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Old-fashioned sweetshop

A great selection of jar sweets. Fudge is excellent; the liquorice candy is wonderful for relieving... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Regular visitor.

Lovely shop. Old fashioned weighed bags of sweets. Mix ups. Weighed tobacco. Love going in here and... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Cloud P
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29 Aug 2017
“Old-fashioned sweetshop”
21 Apr 2017
“Regular visitor. ”
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4 Church Street, Shildon, Bishop Auckland DL4 1DU, England
+44 1388 772736
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

A great selection of jar sweets. Fudge is excellent; the liquorice candy is wonderful for relieving coughs. The Black Bullets were a reminder of well made confectionery. The young lady serving had a remarkable knowledge and was extremely helpful.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank charlescX4690ZH
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely shop. Old fashioned weighed bags of sweets. Mix ups. Weighed tobacco. Love going in here and staff are lovely and friendly too.

Date of experience: April 2017
3  Thank Cloud P
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is a reminder of my youth and I defy anyone to leave without a paper bag of deliciousness in their hand!

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank fusspot2017
Reviewed 8 May 2016

Drove 30 mins to get to this shop yesterday to buy real sweets. We were not disappointed the lady at the shop was great,she's good fun and knows her sweets. She had lots of time for my two grandchildren and she's got a good sense...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Just like a sweetie shop used to be before hi-tech and fast food. Even before wrappers! A lovely piece of yesteryear.

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank Mike H
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Its a shop that just rolled back the years. I was 10 years old again spending way to long choosing which sweets to have. I am now 41 and my Daughter who is 8 chose her sweets way quicker than my wife and I. So...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank Barry W
Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

staff really helpfull and friendly. Lots of yummy sweets and gifts and cards Xx flavored Tobacco too if your still a smoker not that i would recomend smoking. Lol

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank kay t
Reviewed 17 April 2014

sweet greetings shildon sells the very best UK sweets around, most being handmade to order. Many thanks www.sweetgreetingsshildon.co.uk

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Kevin A
Reviewed 17 April 2014

called in with family and friends and what a selection of old fashioned sweets on offer. many thanks and so pleased we live not to far away as will be calling again very very soon

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Gav B
Reviewed 6 July 2011

i ordered some old fashioned sweets of the internet from this little shop in Shildon, County Durham, www.sweetgreetingsshildon.co.uk, and was amazed with the speedy service and quality of sweets. So much so, that my family and i travelled the 40 odd miles to pay it...More

Date of experience: June 2011
6  Thank jpnewcastleunited
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