Our last Date Night Index focused on types of dates. This one is going to be a little bit more personal, and focus on types of couples. We at YAMU will curate your date night for you, so you don't have to! If this works out, please send us invites to your wedding, we like free buffets. In this segment, we plan out your date for you from start to finish. Well almost. We hope you don't finish on your own.
If you're the kind of couple that wants to stay in, do nothing, and ignore Valentine's Day till it goes away, we'd recommend :
We'd assume you met at a club, go on dates to clubs, and are used to communicating via sign language. If you're heavy on the drinking and low on the hearing, we'd suggest you :
For history buffs and general lovers of local/ colonial heritage, we'd suggest some of Colombo's coolest old school spots. Our recommendations are :
If you two are into that mutual self-love and pampered down-time, we'd suggest :
If you're a couple of sleek, refined types who enjoy a bit of bubbly and fine dining, we have a few options for you. Why not :
If all this upscale swaggery isn't your style, and you chaps enjoy the real sweaty essence of Colombo, we'd recommend :
Essentially the opposite of the above, the It Couple probably wins at Instagram, CMB socializing, and knowing what's hot. Us telling you where to go is pretty redundant, since you definitely already know. May we humbly suggest :
These are the couples looking for some intimate, eye-gazing, hand-holding sop. You're probably so captivated you don't notice the people gagging loudly around you. Here are some recommendations to romance your pants off :
Remember if you're getting boozy, take a PickMe or tuk tuk. Keep both yourself and the romance alive! Happy dating, lovebirds.
Chocolate-biscuit-pudding is a dessert unique to Sri Lanka - here's an aunty showing you how it's done
The best dinner and drinks spots in Colombo for candlelit romancing.
Some of Colombo's popular restaurants that will be serving Ifthar during Ramadan 2017.
Ayubowan, down Horton Place is a pretty fancy spot you can get your rice and curry fix.
Colombo's only drive-through bakery. They've got good ice cream and amazing chocolate fudge cake.