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Pelican Point Shopping Ctr, Bridgetown, Barbados
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife loves crafts markets, so we walked down to the Pelican Centre on the edge of Bridgetown towards the cruise ship docks I don’t know the history, but it seems like somewhere that was built in the wrong place and is falling into disrepair...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tlnorman56
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Jamel And Roslyn for your excellent company ! Love your work 😘 Jamel ! Bought some gorgeous pieces ! We purchased some gorgeous glass earrings , matching necklace as well as some delicate blown glass earrings! All ordered to our own design !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mgnchungles
John W, Manager at Pelican Craft Center, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2018

Thank you for your comments . Please share your experience whit your friends

Reviewed 16 July 2018

A short walk from the cruise pier, this tiny shopping mall has several gems! First, we were invited in to make music (play djembe, dance and sing) with really lovely local gentlemen, one of whom displayed his elegant, abstract wood carvings in the workshop. Then...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank kmolinanauert
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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank rolandjones
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Judith S
Reviewed 31 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Tim J
Reviewed 23 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Debra E
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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank phasebee
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

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Familyonthetown
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

Date of experience: September 2017
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James R
23 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
9 January 2016|
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Response from 159sandipr | 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
27 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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