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Arcade Independence Square

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7 Colombo, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cinema itself is high quality and nice. However 2 points which need immediate solving. Number 01, the manager there is Rude and his customer service skills are ZERO. Due to the high prices we pay, we highly suggest replacing this manager! Makes the experience...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nadhira M
Reviewed 19 October 2018

This is such a unique location to have this beautiful colonial building filled with nice shops and probably the best tea lounge I have experienced so far. Unfortunately, due to the number of high rise buildings being constructed in Colombo, each accompanied of their own...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mrperfect31
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This is a decent mall tough rather deserted. It has one of the better movie experiences in Colombo. The gold class is genuine, with reclining lazy boy seats and on weekends you can order meals from your seat. The food comes from the pub Assylum...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 603janetv
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Entire shopping complex is in a colonial style building . Apart from the building , it was a very poor shopping experience. There’s no air conditioning in hallways. And bathroom are located out side the building which you have to pay before use. You may...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Fisher5478
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We went to the Arcade looking for a specific shop, which we didn't find. We did go to a Spa there - I had a pedicure my partner had a massage. I got the feeling we were the only people to book a treatment that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jocelyn C
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Hi Guys If you are wanting to shop in Colombo than Arcade Independence Square is the last place. There is hardly anyone who comes here for shopping. Most of the stores are having a deserted look and absence of big brands is evident. Instead go...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank prashdolls
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

In search of a nice shopping mall we landed in the Arcade Independence Square. The building looks really nice and the grounds are well kept. Nevertheless, everything seems very empty and somehow careless. Shops like Hugo Boss can be found in the arcade. For us...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Max N
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We visited the square at first for its building that looks like the white house... There was a scout camp, with more than 300 kids and 50 responsible. We ended up playing football with the kids. I wish everyone visiting the square will come across...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charbel C
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Nice shops with western brands but not a place to spend hours and hours. We visited because they had a Tommy Hilfiger shop but most of the clothes were for men unfortunately.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DorteRolvung17
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Lots of high end shops. I'm pretty sure that the average earner in Sri Lanka does not shop here. The prices were as you would expect in high end stores and even perhaps a little more expensive. The building is certainly worth a walk through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sally H
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25 April 2016|
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Response from SuharaPerera | Reviewed this property |
Arcade IS is a shopping mall complex where you will find branded clothing, perfumes, sun glasses, food and cinemas as well. It is also accessible by public transport. Shop list: VDESIGNS, AZARYA, Aakshii, Kookaburra, Abans... More
Nagham B
26 May 2015|
Response from Raj R |
8am to 10pm