April 15, 2010

El Corte Inglés Lisbon

El Corte Inglés is the largest department store chain in Spain and also has branches in Portugal.

There has been an El Corte Inglés store in Lisbon since 2001 and one opened in Vila Nova de Gaia in Porto in 2006.

El Corte Inglés Lisbon.


The name El Corte Inglés means The English Cut as in a tailor's cut and was the name given to the company by founder Ramón Areces, who began his business ascent by purchasing a small tailor's shop in Madrid in the 1930's.

El Corte Inglés Lisbon.


The Lisbon store is one of the company's largest and its nine floors include a supermarket, a 14-screen cinema, cafes, restaurants including an an outdoor terrace on the top story as well as electronics, books, CD's, men and women's clothing and household goods.

El Corte Inglés Lisbon.


El Corte Ingles
Av. Antonio Augusto Aguiar, 31
Marquês da Fronteira e Sidónio Pais
Tel: 213 711 700

Nearest Metro station: São Sebastião as an entrance in the store.

The supermarket Supercor is also owned by the chain and there is a huge Supercor branch at Parque das Nações, Avenida dos Oceanos, 29 (Tel: 218 985 160)

El Corte Ingles, Lisbon

Entrance to São Sebastião metro station.

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