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Barefoot

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Barefoot Colombo is a super shop

Barefoot Colombo is a super shop; gallery and garden cafe that will make you fall in love with Sri... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
benholmes84
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Norwich, United Kingdom
Stunning fabrics

I’ve been a fan of barefoot for many years. This trip I needed fabric to replace fabric I covered... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
QueenGucci
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barefoot Colombo is a super shop; gallery and garden cafe that will make you fall in love with Sri Lanka. Handcrafts have a modern twist to them and bring historical patterns to life. In fact, the beautiful tropical colours used on them represent every corner...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank benholmes84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a fan of barefoot for many years. This trip I needed fabric to replace fabric I covered outdoor cushions I bought at barefoot 10yrs ago which has lasted really well. I was not disappointed with the choice or value of the fabrics, I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank QueenGucci
Reviewed December 7, 2018

We visited their locations in both Colombo and Galle. Based on our experience and after almost three weeks spent visiting the country, we believe that Barefoot is perhaps the best handicrafts shop in Sri Lanka. Good quality, large variety of items, attractive colors and helpful...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear WorldNomad, Thank you for your positive and insightful review. All the fabric and items made from cloth is designed in house. We have also worked with craftsmen from around the country for over 35 years. Thank you for your kind words.

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Sure it’s touristy and not particularly cheap, but it’s a nice handicraft place. If you are nearby it’s definitely worth popping your head in to have a quick browse. There’s not a huge amount around it, so a little out the way.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ignorethecrumbs
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings! The core of BAREFOOT is the fabric we design and weave. We also sell work by craftspeople from around the island. Hope you made it all the way through to the garden cafe and gallery - quite a lot to see and experience.

Reviewed November 14, 2018

We returned to this store a number of times because everything was so beautiful and well made. The prices were more than reasonable and there is something for everyone from clothing to toys and beautiful scarves and little zippered purses. I love shopping here

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Karen M
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I think all we need to say is a BIG THANK YOU!

Reviewed November 12, 2018

A great store to visit - a variety of items- great prices. A definite must if you love eclectic items.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ali1999london
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Eclectic describes us well - thank you. Hope you also made it through the store to our garden cafe and the art gallery. Thank you for you kind positive review.

Reviewed November 7, 2018

A super shop, gallery and garden cafe in the heart of town. The shop is mainly about handloom, handwoven and hand dyed. Really stunning, colourful and brilliantly designed. The shop also has a nice selection of handicrafts and a great bookshop. The garden cafe has...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank MovingIncognito
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for enjoying the experience of visiting BAREFOOT and suggesting that travellers visit our space.

Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

I’m a big fan of Barefoot and linen produced by hand. The beautiful tropical colours represents every corner of the Srilankan island and brings historical prints to life. The traditional colours and handcrafts are shown with a modern twist. I would recommend the material and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GayaKSD
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How happy we are to read your fine review - THANK YOU - and I hope we may welcome you back soon. Yes, our table and bed linen should last for ages. Thank you for making us happy!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

This was a real highlight in Sri Lanka - amazing shop with wonderful bookstore, lots of handmade wares for sale, with a story to tell too. Even if you don't buy anything it's really cool to wander around.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JayDub07
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, we hope people just enjoy the experience of walking through the store and garden cafe. Thank you for your kind review and for recommending the bookstore too.

Reviewed October 9, 2018

Great gifts to take home and not junk either. Good quality product and not expensive. make sure to check out the funky cafe in the garden at the back. But be prepared its very busy but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank mandy001746
Manager704, Manager at Barefoot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your very positive review - and thank you too for mentioning that we are NOT expensive! So happy you enjoyed your visit.

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ratna c
August 18, 2018|
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Response from Ex-Canberran | Reviewed this property |
Yes. barefootceylon It's way more fun actually visiting the shop, though. You can feel the quality.
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Carmen S
August 17, 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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abdul w
May 8, 2018|
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Response from Keith Carlyle J | Reviewed this property |
Go to their website "barefootceylon" and that should provide you with the required information and contact details.
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