The Cricket Club Cafe a unique themed restaurant & bar was established in 1996 by James & Gabrielle Whight, both from Melbourne Australia.
This cafe , the first of its kind in Sri Lanka is popular amongst both local and expatriate population. It is filled with cricket memorabilia including bats, balls, hats, gloves and shoes used by famous cricketing personalities dating as far back as the 1940's which include personal items used by Sir Don Bradman, Ray Lindwall, Shane Warne, Arjuna Ranatunga, Sunil Gavaskar, Joel Garner to name a few. The walls of the cafe are covered with framed original newspapers from the 1930's, plus photos, posters and pages detailing cricketing mile-stones throughout the ages. In addition the cafe also screens non stop cricket classics and current sports activity via satellite for patrons.