1. Travel

Galeries Lafayette Gourmet, Paris

By

1 of 5

Galeries Lafayette Gourmet: Food Shopping in Paris
Spice isle at Galeries Lafayette, Paris
corsinet/Flickr/CC BY 2.0
Galeries Lafayette Gourmet in Paris is a one-stop foodie destination, especially if you're in the city for a quick trip or otherwise pressed for time. It's a great place for travelers in search of foodie souvenirs, since you can buy many Paris specialties here -- Jean-Paul Hevin chocolates, Mariage Freres tea. But this is not a tourist trap -- Parisians account for about 60% of the clientele, which is why you'll also find supermarket basics here, like milk, eggs and produce.

Galeries Lafayette Gourmet stocks over 10,000 products, 70% of which are French. In true department store fashion, the store sells its own products, but it also houses additional locations of locally popular restaurants and brands -- for instance celebrated chocolatier and pastry-maker Sadaharu Aoki has a counter here.

  • Plan your visit to Galeries Lafayette, learn about its history and shopping opportunities in other departments. Note: the store's official website is in French.
  1. About.com
  2. Travel
  3. Culinary Travel
  4. Culinary Destinations
  5. International Travel
  6. European Culinary Travel
  7. Paris Restaurants and Food Shopping
  8. Galeries Lafayette Gourmet Paris - Shopping for Food at Galeries Lafayette Paris

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.