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.
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.
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