Barefoot
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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  • wwwt56
    Victoria, Australia222 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Shop til you drop
    An excellent shop that allows you to browse all corners and also enjoy a drink at the cafe. This shop is an excellent respite from the normal tourist traps in Columbo. This shop knows how to present their products, and staff are extremely helpful. enjoy!
    Visited June 2023
    Written 24 June 2023
  • Hazlerigg L
    Ile de Noirmoutier, France12 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great fabric shop in Colombo and Galle.
    Great shop with huge selection of wonderful fabrics and also clothes, books etc. I could have bought far more but was very conscious of the size of my suitcase. Definitely don't miss this shop when you are in either Colombo or Galle.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 January 2024
  • Teresa C
    Metro Manila, Philippines1,530 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Look out for colour bursts!
    A colourful display of vibrant materials, sarongs, toys and all things for lifestyle requirements. Good selections of food items, books and crockery. Out the back is the cafe serving light meals, snacks and drinks.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 4 February 2024
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George G
Northampton, UK27 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great for shopping, please don’t eat here, it’s not worth the money.
My bagel was extremely dry with what was supposed to be chicken in it was hardly any there.
Written 10 May 2024
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Julieanne F
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
A great recommendation from an expat local. Beautiful hand crafted items, and a great courtyard cafe out the back. A very delightful experience.
Written 8 March 2024
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Teresa C
Metro Manila, Philippines1,530 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
A colourful display of vibrant materials, sarongs, toys and all things for lifestyle requirements. Good selections of food items, books and crockery. Out the back is the cafe serving light meals, snacks and drinks.
Written 5 February 2024
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Hazlerigg L
Ile de Noirmoutier, France12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Great shop with huge selection of wonderful fabrics and also clothes, books etc. I could have bought far more but was very conscious of the size of my suitcase. Definitely don't miss this shop when you are in either Colombo or Galle.
Written 30 January 2024
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Boo_SP
Gros Islet, St. Lucia30 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
Some interesting items to buy.
The clothes are fairly pricey but seem to be good quality.
Experience let down by seemingly disinterested staff in the shop and cafe.
Took an age to get a tea and even longer for the bill when not overly busy
Bad management unfortunately.
Written 24 January 2024
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wwwt56
Victoria, Australia222 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023
An excellent shop that allows you to browse all corners and also enjoy a drink at the cafe. This shop is an excellent respite from the normal tourist traps in Columbo. This shop knows how to present their products, and staff are extremely helpful. enjoy!
Written 24 June 2023
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Corinne B
Skaneateles, NY357 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023
Should have brought an extra suitcase so we could have shopped freely! Barefoot had wonderful items made in Sri Lanka: beautiful placemats and napkins, clothing, household items, fabric elephants, etc. plus tea, cakes, and other delicacies. There is a nice outdoor cafe to get a cool drink or light meal. Don't visit Colombo without at least one trip to Barefoot!
Written 6 March 2023
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Alan Jones
United Kingdom96 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
The missus and I visited here on our last night in SL and we loved it.

Aside from a shop that sells locally-made handicrafts (which are great!) it also has a large outdoor cafe if you just want to chill with a coffee or a beer. There is also live music on Sundays.

It’s very well known and all the tuk tuk drivers know where it is - location wise it can’t be faulted as it’s just off the Galle Road on 8th, right in the middle of town.

It closes early (7pm) so get there early.

Highly recommended.
Written 24 February 2023
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Prem M
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Solo
Visited April 2022, quality of their products is way too low than what they sold few years back. Bags are damaged/ sewn not perfect. Just rips off with a few uses. I purchased a jungle bag thinking it would be sturdy by its look and the name, but unfortunately the lining came off from the front pockets in a couple of days, got it exchanged. Was advised by one of the management staff that I should not stuff too many items. it’s a joke . The exchanged one has a stitches loose from the lining of the back side of the storage , it’s almost out and I plan to stitch by hand since I’m living abroad. Barefoot products need its quality checked before it comes to the showroom please.
Written 20 June 2022
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Please accept our sincere apology. You obviously had a very bad experience - and we apologize. We are proud of our quality and this should never have happened. I will share this with our team. Thank you!
Written 8 January 2023
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Hana R
New York City, NY9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Loved this high quality craft and linen store! We hadn't really found other cool things to buy in Sri Lanka and this was by far our favorite store - ended up walking out with a full two bags of home items, spices, clothes and authentic Sri Lankan things to bring home. Highly recommend!
Written 11 April 2022
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Thank you - we couldn't ask for nicer words.
Written 8 January 2023
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