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Dutch Hospital Shopping Precinct

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Hospital Street | Galle Fort, Colombo 00001, Sri Lanka
+94 11 5 288002
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Getting desperate for presents to take home we went here. Lots of smellies, soap, hand cream, massage oil etc but expensive. Very colourful packaging making the shop look very inviting. Didn't buy anything.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank search4sun_10
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were expecting something a bit more developed, but still good for a wonder around the few shops and caught lunch in the restaurant next to Ministry of Crab.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andy W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Dutch hospital precinct is basically one building in Colombo 1. It has a few tourist shops, a massage area (which we found out was for women only) some restaurants, cafes and bars. Nice to wander around it around lunchtime and grab a bite to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank W3255DDkeithh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was pretty cool. Neat to hear about it’s history. Great food. At night they have music, DJs and live bands you can dance or sit and chat. A little side market to browse some neat little gifts. Definitely a tourist gathering place, fun...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karrleigh89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit for tourist if they would like to try Sri Lanka cusine or international flavour as well... The whole complex has been renovated with highend fine dining restaurants with indoors & outdoor seating... the famous one being The Ministry of Crabs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Roomi S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An old hospital of Dutch colonial era revamped in to an iconic modern shopping complex. Place believed to be standing there since 1681 and is one of the oldest buildings in Colombo. It's more of a place for foodies than shopoholics. Has a nice collection...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tropicaljournal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a western style shopping area filled with restaurants and bars. There was a nice evening atmosphere with nice lightning and live music.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tourist1337
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A redeveloped shopping area, there isnt much else to say. I liked the variety of tea available in various shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank shmeva44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its got restaurants shops, spa, bars. We had dinner there. It is the priciest of all. Places though.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Mahrukhbeyg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place to hangout in the evening. Number of live bands in the evenings. Good food and drinks. Great open - air ambiance

Date of experience: December 2018
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Paul M
October 30, 2018|
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Response from EMELeicestershire | Reviewed this property |
There were only a couple of places when we were there so more about where you could a seat rsther than which is the best
Linda M
August 23, 2018|
Response from palawanismyhome | Reviewed this property |
10 am - 10 pm