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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

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Address: Hospital Street | Galle Fort, Colombo 00001, Sri Lanka
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Externally it has been retained as it was years ago but inside it contains a number of reasonable restaurants and one or two shops. Well worth a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

i am with my 3 Russian guest visit this place last December. very good service for your money and clean toilets. foods are Delicious and friendly service.

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NSW AUSTRALIA
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390 reviews
173 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I would not go out of my way to visit the Dutch hospital shopping precinct. Just not enough happening, very few shops, some restaurants with only the Heladiv Tea Club opening before 11.00am. Plenty of seating...unfortunately made of concrete and in the hot sun, does not encourage one to sit and stay a while. Again another place with great potential... More 

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Thank NswAustraliaDidi
Exeter, United Kingdom
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164 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not much here. A few snazzy restaurants and a couple of touristy shops. The environs lack any interest. A shame really. One day?

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Thank steadyslack
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This space is a historical building renovated to combine both heritage and modern architecture - the aim is achieved. It houses a vast range of dining options, shopping experience (Odel and Barefoot - both focusing on Sri Lankan culture among many things) and a spa. Very electric in the night, with live music being played by various bands and the... More 

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Bedlington, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Few shops and no atmosphere to speak of. Waste if time going there - very overhyped. Mainly eateries which looked very upmarket.

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Thank Roger N
Warrington Cheshire
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From reading other reviews prior to our visit, I thought this place would have been a lot bigger, and with a lot more atmosphere. One end is taken up with the Ministry of Crabs restaurant. There were a couple of bars and shops and the Colombo Fort Café. That was about it. A five minute stop and you have seen... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing old building with great architecture and restaurants and shops - but they are all upper price range so we just took a walk there and then headed off ... The restaurants offer great food and the sitting environment is excellent -- the prices are upper standard :(

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Gurgaon, India
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156 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee shop, restaurants, shopping, team lounges, police station, upmarket brands, factory second outlets in the closet location. This has it all. Some of the biggest restaurants are here and from the looks and way it is spread out, am sure it has to be one of the best spots for the evening. Coffee shops for the light lunches and heavy... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 291 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Externally it has been retained as it was years ago but inside it contains a number of reasonable restaurants and one or two shops. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Oldjack
Naarden, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dutch Hosputal is a small nice building with mostly café's. In the back you will find Nature Secrets where you can have wonderful massages and facial treatments. I had one and enjoyed it. It's 4000 for an hour treatment the products are very good, based on herbs. Worth your while if you are tired from the city traffic.

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