Take a look around by clicking See Inside on Google Maps. It's the link below Popular Times, as circled above. This is what you get:
That's the upstairs section that I've never been to, and always forget to check out. So, I'm quite pleased that I can sate my curiosity from the comfort of my laptop and not have to endure the social anxieties of actually being there. Joke. I like the vibe there. It's pretty chill.
Coco Veranda looks pretty compact when you check it out on this, but it kind of is like that, anyway. If more places were covered like this, deciding on where to go when you've got a crowd would be much easier.
Above is Asylum, the bar at Independence Arcade, pretty much the only happening spot there, apart from Burger King. They've usually got good musicians playing over the weekend (not pictured). As you can see, it's quite a pretty setup, and there seems to be just enough space, too. The pictures aren't high definition to the point that you could read the label of a wine bottle, but why would you want to do that, really?
ඔයාට ලංකාව මතක් කරවන තවත් කෑම ඕනේ තරම් ඇති. එහෙනම් කමෙන්ට් එකක් දාලා අපට කියන්නකෝ.
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