Lakpahana is still a classic for traditional gifts (sarongs, demon masks, painted elephants). It's a central location and not too over-priced, especially if you dig.
What is magic corn? We're not sure where the magic part comes in, but it's basically a little snack made from steamed kernels of sweetcorn mixed together with a variety of spices, salt, pepper,…
The Senok Te Kade sells packaged Senok Tea, an import product, marketed mainly to tourists and sold sparsely within Sri Lanka.
The Sugar Shack now has its own place for you to go get cake from.
A retro themed cafe serving filling dishes and average coffee.
Iceburg is one of the most popular spots in Maharagama that serves up some ok-ish burgers, submarines, waffles and sandwiches for a very affordable price tag.
As far as hotel lobbies go, Kafe Kai provides a great vibe for work meetings, for anything else it's a tad too impersonal for our taste
Serving a wide range of cuisines, El Janah is a popular spot at Mount Lavinia. Their food isn't super authentic, but quite worth the affordable price tag.
Brew Bar is a tiny cafe that resides inside the beautiful Zylan Luxury Villa.
All in all it was a decent and quite satisfying meal. If you are looking for a cheap, decent place to get your lunchtime fix, we recommend making the trip.
Good place to have a western type dinner with a little chat.
Ginza Hohsen is back to life in an all-new location down Galadari Hotel.
Summer Set is known for their Kottu, and is one of the places to drop into for a quick bite in Kandy.
One of the oldest burger spots in Nugegoda serving burgers and cheese kottu.
Bella's Kitchen is a breakfast and lunch delivery service that which we found pretty convenient.
Hondahitha is name synonymous with great curd around the Colombo suburbs. This is their little cafe in Kohuwala which has some great waffles for cheap.
Latest seafood in Colombo, specializing in crab and peppery dishes!
Glory Swimwear has some pretty amazing mannequins. They honestly look like they belong in another sort of store. Besides that they have all of the swimming-related stuff you could want, at high…
Peking Palace in Nawala serves up some decent Sri Lankanized Chinese cuisine at an accessible location.
Nelum Kole is a rice-and-curry kade in Boralesgamuwa that provides a convenient and cost-effective lunch spread.
The Loft Lounge and Cloud Cafe are Colombo Courtyard's two-in-one bar combo. The former is indoors while the latter is on the rooftop. As far as cocktails go, CC fares quite well, but the food leaves…
The Sweeter Side is another home baker - the prices are fine, the cakes are a bit bread-texture, we like the fudge brownies.
Fab is one of the older and more established bakeries in town. The franchise is well known for its cakes.
Taste of Asia is a very affordable favourite on Galle Road for hoppers and Jaffna food.