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If you love food, you’ll find your food paradise in Paris. And you absolutely should not miss Le Gourmet at the Galeries Lafayette. The food hall on the ground levels of Paris’ biggest department store offers on 3 500 m² a gourmet and fine food section, that will please all your culinary cravings, even those you did not know you had!
Check out our Paris Food Guide and know what do you need to try in Paris!
Le Gourmet – Galeries Lafayette’s food market in Paris
No matter if you are in for sweet or hearty, or maybe both.. you’ll find it there! Be ready to get seduced by an excellent variety of the finest and yummiest foods in Paris: Le Gourmet food market hosts a wide range of delicatessen, from chocolates and macarons to truffle, Pata Negra and oysters. Don’t miss the wine cellar either!
In line with the concept of the department store, Lafayette Gourmet hosts only the most prestigious brands. But don’t worry that those treats would be exploding your budget. Many booths are offering free samples of their products and nevertheless, you don’t need to buy anything by a dozen. You can absolutely get 1 Macaron or 1 Chocolate and surely also 1 slice of pata negra.
The ground floor of Le Gourmet is a great place to enjoy a high-class lunch in a very casual atmosphere. Many food stalls are offering a seating area – expect a little waiting time before being seated though. Alternatively, you can still just grab something for takeaway and have a picnic outside. The Tuileries are just 10min on foot away.
Lafayette’s fine food grocery store – Lafayette Gourmet épicerie
The basement level of Le Gourmet is probably one of the finest grocery stores in Paris. Its a great place to top up your picnic basket or get culinary souvenirs. Apart from international delicacies and regional products like foie gras, cheese, and cold meats, you find rather normal groceries like fresh fruits and veggies, bread, or juices. The épicerie of Galeries Lafayette offers as well a range of additional services. For example home delivery, duty-free shopping, or different treats like cheese or sea fruit platters.
Lafayette Gourmet opening hours:
Monday to Saturday from 8.30 am to 9.30 pm
Sundays from 11 am to 7 pm
35, Boulevard Haussmann
The Closest Metro Station:
Havre Caumartin – Metro line 3 and 9
Chaussée d’Antin Lafayette – Metro line 7 and 9
Opéra – Metro line 3, 7 and 8
If you have any questions about Paris or need some advice and how to plan your trip, don’t hesitate to reach out! I created a Facebook group for this matter and I am available to help you out! Click here to join the private Salut from Paris Facebook group!
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