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Pelican Craft Center

Pelican Point Shopping Ctr, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-427-5350
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“local crafts” (5 reviews)
“small shops” (4 reviews)
“outdoor mall” (3 reviews)
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Pelican Point Shopping Ctr, Bridgetown, Barbados
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+1 246-427-5350
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Reviewed 18 January 2018

Visited at 2pm Midweek in December , There were about only 4 shops open , Not worth visiting this place , It is a shame because it is very near to the cruise Terminal and could be a little gem for the island . I...More

Thank rolandjones
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

It is sad to see how this Craft Village is now almost like a ghost town.There are perhaps six craft shops now remaining because they can no longer compete with the mass produced products that most tourists go for because they are obviously cheaper. We...More

Thank Judith S
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

We visited this shopping centre Friday 29 the December 2017. Don't bother going as there were only a handful of shops and most were closed for lunch. In the local paper the have said its not working as most tourist by pass this shopping centre...More

Thank Tim J
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

The craft village is well laid out, nicely presented, clean, however only three shops were open. Roslyn of Barbados, friendly sales lady, store packed with all sorts of souvenirs and local crafts, something for everyone. The other store was called Nafal Creations, many more handmade...More

Thank Debra E
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

We visited today 13th Dec 2017 and it was well worth the visit. Several shops were open with unusual gifts we hadn't seen elsewhere. The shops are in lovely buildings 'chattel houses' offering gifts, souvenirs, pottery, clothes and jewellery. It would be great if they...More

Thank phasebee
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

This is my 5th trip to Barbados and my first visit to Pelican Village. There are many empty storefronts, and it has a general air of faded glory. Some stores weren't; open, even though we were there on a Saturday when 2 cruise ships were...More

1  Thank Familyonthetown
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This place has awesome multiple stores containing beautiful locally crafted items ranging from Clay coasters to beautifully glass handpainted Christmas and decorative bulbs. They have everything that you can ask for, even locally made leather sandals and beautiful clothing. There's not a lot of foot...More

1  Thank Tara D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the Pelican Craft Centre expecting lots of local artisan/craft shops but were very disappointed. Several shops were closed, one told us to come back later as they were not open yet (11.30am) and there wasn't even anywhere to get the kids something to...More

Thank chrisnpam
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Admittedly we arrived before lunch on a Monday in June, but it was disappointing to see how this once-vital focal point of local artisans has declined, with some shops vacant and others not open. For me, this is still a must-visit to pick up cheap...More

Thank Bruggadung
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Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

A definite waste of time. Thats why there are no tourists there. Place is deserted ( may be because no cruise ship in the port). Didn't see any crystal shops and two were closed at mid day when we went. Prices of many art predecessor...More

Thank sandip R
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James R
22 March 2016|
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Response from stewartconnelly | Reviewed this property |
Sorry can't help I have been twice in 2015 and most of the shops were open,but I cannot remember the times
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John W
8 January 2016|
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Response from sandip R | Reviewed this property |
shops are usually open between 10am -4pm there although few were closed at 12 Noon we went. There is a cafe we don't go in. you wont miss anything if you can't go there.
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John W
26 December 2015|
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Response from soojim | Reviewed this property |
Advertise it better Tidy it up Make the shops look as if they are open It is odd that all the Americans on the ships walk right on by, why
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