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Barefoot Garden Cafe

704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 589305
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (37 reviews)
“falafel” (22 reviews)
“sandwiches” (56 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 7:00 PMAll hours
Cafe, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The shop with the same name may be the main attraction, but if you need a break the cafe is conveniently located in the back. Seating is outdoors and offered little relief from the heat. All the shady spots were taken. My smoothie was fine,...More

Thank Reslysten54
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The garden cafe can be a bit difficult to find. It's behind an art store and gallery called Barefoot, which faces onto Galle Road. But it's quite a maze upstairs and down to get to the cafe through the store. If you're not in the...More

Thank GuatadeLapis
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In combination with shopping at Barefoot this cafe turned out to be just perfect for relaxation in between the shopping exercise. No beer served in the afternoon but other refreshing drinks offered together with a variety of dishes presented at a huge menu board placed...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the place for a quiet evening. Friendly staff great people and really good for a hill out session.

Thank Fahmy R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today my partner & I went to have something to eat and drink at the cafe. The cafes option of food and drinks was enough to choose from especially with there specials board. This place is a great place for families, singles and couples to...More

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed lunch here. The menu had something for everyone from sandwiches to Sri Lanka curry. Beer was cold and service good

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for lunch. Personale I adore their quiche. The setting is quaint. Take the opertunity to visit the Barefoot Gallery and have a look at the marvelous things designed by Barbara Sansoni. Her som Domenick has his office there too. He is a...More

Thank Christina F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This shop ticked all the boxes for buying homeware, gifts for the family and keeping my husband busy with a beer at the back of the shop whilst we were shopping. There was a mix of local and western food for all tastes and a...More

Thank Stan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever we are in Colombo on a Sunday we always go to Barefoot for shopping , followed by lunch in the garden, whilst listening to the jazz Band playing. The cafe was busy and our names put on a wait list. Others had reserved tables...More

Thank annaabelle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bought some bedsheets and cushion covers and clothes designed by local designers from the store. The stuff is nice but slightly expensive. We also at lunch at the Barefoot cafe. The food was excellent and offered some choice for vegetarians as well. Highly recommend eating...More

Thank Vikash B
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zaba a
17 August 2017|
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Response from GRETALEWIS | Reviewed this property |
No pork. Don't know about halah
Meric M
29 January 2016|
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Response from covaltio | Reviewed this property |
It's open until early evening and no reservations are needed
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, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 704 Galle Rd | Kollupitiya, Colombo 00300, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Western Province  >  Colombo
  • Phone Number: +94 11 2 589305
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The Barefoot Garden cafe is part of the BAREFOOT store which began in 1964. BAREFOOT, known for its designer hand woven textile, also houses a 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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