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East Inspirations

33 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059192, Singapore
+65 9171 5981
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Beautiful Shop with Wonderful Friendly Owners

Beautiful little antique shop with incredibly friendly owners. Invited us to sit down and share a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
youngheartseastwest
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Atlanta, Georgia
Very interesting place

Had a wonderful shopping experience at East Inspirations. Elaine was most helpful, pleasant to deal... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pehneh
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Perth, Australia
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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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“pagoda street” (6 reviews)
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33 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059192, Singapore
Chinatown
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+65 9171 5981
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful little antique shop with incredibly friendly owners. Invited us to sit down and share a cup of tea. Felt like we were relaxing with family! Definitely worth a visit.More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear youngheartseastwest, Thank you for taking time out to write us this wonderful review and we are very thankful for visitors like you who appreciate what we do. We hope your stay in Singapore has been fruitful and definitely hope to see you again soon!...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful shopping experience at East Inspirations. Elaine was most helpful, pleasant to deal with and with very good customer focus and attention to detail. It was great meeting you Elaine. Hope to see you again 😄 the place has things for everyone 👍🏼

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

Dear pehneh, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are very happy to be given the opportunity to host you in our humble store. We hope to see you again soon in Singapore! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visit into the shop and brings a heritage ambiance but you can really find nice and interesting pieces to decor the home.

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

Dear MelvL, Thank you so much for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your experience an definitely looking forward to welcoming you again! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

As we wrap up a 3 year expat tour in Singapore we had searched for the most unique Foo-dog door Guards. We found the Guards and some forever memories as well. We were treated as family with kindness and respect and would be proud to...More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Dear Susiechris, We are honoured to be part of your 3 years adventure here in sunny island Singapore! Thank you for your kind words and our doors are always open whenever you are back in Singapore! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The shop carries a lot of hotel lamps and décor which were manufactured in the 70-80s, in good condition and reasonably priced. Elaine is a nice and sweet sales person will be able to attend to your query if you have any. The owner Mr....More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 4 March 2018

Dear Mel B, Thank you for your kind words and continued support! We are glad that a little part of our shop went to your beautiful home. Looking forward to your next visit! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Visited this shop recently and discovered they have treasured pieces there. Attended by Elaine, who introduced me to the beautiful items for my new house. Hope to visit again soon.More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear matt0ng, Happy New Year and thank you for your support and feedback, we hope the treasure you brought back will bring your luck and happiness for many years to come. Looking forward to hosting you in our humble store again soon! Best Regards, PK...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

My friend and I came to Singapore for a long weekend. Staying in Chinatown we just happened upon East Inspirations and were drawn in by the countless objects, antiques, and works of art that fill the shop. Jacob, and his parents were both there making...More

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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear Katriya, We at East Inspirations are very touched by your feedback and review. As Shopkeepers, our greatest satisfaction is to witness visitors indulging themselves in our humble set-up. You know you are welcomed for tea whenever you are in Singapore! Best Regards, PK &...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Great beautiful art antique items to give your home an Asian touch. Good prices and excellent service from Elaine. Thank you

Thank Trina189852
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Dear Trina189852, Thank you for your support and kind words, we hope the pieces will bring lots of joy to your home and family! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

I walked into this shop completely by chance and I am so glad I did!! It is a real treasure trove! If you love beautiful, quality Asian artefacts, this is definitely the place to go: from tiny objects to monumental pieces, you can admire and...More

1  Thank LaurenceBx
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear Laurence, Thank you for your kind words and support, it has been our pleasure hosting you in our humble store. Elaine is thrilled to see this review =) Looking forward to seeing you before you leave Singapore! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

What a pleasant surprise to find this little gem of a shop, if like us you like to buy good quality pieces for your home to enjoy and remember a holiday every time you look at it then this is the place to visit, we...More

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East_Inspirations, Manager at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Dear Cathia66, Thank you for visiting and supporting our humble establishment, we are thrilled that you have found your very own treasure to bring back from our shop. We really appreciate your kind words and certainly hope to see you again soon! Best Regards, Esther...More

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