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Aero Bars or other English Candies in Philly

Anyone know where to get Aero bars or other English candy bars in Center City (or close by)? My go-to place in DE closed a while back and am looking for a place to pick up a few. Thanks much!

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  1. Have you checked the SuperFresh on Delaware Ave? They have a large-ish selection of English products, I know they have some cookies and candy

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    1. re: Bigley9

      I haven't been there in about a year and a half, but the last time I was there, that Superfresh did have Aero Bars, various digestive biscuits, and other English candies.

    2. I know it's a bit out of the area you are looking in, but Wegman's has a very good selection of English candy bars and foods- just had an Aero yesterday, love them!

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      1. re: modbetty

        Thanks...I may have to go there because the SuperFresh no longer carries them!

        1. re: bluehensfan

          Sheesh...neither does the Wegman's in Downingtown any more! Time for a revolt!

          1. re: bluehensfan

            The new Wegmans in Collegeville has a nice UK foods section with Aero and Flake bars among others.

            1. re: 94Bravo

              94Bravo, Thanks so much for Collegeville Wegman's tip!

              I ran up there today and bought my Aero bars along with a very large assortment of other English candy bars (and some Polish chocolate bars too!). The Wegmans up there is as big as two Ack-a-me-s!

              Now I just have to figure out where I can get Rocklets (an Argentinian M&M clone) in the states!

              1. re: bluehensfan

                Re: Rocklets ..... never heard of them myself, but suggest you might check with Economy Candy on the Lower East Side in Manhattan NYC.

                http://www.economycandy.com/

                Fascinating place to visit (down the block and around the corner from Katz' Deli....send a salami to your boy in the Army, etc.....also of When Harry Met Sally fame) ---------- and I believe Economy Candy also does mail order.

                1. re: bakersma

                  Thanks...there is a place in NY that sells them: https://www.aviglatt.com/Product_6800... They just charge $29 for shipping! Katz's is great though...just don't lose your ticket!

        2. re: modbetty

          The Warrington Wegman's has aerobars, the yorkie "it not for girls!" bars, smarties, wine gums, etc.. They also have a chocolate-covered turkish delight bar whose name I forget.

          You might also try the British sections of some of the newer, larger Genuardi's stoes.

          Both these Wegmans & Genuardis stores also have digestive biscuits, tinned puddings, canned custards & other such things.

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          1. Yeah, I saw them at the Cherry Hill Wegmans just before thanksgiving as well. They had a few international sections and one was UK

            1. bluehensfan, is Wayne a possibility? There's a tea shop called A Taste of Britain that just relocated to the Spread Eagle Village (now Eagle Village Shoppes) in Wayne, from its former location in Devon. They carry lots of English candies, including Aero bars. Website is www.easyelegance.net .

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              1. re: Fjordstone

                Thanks for the tip...I actually found that place a little after the venture to Collegville and boomarked it for the next trip!

                1. re: bluehensfan

                  FYI - the Malvern Wegmans is opening soon. Not sure if that is closer than Collegeville. Also - just heard about The English Gardeners Gift Shop in Haddonfield, NJ with The British Chip Shop next door. (English) Food for thought.