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“The Staff Should Be more Friendly to The customers and the coffee Taste like Sewage” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Barista

Barista
Lauries Place | Kollupitiya, Colombo 00400, Sri Lanka
(011) 535 8849
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Ranked #199 of 323 Restaurants in Colombo
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Galle, Sri Lanka
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“The Staff Should Be more Friendly to The customers and the coffee Taste like Sewage”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I have tried couple of Barista Shops and they have never impressed me with their service nor the coffee..
They present the coffee nicely but the quality of the coffee is JUST TOO BAD!!! it doesn't have the proper Lavazza aroma or the taste!! They have Decent Cakes and Focaccia but the Paninis are just a Joke!! and they serve a decent Hot chocolate!
The Staff is not really Friendly in Duplication Road outlet.. i was there with a couple of friends and there was no one else in that place and the staff was just hanging around Chit chatting and when we wanted to order we had to wait for about 15 minutes even though we called them twice!!

All in all it is a good place to hangout and have a cake or a piece of focaccia but i wouldn't have any of their coffee!!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“CHEESE CAKE”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

this was the first place I had actually tried cheesecake.
BUT NOW the size is shrinking and the price keeps increasing.

COME ON! ;(

Visited November 2012
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Colombo, null, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
“Absolutely Love it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Love that any outlet is always in close proximity. Each Cafe has a charm and ambiance of its own.

P.S: Ask for the Grilled Chicken Foccacia and Swiss Chocolate Shake!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Just don't go”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

The service is below average. None of the employees ever smile and quite frankly look as if they would rather do anything else beside serve you. The sandwiches are very average; the fillings are a little sickly and the bread is sweet and soft. Everything there is edible but I wouldn't eat there if you were anything less than ravishing.
The drinks are horrible - extremely sweet and artificial - and the coffee is not worth it at all.
To top it all off the prices are steep for such low quality and bad service. You'll leave thinking about what you could have spent your money on besides a shoddy meal.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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105 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Everything is Everage”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I have visited few of the outlets in Colombo...can't find any food or drink that is above average.
I like the seasonal breakfast promotion...besides that nothing is attractive.
The staffs seriously need to be trained on good customer service.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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