Madrid's gastronomic markets: part two

If you don't know what to choose, choose everything.


Spain Editor

Mercado de San Ildefonso
Up until the 1960s, a modernist-style market occupied the Plaza de San Ildefonso, located in the Malasana District. The new San Ildefonso, 'street market,' has renewed that concept, hosting about 20 stands that offer cold meats, cheeses, fruits, hamburgers, coffee, wine and more. While crossing its main street, visitors can hop from 

Greek & Shop
Decorated with a modern twist of Mediterranean style, Greek & Shop offers a chic and artisan ambiance with large windows looking over the Malasana district. With comfortable seating or convenient take out, Greek & Shop is a delicious alternative to Spanish food in the heart of Madrid. If you're into cooking, Greek & Shop offers a selection of food products imported from Greece, Armenia, Russia, Poland and Italy perfect for DIY at home.
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Huerto de Lucas
El Huerto de Lucas is an organic market featuring more than 450 square metres dedicated to improving a healthy lifestyle and environment through food. Huerto's stands include bread, poultry, meats, teas, beauty and cosmetics and a seasonal stands featuring different products throughout the year. An organic snack bar managed by Chef Javier Munoz-Calero is something you don't want to miss.

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Poncelet, meaning selected spot, is an innovative concept food store specializing in cheese. As self-proclaimed cheese enthusiasts, Poncelet's managers offer the best national and European cheeses to their international clientele. Their business concept is focused on tradition, modernity and innovation. In addition to selling to their customers, Poncelet strives to educate their customers to unite them with the perfect cheese and accompanying elements.
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Gourmet Experience Gran Via
Gourmet Experience evokes the true meaning of "from Madrid to heaven." Located on the ninth floor of famous department store El Corte Ingles, this culinary powerhouse is home to a wide variety of different products with the best view of Gran Via in town. A melting pot of international cuisine, this Chelsea market-esque experience includes ten different restaurants: Street XO, La Maquina, Tse Yang Dimsum Club, Central Mexicana, Imanol, Amorino, Harina, Hamburguesa Nostra, Juanillo Club, and Mister Lee and Piazza al Cuadrado.

Read more: Madrid's gastronomic markets: part one

1 Gourmet Experience
2 Mercado de San Ildefonso
3 Mercado de San Miguel
4 Greek & Shop
5 Huerto de Lucas