EXOTIC ROOTS, Galle

4.6
#4 of 6 in Museums in Galle
EXOTIC ROOTS opened in 1994. Located in a light filled colonial era Dutch building on Light House Street in the historic town of Galle Fort.

Home to a store, cafe, gallery and performance space. The products in the store are carefully curated, pieces that were made by hand and by heart. Carrying everything from, art, jewellery, home decor and clothing.

A family owned business of French and Sri Lankan heritage, run by the artists, mother-daughter trio of Catherine, Asia and Inca. Their work is available in the shop and ranges from paintings, prints and hand made painted terracotta pottery.

The design of the space articulates the varied yet coherent aesthetic approaches of the artists, held together by Catherine H (the founder's) creative vision. It is warm, vibrant, refined, with a tasteful range of products. Combining the traditional with new that celebrates an exciting design focus that captures the exceptional creative skills of Sri Lanka and Asia.



The Space by EXOTIC ROOTS will be forever evolving.We will dream big, break the rules and trust our instincts to bring you in a brighter setting, mindsets and culture.



We would love EXOTIC ROOTS to inspire you to interpret yourself and to reflect the way you choose to live a wonderful life.
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  • arrived ready to spend on art and clothing on our last day in Sri Lanka ; the 'too cool for school' staff offered none to bare minimum of information....not even 'can I help you? ' ..  more »
  • I stumbled upon Erotic Roots whilst staying at the Galle Fort Hotel and was pleasantly surprised and happy. Sadly most of the shops at the Fort are commercial and at first I did not want to go inside ...  more »
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  • Good place. Good coffee
  • Great collection
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