Cheeses stacked up The Cheeseboard

The best cheese shops in London

 

During the winter months, is there a more indulgent way to enjoy a night in than with a cheese board? Forget supermarket selections, pay homage to fromage with the best London cheesemongers. From small independents to the long-standing institutions, these cheese shops know their gouda from their gruyère. Plus, they’re offering online orders for delivery or collection during the second lockdown period.

 

Neal’s Yard Dairy

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Neal’s Yard Dairy

Neal’s Yard Dairy

 

With shops in Bermondsey, Borough Market and Covent Garden, Neal’s Yard Dairy is the place to go to make your cheeseboard dreams come true. The knowledgeable staff will help you select from a huge range of delicious cheeses, which you’ll be able to sample before making a final decision. They also offer home delivery.

cheese board with a glass of wine

Teddington Cheese, Richmond

 

From hampers and monthly cheese subscriptions to wine, port, biscuits and chutneys, Teddington Cheese shop in Richmond has your next cheese and wine evening covered. Choose from over 130 British and continental cheeses, with expert cheesemongers on hand to help you curate the perfect platter of cheeses and accompaniments.

cheese staked up

Cheeses of Muswell Hill

 

If you’re a bit of a novice when it comes to cheeseboards, Cheeses of Muswell Hill have you covered with their range of ready-to-go cheeseboard selections. Five delicious cheeses to offer varied flavours and textures and help you on your way to becoming a cheese aficionado. You can of course shop the entire range both in store and online.

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Paxton & Whitfield

 

Founded in 1797, Paxton & Whitfield is one of the oldest cheesemongers in Britain, and has earned its brie-lliant reputation with a warrant of approval from Her Majesty The Queen and Prince of Wales! You can visit their London stores, buy click and collect or order for home delivery of exceptional individual cheeses or cheese board selections. They even have a November Lockdown selection!

chillis on cheese

La Fauxmagerie

 

This vegan cheese shop in London is the UK’s first plant-based cheesemonger and proudly proclaims to offer “the best vegan cheese in the world”. La Fauxmagerie is a dream come true for anyone who has adopted a plant-based diet but misses the gooey stuff. Their cleverly creative names for vegan cheeses include shamembert, veganzola and insteddah cheddah. Try a selection box or order vegan-friendly replicas of your favourites.

cheese board with breads and fruits

Buchanans

 

Rhuardhi Buchanan trained as an affineur (a person who matures cheese) at none other than Paxton and Whitfield, before starting his own cheesemongers in Connaught Village. As well as perfectly conditioned cheese, Buchanans offers a great selection of accompaniments and a range of wines carefully selected to pair perfectly with the cheeses on offer.  You can even build a custom hamper in store.

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Brindisa

 

Level up from cheese board to Spanish charcuterie board at Brindisa! With a vast range of cured meats including Spanish ham and chorizo, deli items like olives, nuts, pate, cured fish and so much more – and that’s before we even mention the cheeses. The range of Spanish foods on offer at Brindisa will have you reaching for a fruity rioja.

cheese selection

The Cheeseboard

 

Aptly named, this cheesemonger is a Greenwich institution, with over 150 carefully selected artisan cheeses, as well as specialist wines and locally brewed beers to choose from. Join The Cheeseboard cheese club, buy a loved one a gift voucher, and even pick up essentials like pasta and rice online or in store.

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