There’s nothing we love more than cheese. So it’s only natural that we’ve searched far and wide across the UK capital to bring you the ultimate cheese lover’s guide to London. From gourmet cheese and indulgent cheesecake to gooey fondues and cheese specialties, there’s no doubt that London has it all! If you’re headed to the capital and looking to chow down on some cheese, then be sure to follow our handy guide and you’ll find us with a plate or 2 full of cheese (and cheesecake)!

For a cheese with a side of sophistication: Hamish Johnston

A long-standing favorite on Northcote Road, Hamish Johnston has been selling artisan and farmhouses cheese to Battersea households since opening in 1994. A family-run, independent business, the friendly shop has everything from blue cheese to vegetarian rennet, with knowledgeable staff on hand to advise. They also operate from a wholesale base in Suffolk, but their cozy Clapham home remains the lifeblood of the company

48 Northcote Rd, London SW11 1PA, United Kingdom


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Tuck into a tasty cheese: Buchanan’s

After spending years managing fine dining restaurants, founder Rhuaridh Buchanan passed up the opportunity to work with renowned chef Thomas Keller to learn the art of cheesemaking at Paxton & Whifield. With his newfound expertise, he went on to open Buchanan’s in Connaught Village. The shop stocks a range of British and European cheeses, which change daily depending on what’s ripe in the onsite maturing rooms.

5A porchester place, London W2 2BS

The capital’s yummiest cheesecake: English Cheesecake Company

Offering nearly every flavor imaginable, there’s no way we could forget about the English Cheesecake Company. Just some of the mouth-watering desserts available include After Dinner Mint, Butterscotch Caramel Crunch, Bohemian Raspberry, and the delectable Cinnamon Bun Streusel Cheesecake! What’s better yet?

You don’t even have to be in the city to enjoy the English Cheesecake Company’s treats, as they’ll deliver anywhere in the UK for free. We’ve no doubt about it: you’ll be in creamy cheesecake heaven.

But if you fancy something a little bit quirkier head to Harrods in Knightsbridge, where you’ll find the Goats Cheese Éclair and Salmon Gâteau

Unit 1 North, oxygate centre, London NW2 7JA,

For London’s finest fondue: St Moritz

If you’re after some cheesy fondue goodness, then there’s only one place to visit in London: St Moritz. Established in 1974, this authentic Swiss restaurant is known for serving some of the best-melted cheese in the UK. Visitors to St Moritz can take their pick from a wide variety of huge fondues, alongside a whole host of other Switzerland specialties. We highly recommend tucking into the Fondue Moitie-Moitie, a bubbling mixture of Gruyere and Vacherin cheese served with fresh new potatoes and crusty bread – yum!

161 Wardour Street, London W1F 8WJ
+44 (0)20 7734 3324

And finally…three award-winning cheese shop: La Fromagerie

At La Fromagerie, the utmost care goes into the cheese-making process. They practice affinage, a process where raw cheeses are sourced from artisan producers and matured to perfection in temperature-monitored rooms by in-house affineurs. Its Highbury Park location is the original branch, with two more in Marylebone and Bloomsbury. All feature signature cheese rooms and tasting cafes, where visitors can tuck into a menu of cheese-based dishes, including some seriously impressive cheeseboards. Real cheese lovers should book into one of their evening tastings, where you’ll learn all about their selection.

2-6 Moxon St, Marylebone, London W1U 4EW

+44 (0)20 7935 0341


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Next time you’re in the capital and looking to indulge in some of the best cheese experiences in London, be sure to follow our handy list and as always, remember to let us know your favorites!

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