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East Inspirations

Closed Now: 11:00 - 18:30
Open today: 11:00 - 18:30
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East inspirations was one of the first shops that truly caught our eye on visiting China Town as a... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2019
Lizzie B
Great shop

We spent some time in this fascinating shop and brought some great unusual items. Thanks to Esther... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2019
X1878BSjohnc
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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...more
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33 Pagoda Street, Singapore 059192, Singapore
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+65 9171 5981
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

East inspirations was one of the first shops that truly caught our eye on visiting China Town as a new resident of Singapore. The displays are superb! They are interesting and it is clear that time and attention has gone into drawing in the passerby...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lizzie B
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2019

Dear Lizzie! Thank you again for taking time to write this delightful review, wishing you a prosperous and joyful year ahead. Can't wait to see the screens and doors once they are installed! Best Regards, PK and Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 1 February 2019 via mobile

We spent some time in this fascinating shop and brought some great unusual items. Thanks to Esther for her friendly service. Well worth hunting out this shop

Date of experience: February 2019
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 3 February 2019

Dear John, Thank you for your kind words and support. We look forward to having you in our humble boutique again. Best, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 30 December 2018

Great shop with a variety of unique and awe-inspiring items! My friend and I stopped in during a trip to Singapore and had a blast chatting from the knowledgeable shop owners. They even stayed open a few minutes later for us when my friend came...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 31 December 2018

Dear Kalarabe! Thank you for taking the time to write this beautiful review! We are very happy you received our card. Wishing you a great 2019 ahead and certainly looking forward to your next visit =) Cheers, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 18 December 2018

I ran into this shopping while taking a walk towards Chinatown in Singapore. Even the entrance was so beautiful that I had to go in, ended up spending quite a good amount of time and coming back a few days later to buy an amazing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2018

Dear Lucia P, We are very happy to see this review and glad to hear you have found a treasure to bring home from our store. Looking forward to your next visit! Merry Christmas! Best, PK & Jacob Cheong

Reviewed 9 December 2018

I stopped by competely by chance, ended up drinking the most delicious tea with the shop owner and his son. Learned about Singapore, Chinese craft - and bought some beautiful bowls. What a treat. I travel all the time - this kind of experiences come...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2018

Dear edouardtraveling, Thank you for your kind words and support. It was our pleasure to share our story with you over a cup a tea! Merry Christmas in advance! PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I was in Singapore for a couple of days business and was interested in seeing what sort of antique shopping was available. I’d seen a couple of places in previous trips here before but nowhere stood out for a repeat visit. Fortunately Trip Advisor put...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Dear ezybiz247, Really glad that you found our shop and enjoyed both your time and purchases at our boutique. Very happy to have to chance to meet you on the first visit and certainly hope more will follow. Be sure to join us for tea...More

Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

We popped into this store to ask a simple question and ending up starting for over an hour. Elaine was an absolute delight, carefully and interestingly explaining the story behind each of our items of interest. The little wonders on display here are so special...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank James A
East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2018

Dear James, Thank you so much for the sharing your experience here and of course, for sitting down and sharing a pot of tea with us. May the treasures you brought back always remind you of the fond memories and we definitely look forward to...More

Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

PK, Jacob and Beth provided excellent service and amazing amazing a0466 601 951nd authentic Chinese teapots, tea a wonderful selection of Chinese ware. We were invited to join them in an incredible tea drinking experience which was delicious, interesting and so informative. PK was a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2018

Dear GC Couple, Thank you very much for spending time at our humble establishment and we are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience =) Wishing you two a great great year ahead and you know where to find us whenever you visit Singapore...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018

If you are after something more than a massed produced item to take home for a souvenir from Singapore then East Inspirations is the place for you. The jam packed but delightful store is a treasure trove of authentic antiques and one off pieces. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Dear Sinibee, We feel extremely humbled by your kind words and glad to hear you have enjoyed your time spent in Singapore and our humble store. Looking forward to our next tea in an antique shop! Best, Pk, Beth and Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this shop whilst walking to the Maxwell food markets. Fabulous shop with very interesting Asian items ranging from furniture, to other household goods to jewellery to gift cards. Family run. Reasonable prices. We went several times and made several purchases. Fantastic, friendly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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East_Inspirations, Owner at East Inspirations, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2018

Dear Michelle! Really appreciate the beautiful review you have given us =) Looking forward to sharing a plate of roast meat in Maxwell when you return for another visit to our sunny island! Oei Oei Oei! Best Regards, PK & Jacob Cheong East Inspirations

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