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Address: 15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
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+44 1603 627889
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's...

One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's have been making fine quality mustards for over 180 years and this tradition is celebrated in Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum.We stock an extensive range of powdered and prepared mustards, including a number of specialities made exclusively for the shop and a wide selection of mustard pots and spoons, gift packs, tea towels, Colman's memorabilia and more.Our displays illustrate all aspects of the history and production of Colman's mustard, with many historic items on show such as wartime mustard tins and Art Deco mustard pots.Housed in the historic art nouveau Royal Arcade near Norwich Market, the shop is a careful replica of a Victorian trade premises."A Real Taste of Norwich's History".

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Shop and museum? Well, in truth far more shop than museum. All manner of mustardy products but who needs that much mustard? Excellent range of cakes at sensible prices but could... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Geff R
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Shop and museum? Well, in truth far more shop than museum. All manner of mustardy products but who needs that much mustard? Excellent range of cakes at sensible prices but could be more interesting.

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Thank Geff R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nothing much to praise or criticise to be honest. Have popped in a few times when visiting Norwich, but there is really very little to see other than a few bits of memorabilia and an interesting selection of Coleman's products. As the title suggests, worth a few minutes of anyone's time as it's right in the city center. But unless... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Sadly I wasn't overly enthralled with this shop. Even though it had lots of old artefacts and information about the history of the brand. I found the staff not engaging even though we were the only people in there. The store also seemed to be a bit messy, in the respect empty shelves and poor selections of the Colman brand.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Situated in the Royal Arcade, this shop is worth popping in for a look around. It has an artisan feel about it with non-mainstream food and other items for sale. The tag 'museum' is overselling it somewhat, there is some Coleman's history on banners and some artefacts, but this place is actually a themed shop with a bit of company... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The shop was well laid out it is a shop with intresting history about colmans mustard the shop assistant was helpful loads of mustard related products to buy as well as some local products

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Thank broons19
Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

With Christmas shortly approaching - ideal place to go to get Christmas presents with a difference. Having a step son who likes mustard - this shop has valuable source of items consumable and non-consumable.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Came across the shop so thought we would have a look round. Found items were rather expensive so didn't make a purchase. Will carry on buying Colman's mustard from my local supermarket.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We knew of this shop and almost stumbled on it in the Royal arcade. It has a fabulous array of mustard not only from Colman's but from many other places around the world. For people who want to know about the History of the firm, there are pictures and short explanations all around the shop. We didn't spend too long... More 

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Thank Philip R
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Whilst this is just a shop with some promotional history and merchandising, we found it quite interesting and it sold a lot of unusual mustard based products. I certainly wouldn't describe it as a mustard museum, but it's worth a look around.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Good to visit a good old British product shop. Selling all sizes of Colman mustard hot and mild. With plenty of different flavoured mustards and chutneys.There is also a good variety of Colman memorabilia and tourist items,

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