Independence Memorial Hall
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Near other nightspots like Clancy’s Irish Pub, this club is among the city’s most popular. It has a rooftop dining venue called Lemon.
This US-based coffee outlet is wildly popular in Colombo and always attracts a young, hip crowd. Light meals are available.
Independence Memorial Hall information
Lonely Planet review
Really a large memorial building to Sri Lanka’s 1948 independence from Britain, the huge stone edifice is loosely based on Kandy’s Audience Hall. This is a good place to escape Colombo’s crowds as it always seems almost empty.