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Barefoot

706 Galle Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Ranked #2 of 26 Shopping in Colombo
Type: Shops
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Awesome stuff but pricey.. U go buy don't look for other option coz any options will not be as good as this one ;) just go n buy whatever u like fab store n a must visit

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Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Barefoot area is not the best place in Colombo but surely one of the best places I've ever been in my life! The marvelous garden cafe in the courtyard serves great food and beer! The wine list is full and comprehensive. The Barefoot shop is fabulous and wonderful! Its bright textiles are formed into stylish clothing, bags, cushions, bedspreads, household... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Popped in before our flight back to Dubai and it was a good place to while the time away. The cafe is quaint and cosy with some nice music. Non smoking premises though !

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Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Barefoot was high on my list of things To Do in Negombo and it did not disappoint. The variety of colorful fabrics available, either by the yard or made into any number of items, is like walking into a rainbow. I love love color and this is the shop for some who likes color and fabric. Oh my. The shop... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Only place in Colombo I bought anything. For good reasons too. Good quality, nice looking fabrics at quite reasonable price and decent variety of products offered. Shop is air-conditioned which helped make the shopping experience comfortable. Fixed price for tourists, maybe a different/ discounted price for locals? Overall, worth a stop to shop for souvenirs.

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Bangalore, India
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Barefoot, Colombo has to be one of my favorite-st stores in the world. I admit I haven't seen enough of the world, but if I like any others, they'd all have the Barefoot vibe. (The garden cafe is one of the reasons I love Barefoot so much). It's a great place to buy indigenous, quality hand made crafts. These are... More

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Goa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

A good place to buy handicrafts and some good quality linen clothes and materials. Found it a little expensive compared to other places and you would get much cheaper stuff in India. Better too. Has a nice little cafe too. Unfortunately not a great choice of beers. A must as most people would shop around noon.

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Norrköping
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

A fantastic store if You like fabrics,clothes, books,art and a lot of other beautiful things. I miss it!

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Salzburg, Austria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Its definitely worth a visit. The store is very large and has many different things to offer: clothes, books, any kind of selfmade tablecloths, napkins etc. The staff is very nice and endeavors. For the prices I guess you just have to compare - we found salt and pepper elephants far cheaper in a different store but some some things... More

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sydney
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

This place had a bit of everything. Good value and quality stuff especially if you like colour! Everything on 2 floors and I spent two hours in air conditioning, for the most part browsing, sampling all the body lotions, trying on clothes and buying small gifts to take home! And to top it off there is this great little courtyard... More

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