Highlighting One Of Chester’s Culinary Delights: The Cheese Shop

Nestled within the quaint streets of Chester lies a culinary gem that embodies the essence of the city’s vibrant indie food and drink scene – The Cheese Shop Chester. For those embarking on The Taste of Chester Food Tour, this venue stands as a quintessential stop, offering a savoury journey through the world of artisanal Cheshire cheese.

Since 2018, The Cheese Shop has been a cherished tour partner, enriching our culinary adventure with its rich history and delectable offerings. Founded nearly four decades ago by Carole Faulkner, a farmer’s daughter and former cheesemaker, the shop holds a special place in the hearts of locals and visitors alike.

What sets The Cheese Shop apart is its unwavering dedication to British cheeses sourced from small-scale producers. Carole’s passion for quality and tradition permeates every aspect of the shop, ensuring that each cheese tells a story of craftsmanship and heritage. Together with her daughter Ann, Carole continues to uphold the shop’s legacy, welcoming guests with warmth and enthusiasm.

‘It’s a lovely to be able to showcase The Cheese Shop to our tour guests and allow them to taste amazing traditional and modern Cheshire cheese when we visit, together with a special accompanying drink’, remarks Gareth Boyd, Founder of Walking Food Tours UK.

Stepping into The Cheese Shop is akin to entering a cheese lover’s paradise – with an impressive array of cheeses, each boasting its distinct flavour profile and character. From creamy Brie to tangy Stilton, there’s something to tantalize every palate.

During our tour stops at The Cheese Shop, guests are treated to an immersive tasting experience like no other. One of the knowledgeable team graciously guide us through a curated selection of cheeses, sharing anecdotes and insights into their origins and production methods. It’s a journey that transcends mere tasting; it’s a celebration of craftsmanship and passion.

As we indulge in the culinary delights offered by The Cheese Shop, we’re reminded of the rich tapestry of flavours that define Chester’s culinary landscape. It’s a testament to the city’s thriving indie food scene, where diversity and creativity flourish.

So, whether you’re a cheese aficionado or simply curious to explore Chester’s gastronomic treasures, a visit to The Cheese Shop is a must. Join us on The Taste of Chester Food Tour, and let your taste buds embark on a journey of discovery through the exquisite world of artisanal cheese.