The Old Bakehouse Tearoom

If you’re looking for a cosy and welcoming place you can pop into for tea or coffee, and perhaps a bite to eat, then why not give Ruddington’s Old Bakehouse Tearoom a try? Owner Lesley Wells and her team always go that extra mile to make you feel at home in quintessentially English surroundings! Lesley has been running the former Horspool’s Bakery Shop on Church Street since July 2012. She says “I always had a dream to open a traditional village tea shop in later life” and set about completely refurbishing the interior…

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Ruddington’s Traditional Sweet Shop

Have YOU discovered Sweetie Boutique yet? It’s a brand new, yet slightly retro, Ruddington business owned and run by village resident Sue Kosciekowski {pictured} who began trading at the front of Julia’s Kitchen on High Street at the start of December. Since then, her shop’s been attracting a lot of attention and praise from shoppers old and young! By opening this unique outlet, Sue has fulfilled her dream of running a traditional sweet shop in our village – and sells around 350 different types of pick ‘n’ mix varieties, sourced from dozens of manufacturers around the…

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Looking For Sweet Success

The renaissance of Ruddington’s village centre seems to be progressing nicely – with another independent trader who’s just set up her unique business at 14, High Street. The already colourful premises occupied by Julia’s Kitchen are now even more striking thanks to Sweetie Boutique, owned and run by Ruddington resident Sue Kosciekowski. Since relocating from Church Street, just over two years’ ago, Julia Towers found she’s had rather more space than she’s needed – even after all her cake making and party accessories were put on display. Therefore she was…

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