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Salamat – A sweet taste of Syria

I have a sweet tooth I have to admit, but I like to satisfy my cravings with good quality – Salamat is just the place; everything is made on-site with the best ingredients. Whether you want to treat yourself, or buy some delicious pastries to take to a dinner party or give as a gift, this unostentatious little bakery is wonderful.

I adore this part of town; it’s where I go when I need some more exotic ingredients, as the grocers here are mostly Bangladeshi and North African, and sell all sorts of spices, as well as everything else you might need to make a good curry or couscous. And whenever I find myself in Calle Tribulete, I always stop by Salamat to get a few little sweets. The place is very clean, everything is fresh and the service is great.

The owner is Syrian, and very friendly. I went in with a friend once, and we ended up chatting for ages; he made us mint tea, and invited us to sample some of his fantastic products. There is such a great variety; it’s too hard to pick a favourite, so I always take away a mixed selection. The flavours are classic Middle-Eastern; pistachio, walnuts, almonds, dates and honey stuffed into flaky filo or crumbly pastry.

So forget the diet, and put the kettle on!

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Address

Calle del Tribulete, 10, Madrid

Telephone number

+34666623137

Opening Times

Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00, Sat 09:00 - 14:30

Price

500g sweets: € 11

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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)