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East Inspirations

33 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059192, Singapore
+65 9735 7219
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Fantastic Gifts and Antiques

This is a must stop in Chinatown! Esther is GREAT! we got the nicest gifts from her and the most... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Garvin6
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Houston, Texas
Super find on Pagoda Street Singapore

What a great shop full of interesting and authentic Chinese things and fantastic staff too. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Peter G
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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If you love Asian art and culture, East Inspirations is the perfect destination. Every piece of vintage and antique is specially curated by the owner Mr Cheong, and there is always a story behind every item. Start your treasure hunting now at East Inspirations!
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33 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059192, Singapore
Chinatown
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+65 9735 7219
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must stop in Chinatown! Esther is GREAT! we got the nicest gifts from her and the most beautiful handmade bird cage. Something so delicate she packed it peftextly and it made it home without a scratch. She is very knowledgable and i...More

Thank Garvin6
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Garvin, Thank you for your kind words and for supporting our boutique, we are glad you enjoyed your experience and purchase! Looking forward to your next visit! Best, PK & Jacob Cheong

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great shop full of interesting and authentic Chinese things and fantastic staff too. I bought a small wooden man for what I consider the right price!! I had seen and enquired about similar in a shop not 100m away they wanted X4 as...More

Thank Peter G
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peter, Thank you for your review and feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you have enjoyed your visit to our boutique and found something to bring home at a reasonable price. See you again soon! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After the market alleys of Chinatown, this shop of Asian antiques and treasures was a beautiful place to visit and browse. The welcome is friendly from staff and Mr Cheong was wonderful to talk to about artefacts that we had at home in Australia. His...More

Thank Colin P
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Colin, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are glad that you enjoyed our boutique and for the opportunity to share some information with you. We certainly look forward to your next visit! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was wandering around China Town and walked into this great little shop. Lots of very interesting products in the shop. I bought some lovely items for the house and gifts from this place. The shop assistant was very helpful friendly and knowledable. Definitely pop...More

Thank Simon P
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Simon P, Thank you for sharing your experience with the community and of course for spending some time in our boutique. We hope the little treasures you brought home will bring lots of joy and happiness to you and your family =) Best Regards,...More

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We got into the shop with the intention of browsing for few seconds and leave quickly....but there were so many interesting things and so many antiquities to discover! The lady was also nice and helpful, she explained us the meaning of symbols and helped us...More

Thank camillary
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Dear Camillary, Thank you for your visit and purchases, and of course for this beautiful review! we hope the treasures you have brought home with continue to bring you lots of joy and happiness for the years to come! Best Regards PK & Jacob Cheong

Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

When first visiting Chinatown I discovered this little shop as walking by, and made a point to come back. It is full of little treasures and plenty of items that bring a smile to your face - be is hand painted cards, wooden ducks with...More

Thank travelingmono48
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2017

Dear travelingmono48, Thank you for such a wonderful review, it was an afternoon well spent for us as well. We are glad you enjoyed our tea and sharing, we will certainly look forward to your next visit in a year time! Best Regards, PK &...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

If what you are looking for is a real experience in the old Chinese culture this is the right place for you. Once you get in, thousands of antiques bring you back to old times making you forget what's outside, and If you go on...More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Dear Emma and Matteo, Thank you for your flattering review, we are glad that you felt exactly how we want our guest to feel when they experience our store. We certainly hope to see you again for another chat over good old tea =) Best...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful shops of ancient, old and new Chinese manufactures located at 33 Pagoda Street in Singapore. Managing this wonderful store is Jacob who we have been fortunate to know and appreciate for his expertise, sympathy and great sense of...More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2017

Dear Antonio and Maria, The honour has been ours to host you in our humble store. We are trilled to hear that you have enjoyed your experience in Chinatown and East Inspirations so much! We would also like to take the opportunity to thank you...More

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Elaine was so wonderful with helping me pick out gifts for my loved ones. So sweet. So knowledgeable.

Thank Sherilyn B
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Sherilyn B, Thank you for your kind review! We hope to see you again when you visit Singapore! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 26 June 2017

A wonderful shop in the heart of Chinatown! It is a lovingly arranged place and you will find a lot of exceptional antiques in contrary with the countless souvenir shops that sell mass products. Nonetheless the prices are excellent in comparison to these shops. Mr....More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Dear Friend! Thank you for visiting our store and we are glad you found something nice to bring home. And thank you very much for this beautiful review, we certainly hope to see you again in the future! Best of luck to you too! Best,...More

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