Paradise Road

Paradise Road, Colombo: Address, Phone Number, Paradise Road Reviews: 4/5

Paradise Road
4
from CA$81.93
Speciality & Gift Shops
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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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Aparajita J
New Delhi, India49 contributions
Horrid customer service
Feb. 2020 • Friends
We visited Paradise Road post a retreat, the products are amazing but the manager and assistant manager were downright rude. They were u helpful and constantly claimed there were more clients other than us. Even though we bought product equivalent to maybe four times what the others collectively bought. The packers were great but none of the other senior staff was either welcoming or helpful. Shocking to see such disdain towards buyers.
Written February 14, 2020
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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 similar situations do not occur at any given time. We truly hope you visit out store again in the future for us to improve on your review. Kind Regards, The Management
Written February 16, 2020
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dawnecallender
Belfast, UK204 contributions
What a great place
Feb. 2020
We had been recommended to visit paradise road and we were not disappointed. They had everything and more that you needed Some very unique pieces and alot of items that had been made in Sri Lanka. The vibrant colours and the feel of the place leant itself to go round it a couple of times so you didn't miss out on anything. We brought some vibrant blue mugs and some lovely caddy spoons made from coconut shell. These were well wrapped and bubble wrapped to survive the journey home There is a lovely and airy cafe with homemade cakes if you need a break from shopping
Written February 6, 2020
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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 variety of products to suit every customer especially for those who wish to take something back with them to remember their trip to the island. We can offer assistance with shipping for those who wish to purchase large items to be taken overseas. Thank you for your great recommendation and we look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written February 9, 2020
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Stevieh01
Wendover, UK45 contributions
A lovely experience with some great items
Feb. 2020 • Couples
Eventually got here (dreadful tuk tuk drivers in Colombo) and loved it. Eclectic selection of goods and a really lovely relaxing experience. Bought lots and wondering how to get it home. Good bubble wrapping though.
Written February 4, 2020
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Dear Guest, 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 and look forward to your next visit to the store. Kind Regards, The Management
Written February 9, 2020
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Amanda Dunlop
Canada21 contributions
Be prepared to fall in love with Sri Lankan design
Nov. 2019
How can I find a way to bring everything home?! Colombo is full of wonderful surprises and the Paradise Road shops are one of them. The Paradise Road shops sell the most beautiful things for your home, more to my taste than anything I have found anywhere else in the world. At one location, there is the Gallery Cafe. A stunning restaurant that serves very good food (you must try the Sri Lankan black pork curry). This location was formerly Geoffrey Bawa’s offices. If you have never been to Sri Lanka, you must check out the architecture of Geoffrey Bawa. His influence is felt throughout the island and is simply stunning in its elegant simplicity. We have been to Sri Lanka several times and each time, we stock up on things from Paradise Road in case we don’t make it back here again. We simply love everything Paradise Road has to sell. Wish we had a shipping container and wish we could order on-line from Canada!!
Written November 25, 2019
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Dear Guest, Thank you for reviewing Paradise Road. We are pleased to know that you have been visiting out shop over the years. 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 you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written November 28, 2019
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ashishdeora123
Jodhpur, India434 contributions
nice
Aug. 2019
Paradise Road is a lovely little boutique that deals in quality contemporary clothing, most of which are locally produced
Written October 14, 2019
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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 that you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written October 17, 2019
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Christina R
9 contributions
Classy shopping place in Colombo
Sep. 2019
If you want to take back gifts for your family or would like to shop stuff for your home, Paradise road is the place. The stuff is priced okay not really expensive but not on the cheaper side as well. But what i really liked about this place is the stuff is classy and packaged well. We got spices, coffee, christmas decor (Yes :P ) I loved shopping here but do go before 7 PM, whole of sri lanka closes their shops at 7PM
Written September 13, 2019
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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 that you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written September 19, 2019
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Stephen O
91 contributions
If only we had bigger bags
Sep. 2019
Totally amazing collection of house hold goods - Glass wear, plates, serving plates and platers, lovely candle sticks ..... the list is long - in one of the shops and the next door at the other shop its a bit more art/statues/nicky-nacky stuff and loads of gift items, both well worth a visit regardless of weather you're in the market for shopping or not. Nice little cafe in one of the two shops. Staff are very welcoming (with great teeth and smiles), great service, not OTT or pushy, pay cash of credit card ........ we bought an Elephant as big as a car and they are organising shipment door to door!
Written September 2, 2019
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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 that you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written September 4, 2019
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Andrew
Phnom Penh, Cambodia618 contributions
Mainly homeware.
Aug. 2019 • Couples
Could have spent a King’s ransom here but also didn’t have the weight allowance for the flight home. Lol. Magic store on two levels, crammed full of crockery, linen, objets and other odds and ends. Some really beautiful stuff and housed in a stunning Victorian house. There’s a cafe upstairs so you can browse your socks off, recharge with a cuppa and a bite and then browse some more. Highly recommended.
Written August 23, 2019
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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 you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. We do offer shipping assistance for guests who purchase many or larger items that cannot be taken as checked in luggage. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written August 28, 2019
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Lak_Sur
Colombo, Sri Lanka117 contributions
Fantastic shop
May 2019 • Friends
I love to visit this place as it has extremely beautiful collection of ornaments. Some of the items are bit pricey but they are modern and elegant.
Written June 28, 2019
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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 that you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written June 30, 2019
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_markarc
Herzliya, Israel86 contributions
Beautiful shop
Jul. 2018
Visited paradise road at villa in bentoto a few times Nice selection of house ware and gifts plan to visit in Colombo later this year
Written June 9, 2019
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC.
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 that you were able to acquire which ever the items that caught your eye. Thank you for visiting Paradise Road and we look forward to serving you again during your next visit. Kind Regards, The Management
Written June 17, 2019
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