6 Places To Buy Cheese in Barcelona

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One thing Barcelona knows is food. Famous for its amazing legs of Iberico ham hanging from the ceilings of tapas restaurants, vermuterias, and gourmet food shops, Barcelona also has a pretty good eye for cheese. Manchego is a favorite of theirs, often serving it up in neatly cut triangles alongside membrillo, and ham of course. However, if you want to buy some to take home with you, take a look at the list of cheese shops we've compiled below. Looking at the size of some of these cheeses you might want to increase the weight restriction on your luggage - it'll be worth it! 


  1. Colmado Múrria

    From its original Art Deco storefront, artfully arranged window displays and owner Joan Boada’s encyclopedic knowledge, Colmado Múrria is clearly no ordinary family business. On the outside, an elegant woman cradles a monkey…

    C/ Roger de Llúria, 85, 08009 Barcelona

  2. La Castafiore

    This little corner of Italy can be found in the Eixample district, just a couple of blocks from Plaça Universitat. Named after the pasta-mad opera singer from a Tintin comic strip, La Castafiore was opened in 1981 by Pablo and…

    Carrer d' Aribau 58, 08011 Barcelona

  3. La Perla de Oro

    Perla de Oro is a delicatessen popular with actors and musicians from the nearby Gran Teatre del Liceu. Although this traditional colmado has been around since 1939, the establishment received a breath of fresh air when it was…

    C/ Bailén, 115 , 08009 Barcelona

  4. Formatgeria La Seu

    Next time you get off at Jaume I metro stop, make sure you visit Formatgeria La Seu, which specializes in Spanish-only farm cheese. Run by Scottish-born Katherine McLaughlin, every single one of the 25 different cheeses stocked…

    C/ Dagueria 16, 08002 Barcelona

  5. Vila Viniteca

    The Vila family have been selling gourmet food and wines from their store on Agullers Street ever since 1932. Now, three generations later, Vila Viniteca is far more than just a grocery store. Alongside the original deli, the…

    C/ Agullers 7-9, 08003 Barcelona