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Unique finds

Great place with unique finds. Certainly more pricey but would pay this for the ambience and the... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
DesiCanuck
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Excellent and trendy

With our short trip to Colombo, we knew what we want to do and see. Paradise Road being a priority... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Neil M
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Melbourne, Australia
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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...more
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213, Dharmapala Mawatha, Colombo 7, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely home decor products, reasonably priced and helpful salesman. Must visit for anyone looking for home itemsMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you are in the retail business the customer is usually the most important asset you have. Don't fight with the customers and don't lie. We will never go back and we will not reccomend anyone to go there. Sad as they have a nice...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PGVS
Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. It is quite unfortunate that the service levels at our store did not meet your expectations. We have well noted your feedback about your experience and we shall investigate further to take corrective measures to ensure that...More

Reviewed 22 September 2018

A lovely shop full of truly unique and interesting gifts. You could spend half a day browsing here quite easily. Some great finds. Would love to be able to shop online.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alison B
Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you visited our store recently. 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...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Loved this store and went there on a recommendation for great things to take home and decorate with. If you love homewares as souvenirs this is your spot! A lot of the items are big and heavy, so as a traveller this can be difficult...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased that you visited our retails store recently. Every item on display is an artistic expression and which is quite unique in design and favored by many locally and internationally. We are happy to arrange...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

For a slightly different tourist shopping experience, this is a good place to go. A lot of nooks and crannies to look at stuff. Tea, tea towels, pottery and cutlery is all there for you to choose from. Prices are good but remember you get...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gareth V
Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The whole place has a very nice ambience and the staff is really nice and helpful. So many options to choose from if you're looking for something to take abroad as a souvenir.More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Great place with unique finds. Certainly more pricey but would pay this for the ambience and the way the store is organized for easy browsing! I’ve visited a few other stores and was under impressed so this was a refreshing surprise!More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank DesiCanuck
Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

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

Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

A hidden treasure around every turn and a cafe that doesn't disappoint. Paradise Road is a shoppers delight offering everything from wildly different to 'just what I've been searching for'. Great recommendation by the excellent staff from Connamon Grand executive lounge; Chamila and his team...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

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

Reviewed 11 June 2018

With our short trip to Colombo, we knew what we want to do and see. Paradise Road being a priority on the list!! The sad thing was as we were travelling through we could only buy a few small items. The café and wifi were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Neil M
Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

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

Reviewed 1 June 2018

We bought some ceramic mugs , bowls , incense sticks , handloom shawl . This place has a huge collection over a couple of floors . The stuff is attractive , reasonably priced and not easily available elsewhere. There is a small eatery on the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Sudeva W, Asst. Front Office Manager at Paradise Road, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

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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haffyfeet
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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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