Shandon Sweets

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Shandon Sweets
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funpower
Montreal, Canada345 contributions
Great sweets in a family run shop
Oct 2018
Enjoyed our visit to Shandon Sweets, it smells so good when you walk in. Reminds you of your childhood with all the available choices of traditional candies, the owner is very nice and we had a long chat with him.
Written March 31, 2019
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Jacqueline R
Cork, Cork, Ireland477 contributions
A rare gem
Oct 2018 • Friends
All the sweets of my youth ready & waiting, clove drops, satin cushions, butter nuggets to name but a few. Tiny little operation producing delicious goodies. Wonderful to see the old skills still relevant.
Written October 9, 2018
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sassypat
london24 contributions
Trip down memory lane
Aug 2018 • Family
We visited Shannon Sweets recently and were charmed by its old-fashioned appeal. While nobody was making sweets during our visit, the work space is clearly visible from the tiny, but well stocked shop area. My children are still talking about the sweets we purchased which included nostalgic gems like butter nuggets, apple drops, marshmallow cups and fudge. My 6 year old is telling everyone that Shandon Sweets is the only place in Ireland still making sweets by hand! We would love to return when we next visit Cork.
Written October 1, 2018
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Rob
New York City, NY64 contributions
Incredible!
Oct 2017
Went into Shandon Sweets by chance. I could smell the place before I could see it. It was an amazing experience to see candy being made in front of me. We were greeted by Tony and Danny were a joy to speak to. I would certainly recommend this place to anyone looking for a unique experience!
Written September 4, 2018
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CaliforniaFoodie
San Francisco Bay Area220 contributions
This little place is a gem, and the owner is adorable!
Jun 2018 • Couples
Wonderful traditional candy from the third generation of candy makers. We had a lovely time visiting with Dan Linehan, the owner. Couldn't decide which flavors to try so we bought 10; at 1 Euro a package, this was a real bargain! And delicious. Don't miss his lovely shop; it's a real treasure.
Written June 19, 2018
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Bluindallas
Forney, TX369 contributions
Handmade sweets
May 2018 • Friends
While in Cork our tour guide made a stop at Shandon Sweets. The shop is on a narrow street in an interesting neighborhood, and is quite small. When you go inside there are bins of handmade sweets, several of which I hadn’t heard of. Everything is packaged and sold for 1 euro to make it easy. The person that greeted us was very helpful and friendly. I purchased several packages of what I would call gummies and several packages of hard candy. The gummies were for my son back home but only one package made it as they were so good. The hard candy was very good as well, but I think my favorite is the Manuka Honey Lozenges.
Written June 2, 2018
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bipbipbipbopbop
San Jose, CA319 contributions
So sweet!
Jul 2017 • Solo
So sweet, absolute dote of a place! Sweets are great, but more than that it's the atmosphere of the place, and the smell of the sweets that really does it! Highly recommend for tourists who can pop by on their way to Shandon bells and the butter museum!
Written July 11, 2017
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Rosiegains
Birmingham, UK31 contributions
Great sweets/ friendly owners
Feb 2017 • Family
Traditional sweet factory / shop the owner was very friendly. My children especially the youngest aged 10 enjoyed the visit. The sweets are delicious too and reminded me of my child hood when visiting Cork to see my nan.
Written February 23, 2017
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Lynda T
Seoul, South Korea82 contributions
Yummy treats!
Jun 2016 • Couples
This is a small family business that's been around for many decades. Small entry area with a variety of candies made on site. We purchased a few different kinds but my favorite are the white bon bons. White little balls that hide toffee centers. Delicious!

Next to St. Anne's Church and the Butter Museum.
Written June 12, 2016
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EuroAsiaflyer
London, UK168 contributions
Great Sweets!
Jul 2015
Very friendly owner, let us in to have a closer look at the sweets. Posed for photo with my gf, and generally a very friendly and cordial nature.
Written July 15, 2015
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