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Mrs Benson’s Traditional Sweet Shop

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Sweets by the ounce from the jar

Amused my daughter by drooling over the choice of sweets available in the jars on shelves all up... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2017
Chch_NZ_couple
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Christchurch, New Zealand
An Alladin's Cave of delights that would give a Dentist nightmares

This is a not-to-be-missed stop on your next visit to Chester. I'm particularly fond of toffee. Mr... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2017
V581ZSdonb
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Sydney, Australia
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3 Oct 2018
“Great for those of you with a sweet tooth”
23 Nov 2017
“Best ever dark chocolate brazils”
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

We stopped in this cute Sweet shop and bought some delicious tasty candy.We only spent 5 minutes and bought some candy to snack on while visiting Chester for the day, The service was excellent.

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank joycep883
Reviewed November 23, 2017

I have searched everywhere for my usual dark chocokate brazils to give my husband every Christmas. I had great success by calling into this shop. We tasted the chocolates today as we could not bear to wait until Christmas. They are absolutely gorgeous. I have...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

Amused my daughter by drooling over the choice of sweets available in the jars on shelves all up the wall behind the counter. Introduced her to peanut candies which she was nonplussed about - but she was happy to find they had bags of 'Flying...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is a not-to-be-missed stop on your next visit to Chester. I'm particularly fond of toffee. Mr Simm's offers a bewildering choice, but I digress. Imagine yourself back to your childhood. Then think of what your favourite sweets were. There's an excellent chance that you...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

This sort of shop is popping up all over the place now but this is one of the better ones. Call it retro or vintage but it definitely took me back to my childhood with a great selection of sweets in jars as they were...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 14, 2016

just watching the kids faces trying to decide what they wanted ,,I was there to get my cherry lips ,which I cant get in Canada and there was 5 none speaking students having a ball trying to decided what to buy, they wanted to buy...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

I went to this sweet shop with 120 children and the customer service was spot on. The lady serving us didn't rush them, she was kind to them when advising them about their purchases, and was friendly and polite. Whilst I waited for the children...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank AdrianSykes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I read Alex H review (march) after searching to see if anyone else had picked up on the service received. Thinking I was the only one I was surprised to see some else must have got the same unenthusiastic lady as I had. After asking...More

Date of experience: September 2016
9  Thank Simon W
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

When me and my family entered the shop we were greeted by a lovely lady who was called Angela so I found out before we left, she alone would make me and my family return here. She gave great customer service and even let my...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Pontyboy78
Reviewed August 9, 2016

A superb shop - take your time - loads to choose from - the lolly pops we had made for a peaceful journey back - definitely recommend and not over priced

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank lisa n
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