Your interactive family guide to Spain as recommended by local mums | Last updated 7 months ago


Health food & international

You generally find health food sections in most major supermarkets but it is always great to be able to have a favourite local store, as many of our members have discovered. We have also listed shops that sell those often hard to find ingredients from back home.

  • La Magdalena de Proust

    Recommended by Nestor Calvo Pichardo

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    There is a supermarket in the Chueca area in Madrid which offer all kinds of organic food and vegetables straight from their own organic farm.
    Regueros 8, Madrid

    "They also do cooking courses and you can watch them making real bread." (NCP, Nov 2011)

  • Sabores del Mundo

    Recommended by Maaike

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    Sabores del Mundo has over a 1,000 products from the USA, UK, Morocco, India, Italy, Mexico, China, Japan and Thailand. For children, they have the likes of Robinsons squash and Fruit shooters, Cadburys drinking chocolate, Horlicks, Banana Nesquick, a large selection of Wonka confectionary, marshmallows, popcorn, Aunt Jemina products, the whole range of Betty Crocker and Duncan Hines frostings and cake mixes, peanut butter, Instant Grits and much more
    Doctor Gómez Ulla, 10 (Bocacalle Plaza Manuel Becerra) 28028 MADRID Tel.: 913 771 940
    Mon to sat: 9.30 a 14.00 y 17.00 a 20.30
    Metro Manuel Becerra (Líneas: 2, 6)

    "Sabores del Mundo is a new shop in Madrid (Barrio de Salamanca near Plaza Manuel Becerra) with food from all over the world. Finally found the Indian herbs I was looking for and some really nice cookies for kids. Owner is the friendly Anmol Sukhwani, born in India, raised in Madrid. Shes very open to new products and as an interactive suggestion box. You can also order online and they deliver at home. Prices are very reasonable" (Maaike, Feb 2012)

  • Home delivery - Cesta Verde

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    Organic fresh fruit and veg delivered to your door. 8 euro delivery charge.
    Check out the website for the list of products available 

  • La Mejor Naranja

    Recommended by Anne Lennon

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    “From the tree to your table in 24 hours” is their slogan. Fresh oranges, lemons, mandarins, and grapefruits from Valencia delivered to you home. Minimum order is 5kg. 
    Tel: 91 621 42 28

  • Taste of America

    Recommended by Johanna Bailey

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    Stocks typical American foodstuffs such as maple syrup, pretzels, fudge brownies, Paul Newman sauces and ingredients for US holiday specialities sold.
    Serrano 149, 28002
    Avd. de Europa 23, Pozuelo de Alarcon

  • The Food Hall

    Recommended by Joy Mackie

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    British grocery store stocking British brands and products everything from beer and drinks, biscuits and Christmas items to health products. Home deliveries available.Corporate and home catering service, take-away and special events menus also available. 
    C/ Isla de la Alegranza 6 Nave 38, San Sebastian de los Reyes. Tel: 902 431 136

  • Best of Britain

    Recommended by Eli James

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    Online retailer of British Food Products and trendy Kitchen Accessories that also has a physical store in the centre of Madrid. All the brands you miss, including Cadbury, Marmite, Heinz Baked Beans, Paxo, HP Sauce, Quorn, Lyle’s Syrup, Irn Bru, Walkers, PG Tips, and much much more! In addition to products, they offer Tastings and Cooking Lessons, in English, several times a week; as well as weekly, English/Spanish focused, Language Exchanges. They also offer professional Catering Services for all your social events, developed by our very own Michelin Star experienced, British Chef. Best of Britain was founded by British Expats who missed many of their beloved products from back home.
    Mercado Antón Martín, Calle Santa Isabel 5, bajo 3 - 28012
    Tel: 91 227 2227
    Twitter: @bestofbritainES

    "Friendly faces and a welcoming smile, the BoB team and their products always make you feel at home. Theyre happy to help with special requests which adds a personal touch to their service as well. Fantastic to see them bringing a wide range of goods to the market in a different way; the English cooking classes and tastings are a fun and inspiring way to learn about and sample the Best of British produce." (EJ, April 2014)

  • Baby Deli

    Recommended by Pascale Sutherland

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    Set up by four enterprising mothers this healthfood shop, gourmet cafe and children’s workshop caters to the needs of parent looking to find healthy food and ecological products for their kids.
    C/Alcala, 91 – 28009 Madrid, 91 576 38 10


    "The child size shopping trolleys for the little ones  (to help mum or dad do the shopping) are great fun! Some very nice products but a little expensive." (PS)

  • NaturaSi

    Recommended by Rowena Stevens

    NaturaSi is an organic supermarket in Madrid with a huge selection of certified organic products, including fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy, grains, beverages, and a selection of natural cosmetics and household products. Home delivery is also available.
    Calle de Doctor Fleming 1, 28036 Madrid