Best hang outs in Sri Lanka:
Location: Cricket Club Cafe 34, Queens Road, Colombo 03
Description: Pleasingly trendy cricketish haunt of any touring team. The ambience breathes cricket with memorabilia, framed international shirts and videos that cricket lovers and non-cricket enthusiast would surely find interesting. With a consistently high standard western-style bar food and drinks with reasonable prices.
Rhythm & Blues
Location: 19/1 Daisy Villa Avenue, Colombo 04
Description: A brilliant classic style pub house with a great bar and highly touted menu along with the live bands cranking out blues, rocks and ballad. This small atmospheric pub has four pool tables and outdoor seating, a chill out haven after the day’s work load.
Location: Mount Lavinia Hotel 102 Hotel Road, Mount Lavinia
Description: Once known as the Little Hut. In 2003 The Hut was revitalized. The pub offers 70’s reggae, 80’s discotheque and 90’s techno sounds and remains open till 4’o clock in the morning. Live band sets the mood during Fridays and Saturdays while DJs take the stage through Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. With Rs.1000 entrance per couple which includes two drinks, this pub provides cozy booths for relaxation.
Location: Trans Asia Hotel 155 Sir Chittampalam Gardiner Mawatha, Colombo 02
Description: This night club offers a classy and stylish ambiance. The Library is exactly – a library by day and a club at night. The entrance of the club is exclusive for house guests or members only, however tourist can often sneak in. Hushed compared to other night clubs but with a relatively good atmosphere, music and the food and drinks are of a high standard.
Mawby’s Chillout Pub
Location: No 112 New Buller’s Road, Colombo 05
Description: A new chilled out pub and café designed with 21st century atmosphere has the usual well-stocked bar, which also features large screen where you can watched some of the greatest musicians and artist in concert.