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Address: 28 James Pl, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8231 5166

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Ignore the anti-sugar tirades! Load up here!

If you're a Brit or US expat or visitor to Adelaide and you're looking for some home comforts or some sweet nostalgia, head to James Place (off Rundle Mall) and dive into... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 April 2016
Malua Bay, Australia
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Malua Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

If you're a Brit or US expat or visitor to Adelaide and you're looking for some home comforts or some sweet nostalgia, head to James Place (off Rundle Mall) and dive into Blackeby's. It has a huge range, better than comparable outlets in Sydney and Melbourne in my view. If they don't have it at Blackeby's, it's probably not manufactured... More 

Thank Kundiawaking
Toronto, Canada
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1,437 reviews
660 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 429 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

I went here because the outside design looked interesting and at first I thought it was a toy store (like D&D and Settlers games) and then realized it was candy only after I went in to look around. Basically you're looking at a festival of sugar in here and while I had some nice chocolate, the Fry Peppermint Patty was... More 

Thank James A
Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

We loved the window display which caught our eye so we went inside. I enjoyed looking through the candy from other parts of the world - and picked up a few of my favourite American candies. Wonderful shop, lovely staff - well worth a visit.

Thank Sapphire5860
Adelaide, Australia
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219 reviews
127 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

I used to work here many years ago and loved the people running the place (the Blackeby's business is a small family run business). They make some of their own candy in a factory here in Adelaide and also make Ditters nuts (yum). All their chocolate is of a reasonable quality (and they use a nice belgian chocolate for their... More 

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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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14 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This is a delight to the eyes and the taste buds. Really good assortment of home made and overseas sweets. And if your a fan of teeth lollies, don't miss these...yum, yum, yum.

Thank TJ1937
Sydney, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

It was a big mistake coming here with the kids! They went crazy.. so many selection of candies and chocolates... and the window display is nothing like I've seen before, it's worth going there just to check out their extensive window display full of miniature figurines in candy factory and shop.

Thank ScoobaMamma
Perth, Australia
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886 reviews
631 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016 via mobile

I do have a bit of a sweet tooth, so had to stop here whilst in Adelaide. I loved the outside of the shop, it really made me feel I was entering a special store full of candy and sweet goodies. There is a huge variety inside, and the lady inside the shop today was very helpful and friendly. Excellent... More 

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Sydney, Australia
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Well worth a visit, huge range of lollies, candies, chocolates and more from around the world. The front of the shop is wonderfully decorated and even has some mechanical moving parts in the front window as well as inside the shop.

Thank Jason D
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

The dioramas are cool with little puppets moving things around, but all the sweets were pretty expensive.

Thank Michael P
Adelaide, Australia
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43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Wow, the best place to get sweets and chocolate from Australia, USA, and UK. Don't spend too much time or you will come out with a full bag of goodies.

Thank Chris H

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