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Where to buy French products in Barcelona

Written by Alix Simonovitch

Have you been living in Barcelona for a long time? Are you starting to grow tired of Catalan food and fancy something different, like French food for a change? Well, we at ShBarcelona are here to help. In this article you will read about 3 stores that specialize in French products, to give you a taste of something truly exquisite. 

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Ma petite épicerie

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Ma petite épicerie is a small grocery store where you will find all of the typical French products: cheeses (Reblochon, Raclette, Saint Marcelin …), biscuits (LU, BN, brioche Gâche …), drinks (IceTea, Orangina, syrups …), and other luxury products (champagne, foie gras, oysters). Pay a visit to the store to browse through their shelves or make your order directly online and have it delivered to your home for free if you spend more than 60 euros.

Address: C/Tradició, 2

Épicerie Mélanie

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Épicerie Melanie is a French grocery store in the Les Corts neighborhood, owned by a couple named Mélanie and Albert. Mélanie comes from the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region and wanted to “create a small French space in Barcelona and make the French gastronomy known while offering the best quality/price ratio” possible. Among the assorted products in this grocery store, you will find special cookies, delicious cheeses, cassoulet, sausages, and caramel made with salted butter. Drinks are also offered at Épicerie Mélanie, like wines and liqueurs from France, as well as soft drinks such as Orangina. But that’s not all! The grocery store also keeps a blog on which you will find several recipes as well as articles to discover the French gastronomy while traveling the different regions of France.

Address: Calle Caballero, 71-73

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Maison Puyvalin

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Maison Puyvalin offers only French gourmet products. Three families from the south of Toulouse and the Pyrenees have joined forces to offer a range of products in Barcelona that are authentically French. Foie gras, cheeses, wines, champagnes, oils and condiments can all be found at Maison Puyvalin, where you can also find regional dishes such as snails with truffled butter, ham flavored with Armagnac, chicken in Cahors wine and confit duck. There are also different types of homemade bread and French pastries (croissants, pain au chocolat, etc) available. 

Address: Calle Trafalgar, 23

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About the author

Alix Simonovitch

Traveler and blogger, Alix wrote about the cities of Amsterdam and Brussels before moving to Barcelona 9 years ago. Writer and translator specialized in tourism and gastronomy, she wants to share all her discoveries in her new city.

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