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Hardy's Original Sweetshop

17 St. Johns Street, Cambridge CB2 1TW, England
+44 1992 568603
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OUTSTANDING

I loved that old fashion sweet shop, the selection is amazing. The people Inside were so nice, I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
YinYang01
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Lyon, France
Taken back to my youth

Hardy's original sweet shop is located on St. John's Street and you should see this whilst walking... read more

Reviewed May 25, 2018
rayrest
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At Hardys Original Sweetshop we never forgot the magic of the traditional British sweet shop. Our stores are magical emporiums for confectionery connoisseurs everywhere. Shelves groaning with jar upon jar of delights, the joy of old favourites and the thrill of finding something new and scrumptious among the abundance of varieties on offer. Hardys boasts 12 magnificent UK stores: Bath Cambridge Canterbury London (Charing Cross, Greenwich and St. Pauls, Spitalsfields and 2 stores in Covent Garden) Oxford Salisbury Windsor Next time you visiting these wonderful cities make a point of dropping in. You won't be disappointed! Taking Hardys Original Sweetshop experiences around the globe, we sell our confectionery online so you can shop for all your favourites anytime, anywhere. We can also deliver to many countries worldwide, using a fully tracked Courier service.
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“OUTSTANDING”
May 25, 2018
“Taken back to my youth ”
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17 St. Johns Street, Cambridge CB2 1TW, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved that old fashion sweet shop, the selection is amazing. The people Inside were so nice, I was looking for a special licorice sweet, they helped me and on top of all made me taste the sweets. The smile is there and the atmosphere...More

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Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

Hardy's original sweet shop is located on St. John's Street and you should see this whilst walking around Cambridge. Some real favourites sold in here and by weight like you used to 40-50 years ago. WOW.

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Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

We visited friends in Cambridge yesterday and popped into this beautiful little sweet shop. It took me right back to my childhood with such a great choice of sweets with lots of new stuff too. The shop is clean and tidy yet small but massive....More

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

Popped in on our visit to Cambridge. Bought our favourite sweets, a huge choice. Staff were helpful and friendly and knowledgeable about sweets in general - gave us small samples of sweets that we might have liked. Excellent customer service. Must visit.

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

The shop is made in such a Harry Potter style and everything in there is not just sweet but reminds you of childhood and the smell in there is just like in stories and fairytales. ( tbh I waited to see a chocolate unicorn )....More

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Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Wow, this shop is fantastic. I was very excited to find sweets from my childhood here, as well as a huge variety of sweets from the UK and USA. I ended up going to 3 stores in central London to find an item I was...More

Thank sarahu1981
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Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Only place I have found which sell these delicious sweets in the area. Unwrapped of course! Wrapped are poor imitation of the real thing. Great shop full of old favourites and new treats to try.

Thank Garden3
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

It's a sweet shop for goodness sake! What is there not to like :) Each time I visit Cambridge I try to pop in here. Worth a visit and you will definitely find one of your childhood favourites.

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Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

Definitely worth a stop at if in Cambridge, spoilt for choice with sweets, both chocolate and sweets galore

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Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Couldn't resist popping in as I was passing. The window display reminded me of the many sweet delights from my youth! So pleased to see real unwrapped Soor Plooms in the jar being the counter. Never thought I would be able to buy these outside...More

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Hardys_Sweets, Hardys Original Sweetshop at Hardy's Original Sweetshop, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2016

Thank you for your kind review, we hope you enjoyed your Plooms, we hope to see you again soon.

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