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Food in La Laguna

El Rincon Extremeño

A good place to buy jamón ibérico de bellota (from acorn-fed black pigs) priced at around €40 a kilo. Other less expensive hams are also available, either a whole leg or, if this equals a worrying protuberance from …
Food in La Laguna

Tea & Baking

The name says it all. This colourful lip-smacking shop sells everything to do with baking, ranging from cooking chocolate to fancy bowls, printed aprons, rose water and, yes, even Reese's peanut butter chips for poo…
Fashion & Accessories in La Laguna

Encuentro

This is the top shopping street in town, so it's fitting that Encuentro is here, as it's without doubt the top Canary Island's women's fashion chain, founded in Gran Canaria in 1986, and fast expanding throughout Sp…
Food & Drinks in La Laguna

Albacería

This old-fashioned grocery shop, bizarrely surrounded by smart boutiques and shops, dates from 1952 and may well bring on a dose of nostalgia as the interior seems little changed from yesteryear. It’s a good place t…
Clothing in La Laguna

Linares

This wonderful old-fashioned haberdashery stocks 'fashions' still firmly in the 1950s, like woolly men's cardigans with leather buttons and quilted dressing gowns in fetching floral fabrics. There are also great bo…
Food & Drink in La Laguna

Atlantida

Jam-packed with preserves, pickles, local wines, ceramics, liquors, cookbooks and even DVDs of local music. Also stocks Tierra de Perros, locally brewed organic beer and offers a taste of Canarian wine to encourage …
Department Store in La Laguna

Wehbe

A solid, good-quality and well-priced local store with departments that include fashion for men, women and children, cosmetics, shoes and sportswear. Carries the popular Lola Casademunt Spanish line of accessories a…
Vintage in La Laguna

Dicky Morgan

Look for the blue-on-blue exterior of this fabulous vintage shop with its edgy take on fashion, furniture and art coupled with a big city outlook and a fun sense of humour.