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Cargills Department Store

No. 40 York Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 427777
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Very old and dirty place to visit, management does not maintain well, don't waste your time to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Esentail items are there . No cloths, veigitables etc.

This is in the heart of Colombo. walking distance Hilton, Kingsbury , Galadari & GOH. No lot of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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“food city” (11 reviews)
“liquor shop” (4 reviews)
No. 40 York Street, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 427777
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very old and dirty place to visit, management does not maintain well, don't waste your time to visit this place

Thank arunnadarajah
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in the heart of Colombo. walking distance Hilton, Kingsbury , Galadari & GOH. No lot of facilities. But good place

Thank NilanthiJayakody
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a part of the various colonial buildings in the fort area. I was on the open city bus tour an passed by the building only. The pink building does capture your eye though.

Thank traveller_prk
Reviewed June 15, 2017 via mobile

Building is a well preserved example of colonial architecture in the fort. The store inside the building though is nothing special and is pretty much the same of every Cargills in SL.

Thank Jason H
Reviewed June 12, 2017

During a break in our city tour of Colombo, we had gone to the Cargills Departmental Store. The store is very well-stocked with a variety of goods including foodstuff, household goods and also has a good offering of liquor.

Thank Traveler-O-World
Reviewed May 21, 2017

Not sure the fuss of the this building which contain a department store. The store itself doesn't provide a good selection of shopping But the main attraction for architecture buff like me is the grand building with its colonial style and colonnades that's evokes feeling...More

Thank lawc22
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Some one stay around fort (Colombo City Hotel, Grand Oriental) this is the best place to visit to needs. Most of the local and international brands are available.

Thank Sanka H
Reviewed May 20, 2017

Huge space and there are rumours that it is to be a Raffles hotel in the near future which means that KFC will have to go elsewhere - good. The pneumatic money tubes are still in situ to prove its provenance.

Thank Greeklover20
Reviewed May 14, 2017

very best quality super market in country, most of the genral need available in this super market. local and imported item available here.

Thank pagutinu
Reviewed May 5, 2017

Cargills Food store is a building of the British Colonial era in the heart of Colombo Fort. Its architecture is fascinating to see with the Victorian Grand Mercantile red brick facade. It has not changed much from the Colonial era from more re than 100...More

Thank Titus D
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