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Hardy's Original Sweetshop

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Buying sugar free sweets for diabetic wife

Good selection of sugar free sweets, staff friendly and helpful/. Olde sweet shop atmosphere adds... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018

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

Reviewed June 24, 2018
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Sep 18, 2018
“Buying sugar free sweets for diabetic wife”
Jun 24, 2018
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...more
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17 St. Johns Street, Cambridge CB2 1TW, England
+44 1992 568603
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Reviewed February 10, 2019 via mobile

Really wide selection of all the sweets you could possibly think up. Prices are a bit dear in places, yet it still feels unique, and only really is up against the Market Square stall and Mr Simms on King’s Parade not far away on a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

Good selection of sugar free sweets, staff friendly and helpful/. Olde sweet shop atmosphere adds to the charm. Will be back, when I'm next in Cambridge.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank X2088BNnicolaf
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.

Date of experience: July 2017
4  Thank 652sharone
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

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank omuletul
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

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank sarahu1981
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Garden3
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
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