If you’re looking to satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in your favourite sugary treats, there’s no better place than London. The city is a goldmine of candy goodness and offers travellers a selection of amazing and colourful places to fill their bellies, regardless of your preference in naughty treats.
The fine dining at our Hyde Park Paddington hotels will have you covered when it comes to dinner time but if you feel a craving for some candy during your journey around the city, be sure to check out some of these top sweet shops near paddington and feel the sugar rush.
Kingdom of Sweets
Oxford Street, London
Whether you’re looking for gobstoppers or jelly beans, you can find a huge selection of sugary treats at Kingdom of Sweets. The whacky signage and colourful décor will immediately grab your attention as you stroll down Oxford Street, beckoning you to head in and taste the confectionary creations. For any sugar junkies visiting our Paddington hotels London, be sure to make your way to the famous retail strip and poke your head into Kingdom of Sweets. You won’t regret it and you’re sure to go back for more before you leave London.
Mrs Kibble’s Olde Sweet Shoppe
St Christopher’s Place, London
Step inside this quaint sweet shop and journey back in time to an era when sweets were weighed by the pound using a vintage metal scale and all the different coloured sweets were lined up neatly on shelves in glass jars. Mrs Kibble’s Olde Sweet Shoppe is a perfect place for grown-up sweet lovers to take a trip down memory lane. With everything from sherbet lemons to strawberry bonbons, you’ll feel like a kid in a candy store again.
The Original Crispy Candy Co.
Chalk Farm Road, London
Although this isn’t technically a shop, it’s still more than worthy of making our list. The bright pink food truck found in the heart of Camden specialises in the deep-frying of your favourite chocolate bars. Imagine a Snickers covered in delicious crispy batter or a selection of Oreos covered in dough and fried to perfection. If your mouth isn’t already watering, it will be when you make your way from our Paddington hotels London and get a whiff of the delicious treats at The Original Crispy Candy Co.
Leicester Square, London
Everybody’s favourite multi-coloured sugar-coated chocolate treats can be found in their millions in the heart of Leicester Square. Enter the colourfully crazy sweet shop and find yourself surrounded by all different flavours and colours of M&Ms. Red, blue, black, yellow- any colour you can think of you can find. Grab a bag and select your perfect mix of sugared sweets as you try and refrain from eating fistfuls at a time. In addition to millions of M&M sweets, the shop also sells a range of branded accessories and memorabilia so you can take something back with you and remember your trip to London.