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Address: 15 The Royal Arcade, Norwich NR2 1AQ, England
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+44 1603 627889
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One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's...

One of Norwich's most popular and cherished tourist attractions.Colman's have been making fine quality mustards for over 180 years and this tradition is celebrated in Colman's Mustard Shop & Museum.We stock an extensive range of powdered and prepared mustards, including a number of specialities made exclusively for the shop and a wide selection of mustard pots and spoons, gift packs, tea towels, Colman's memorabilia and more.Our displays illustrate all aspects of the history and production of Colman's mustard, with many historic items on show such as wartime mustard tins and Art Deco mustard pots.Housed in the historic art nouveau Royal Arcade near Norwich Market, the shop is a careful replica of a Victorian trade premises."A Real Taste of Norwich's History".

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Shop and museum? Well, in truth far more shop than museum. All manner of mustardy products but who needs that much mustard? Excellent range of cakes at sensible prices but could... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2017
Geff R
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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Stamford, Connecticut
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is now CLOSED for good.Seems like Unilever did it at short notice and with no advice as to an alternative site. I had made a special trip from London to go there so I am spicy hot under the collar. What is it with big companies and their lack of customer concern these days ????

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3 Thank Stuart D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The shop is really bright and lovely with little old fashioned treasures and just a little present to bring back for friends and family after your holiday.

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Thank Charles L
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Unlike the press on this place it's a shop pure and simple and nothing else. Was not impressed to say the least

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Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 March 2017

Shop and museum? Well, in truth far more shop than museum. All manner of mustardy products but who needs that much mustard? Excellent range of cakes at sensible prices but could be more interesting.

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Thank Geff R
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

Nothing much to praise or criticise to be honest. Have popped in a few times when visiting Norwich, but there is really very little to see other than a few bits of memorabilia and an interesting selection of Coleman's products. As the title suggests, worth a few minutes of anyone's time as it's right in the city center. But unless... More 

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Sadly I wasn't overly enthralled with this shop. Even though it had lots of old artefacts and information about the history of the brand. I found the staff not engaging even though we were the only people in there. The store also seemed to be a bit messy, in the respect empty shelves and poor selections of the Colman brand.... More 

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Isola
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

Situated in the Royal Arcade, this shop is worth popping in for a look around. It has an artisan feel about it with non-mainstream food and other items for sale. The tag 'museum' is overselling it somewhat, there is some Coleman's history on banners and some artefacts, but this place is actually a themed shop with a bit of company... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The shop was well laid out it is a shop with intresting history about colmans mustard the shop assistant was helpful loads of mustard related products to buy as well as some local products

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

With Christmas shortly approaching - ideal place to go to get Christmas presents with a difference. Having a step son who likes mustard - this shop has valuable source of items consumable and non-consumable.

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Came across the shop so thought we would have a look round. Found items were rather expensive so didn't make a purchase. Will carry on buying Colman's mustard from my local supermarket.

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