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Barefoot Garden Cafe

) #9 of 464 Restaurants in Colombo ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Asian, Fusion
704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 589305
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (37 reviews)
“falafel” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (51 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 19:00All hours
Cafe, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 970 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for coffee with a friend whilst on vacation and loved the place. Great ambience and nice decoration, breezy open plan design, good iced coffee. The adjacent shop has lovely things though a bit pricy (I preferred the shop Selyn for clothing after comparing the...More

Thank Guardabarranco92
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an hour to kill before going to the airport so we decided to get a quick bite. The location and atmosphere are great. The shop has nice if really overpriced things. Unfortunately, the food was not good. We had the pork sandwich, which...More

Thank Leana P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little oasis in a big bustling city so did enjoy the ambience The food was ok , enjoyable but not great .The staff helpful and courteous and the fact that you can walk into the fabric store and clothing shop was a bonus

Thank jim e
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cafe is sophisticated and fashionable with fabric from Barefoot store. Food is average. I visited for Saturday lunch and the place was busy. It took 30 minutes to have my food on table and also found a hair in my plate. I told a...More

Thank 363suzy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trendy, popular place with quite a lot to do actually! Once we found it, we kept coming back. - Restaurant and bar serve affordable, good food (including delicious desserts) and drinks. - Live jazz music on the weekends. - A pub quiz (in English)...More

Thank justalittlestar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The menu was varied with Sri Lankan and other options .I had a plate of dios with Pita bread which was delicious .It was popular with Sri Lankans and tourists alike .Shopping in the shop afterwards was a treat.

Thank veronicaconley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast midweek (just a note that they don't do traditional breakfasts - think eggs -except on weekends) Beautiful spot - lovely outdoor dining, friendly staff and fresh food at good prices. The gallery will delight you on the way through and...More

Thank Bridget M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Think I went 4 or 5 times in two weeks and enjoyed it every time. Always good service (was slightly poorer when very busy and raining but can forgive them for that!) always nice food and drink and lovely atmosphere with the deco and relaxing...More

Thank nashdot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did loads of shopping . Amazing variety of stuffed toys upholstery trendy clothes .spa products . A must visit for any traveller to Colombo

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waiting while the shopping gets done in Barefoot is always a pleasant experience with Cafe serving up tasty eats and a good cup of tea.

Thank ponnapa2016
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Meric M
Is this the Barefoot open for dinner? Do you need reservation?
29 January 2016|
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Response from covaltio | Reviewed this property |
It's open until early evening and no reservations are needed
Hey! Does anyone know what time the Jazz starts on Sundays? I'll be in Colombo on Jan 17 and definitely don't want to miss it!
22 December 2015|
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Response from Baddrika M | Reviewed this property |
YES, the jazz starts around 1p.m. in the afternoon. Maybe a bit earlier in this season, but go a bit early to get a table. Gets full on normal days! Enjoy!! We love Jazz too!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 589305
  • E-mail
The Barefoot Garden cafe is part of the BAREFOOT store, bookshop and art gallery. A courtyard garden cafe in the heart of Colombo. We have live jazz on most Sunday's at lunchtime and we are host to the Colombo Pub Quiz every Wednesday night. The Quiz starts at 8.30 pm. We provide free wi fi for our guests.
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