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Address: 706 Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Colourful jewel of a shop

We love Barefoot for its individuality, colourful displays & laid back chic atmosphere. Unlike a lot of ubiquitous international shops, it feels truly unique & stocks beautiful... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

The clothes here are lovely and well made. They also have a large selection of other merchandise. I give it only an average rating because there are better stores with similar merchandise in Colombo. I visited several in Colombo 5. For equally, if not more beautiful items, at much better prices I would recommend Seyln instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

We love Barefoot for its individuality, colourful displays & laid back chic atmosphere. Unlike a lot of ubiquitous international shops, it feels truly unique & stocks beautiful Sri Lankan products including gorgeous fabrics, clothing & household items which make fantastic gifts if you can bear to part with them. There is a smaller branch in Galle & although things aren't... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Plenty of colourful textile household souvenirs, clothes, teas, toiletries, books and knick knacks available.You name it, they have it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I have been coming to Barefoot for years and have seen it evolve over time. It is so unique with its colourful clothes, toys and other items I know I will continue to come each time I visit Sri Lanka. There is more there for women but there are still household items for both and I do recommend buying something... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I have heard of this place before but never managed to go until this recent trip, a dear friend made a point to take me there for an afternoon tea and shopping. My oh my what a wonderful discovery for me! Rooms full of beautiful handloom cotton materials made into anything you could think of for the home, from curtains,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Yes, I LOVED this shop - and spent hours here...lovely books, cards, clothes, jewellery, textiles, soft toys, household items. Lovely, lovely, lovely!!!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Good place for purchasing the traditional sri lankan items in the mid of city near by Majestic City. Located on the sea side on Galle road. Walking distance from Majestic City (towards Fort/Colpetty side).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We visited this place twice. We loved it so much. First time we browsed the store and ate at the cafe. The store is bright and colorful. Staff are semi friendly. The cafe has great food and very attentive staff. Order the pork or the spinach quiche. Both are excellent. Remember that between 2pm and 5pm you cannot order drinks... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Shop up a storm at a fabulous shop in Colombo, rest a little and grab some food and drink and relax in style!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It has such a side collection of hand craft items, it's a bit pricey compared to laksala but has high quality products. From stationary items to clothing you can get just about anthing that is hand crafted in here. It also has a amazing garden cafe, with special performances almost everyday. Awesome place for tourists and travelers to buy something... More 

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