9x International supermarkets
With 180 nationalities, Eindhoven is a city full of international supermarkets and specialty stores. Are you looking for good rice for your sushi, Italian killer cheeses, or real Russian vodka? Check out this list of nine international shops in Eindhoven.
Indian Food Store
A place for divine mangoes, coconuts, okras, and chili peppers. In this shop on the Grote Berg, you will also find Indian snacks, lots of herbs, and beer brands like Kingfisher and Cobra.
Since 2016, you can find Polo Smak on the Geldropseweg. An excellent spot for fresh meats, pre-packaged delicacies, and your everyday groceries. Don't miss out on the bread department! It's filled with sweets, including cake and pie. It's a treat in and of itself.
Amazing Sang Lee
The Kruisstraat is packed with foreign supermarkets and one of them is Amazing Sang Lee. In the 'Toko XL' you will find a huge range of products from Indonesia, Thailand, Japan, Surinam, and even Mexico.
Megacenter Department Store
This huge store in Tongelre sells pretty much everything you need in the kitchen. Among the thousands of products, you will find pressure cookers, Turkish tea sets, and beautiful terracotta bowls.
In a side street of the Kruisstraat is Nostalgie D&R, a supermarket with food and non-food products from Russia. There is also a large selection of drinks. Looking for vodka in a Kalashnikov bottle? Nostalgie D&R has got you covered.
A Kang Troesoe
Another international supermarket in Eindhoven is A Kang Troesoe. In its own words a tropical store with a Surinamese assortment. The latter includes Surinamese vegetables, herbs, various sambals, and all kinds of soft drinks. Also, pay a visit to neighbor Sranang Switie's for some Surinamese sandwiches.
For all your Ethiopian and Eritrean products, Betesaida on Geldropseweg is a must-visit. This store has everything from wigs and pans to food, tableware, and storage baskets. Extra tip: Try a game of Ethiopian billiards in the back of the shop.
In the city center, you will find this Italian shop with delicious cheeses, fresh pasta, olives, and real cannoli. Don't feel like cooking? At Semolina you can also pick up (or have it catered) homemade meals and sandwiches.
One of the largest Asian supermarkets is located on the Langdonkenstraat, near the Philips Stadium. This huge shop sells everything from snacks to crockery. You can also place orders online.
Extra tip: on the Kruisstraat you will find many more shops that sell foreign products. From African supermarkets to Moroccan greengrocers and Turkish bakers. On Saturday, the Woensel Market at the end of the Kruisstraat is highly recommended. Check our Ultimate guide to settling in Eindhoven for a handy overview of all weekly markets.