We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Glickman's Sweetie Shop

157 London Road, Glasgow G1 5BX, Scotland
+44 141 552 0880
Review Highlights
Amazing customer service!

Just visited Glickman's Sweetie Shop when we were on the Glasgow City Sightseeing bus tour - so... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
Amy J
via mobile
Step back in time!

Stopped here on The Wee Food Tour and were treated to some great candy treats. I loved the Maroon... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2016
Kerri C
via mobile
Read all 31 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
If you have a sweet tooth you'll love this old-fashioned candy shop located in the center of Glasgow.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Feb 2017
“Amazing customer service! ”
6 Aug 2016
“Step back in time!”
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
157 London Road, Glasgow G1 5BX, Scotland
+44 141 552 0880
Write a Review
Reviews (31)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Just visited Glickman's Sweetie Shop when we were on the Glasgow City Sightseeing bus tour - so glad we did! Found some old favourites (rainbow chocolate drops and strawberry liquorice!) and the service was amazing - so lovely and chatty, and the price of our...More

Thank Amy J
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped here on The Wee Food Tour and were treated to some great candy treats. I loved the Maroon Cake. Out of this world good. The store is pretty much the same as it was a generation a ago and the owner is absolutely lovely....More

Thank Kerri C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Stopped by as it was a place on the Hop-On-Hop-Off bus tour. Got some old candies and was happy to experience the yummy taste of a new type of candy.

Thank Linnea M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I found the shop very nice with typical, very good quality and tasty sweets. The stuff were very welcoming and kind. They helped me to find the best mix of candies!

Thank raffaele155
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Coming from Northern Ireland, my taste in sweets was a lot like the Scots. Many memories of childhood specialities that would be scorned by heath conscious parents nowadays. Soak up the atmosphere of a proper sweet shop, which is a hundred miles from an aisle...More

Thank coachIreland
Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Had a talk by Irene and Julie who ARE Glickmans. Fantastic to hear about this very old Glasgow family sweetshop that has survived for well over 100 years and still makes their own sweets. Didn't realise I'd been in it often as a teenager, as...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 7 January 2016

Glickman's sweetie shop brings back memories from my childhood in Glasgow during the 1960's and the type of sweeties that i grew up eating and seem to be hard to find now so it's well worth the short walk to go to the shop when...More

Thank john s
Reviewed 14 November 2015

Just by a stop on the "hop on hop off" bus tour. Great to visit an old style sweet shop with many familiar and not so familiar goodies. Mum and daughter who run the place were really welcoming and we had great fun with them....More

Thank Mick P
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We popped in to Gickman's sweet shop, a place I remember from when I was a wee girl and my dad would allow me to get a quarter of something after a morning spent wandering round the Barras at the weekend. Was delighted to find...More

1  Thank Elmpark16
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Glickman's is a small candy store with old fashioned sweets and home made Scottish favourites such as tablet and macaroon cake. It's currently run by the 3rd and 4th generation of the Glickman family and they are more than happy to have a chat about...More

Thank Joanne L
Nearby Restaurants
Obsession Of India
889 reviews
.37 km away
Cafe Source
494 reviews
.23 km away
85 reviews
.15 km away
The Winged Ox bar & kitchen at Saint Luke's
122 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Attractions
People's Palace and Winter Gardens
1,050 reviews
.38 km away
Glasgow Green
294 reviews
.23 km away
St Andrews in the Square Glasgow
57 reviews
.20 km away
Barrowland Ballroom
109 reviews
.18 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Glickman's Sweetie Shop staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines