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With the same decor and counter as when it opened in 1830, this lovely old pastelería is a true period piece, with cakes that live up to its design.
This bodega, occupying two almost-adjacent locales, stocks a vast array of wines, beers and spirits - over 4,000 in total. They're mainly Spanish, while...
C/Blasco de Garay 72-74
Hand-made choccies arrayed in dazzling displays and for sale singly or in themed boxes, such as 'Spices of the Americas' or 'Flowers and herbs'. There are...
Madrid's first giant mall, and still the largest in the city, La Vaguada has around 350 outlets. There's a branch of El Corte Inglés, and the upper floor is...
Avda Monforte de Lemos 36
A welcome addition to one of the city's main transport hubs. Built into the shell of the old train station, the mall manages to pack in a deceptively large...
Paseo de la Florida s/n
The Carboneras nuns make a selection of speciality cakes and biscuits including mantecados, yemas and almond biscuits. As this is a closed convent you buy...
Plaza Conde de Miranda 3
El Riojano has been in business since 1885, selling irresistible cakes, pastries, meringues and seasonal goodies. All are made in the traditional way, with...
Bars & pubs, Shops
Once a local grocer's, González is now a smart deli with a fine range of cheeses, charcuterie, preserves, fruit and nuts, olive oils and plenty more...
La Boulette probably has the largest selection of cheeses in Madrid and possibly the country, with over 400 varieties, both Spanish and imported, on sale....
This traditional pastelería, dating from 1914, has featured in lots of period-piece movies. Gorgeous chocolates and cakes are up for grabs, along with...
C/Fernando VI 2
Restaurants & cafés, Shops
Always bustling with people, La Mallorquina occupies a prime location right on the Puerta del Sol. Downstairs, the pastry shop sells great cakes and...
Puerta del Sol 8
Honey is the theme running through this shop, with no less than 20 varieties, plus chocolate and jam.
C/Doctor Esquerdo 47
No oenophile should miss visiting Lavinia, which claims to be Europe's largest wine shop. In stark contrast to many of Madrid's dusty old bodegas, it's...
C/José Ortega y Gasset 16
A marvellous selection of foodstuffs is on sale in this Salamanca shop, including meats and cheeses, wines and spirits and coffees and teas. Homesick Brits...
This classic old bodega, dating back to 1895, has a charming interior, with wrought-iron columns and carved wooden shelves. As for the booze on sale, the...
C/Postigo de San Martín 3