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Amazing choice so friendly not rushed

Such a great choice of confectionary , the sugar free range is amazing , they have now introduced... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
Blewbury, United Kingdom
Great shop

Friendly, attentive service and a selection of every childhood sweet you can remember and a few you... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
traveller s
Rome, Italy
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56A St. Marys Street, Wallingford OX10 0EL, England
+44 7810 765483
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

If you are of a certain age and remember most sweets being doled out from glass jars, this is the place for you. On the whole, if you can remember having them when a kid, Mr Simms will probably have them on the shelf. A...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Such a great choice of confectionary , the sugar free range is amazing , they have now introduced pick your own fudge was lovely , could not resist, lots of pick and mix for kids.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly, attentive service and a selection of every childhood sweet you can remember and a few you will have forgotten. A cute, treasure trove of a shop.

Thank traveller s
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Part of a chain, this shop looks the part, with old-style sweets in old-style jars behind and old-style counter. The owner is friendly and efficient. Well worth visiting for those sweets that are difficult to find anywhere else.

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Also a special treat for the whole family. My grandma especially enjoys her treats on a visit. You really should try the amazing selection of traditional sweeties

Thank sarahljames1979
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Very traditional sweet shop of the type and style you'd expect (or remember) from the sixties. Being quite small, try to avoid busy periods. The selection is huge for the size of the shop but the branded sweets can be quite expensive. I'd recommend the...More

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Our Granndchildren just love this shop and want to visit it whenever we are in Wallingford. I like it too because, if you know your friends and families favourite sweets you can surprise them at Christmas or birthdays with a fit wrapped special present. I...More

Thank Tonyl1234
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Mr Simms is a chain of old-style sweet shops, but each one is set up so as to appear as being an independent shop being run by an owner who just wants to bring back the joys of buying sweets from old jars, getting them...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely quaint little shop full of sweets and delights to make anyone reminisce about their younger years. Ranging from grams of sweets such as Bon bons, floral gums and chocolate peanuts to chocolate bars of all flavours including prosecco and raspberry! Pricey not just on...More

Thank angelacrooks
Reviewed 27 May 2016

So the candy isn't cheap but who cares? It was so much fun to pick out what we wanted. Even more fun to see how much they charge for a US PopTart...hahaha My fave candy is nougat and oh my, do they have a multitude...More

Thank vcross1234
Reviewed 7 May 2016

You will drool when you enter. Do not consider the sugar ect just the pleasure and enjoyment. Kid in a swett shop. You will be

Thank Tony G
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