The famous Pulkownik's chocolate in Sydney

Posted 1 October 2020 · (3323 views) · 15 people like this

Many of our older readers remember the times when Wladislaw Pulkownik's confectionery and bakery in Paddington was very popular in Sydney. Here one could buy some of the best chocolates in town.

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  • Mandy 3 months ago

    I just had a craving for these amazing chocolates. We’d buy them from the factory in Camperdown. Yes, you could smell the rum down the street. I wish his children would consider making the chocolates again with the fabulous “family” recipe. Nobody has ever been able to come close to the taste!

  • Stefanie 7 months ago

    Here I am in Dec, 2021, looking up Russian Chocolates Paddington. The taste & smoothness was never lost in memory & I wanted to buy some for a very special person. Hoping that the recipe had lived on.
    So lovely to read Mr Pulkownik's journey & sad his chocolate journey ended.

  • Jennifer Carter 7 months ago

    Still the most beautiful chocolates I have ever had
    The whole street smelled of rum and chocolate delicious

  • Robert Taylor 11 months ago

    It was great to read the history of Wladislaw Pulkownik and his wonderful chocolates. I found his shop in Paddington back in the early 70's. What great chocolates especially the Rum flavor. I spent man happy years buying these precious chocolates. I left Australia in 2001 and only just returned. I was trying to find these great chocolates to share with my grand daughters. So sorry to hear that this will now never happen. A great memory will never be lost but sadly can not be given to the next gerneration.

  • Kate 1 year ago

    I used to go to the factory shop in Salisbury Rd Camperdown. The chocolates were in big barrels and sampling was allowed! My fervent hope is that someone starts to make the again

  • Nicolette 1 year ago

    We are becoming fewer in number but I'm sure thousands of Sydneysiders and other Australians remember Paddington Chocolates. My grandmother always had a bag, hidden at the back of the cupboard in Lindfield for obvious reasons. My grandfather frequented inner Sydney, and could afford your chocolates. Growing up, I dreamed of this exotic place, Paddington, and of their chocolates with such beautiful, colourful wrappers. A chuckle now about employing kids to wrap them. I don't know how it could be profitable....surely much was eaten. Or, perhaps it served as a deterrent to chocolate cravings for those children. Either way, it seems they loved working for Mr Pulkownik. My dreams came true in 1985 when I landed a well paid job and could afford all the Paddingtons my taste buds wished for !

  • Наталия Самохина 2 years ago

    Какая чудесная, добрая история! Напомнила мне о моем собственном детстве и любимых конфетах "Песни Кольцова" и "Воронежские". Как жаль, что потомкам Русского Короля Шоколада не удалось сохранить и продолжить семейное дело. Но самое главное, что его имя не забыто. Теперь я знаю, где в Сиднее раньше находилась лучшая в городе кондитерская Пулковника. Спасибо автору!

  • Яков Смагаринский 2 years ago

    Настоящий Пулковник!!!