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Vintage Violet

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Love this little shop, it appeals to everyone. It’s full of traditional sweets, kids pocket money... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
Best churros outside of Spain

Went tonight for coffee and churros, a little bit of Spain in darkest Lanarkshire, well done Haley... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Glasgow, United Kingdom
via mobile
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40 Waterside Street, Strathaven ML10 6AW, Scotland
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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Love this little shop, it appeals to everyone. It’s full of traditional sweets, kids pocket money sweets, ice cream and delicious cakes. My favourites are churros with caramel sauce or white chocolate sauce and the individual strawberry cheesecake. Worth a visit, would definitely recommend.

Thank Ellmac01
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Went tonight for coffee and churros, a little bit of Spain in darkest Lanarkshire, well done Haley and her staff, hasta lleugo

Thank algal_13
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I actually love this shop so much... worth a visit you won't leave empty handed excellent ice creams sarnies cheesecakes and of course every kind of sweet...

Thank Jacqueline H
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Although walked down the street many times I wasn't familiar with this shop until recently. I nipped in with my daughter and was really surprised at the variety of ice creams on offer. We each got 2 (generous) scoops and settled down on a bench...More

Thank catrun
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Really good selection and great tasting ice cream. The shop was open late and this was great on a warm sunny evening A big selection of sweets too A really good addition to the town!

Thank Fergusong1
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great wee place to go for something different. All the tablet and fudge is made on site and if your in the store buying something when it's being cut you might be lucky enough to try a free sample!! Staff are lovely and very helpful....More

Thank Caroline P
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Me and my family love coming to vintage Violet for cheese cake and ice cream. Lots of amazing vintage sweets in offer. The gluten free options are amazing 👍

Thank SuzieBAHons
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Fantastic selection of ice creams for example Parma violet, Tablet, Turkish delight to name a few plus the old favourites vanilla , strawberry, etc. They also sell mouth watering cheesecakes. Now onto the sweets an extensive selection which are sold the old fashioned way from...More

3  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This place is good and if you are looking for american candy it is for you. I found the wee sweetie shop was a lot better quality. This place is OK.

1  Thank Gregg C
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My kids LOVE this wee shop and no wonder. The choice is simply fantastic whether they want new, traditional, old fashioned sweets, ice creams, cakes or luxury milkshakes! Prices are very reasonable so whether on a budget or indulging, there's something for everyone. The staff...More

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