Unleash your inner sugar addict as we navigate through the sweetest spots in Manchester. Warning: this expedition may cause extreme candy cravings and a sudden urge to recapture your childhood. Buckle up, it's going to be a sugar-coated adventure!
Kicking off our sweet trail is Retro Sweets located in the iconic Afflecks Palace. With classics from dip daps, nerds and wham bars to midget gems and pineapple cubes, the selection here is so affordable they should change the saying from "cheap as chips" to "cheap as the sweets in Retro Sweets in Afflecks Palace."
Afflecks Palace 52 Church Street Manchester M4 1PW United Kingdom
Next stop, Sweet Sensations at Arndale Market Food Hall. This place will hit you with a nostalgia blast so intense, you'll be yearning for those brilliant school days when a 20p bag of sweets was the highlight of your journey home.
Arndale Market Food Hall Manchester M4 3AH United Kingdom
Over The Rainbow
Just around the corner, we find Over The Rainbow nestled in the Manchester Arndale. Specialising in American drinks and candy, this little store has a fantastic range of American brands including Reese's, Fanta, and the not-to-be-missed Arizona.
Manchester Arndale 180a Halle Mall Manchester M4 2HU United Kingdom
Sweet Reunion-Classic British Confectionery
Let's transport ourselves to Sweet Reunion, a corner shop that cherishes the old-fashioned ways of serving sweets. This store unites vintage scales with traditional British sweets in jars. They even offer sugar-free, gluten-free, vegetarian, and Halal varieties. Quality confirmed by displaying original manufacturers' labels on the sweet jars.
127 Vine Street Manchester M18 8SR United Kingdom
The Cadbury Factory Shop
Next, we venture into the purple paradise of The Cadbury Factory Shop at the Lowry Outlet Mall. Surrounded by your favourite Cadbury treats, it's easy to slip into a Cadbury coma. But be warned, while the prices may seem amazingly cheap, not all deals are as sweet as they seem.
Unit 20A Lowry Outlet Mall Salford Quays Salford M50 3AH United Kingdom
Delhi Sweet Centre
If your sweet tooth craves something a bit more exotic, Delhi Sweet Centre is a must-visit. As the Willy Wonka of Indian sweets, this place offers a vast selection to entice you.
137 Wilmslow Road Manchester M14 5AW United Kingdom
Finally, we conclude our sugar-laden journey at Ambala. Known for its traditional treats, this place is sure to leave your taste buds wanting more!
227 Wilmslow Road Manchester M14 5AG United Kingdom