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Pelican Craft Center

Pelican Point Shopping Ctr, Bridgetown, Barbados
+1 246-427-5350
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  • Average40%
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“small shops” (4 reviews)
“local crafts” (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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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

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
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The pelican island craft center in its day might have been something but half the shops are empty and they have added thrift shops. Some of the art work was outrageously priced. We paid for a tour not knowing these few craft shops were across...More

Thank charliecamel2363
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We've been 2 times in Barbados and both times before we headed back to Cruise Port, we stopped here. Little "village" where are lots of different shops, boutiques, craftsmen and also a bar :) Big part of Barbados - especially Bridgetown- is really commercialized, where...More

Thank Halkidis
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Overall not as interesting as expected. One real exception is CSS Art and Crafts run by Shonette Williams. She made two blouses for us and they are really nice. Highly recommended.

Thank soojim
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Jamal Ifill had some beautifully crafted blown glass pieces. I will shop there again! We visited several other shops and did find a few unique copper jewelry, however about 1/3 of the shops were closed when we were there.

Thank Brenda132
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Interesting shopping center - different shops to look at. I enjoyed going in and out of different retailers. Some have the same items others completely different. Worth a look.

Thank earmuffs59
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We have been to Barbados many times over the years and love this craft center--it has beautiful LOCALLY made crafts, often times for sale by the actual artisan! The craft center is a series of small shops...like an outdoor mall. TIP: There are a few...More

2  Thank Geobiscuits
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Exactly our retail style, the authentic Pelican Craft Center, between downtown and the cruise-ship port, consists of a dozen artisans’ stores and workshops. We bought a ceramic replica of a uniquely Barbadian chattel house as a souvenir of another excellent adventure in the West Indies.

1  Thank AlliecatOOB
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Most shops were open and owners were very nice and helpful. My favorite was Aziphos Creations, beautiful handcrafted jewelry which i purchased for myself and gifts!

1  Thank NANCY W
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We are into our craft work and so were very disappointed when we went to Pelican to find most of the places were shut and the ones that were open just had the usual touristy things that could be found anywhere on the island. Dont...More

1  Thank raymondb944
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James R
What are the hours of the shops? We went and they were all closed.
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
Dear Hanger24, It was always thought that visitors look to buy "local Arts and Crafts" as well as souvenirs. It would be good guidance if you would say what items you were looking for. Also , could you tell what time you visited as there is seating and drinks available both alcohol and non-alcoholic. I look forward to your response since it would help us to do better. Regards john
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
Hello Every One, There is much potential in Pelican Crafts Centre. If you were a visitor, tell us your frank opinions on Pelican as it is and your suggestions for improvements
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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