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I always think that the best souvenirs are edible items. Any recommendations on where to find the best biscuits in London?

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1. Re: Biscuits

I personally like to go to the supermarkets and buy biscuits there. I like eating the same stuff the normal folks eat and the prices are a lot better than the souvenire shops. I like cruising all of the grocery store aisles. I even bring a packet of British doggie snacks back for my mutts. To me, it's just interesting to see different things or same things in different packaging.

If you can find them, try some Tunnocks caramel wafers. These are made in Scotland but sometimes you can find them other places. They are sooo yummy!

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I'm rather fond of Jammie Dodgers, Jaffa Cakes, McVities Digestives, Hob Nobs - all available in the supermarket (along with zillions of other varieties too).

I'm working my way through the bikkie aisle and trying more each visit :-) I haven't found any yet that I don't like ;-)

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Tunnock's Caramel Wafers in the gold and red packaging - brilliant choice. The fab little diamond above the logo on the wrapper proclaiims Still Original Size which still gives me a chuckle. 82p for a packet of four at Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Tesco.

M&S Raspberry Viennese biscuits and M&S Biscuit Curls, both so tasty and moreish. Custard Creams, Malted Milk, Cadbury Fingers (sounds scary, taste great) and a Rich Tea Cream every now and then. Yum.

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Chocolate Hob Nobs, Jammy Dodgers, Ginger Nuts.

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Shortbread, I know it's Scottish and not very Londony but i love it also all the Cadbury buscuits, also Harrods have a very posh selection that people always appreciate, especially as they can keep the tin.

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Fox's Chunky Chocolate Biscuits, Bourbon Creams, Rich Tea, Abernathy, and Nice. I've got a cup of tea in front of me, I'll have to go and raid the biscuit barrel now!!!!!

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7. Re: Biscuits

Shrewsbury biscuits , you can buy them in most supermarkets, US friends of mine always used to stock up on those when they came over.

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Everyday choice: KitKat. Great with a cup of tea, sold everywhere.

Posh choice: Duchy Originals lemon biscuits, sold in Waitrose:


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Chocolate digestives.

Pink wafers and party rings- kids love these.

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Border Buscuits - all excellent (though they are Scottish) especially Chocolate Gingers made with dark chocolate. Excuisite!