The Fudge Shop

The Fudge Shop, Hay-on-Wye: Tickets, Tours, Hours, Address, The Fudge Shop Reviews: 4.5/5

The Fudge Shop
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
About
Perched overlooking the top corner of Hay’s main car park, The Fudge Shop has been delighting customers with our delicious, hand made fudge for nearly 20 years. With more than 16 different scrumptious fudges to choose from, there’s a flavour for everyone. Traditional sweets, luxury chocolates - there's even a lollipop tree!
Suggested duration
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Katie S
St Georges, UK13 contributions
Amazing
Aug 2021 • Friends
Quite possibly the nicest fudge I have ever had. Highly recommend the Biscoff flavoured Fudge. Great location right near the car park.
Written August 9, 2021
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bensT9107YL
Swadlincote, UK253 contributions
Great selection, friendly service
Jul 2021 • Family
Called in at the Fudge shop just before we left Hay after a wonderful weekend there for some treats for our journey home.

There is a very sizeable selection of fudge and other confectionery. I chose 3 different types including salted caramel and biscotti. All were much enjoyed!

Like everywhere else we’d been in Hay the service was very friendly and helpful. We’d certainly call back in if in the area again.
Written July 25, 2021
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Brigardo
Stockport, UK13 contributions
Lovely traditional sweet shop
Jul 2021 • Family
Lovely well stocked shop with very friendly service. Not overpriced. Fudge very tasty!! Definitely recommend.
Written July 21, 2021
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Ectoplasm Fantasia
Birmingham, UK1,011 contributions
Delicious fresh fudge!
May 2021 • Couples
Delicious fudge. Visited twice in 2 days!

Range of old school sweets.

Clear pricing.

Our favourite was the salted caramel but would recommend all the ones we bought.
Written June 15, 2021
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Lucy
Bournemouth, UK174 contributions
Delicious fudge!
Oct 2020 • Couples
On our little holiday we ad a day trip to Hay-on-Wye and after leaving the car park saw this little fudge shop so decided to pop in. Not only do they sell fudge but old sweets! In the end we went for the Baileys, Triple and Salted Caramel which were all amazing, my favourite was the salted caramel! If you’re wanting a little treat I’d definitely stop here, the fudge was great and the staff were really friendly, wish I got a photo of the fudge to share!
Written October 30, 2020
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judithhunt292
Newport, UK41 contributions
Sweet Heaven!
Feb 2020
If you have a sweet tooth this is the place for you! Fudge, traditional sweets, jams! Recommend the amaretto and cherry!!!!
Written March 3, 2020
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Alun P
Cowbridge, UK266 contributions
Lovely Little Place
Dec 2019
This place is well worth a visit and a browse if in the area. Its only small and is on top of the road by the main car park in Haye. Visited with my elderly mum and her friend in December. Spent a good fifteen minutes looking round and talking with the very friendly and informative gentleman who was behind the counter. Bought some hand made vegan chocolate which was very good indeed. Prices not cheap, but as one would expect for handmade produce. Interior is quaint. Well worth a look if in the area.
Written January 11, 2020
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Andrew & Co.
Ely, UK33 contributions
My Sweet Tooth
Jul 2019
This shop was one of the first we came across as we parked our car in the nearby car park, the car park has lovely views. The shop is quite traditional and has many flavours of fudges on offer ad also has the family favourites that we use to have when we were children.
Written September 19, 2019
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Life Travels
Boston, MA55 contributions
Ok fudge, subpar candy, unaccommodating service.
Jul 2019 • Family
As with some of the other reviewers, my negative review stems primarily from the experience, rather than the products (points validated by the unflinchingly corrective tone of the owner's responses to those reviews!)

I visited while on holiday with my family (small children). First, I asked for some bon-bons, requesting that the shop keeper mix some of the flavors so that my children could each have a bit of what they wanted. He outright refused, informing us that (although the loose candies were the same price and literally in jars right next to each other) he would not mix them. I have never been in a sweet shop (and I have been to many the world over) and had the attendant refuse to mix same-priced sweets that were loose.

The alternative was to buy an obscenely large amount of candy, so we reluctantly opted for one of the flavors. We regularly stop in sweet shops on holiday as a special treat, and, while I am no expert, I could immediately tell that the candies were not fresh and powdery as they should be (and are at other upmarket sweet shops).

We did try the fudge, which was good, but nothing especially distinctive. Maybe one of the other types was better. We would have liked to try several kinds, but, once again, we were thwarted by the shop's practice of only selling by the slice at about £3.50. Again, very odd considering that the slices are sold by weight and weighed at the time of each sale. Smaller sizes would be a great way for visitors to enjoy a selection.

My advice is to opt for one of the many ice cream parlors unless you are desperate for a specific candy and already know exactly what you want.
Written July 19, 2019
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Hi lifetravels5, I'm sorry that your visit to our shop wasn't as you would have hoped but we have been trading in Hay on Wye for over 20 years and the way we run the business has worked very well during this time. We put our selling procedures in place in order to avoid the long queues that we have experienced over the years due to customers ordering many small amounts of sweets, the same applies to the way we sell our fudge. I can assure you that we take the quality of our products very seriously and that all our loose sweets are kept in air tight jars and the best before dates regularly checked. There are many different manufacturers of sweets and the amount of dusting on the bonbons varies from one to another.I would also like to suggest that 100g is not 'an obscenely large amount of candy', it is actually just under the weight of 'a quarter' (which is the traditional way of ordering sweets.) I hope this addresses your concerns. Best wishes, Annie
Written July 24, 2019
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rayrest
London, UK7,342 contributions
Fantastic fudge
Oct 2018 • Couples
Well established fudge shop that sells fudge and other confectionery as well. We came for the fudge and it was totally lovely.
Written October 30, 2018
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The Fudge Shop is open:
  • Sun - Sun 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Mon - Fri 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sat - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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