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Dickens Sweets and British Museum

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Really enjoyable experience after a club drive.

Our club drive ended up at this restaurant and museum. We had a great time socializing, the food... read more

Reviewed yesterday
gsarahs
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Coquitlam, Canada
A really unique place

Seriously, this is a one-of-a-kind place. The owner has collected so much British memorabilia and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
DaveG2004
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Chilliwack, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Our club drive ended up at this restaurant and museum. We had a great time socializing, the food was yummy along with delicious tea, plus an all-things-British museum too. Dickens was a way better destination in Chilliwack than our later fall drive that resulted in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Seriously, this is a one-of-a-kind place. The owner has collected so much British memorabilia and turned this place into a museum. Also one of the only places in the Fraser Valley where you can buy authentic British sweets, teas, collector's mugs, and real British pastries,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank DaveG2004
Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Dave, Thanks for your review, We always appreciate hearing from our guests. Consider yourself one of our Dickens family from now on ! We all wish you a Merry Christmas and a very Happy New Year.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was told about Dickens and drove an hour to go take a look. Value for money. The food is just like home. The variety is amazing. The staff super friendly and so welcoming. While sitting in the tea room enjoying breakfast the coockoo clock...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Sharon, We so appreciate you taking the time to drive out to see us, and for writing a review. It please us all to know that we brought enjoyment to your day. Hopefully you will be happy to be known as a member of...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

The English antique items kept us busy "remembering". Tea & coffee very good. Tea biscuits are a must.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Marytpz
Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Maryann, Thank you for visiting Dickens and for taking the time to write a review. We really appreciate you and hope you can come back soon. Our 20th annual Animated Doll Christmas 🎄Village opens on Tuesday 13 November. A must-see !!!!

Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

I was very impressed with the overall place. Tea was served as it should be. Worth the time to go. The museum part was so put together. The candy shop. You can definitely stay for 2 to 3 hours. No cost to check out the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gay B
Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2018

Thank you Gay for taking the time to review Dickens. It is always our pleasure to bring enjoyment to our guests. All of our ventures throughout the museum, tearoom, bakery and shop are truly a labour of love for both management and staff. Having visited,...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

My wife took my eight year old granddaughter to the museum and for high tea for our lunch The sandwiches and pastries served on a three teared plate was her favourite parts of the museum, she liked eating the fancy sandwiches and cakes, her words....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our tearoom and museum. Your comments are much appreciated. We are especially rewarded when we hear that the younger generation enjoy their visit as passing along customs, traditions and history are very important to my family and...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

I have been here a few time and always taken out what I have ordered although to do service “High Tea” The biscuits are tasty and of course very heavy.More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bradley T
Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bradley, My sincerest apologies for not having responded sooner, no real excuse but seasonably busy ! So glad you come back time and again and that you like our scones. Head Baker Trudi is working on new flavours to add to our already popular...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a delightful place to enjoy high tea or a delicious lunch. There is a lot of British memorabilia to view and you can purchase items from their bakery and visit the candy shop where there is almost everything you could imagine to choose...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2018

Thank you so very much for taking the time to review us. All of our staff do their very best and it is lovely to know that they and our store are appreciated

Reviewed 28 May 2018

The staff are amazing - and the variety of products is almost overwhelming. Come to get what you want or stay and putter around --- quite unique.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Dickens. You are so right....our staff ARE amazing ! Small, independent retailing is a lot harder today so we really appreciate your support. 18 years and still growing strong !

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Huge variety of candy but be careful of the bulk selections. Some are stale so ask for sample before purchase. Lots of baking and candy making supplies, a bakery full of British foods like scones and pasties and meat pies and fruit pies plus a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Anne H, Owner at Dickens Sweets and British Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Hi Pamela, Wow ! I am shocked that after 18 years of selling the freshest of imported sweets you suggest that some are stale. Dickens is famous for its variety of over 400 jars of sweets which I can assure you are sampled frequently by...More

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MT E
15 February 2017|
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Response from Anne H | Property representative |
Yes we do. In fact we have several gluten free "goodies" in the shop too. For further information please would you contact our Catering Manager Trudi at 604.703.1981. Many thanks. We look forward to seeing you.
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vickidavis2015
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Response from Anne H | Property representative |
Hi Vicki, Thank you for your interest in our British store & tearoom. We do have gluten-free selections on our menu as well as many items for purchase in the shop. We look forward to seeing you soon. Anne. Owner.
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