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Amazing place

Try to tell anybody who hasn't been there about this place is difficult. Its like a conveyabelt on... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
Helen L
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Croyde, United Kingdom
The wonderland of Kudos

Talk about an amazing Aladdin's cave of unusual collectables!!! Wow! Im adding this shop to a... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2018
Christine W
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If you haven't yet discovered 'Kudos' in St. Ives you might be in for a surprise. Acclaimed by some as 'the best shop they have been in', it is not for the feint hearten, claustrophobic or impatient. Total sensory overload is the score and a single...more
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71-73 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1HW, England
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Reviewed 9 October 2018

Try to tell anybody who hasn't been there about this place is difficult. Its like a conveyabelt on the Generation Game You simply cannot remember what is in there. It is jammed packed just like Aladdin's cave. I bought various items mostly jewellery, but I...More

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

I'm very happy you still enjoy visiting us and thank you for spending time to give us a review.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

Talk about an amazing Aladdin's cave of unusual collectables!!! Wow! Im adding this shop to a yearly visit to St Ives! A wonderful emporium of delights to suit any taste. Unlock the padlock on your wallets though! No doubt you will find something to suit...More

Thank Christine W
MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

I'm very happy you enjoyed the experience and thank you for taking the time and effort to review us on 'Trip Advisor'.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I look forward to visiting Kudos on our yearly visits and Martin never disappoints! So many unique fabulous pieces,love the jewellery the best though ☺Tip, get there early before the crowds so you can browse.

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

I'm very happy that you enjoy your visits to Kudos each time you visit St Ives. Thank you for taking the time to review us and a good tip in your review.

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Spent a few minutes outside choosing a few items but when we went in to the shop the guy stopped us abruptly and said we are closing. I was quite surprised business must be good. I certainly will not go back.More

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Whilst I appreciate your review I have never knowingly turned away anyone with specific purchases and had that been made known to me I would have served that customer. Yes there are times when I have to close the shop to browsers who could happily...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Loved this shop - cant spend enough time in this magical shop Hubby bought me beautiful green amber ring n i treated myself to gorg pendant Shop is absolutely amazing - need to go there at 9 n stay til it closes Thanks Martin from...More

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

I'm very happy that you enjoyed the shop so much and I hope we can continue to surprise you in future with plenty more gems.

Reviewed 26 May 2018

Birthday treat for me! An Aladdin's cave of jewellery and so much more. My second visit and lucky to find something beautiful. Returned the next day for more!

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review on Trip Advisor

Reviewed 17 April 2018

My mom treated me to a tree of life leather bracelet last year and I was so pleased with it she treated me to another one in a different colour this year. Lots of lovely things.

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2018

Thank you for reviewing 'Kudos' on Trip Advisor and I'm happy that you are still enjoying visiting our emporium.

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A two storey treasure trove in a narrow St Ives street. Antiques, curiosities, second hand musical instruments, jewellery- go into this shop and you will probably find whatever you are looking for. The owner is engaging and amusing. Worth the visit.

Thank Colin A
MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

I'm very happy you enjoyed your visit and hope that we can make any future visits every bit as good. Thank you so much for your review.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've never been anywhere as wonderful as this before. I could have spent my entire life savings in here. I just wanted to stay there for ever and never come out. I bought a ring and several lovely stones. I wanted to buy a lot...More

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor and I'm very happy to hear that it was such a positive experience. I hope your next visit will be just as good and that you are able to find plenty more treasures...More

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Love this place,it sells the most amazing unusual things,beautiful items that you didn’t know you wanted until you saw it in there! From jewellery to saxophones to funky doormats you never know what you might find,a must if you go to St Ives

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MAP7173, Owner at Kudos Inspiration, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

Thank you so much for your review and I hope that you will be able to find some more extraordinary things when you visit us again.

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