Hope & Greenwood

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The central branch of this Victorian-style sweetshop is always packed with customers searching for a sweet brand of nostalgia. It’s the perfect place to find the sweets, sherbets, chews and chocolates that were once the focus of a proper British childhood. Tall glass jars filled with a wish list of suckable pleasures line the back wall, delicate plates of chocolates are displayed on the counter, and various gift sets fill the rest of the shop. A 400g glass jar of lemon bonbons will set you back £7.99; alternatively, you can just pop in for a sugar pig, a Curly Wurly or a packet of sherbet Dip Dabs.

Other locations 20 Northcross Road, East Dulwich, SE22 9EU (8613 1777).

Venue name: Hope & Greenwood
Contact:
Address: 1 Russell Street
London
WC2B 5JD
Cross street: Covent Garden
Opening hours: Open 11am-7.30pm Mon-Wed; 11am-8pm Thur, Fri; 10.30am-7.30pm Sat 11.30am-5.30pm Sun
Transport: Tube: Covent Garden tube
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