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Just savour the smell in this shop

What a fantastic shop, everything you could possibly want in the way of spices, we bought dried... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2016
Southern Highlands, Australia
Great pepper here

It is true: the prices, even over the course of a year, have augmented to make it really... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2016
Patricia D
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2 Oct 2018
“A wonderful spice store in the Marais”
4 Sep 2017
“Herbs, spices, and the best mix of olives you'll ever find”
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30 rue Francois Miron, 75004 Paris, France
Le Marais
+33 1 42 72 66 23
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

This store has a great variety of spices and is very friendly and organized. When we left the owner gave us each a bag of dried apples which were delicious.

Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This little place is a gem, and I always go at least once per trip. Great place for herbs, and the proprietors' mix or "melange" spice bags make wonderful gifts of layered spices for meat, fish, poultry, or salads. Foodies know this place -- the...More

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Reviewed 24 November 2016

Angry old lady was disappointed because i was wearing a shoulder bag in their shop. Aha. Totally crowded (with just 5 visitors) Merchandise cluttered everywhere and very expensive.

1  Thank BernhardN41
Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a fantastic shop, everything you could possibly want in the way of spices, we bought dried peaches, ancienne sardines, curry paste and a few other things, yes some things were a little expensive but it wasn't too bad, enjoy the experience and take in...More

Thank AnnandBob99
Reviewed 10 July 2016

It is true: the prices, even over the course of a year, have augmented to make it really prohibitive. But, if you need good madagascar pepper, this is the one and only place to find it. Now it is 12 euros for a small sachet....More

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Walking by we noticed this shop that looked like a bit of a bazar come high end bulk barn, with admittedly good choice and quality of spices, nuts (roasted and fresh), dried and candied fruit (figs, pineapple). Narrow, deep shop with open bags showing attractive,...More

2  Thank Bywalec
Reviewed 20 December 2015

I used to visit this shop every time I came to Paris. It is never been an unexpesive place, but the owners seem to have gone crazy now. And the quality follows an inverse direction: it goes down while the prices go up. There isn't...More

3  Thank Middlemarch_Hare
Reviewed 1 May 2015

I visited here on a cold, rainy day. It was like entering the gates of paradise! It was a little busy. I found two items I could not live without, and took a few pictures as i stood wide-eyed, gawking at the beautiful displays. I...More

2  Thank Arlene T
Reviewed 13 September 2014 via mobile

Just step inside and close your eyes.In a few minutes you'll be traveling through Zanzibar,Marrakech,Bombay,Istanbul,Dakar,Canton,Indonesia,right to the Malaysian quarters of district six in Cape Town,South Africa!I've come here on & off for the last 35 years,& each time my senses are overwhelmed and intoxicated by...More

Thank skemer09
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Paris, France
Reviewed 11 July 2013

I used to like to visit this shop, but this was my last trip. It was always quirky, and the elderly owners have always been appropriately cranky - and this was one of the reasons I liked to shop here - but times have changed,...More

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