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Where to Find Indian Markets in Paris

Need to stock up on your favourite Indian spices, sauces or speciality ingredients? Our guide will show you where to find the best Indian Markets in Paris.

If you’re a lover of Indian food and you’re in Paris, you’ll no doubt be disappointed by the offerings in supermarkets here. You’ll easily find massively overpriced small jars of spices but that’s about it. If you want to get fresh speciality fruit and vegetables, spices and frozen flat breads, Indian markets are the way to go.

Where can you find Indian Supermarkets in Paris?

You’ll be able to find the majority of Indian grocery stores, shops and beauty salons in the quatier indien – the Indian quarter. Not just home to shops serving the Indian community – there are also Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Sri Lankan shops as well.

The quarter is located in the North of the city in the 10th arrondissement. Most of the shops are located around the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis which lies between the Gare du Nord and the Gare de l’Est.

You’ll find the Indian markets listed in this guide around this street and other, smaller markets in the surrounding streets.

Best Indian Markets in Paris

We’ve listed our go-to Indian markets when we’re in the need for speciality ingredients, spices and other South Asian goods. There’s plenty of other small Indian & asian grocery stores in Paris but these listed tend to have the biggest selection.

VS.CO Cash & Carry

VS.CO Cash & Carry is a great Indian supermarket with a huge range of products. As the name suggests (like many in the area) it’s a market serving local restaurants and individuals alike.

The front of the store is where you’ll find most of the fruit and vegetables. Inside is where the fresh herbs are located including fresh curry, banana and pandan leaves. Further inside the store are a whole host of ingredients from huge 500g packs of spices (including a lot which you won’t find in French supermarkets) to a vast array of pulses. The frozen section at the back stock a lot of frozen flat breads including roti and naan bread and frozen Indian desserts.

There’s even a small selection of British goods including tea, Marmite and Nando’s hot sauce.

What to know before visiting

  • Open until 9pm
  • Closed on Mondays
  • Allow for ample time to shop – it can be first difficult to find what you’re looking for as they have a lot of products

Address: 197 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010
Tel: 01 40 34 71 65

VT Cash & Carry

VT Cash & Carry is another great Indian market located near the Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis. Similar to VS.CO you’ll be able to find pretty much all the fresh ingredients that you’ll need to make South Asian dishes.

Their fruit and vegetable section is impressive, stocking hard to find items that other markets might not have. Notably you’ll easily find numerous types of fresh green and red chillies.

Along with chutneys, jarred sauces, spices and pulses, they also stock a large amount of cheap cooking equipment. They also have a service where you can get fresh coconuts ground and juiced. Finally, if you’re looking for Indian beauty products, you’re in luck – they stock a large array of them.

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What to know before visiting

  • Open from 9am until 9pm
  • Closed on Mondays

Address: 11 – 13 Rue Cail, 75010
Tel: 01 40 05 07 18

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