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“Great coffee that you can feel good about”

Hansa Ceylon Coffee
Ranked #14 of 44 Coffee & Tea in Colombo
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Reviewed March 19, 2013

I've been living in Sri Lanka for about six months now, and Hansa has been my savior. Their coffee is affordable, tasty, and socially responsible. I make a point of stocking up and lounging in the cafe any time I happen to find myself in Colombo.

The new chocolate is amazing! Try the 70% with jugherry, its the best.

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3  Thank aseoconnor
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place is a great find, used by locals and travellers. The guys here really know their coffee, and as well as a number of roasts also produce their own chocolate bars.

You can buy the beans or ground coffee here as well as try it on site. I definitely would recommend the fresh home made brownie, made using their own chocolate. It is perfectly cooked, and is amazing with ice cream.

The cafe has a real homely feel, they play great music and let you relax and enjoy the food and drinks.

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2  Thank Sarvegetable
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Reviewed March 13, 2013

Was in Sri Lanka for two weeks. The country is nice the coffee is bad. Even the upmarket hotels serve nescafe or horrible dliute local coffee. I was missing my morning kopi-c so much a local friend recommended Hansa, it was like I had left bad-coffee-island. Maybe I was desperate but I enjoyed the white coffee here so much, the brownie and cakes also delicious and cheap. If youre in Colombo and want good coffee come here everyday, you have no choice.

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3  Thank Andrew L
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Reviewed March 9, 2013

Hansa cafe is hands down THE best place for coffee in Sri Lanka! Now that is a big call I know, but it is true. The cafe is small and leans towards 'artzy cool' - It is popular with the local intelligentsia and photographers and rumour has it that George Clooney visited the cafe in disguise and loved the place too. This place is not for impatient people though as good coffee takes time to prepare and due to the cafe's small size sometimes one must wait a little while to receive their order. However, it is a place where everyone end up talking to each other and this combined with the vast array of magazines ensures that any wait is entertaining. They have yummy home made cakes and brownies too. It is the closest thing to New York or Berlin.

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5  Thank Hamish John A
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Reviewed February 22, 2013

A small, down to earth cafe which makes one feel entirely at home, which certainly helps make the daily cupful all the more enjoyable. No pretense whatsoever. An occasional poetry reading/musical line up and the wonderful aroma of coffee also adds to the experience.

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3  Thank Eresha w
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