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Night Life of Colombo


          For an island filled with ancient historical sites, Sri Lanka seems like the type of place which will have an extravagant nightlife. Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital definitely looks like the main hub for business and devolopment. But if you are a person who loves to let loose and have a good time, hidden among the colossal corporate world which covers the majority of Colombo, you will find some amazing locations with like-minded people.

         Great Bands, Live music, Disco lit dancefloors, Themed pubs and a party all night crowd, Colombo has you covered. Nightlife in Colombo is undoubtedly the best you can find in ‘the teardrop island”.

Pre Drink locations

  • Inn on the Green: Located next to Galle face green, Inn on the green is a well-known pub within Colombo limits. It has a British pub atmosphere and is an excellent location to get your pre-drinks on before a night of solid partying. It gives you a very laid back enviornment to relax and unwind. And should your pre drinks kick in pretty quick they also have Open Mic nights to sing you heart out.

inn on the greeen

  • Taphouse by RnR: Located in the old dutch shopping precinct in Colombo, Taphouse by RnR is a must drop by location on Fridays and Saturdays. Drinks are relatively cheap compared to higher end places and it gets crowded as the night progress so its advisable to go before the crowd's flood in to secure your tower of beer. An excellent location to dance and enjoy a refreshing beer listing to the live bands which play here on every Friday and Saturday.

Taphouse by RnR

  • Panorama (Colombo City Hotel): Located on the fifth floor of the Colombo City hotel in front of the World Trade Center, Panorama is a Bar which doubles as a restaurant. It is an excellent location to start of your night, having a fabulous view. It has very Cheap beverage prices compared to similar establishments in the area. Its convenient location places in a very close proximity to your next destination depending on if it is a Club or Casino.

Night Clubs

  • Rhythm and Blues: One of the best nightclubs to party in Colombo. Located in Colombo 04, it is one of the most popular places in Colombo. If you are with your friends and are ready to dance the night away to Commercial Rn’B and Edm music.


  • W Lounge: Located at Horton Place. It is a definitely one of the busiest clubs within Colombo. It is always best to visit there facebook page before visiting to know if there are any events happening.

W lounge

  • Silk: Located at close to Colombo 07, Silk is regarded as one of the very best Night Clubs in Colombo. The prices are quite high but the quality of Drinks and Food you can purchase here are off the charts. Silk has everything in Salsa nights. A must visit location for an ambiance loving person.



  • Bally’s Casino: Located at Colombo 10. It is best known for its lucky tables. With complimentary drinks and snacks, Bally’s casino knows how to make you enjoy your night out. You can stake upwards from a minimum of 100 LKR. Bally’s Casino works round the clock and has amazing buffets. It also hosts events which invite Celebrities to perform live.

Ballys Casino

  • The Bellagio: Established in the year 1998, Bellagio Casino is one of the very best Casinos in the whole island. You can find games like Baccarat, Blackjack, and Roulette here. They also have Dancers from Ukraine performing every night. If you take your gambling seriously The Bellagio casino is the place to be.


Things to do the Morning After

  • It is almost a Sri Lankan tradition to enjoy a Cheese Kotthu after a solid night of Drinking. This mouthwatering food can be found at many popular Street Food shops. Eg: Pilawoos.
  • Some people prefer a strong coffee to help them with the hangover process. Coffe Bean and Tea Leaf is an excellent location for a good coffee to help you sober up.
  • Visit the Beach, If your late night partying has left you exhausted but still not ready to go home, you can always go sit down at the beach and wait for Sri Lanka’s well-known sunrises.