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Mrs Kibble's Olde Sweet Shoppe
57A Brewer StreetSohoLondonW1F 9UL
- +44 (0)20 7734 6633
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- Piccadilly Circus, Underground
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Talk about being whisked back to my childhood! I remember the good old days where you could walk into a candy shop with a dollar, buy individual pieces of candy ranging anywhere from a penny to a dime, and leave with a bag so full that it made me feel like the richest girl in the world. Well those days are long gone, at least in Chicago. That's why I was so excited to try Mrs. Kibbles, when...more
How have I not written a review about Mrs K? For shame Miss B.
I remember the days of spending my few pence change (that I had remaining from dinner money), in the local corner shop (and it really was on a corner,) that was just at the bottom of the hill from my school.
"One Shrimp, two Mushrooms, two Cola Bottles and two Beer Bottles. That'll be 7p my dear", the store keeper would say....more
Adorable! Completely and utterly adorable! From its rows and rows of old-school sweeties in huge jars to the lovely lady behind the counter (who from here-on-out will be referred to as Mrs Kibble).
I popped in with JB and we were like two kids in... erm... a sweet shop. Cola Cubes, Fruit Salads, Black Jacks, Beer Bottles, Rhubarb & Custards, Pear Drops, all the retro classics were there. As...more
In writing this review, I do feel silly. I know Mrs Kibbles charges quite a lot but I love it all the same. Where else can you spend £10 on 1p sweets, I can hear my gran turning in her grave.
This said I'm absolutely addicted to the Strawberry Kisses, with their fizzy marshmallowness and can manage 200g in one sitting. The shrimp are great and an unqualifed sucess in my office, to the extent...more
All the sweets you will find here you will find in many other sweet shops (and cheaper) in Soho, one in Trocadero, one in King's Mall (Hammersmith) to name a few.
What you will not find in the above places is the atmosphere and the attention to detail that this tiny shop has. It is a delight and a treat to come inside. Its outside frame and window structures are painted in white, which make...more