Best place to buy Saffron in Madrid
I am overnighting in Madrid in a few weeks and wanted to try and buy some saffron. Can anyone recommend a great place to get it in the city that has good prices. I am looking for authenic La Mancha saffron. I know it's available at Cortes Inglese as I have bought it there before but not sure if their prices are good or not. Any advice would be appreciated.
Hope this isn't too late - Try the Mercado de San Miguel (Market of San Miguel). You can get all sorts of groceries and there's a fabulous wine bar.
It's located next to the Plaza Mayor. You can easily google it to find a map or ask someone as most locals are very familiar with it.
Thanks for getting back to me!! I just got back from the trip :) As it turned out we were delayed getting into taldrid whcic didn;t leave us enough time to go into the city so we just remained at the airport hotle and I ended up buying small bottles of it in the Duty Free - which turned out to be fairly reasonable. 6.90 Euros a gram
Last week we came back from Madrid. We found a very old shop, since 1837, that is famous for its spanish saffron. They sell it for a good price in boxes up to 40 gr. They just opened a online shop becuase its 175 anniversary. Guauuuuuu!!!!!
They are beetween Puerta del Sol and Plaza Mayor. Exactly in calle Sal. Very small street next to the Plaza Mayor.