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Irene Hoeve Clogs and Cheese Shop

Hoogedijk 1, 1145 PM Katwoude, The Netherlands
+31 299 653 751
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Wonderful place with wonderful owners!

We were hesitant to visit a cheese and clog shop, and our tour guide drove past several with their... read more

Reviewed June 27, 2017
Thomas E
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Lovely Cheeses

This was included in our Leisuretime Tour, we were lucky as it was on a cheese making day and could... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2016
Brian P
Cardiff UK
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Hoogedijk 1, 1145 PM Katwoude, The Netherlands
+31 299 653 751
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Reviewed June 27, 2017

We were hesitant to visit a cheese and clog shop, and our tour guide drove past several with their tour buses parked out front, then he took us to his favorite shop, and it turned out to be wonderful experience. They explained their cheese-making process,...More

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed October 23, 2016

This was included in our Leisuretime Tour, we were lucky as it was on a cheese making day and could see some of the actual process. The young Dutch lady explained the who process which was very interesting. We then went into the clog side...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

We found it on accident. When we walked in the store there was a man telling us that the clog demonstration just began. Told us to hurry and join. The demonstration was very interesting and entertaining. The farmer talked with great enthusiasm. The cheese demonstration...More

Thank Kelly N
Reviewed September 6, 2016

Go for the cheese, in which there are many to sample from and so so good. Added to this your knowledge will be enhance in cheese and clog making. Which was very insightful and entertaining.

Thank SaltLife70
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Amazing shop/museum taking you back to traditional Holland. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and want to spend the time explaining the history to you along with encouraging you to try the Cloggs, cheese and wine. Excellent value throughout and the demonstration by Stephen should...More

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Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I bought ALL of our souvenirs here. The cheese is so good. I was able to buy hand made clogs with leather top for only 35€. Photo ops with big clogs and great cheese to sample and buy. Disappointed that the pig was not wanting...More

Thank Julie H
Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Well there is a lot of places that offer cheese and clogs in Volendam but our tour organizers choose this very factory. The tour start at the back entrance and we first show how the cheese are made. Quite interesting lessons of cheese and the...More

Thank Mariana B
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Although I enjoyed the clog and cheese Demonstrations I did find it a little short and quick other then that I did thoroughly enjoy it also I did like the tastings as well

Thank Eddie020173
Reviewed April 30, 2016

If anyone wants to seek out a couple of Dutch traditions then Irene Hoeve's farm is a good place to start. There are interesting introductions (demonstrations) into the making of Dutch cheeses and wooden footwear, the clog. As a traditionalist I am not a great...More

Thank k9team
Reviewed April 26, 2016

Our bus stopped here; great demonstrations, especially by the clog maker. Everyone enjoyed the cheese samples and the store has a good selection of cheese, clogs, and other souvenirs.

Thank scotlass66
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