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Barefoot: Tours & Tickets

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704 Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had read about the shop & cafe & made it our first port of call in Colombo; the courtyard was a delight for a leisurely breakfast & then we managed to spend a good hour or more in the shop before heading back out...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your appreciation and kind words, which we will share with all our team. Thank you!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to find handmade clothes, table runners and stuffed animals and so on. All stuff there are recycled materials. There is a cafe at the back yard with life band.

Date of experience: October 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Yes, we have live jazz on Sundays at lunchtime. So happy you enjoyed our space. Thank you

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic shop in Colombo. Well worth the visit! All the products are locally made and there is a nice cafe/restaurant in the back courtyard which has music and food. Lovely spot

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank t_graetz
BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you - a lovely review. Many many thanks for your appreciation of what we try to do.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent shop with more locally manufactured items for sale than the average shop. Really good selection well worth a visit when on the Galle Road.

Date of experience: September 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and we hope fellow travelers will drop by. They might enjoy the garden and cafe at the back too. Thank you

Reviewed 20 May 2019

a Good place to Visit in Colombo. When you gotta take back souvenirs and Stuff, this is the Best place to go!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Thimaiah C
BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you - and do enjoy just sitting in our garden too!

Reviewed 12 May 2019

The most beautiful shop with fantastic textiles. Keep room in your suitcase.! Really fun and unusual Christmas ornaments. I bought a beautiful painting here of Sri Lanka which I treasure. Wish they had an outlet in the U.K. so I could buy their amazing fabrics....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DGJRD
BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you.....and we really appreciate that you enjoyed our textiles - the heart of all we do.

Reviewed 27 April 2019

This is really beautiful store, very colorful and the amazing cafe. If you are looking for quality gifts and souvenirs for you or your friends or family this is a exactly place for it. This is a different experience. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: March 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

So happy you havre enjoyed the space that has evolved over so many years. We really appreciate your kind words - THANK YOU

Reviewed 24 April 2019 via mobile

If in Colombo this shop is worth a visit to collect some good quality Sri Lankan art and handicrafts to take home. The products are not necessarily cheap but do seem to be of high quality. There is a garden cafe adjoining the shop which...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you for dropping by (and I apologize for this late response). We were very very quiet after the Easter Sunday incident - as was most of the island. I am delighted to say people are out and about again and travelers are flocking back...More

Reviewed 9 April 2019

Every product sold there is amazing, colorful and brilliantly designed! They’re great souvenirs for anyone to bring home! Plus, the bookshop and the garden café are a must-see! Be prepared as it’s very busy (but it’s totally worth it!) This place is amazing, and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

Thank you so much....we couldn't hope for a better review. So encouraging for us to have you appreciate what we make.

Reviewed 1 April 2019

It is a wonderful place to see a variety of dyed fabrics and designs. You will finds lots of jewelry and bag options too. If you are looking for quality gifts and souvenirs, here this is the place for it, in short a good place...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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BGCafe, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2019

We have been designing and weaving our own fabric since 1964 - it is nice to be appreciated. The bags we make are designed and made in house as well. Thank you for suggesting people visit us - many are surprised to find a garden...More

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IsheeV1
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Response from BGCafe | Property representative |
Hello, we don't stamp books with our name....not that I am aware of. Hope this answers your question
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ratna c
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Yes. barefootceylon It's way more fun actually visiting the shop, though. You can feel the quality.
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Carmen S
17 August 2018|
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Response from Shirin J | Reviewed this property |
I do not recommend to buy a barefoot brand anywhere else other than the Barefoot brand s to be purchase only in the two shops Colombo and Galle.
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