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Sarrià Market

Mercat de Sarrià

Sarrià Market has become a modern, spacious showcase for food which reopened in 2007 after a complete refit. It still retains the original structure of the market founded over 100 years ago which supplied the local community with food throughout the last century and continues to do so today.

The origins of the market, which is located in the Sarrià-Sant Gervasi district, can be traced back to 1900, although the current premises date from 1910, when the Passeig Reina Elisenda was built, cutting off the church of Sant Vicenç from its parish allotments. The new market, which was essential for the prosperous and growing population of the village of Sarrià, occupied the allotment site. Nowadays, this attractive, rectangular, brick building can still be seen from the Plaça de Sarrià. The market was designed by the architects Arnau Calvet and Marcel·lí Coquillat, and, despite being renovated in 1967, it had to close again for a complete refit, reopening in 2007.

The main façade is pyramid shaped, and retains the original decorative elements, which include seven pillars on the top, and 22 large windows that allow natural light into the building. Inside, modern design adapts perfectly to the spacious, original structure of the market, which covers a surface area of almost 2,200 m2. There is plenty of room for all kinds of stalls, and some of them even prepare dishes and offer product tastings in situ. A market which encapsulates the essence of one of the most affluent neighbourhoods with a great quality of life.

General details


Address: Passeig de la Reina Elisenda de Montcada, 8 (08034). Barcelona
Phone: 932 030 291
Web site: www.mercatsarria.com
E-mail: mercatsarria@mercatsbcn.cat
Opening time: Monday, Wenesday & Saturday, from 7am to 3pm. Tuesday & Thursday, from 7am to 3pm & 5pm to 8pm. Friday, from 7am to 8pm.


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Accessibility details


Sarrià Market has three entrances. Two of them are accessible: the main entrance on the Passeig Reina Elisenda de Montcada and the rear entrance on Carrer Pare Miquel de Sarrià.
There is a double glass automatic sliding door leading into the main entrance.
Guide and assistance dogs are allowed throughout the building.

The market has:
- an adapted café with table service
- Wi-Fi
- an information point
- home delivery service run by staff with intellectual or mental impairment from the association Tallers Bellvitge
Motor impairment
Parking :
The market has a car park right by the main entrance (Passeig Reina Elisenda de Montcada). It has a reserved, signed bay for PRM. This car park leads directly to the lift in the lobby that takes visitors up to the market. The first 90 minutes’ parking are free for market customers.
There is a municipal car park 200 metres from the market called “Porta de Sarrià”. It has four reserved, signed bays for wheelchair users. There are no architectural barriers from this car park to the market entrance.

Entrance :
The lobby by the main entrance is step free and at street level. There is a lift on the right, of the correct dimensions, which provides access to the market. The lift button panels are in raised lettering and Braille.
The entrance on Carrer Pare Miquel de Sarrià is step free and accessible. Pedestrianised and cobbled street.

Getting around inside the market :
The market occupies one floor and has no barriers. It has non-slip tiled flooring and wide aisles to help mobility.

Toilet :
There is an adapted toilet next to the manager’s office. There is space under the washbasin to provide wheelchair users with frontal access. The washbasin has a single-lever mixer tap. The toilet has a fold-down grab bar. If you want to use the toilet, ask one of the stallholders or a member of staff for the key.

Last update: 28/11/2019

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