If you are staying in Valencia it can be helpful to know where the main supermarkets can be found. Whether you just need somewhere to purchase cheap bottles of water or you need to do a full food shop for a picnic or to stock up your self-service apartment, the supermarkets in Valencia will serve your needs.
This page will list a selection of the supermarkets in Valencia city centre. There will be a description of what each has to offer, plus opening times and address. There is also a short description of what to expect from Spanish supermarkets.
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In general, supermarkets in Spain are used less frequently by locals than they would be in other countries. This is due to the fact that market culture is still prevalent in Spain. Spaniards are more likely to go to the market to buy their weekly meat, fish and other fresh goods. They will then head to supermarkets to buy essentials such as household cleaning products and dried goods. However, it is still possible to do an entire shop and get everything that you need in one supermarket below you will see that the variety and options available vary depending on which supermarket you choose.
If you would like to do some food shopping in Valencia's food markets, check our page on Markets in Valencia for more details. The main food market in Valencia is Mercado Central de Valencia - this is located in the old town and is located inside Europe's largest market building.
Consum is a medium sized supermarket that is often found in Spanish city centres. At Consum in Valencia you will be able to get basic goods: cleaning products, dried foods, alcohol and basic kitchen utensils. You will also find chiller units for frozen foods, fresh dairy products, meat, fish and cheeses.
Avenida Alginet, 1
46460 Valencia, España.
Tel: +34 96 197 4000
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 21:30
Hypermarkets are a European concept that can be found along many of the major motor ways of Spain. They are gigantic stores offering a wide range of products. Alongside food they also sell electrical appliances, DVDs, garden furniture, home-ware and children's toys. They also have their own pharmacy.
Carrer Santa Genoveva Torres, 21
46019 Valencia, España.
Tel: +34 91 490 8900
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 22:00
Sunday and Public Holiday: 10:00 - 22:00
El Corte Inglés is a well-known Spanish department store. It has a supermarket and 'Gourmet Food Club' in its basement. This is a good option if you are looking for more up-market foods. It has large and impressive cheese, meat and patisserie counters. It also has an extensive 'international foods' section selling foods such as 'Tex Mex' and 'Latin American'.
The 'Supermercado' also offers a section catering for specialist food requirements including wheat free options and health foods.
'El Club Gourmet' offers deli style luxury foods.
El Corte Inglés Centro Comercial Pintor Sorolla - Colon
Carrer de Colón, 27
46004 Valencia, España.
Tel: +34 96 315 9500
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 18:00
Car Parking Near To El Corte Inglés Centro Comercial Pintor Sorolla - Colon:
|Car Park Name||Address||Approximate Walking Distance to Car Park in Meters|
|Avenida del Oeste||Avinguda de l'Oest, 34||670 m|
This is one of the few large supermarkets that is located right at the heart of Valencia's old town. Mercadonas are generally renowned amongst foreigners as a place to head to get some of the more exotic food options that you may not find in other Spanish supermarkets, such as humous, sushi rice or taramasalata. You will also find the standard supermarket products here, including groceries, fresh foods, frozen foods and toiletries.
Carrer Roger de Lluria, 19
46002 Valencia, España.
Tel: +34 96 394 1051
Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 21:30
During your stay in Valencia, chances are that at some point you will need to use a supermarket. Amongst the options listed here you should be able to find the type of supermarket that you are after, in a location that is convenient for you.