Name: Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe

Address: 5 French Row, St Albans, Herts AL3 5DU

Telephone: 01727 568568

Opening Times: 9.30am- 5.30pm Monday to Saturday 11am-4pm Sunday



Map: View here

Download a loyalty card: Click here

Special offer with loyalty card:

10% off with orders over £5 on Mondays (excludes Bank Holidays)


Visiting Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe in the centre of St Albans, is just like  travelling back in  time to a yesteryear when traditional sweet emporiums were shops packed with jars of colourful bon bons and more than 500 other varieties of sweets, all designed to delight customers of all ages!

Mr Simms traditional confectionary shop has now opened at no 5 French Row, next to the famous historical High Street Clock Tower and only a stones throw from St Alban’s Cathedral and is located in one of the town’s oldest 15th Century historical buildings.

The shelves are filled to over-flowing with every conceivable variety of fudge, sweets, lollipops, liquorice, candy sticks and chocolates you could possibly imagine available in one store.

Those of you who will always associate pick ‘n’ mix with a Woolies counter, are really in for a major treat at Mr Simms. The shop has a large glass counter area packed with all the old pick ‘n’ mix favourites like love hearts and cola bottles, while behind the counter, the entire wall area is set aside for over 250 display jars of more traditional sweets from Cherry crystals to Barley Twists.

Mr Simms also stocks a vast array of retro sweets like Refreshers, Frys Chocolate bars and Fizzwizz, which have been almost impossible to locate at the ‘corner shop ‘ in recent years.

At the more luxury end of the scale, you will also find displays of Mr Simm’s own brand of chocolate bars and fudges.

For those with diabetic issues, Mr Simms also stocks an extensive sugar-free range of chocolate bars, confectionary, liquorice, jelly sweets and mints, together with an extensive range of gluten- free sweets.

So if you fancy a never to be forgotten walk down memory lane, then take a trip down to Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe in French Row and be guaranteed a really warm and memorable welcome!

Please leave a review for Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shoppe

Share your interests on these social networking sites:

Click the headphones to listen
to Radio Verulam live

Copyright © 2011 What’s on St Albans. All Rights Reserved

Home  |  About  |  Contact


An amazing sweet shop heaven !!! I could spend hours looking around !!!

Gabriella Burland

Fabulous experience. Wonderful range of sweets! Will return and return!

Lee Morgan

I love sweets and this shop is great for them i could spend hours in there stuffing my face

Mia Denny

this candy store is amazing i take my niece and nephew here!! I would recommend it to you.

Mollie Raven

brilliant i love the great sweets for unbelievable value