5 places to enjoy Iberic ham in Madrid

1) Cinco Jotas

Located at the entrance of Madrid’s busiest street for fine dining. The interior of Cinco Jotas will instantly transport you to an elegant Andalusian estate. They have been making Cinco Jotas ham for centuries and it is considered one of the best in the world. Their restaurant is a demonstration of their ‘savoir-faire’.

Cinco Jotas Iberican Ham restaurant

2) Joselito's

The Velázquez flagship of Joselito is both a shop and a restaurant where you can taste the goods. The distinctive red and black colours of the brand add an elegant touch to the interior of this place, which is open continuously. But here too, all that counts is the ham again, and it really is one of the best hams in the world.

Joselito's restaurant and Iberic Ham store

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3) La Boulette

Located in the food market of La Paz, La Boulette is the favourite deli of the locals in the Salamanca neighbourhood. Selling a wide selection of various parts of the ham, they will gladly advise you what to choose. They can also vacuum-pack your deli meats.

La Boulette stand at the Mercado de la Paz

at: Mercado de la Paz, stand 63-68, Lagasca 49

+34 914 317 725


4) Lopéz Pascual

Since 1919, López Pascual has been selling the best selection of ham products, making its shop the oldest in Madrid. For three generations they have been selecting the best hams from Jabuco, Cumbres, Mayores and Guijuelo, making personally sure that the curing process respects tradition.

Jamon Iberico

5) La Garriga

La Garriga’s reputation is based on more than half a century of history. The shop offers a small bar where you can enjoy your Iberic ham sandwich, should you wish to eat in. Here you will find the best ham selections and various Spanish delicacies to take home.

Sliced jamon iberico at La Garriga

Paseo de la Castellana 153

+34 915 700 139


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