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Hansel and Gretel's Candy Company

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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Great Selection of Candies

Lots of British & European candies as well as some very cool displays. The lady behind the counter... read more

Reviewed March 2, 2018
Airdrie, Canada
Interesting layout and very good licorice

The store is the fun kind of store a kid would love and I did as well. The variety of merchandise... read more

Reviewed February 3, 2018
Nanaimo, Canada
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9748G Willow St, Chemainus, British Columbia V0R 1K1, Canada
+1 250-246-1059
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Reviewed September 27, 2014

Great store, lots of terrific candy. However..... I was in the store recently and overheard the owner telling someone from Calgary that they are the only store that carries those fantastic Bon Bons. (which are TRULY AMAZING!) not fair to tell someone that. Those bon...More

2  Thank PaulW451
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

Lots of British & European candies as well as some very cool displays. The lady behind the counter was very friendly and helpful! She explained in detail about the shop, some of the goodies and even provided samples. it is a fun visit for kids...More

1  Thank Dalry1978
Reviewed February 3, 2018

The store is the fun kind of store a kid would love and I did as well. The variety of merchandise was not wide, but if you are looking for candy cane type candys or licorice from around the world or bon bons you are...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

I expect you could go to this shop several times and see something more each visit. The owner shared plenty of info about each item that we looked at. It was all interesting and she offered samples. There are a lot of things from England...More

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Cute candy store. The prices were high and there could have been a larger selection, however there were also plenty of things not easily found elsewhere.

Thank ShaneEngineer
Reviewed October 10, 2017

This candy shop was amazing! Small but brimming with every sort of candy you could think of. The decorations were also quite something. You can also get samples to whet your appetite.

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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

I loved this place! Next trip we will be spending more time in Chemanius since it is beautiful and quaint. This store is like a kid's dream!! It is bright and colourful and witty! We bought a few of the mystery boxes for ourselves and...More

1  Thank lionlooksright
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Before checking out Coast Bastion Hotel in Nanaimo I inquired about what attractions to stop and see before arriving in Victoria. Paul said that the town of Chemainus had a quaint Hansel and Gretel's Candy store that we had to see. We followed the large...More

2  Thank alohatripper
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Love this quaint little shop in downtown Chemainus. The shop owners make you feel welcome as soon as you walk in, unless it is busy. Love that you can try new products before you buy them and that they take the time to make sure...More

Thank laud247
Reviewed August 9, 2017

What an interesting and funky little shop! The owner has all kinds of quaint decor and unique items, it is definetly worth a stop to sample some of her wares.,

Thank Heather7A7
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

The reviews on this place made it look like a must see place.Unfortunately it's just a candy store with overpriced chocolate . I was choked when I saw my receipt for few candies that my kids bought!

Thank Nabil R
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