The ones you see in nightclubs are either "Westernized" Sri Lankan girls, girls who come with their husbands/boyfriends, or prostitutes.
80% of Colombo's nightlife is spread out in one of these 3 neighborhoods: The Fort, Kollupitiya or Cinnamon Gardens (near the Town Hall).
→ In the upper-class neighborhood of Cinnamon Gardens, the Gymkhana Club Complex is also recommended and it stays open until late.
On weekends, most nightclubs and bars will charge an entrance fee to men.
The music was commercial Rn'B/EDM and people were dancing enthusiastically. The music is from a DJ mixing EDM and Top 40 tunes.
Different themes every night (Tuesday for Backpackers, 80/90s music, etc). Facebook: REPUBLIK Colombo I went to Playtrix sports bar to watch a Champions League game and I had a great night. Ladies nights on Fridays from 8 PM to 11 PM and Couchsurfing meetings every Thursday. First, you need to go inside the racecourse track, and then climb the stairs of the tribune.
Inside the mall Liberty Arcade, it is one of the trendy bars and lounges at the moment in Colombo. It is the only place in the city where I felt it was possible to pick up a girl. It is at the top, just above Disques nightclub (closed already).
The crowd is almost entirely made of young, chic Sri Lankans. Ladies nights on Fridays (Free shots for girls from 6 PM to 9 PM). Facebook: 41 Sugar Website: 41 Sugar My first hotel (City Rest Fort) was just in front of this new bar, probably the best one in the Dutch Hospital Precinct. Be careful as they have a strict dress code: No shorts, no sandals, no skinnies after 7 PM on weekends. Website: Playtrix Both are located within the Flamingo House, a chic restaurant in Cinnamon Gardens.