou is one of the oldest Chinese restaurants in Colombo. Their stuff is as Sri Lankanized as it gets, but it's just okay at best.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.
The snack bar at the Lifestyle Gym offers some very healthy drinks and wraps - also, yummy cookies.
This is one of the better beach-side Mirissa restaurants if you want seafood. They also do a super banana & chocolate milkshake.
Dilmi Roti Shop is one of the many roti shops in Mirissa. They serve chocolate rotis, pineapple rotis, cheese rotis and so on, and their milkshakes are awesome.
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.
Diwan is a new multi-cuisine restaurant on Sri Saranankara Road. It's mostly known for it's Indian cuisine, which is what we tried, but they also offer Chinese and Italian.
Sahan Agro is one of the handful of places in Colombo where you can get organic vegetables and fruits, and other natural products like bee's honey.
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Sherry Land is a restaurant and pub in Negombo that's comprised of a bar, restaurant and a banquet hall.
Jeorgie's is a new burger place in Nawala - the burgers are huge (and not so healthy), and the fruit smoothies are amaze.
Itsy Bitsy Cupcakes is another home baker and they're big on covering their cupcakes with huge dollops of icing.
Grand Beijing is another Chinese place around the Kollpity junction that serves up good, authentic dishes at affordable prices.
Indian Summer is a slightly expensive Indian restaurant, with a great ambience.
Krishna is a good vegetarian spot for rice and curry and the likes at the Arcade. They're run by the same guys who run Mathura.
Lil' Orbits is an awesome place to go to for your sugar cravings. The prices are alright and the chocolate sauce is gold.
Aashkii at the Arcade is a chic store with a range of Indian and local designer clothing and quality saris.
Candle Light Hut is a pretty popular, affordable place for Pakistani biriyani, paratha and meat curries.
The Tommy Hilfiger store at the Arcade has got a decent selection for mostly men - great quality, big prices, and a wide range of plaid shirts.
Curry Leaves is one of Colombo's oldest Indian restaurants, but remains mostly under the radar. Their strength lies in their biryani, but the rest of the dishes were pretty ordinary.
Pizza Hut's stuff isn't half bad, and their desserts are actually quite great, but the portions don't justify the prices.
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.
Affordable and pretty tasty office lunches, with free delivery.