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We want to shout about Hartlepool’s success stories and introduce you to the new kids on the block. You’ll find behind the scenes articles about local businesses alongside regular updates and news from the Shop Hartlepool team. 

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Festive Tasty Treats

Christmas is the perfect time to watch a movie and enjoy a tasty treat or two. There are plenty Shop Hartlepool business offering everything from cakes to brownies to hampers. We’ve put together a selection of businesses where you can find a handmade Christmas sweet treat with a difference. 

Berry's Kitchen

Berry’s Kitchen are famous for their amazing brownies (and cakes!) and they have certainly delivered on their Christmas specials. They sell out super quick, so if you are interested contact them on Facebook or Instagram as soon as possible so you don’t miss out on these festive treats. 


Rachy Bakey

Rachy Bakey have a selection of vegan tasty treats this Christmas. From a giant cookie to a box full of cupcakes, there is something for everyone with a sweet tooth to enjoy.

The Simple Weigh

The Simple Weigh are getting stocked up for Christmas with local and environmentally conscious products. Their products are perfect as gifts, as a treat for yourself or for the big day itself. They are located in the town centre making it easy to pop by and take a look. If you can’t pick just one thing, why not make up the ultimate Christmas hamper stocked with festive treats. 


The Sweet Hut

The Sweet Hut have you covered if you’ve got a sweet tooth. They’ve got reindeer hot chocolate cones, the perfect addition to any Christmas Eve Box or Stocking. Or give a gift with a difference by purchasing one of their sweet filled trees, full of your favourite treat. If you are looking for something to share (or not to share!) their classic sweet boxes are a must for any Christmas movie night.


Crumb offer a different box of brownies every Saturday and December is no different. Their December box contains something for everyone from The Maltester One to the Mint One to The Biscoff One. Each box contains 6 large brownies for £10 with free delivery in Hartlepool on Saturday morning or collection available on request. 

Victoria's Bakery

Victoria’s Bakery are known for their freshly baked, homemade goodies. They are no different this time of year, offering amazing family pork pies, mince pies and more. Enquire about platters for your Christmas party because we all deserve a handmade tasty treat at Christmas. Don’t forget they offer a free deliver service on orders of £10 and over. They’ve even for an extended Christmas Eve delivery so you don’t even need to pause the preparations.!

These are just a few of the tasty treats on offer from Hartlepool-based businesses over the festive period. Head over to the blog to find our guide to eating out in Hartlepool this Christmas, and our ideas for the perfect gifts and stocking fillers.  

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