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Spanish Food Shop in London

StriperGuy Dec 7, 2002 04:05 PM

Quick question:

Does anyone know a store in London that stocks a good selection of Spanish foods, particularly Chorizo and Jamon.



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    LotsC Nov 5, 2009 08:09 AM

    Brindisa in Exmouth Market or Borough Market....

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      kschnepp Nov 5, 2009 03:25 AM

      I agree with Dan above, the place is R. Garcia & Sons at 246-250 Portobello Road W11. Excellent Spanish grocery w/ large selection-- was just there yesterday stocking up!

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        flykt1 Oct 18, 2009 10:31 PM

        So where's this holburn store then?

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          PhilD Nov 3, 2009 10:24 AM

          As the OP is 7 years old, could it have closed?

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          andres' Dec 19, 2002 06:42 PM

          potobello road at the far end (i think its gisbourn rd) is the spanish / portugese area of london... if you cant get it there...it probalby doesnt come from spain/portugal...

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            Dominique Jun 23, 2003 08:23 AM

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              Pixelle Nov 8, 2009 02:59 PM

              I agree with most of you - Brindisa, Borough Market is a good place for jambon and choriso (Yummy) ;)
              Nice selection and very good quality.

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            StriperGuy Dec 10, 2002 10:01 AM

            Thanks to all for the info.

            Will check them out.

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              PaulT Dec 10, 2002 06:58 AM

              Isn't there somewhere near to Moro, on Exmouth Market?

              There's a strange shop called Gran Columbia that combines delicatessen with money transfer at the top of the Holloway Road. The stock mainly seems to consist of plastic bags of white powder. Which I assume is a Colombian speciality but not THAT Colombian speciality. They sell chorizo too.

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                Simon Majumdar Dec 10, 2002 07:39 AM

                The place on Exmouth Market is Brindisa. I think they have some ownership of Moro

                I didn't knwo they had a branch near Holborn though


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                howler Dec 8, 2002 06:19 AM

                brindisa - either the stall in borough market or the shop in the holborn area - i've had outstanding chorizo, jamon etc from them.

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                  adam Dec 8, 2002 11:21 PM

                  I second the borough market. Also they have a grill where you can buy chorizo sandwiches. Good, but not as good as the nearby grill selling venison burgers with yummy fixin's.

                  (p.s. borough market is a good place to find work if you happen to be a tourist-visa American wanting to earn some spending cash--and learn something about English famers markets. Just show up early and ask around)

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                  mike Dec 8, 2002 03:53 AM

                  There was Paris and Rios in Columbia Road E2, but my info might be out of date.

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