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“Just a big department store.”
Review of El Corte Ingles

El Corte Ingles
Ranked #634 of 11,533 Restaurants in Madrid
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Centro
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Centro
Reviewed December 31, 2012

El Corte Ingles is Spain's national retailer and stocks major brands, as one would expect. The shop assistants range from extremely good to very indifferent but that seems to be the sentiment Imhave experienced in Madrid since my arrival. That said it does have an excellent supermarket on the lower ground floor which stocks an extensive range of produce. I wouldn't bother with the fruit and veg as I found a lot of it to be circumspect to say the least. Nevertheless, the other produce on offer is quite good.

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Reviewed December 7, 2012

This place is a maze of overrated and overpriced items. The staff are annoying and follow you around as if watching to see if you're going to shoplift. Its also the ONLY department store hence why I call it a monopoly in Madrid. There are always tons of people and lines. If you want to avoid being stressed out and overwhelmed, then I'd skip this place all together and buy from small businesses instead.

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Good food at a reasonable price. Open early and late. Good friendly service, convenient to shopping areas

1  Thank Bill C
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Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

Just a quick note that on the top floor of this large department store with a wide variety of types of merchandise is a section with some of the highest quality *and* most reasonably priced gifts and souvenirs we found in Madrid.

1  Thank TripperToo
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Reviewed July 16, 2012

This place has everything. I get my groceries for my room, souvenirs, and even a super inexpensive phone to use while here.

1  Thank Liz D
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