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Paradise Road

213, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 686043
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House stuff

For me not worth the visit. In my country we have Kare, Butlers and co, so no need to go there... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PurpleVienna
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Essence of Sri Lanka

The craft and aesthetics of the products are exquisite offering a glimpse of the traditional and... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2017
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Paradise Road on Dharmapala Mawatha was opened in 1994 and today stands as the flagship store of the brand. Housed in an old mansion the store sells locally produced home ware, local handicrafts, antiques, clothing, giftware, crockery and more. Frequented by locals and tourists alike, the choice of products on offer are up-to-date with international quality and design while maintaining the timelessness and local aesthetic that has become synonymous with the brand.
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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213, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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"decorative items"
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"unique gifts"
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"home furnishings"
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"beautiful shop"
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"sri lanka"
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"gift items"
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"interesting place"
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"spa ceylon"
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"worth a visit"
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"crockery"
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"ceramics"
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"housewares"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For me not worth the visit. In my country we have Kare, Butlers and co, so no need to go there. Nice glasses and plates and some fancy house stuff, but same expensive as in europe.More

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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. Every item in the store has been designed with much thought and care and we remain unique with our product quality and design. We can assure you that our pricing is in par with similar establishments that...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

The craft and aesthetics of the products are exquisite offering a glimpse of the traditional and modern culture of Sri Lanka. The staff were polite and helpful. It was worth the many visits I made during my stay in Colombo. Bought several items and will...More

Thank Shenqapura
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you visited our store several times. Every item displayed is an artistic expression designed with great thought and care. The products on offer have been created to please every taste and we are...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

I found this place from browsing Tripadvisor, so it was a must on my last trip to Colombo. I even made sure there was extra space in my suitcase, as recommended by one of the earlier reviewers. And I was not disappointed with the selection....More

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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you were able to visit our store. Every product is of a unique design and an artistic expression which is appreciated by many who patronize the store repeatedly. The store certainly offers a...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I have a whole dinner set to carry back home, which I bought on the first day of my holiday! Wasn’t a very smart thing to do! Loved this shop and all their stuff.More

Thank SR77
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you visited our store. Every item displayed is an artistic expression designed with great thought and care. The products on offer have been created to please every taste and we are glad that...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Paradise Road has a nice selection of household items and some selected food items (mustards, jams; etc.) that are unique gifts. The design is simple but exquisite. It was a pity that I was travelling with one-carry on, so I couldn't get any of the...More

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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you were able to visit our store. Every product is of a unique design and an artistic expression which is appreciated by many who patronize the store repeatedly. The store certainly offers a...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

The location is excellent, right near town hall. The classic building makes it feel like a treasure trove. The artifacts though crowded are reasonably accessible. Staff is helpful in selection and providing information. Artifacts are simple yet bold, ad get your attention with strong colors...More

Thank Amitabh B
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you visited our store recently. Every item displayed in the store is an artistic expression and we are glad that you were able to purchase the items that caught your eye. We appreciate...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

I wouldn't normally be moved to review a shop but this one has some amazing local products and artwork with authentic history too. Make sure you have room in your suitcases as you will be wanting to bring things back - not only for those...More

Thank tony s
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you were able to visit our store. Every product is of a unique design and an artistic expression which is appreciated by many who patronize the store repeatedly. The store certainly offers a...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of household items not found elsewhere. If you are looking for something reasonably priced. This may be the place for youMore

Thank Chris B
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Dear Chris, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you were able to visit our store. Every item we offer has been designed with much thought and care while offering our clientele a unique product. We hope you had a pleasant experience...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

I found this shop a bit different. It had some nice things in there, but a lot of it isn't very traveler friendly (ex: fragile or heavy). It had an area dedicated to children's items, which I wasn't that interested in, but they did look...More

Thank LizWard1
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We appreciate your feedback about our store and featured items. As you may have witnessed we offer a vast array of items which cater to our much growing client base and for those who wish to take...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Paradise Road is the name of the store and do not fall into the trap of looking for a road of that name. It is a popular souvenir shop. The items being sold are beautiful and unique but on the heavy side and at the...More

Thank Chandleur
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Sudeva W, Sales and Marketing at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you were able to visit our store recently. Every item in the store is an artistic expression which can be further explored and admired by many. For those who wish to have certain...More

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haffyfeet
19 November 2017|
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Response from Chandleur | Reviewed this property |
Does not seem to be a holiday as per their official 2018 holidays calendar.
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Mel1807
2 August 2015|
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Response from Chandleur | Reviewed this property |
But wait a minute on checking again I discover it is a Poya day when things are closed. So you will have to check shops individually to find if they are open or not.
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