AAC Billiards Parlour

Tucked away in the heart of Colombo 3, a laid back haven steeped in history, the ‘AAC Billiards Parlour’ promises old world charm fused with all the trappings of the new. One of the recreational facilities offered by the ‘Automobile Association of Ceylon’, the parlour speaks of tranquil and cosy ambience, where members of the said organisation and their guests could indulge in the much-loved sport to their heart’s content, away from the commercial hubbub.

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A billiard player’s haven, the parlour offers upgraded snooker tables and amenities, catering to the needs and preferences of the now. Set in an air conditioned setting, the snooker parlour boasts of the latest pocket templates which meet international standards.

With a heritage dating back to 1963, the parlour boasts of decades of resilience in the billiard industry. Indeed, many a renowned tournament has graced its premises over the years, including the nationals and those catering to varying age groups, amongst which are notably those hosted by the ‘Billiards and Snooker Association’ of Sri Lanka.

Interesting Facts

  • Situated directly across the ‘AAC Billiards Parlour’ is the delightful F&B, ‘The Galle Face Lounge’ where sumptuous delectables and refreshing beverages, alcoholic and non-alcoholic, invite many a snooker players or leisure seeker to satisfy their cravings. Expect an intimately lit, spacious setting, where warm interior décor complements the overall aesthetic.
  • The ‘Automobile Association of Ceylon’ was initially located in the island’s hill capital, Kandy in 1904, after which the organization relocated to several premises in Colombo, until finally dominating its current site in 1963.
  • The ‘AAC Billiards Parlour’ is open to members and their guests. International passport holders affiliated to sister organisations are entitled to reciprocal benefits whereas foreign driving permit holders are entitled to temporary memberships. Irrespective of nationality, one could apply for membership by filling out the listed application form and mailing it to the address as given in the Automobile Association of Ceylon website.

Times, Seasons and Tips

  • The ‘AAC Billiards Parlour’ calls out to members from 12.00pm to 3.00pm and from 5.00pm to 10.30pm daily, therefore ensure that you drop by for an exhilarating cue sport.
  • The duration of each game will be approximately 30 minutes.
Title image by: Automobile Association of Ceylon The information displayed is provided by AAC Billiards Parlour


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