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Cheese Cheese & Cheese

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Teresa M
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Minot, North Dakota
via mobile
Awesome company, even better cheese

The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, and the cheese, stroopwafels, and other products... read more

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
arubeck
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New York City, New York
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This store at the Bloemensingel, arguably the best-known street in all of Amsterdam, has a mini cheese museum (admission is free). Using the original tools, our staff will explain how Henri Willig has been making the most delicious cheeses for over...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You're going to see this exact same review 3x for all 3 shops as all 3 were equal in all areas. How much did we like it? Well enough to spend an additional 15min having our cheese swabbed in airport security. Yes, I took back...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, and the cheese, stroopwafels, and other products were fresh and delicious! A great stop for souvenirs!

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Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

the tiny room upstairs with dummy cheese on shelves has nothing to do with a "museum", its just a decoy for the sales shop downstairs, and there you buy cheese which is double more expensive than in the supermarket .....tourist rip off

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Frank D
Reviewed April 2, 2019

Delicious Cheese!!! I really like this shop and I tasted all type of cheese. But smoked cheese is the best! Its price was average. I bought smoked cheese and mustard. Thanks for everything!

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Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 7, 2019

Whoever goes to Amsterdam and loves cheese can't miss the opportunity to go to one of Henri Willig shops. This one has a huge variety of products at fair prices - not only cheeses but also waffles and pâtés - and offers tastings of some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank danyus
Reviewed August 12, 2018

At least Willig - who owns most of the Dutch cheese shops in amsterdam - puts his name to this one. Go find one with tasty, fresh, independently produce cheeses instead.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank david n
Reviewed July 13, 2018

We sampled many fine cheeses at Henri Willig and it was very hard to decide which ones to bring home - so we bought several. Highly recommend the original Gouda and the smoked gouda. It's a nicely laid out shop. Keep in mind - if...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bobinku
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

A cheese tasting experience with samples to try prior to purchase. A wide variety of cheese to choose from. Upstairs from the cheese shop is a "mini museum" where one could watch a short video on the manufacturing of cheese. There are several Henri Willig...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeffthehangman
Dianne P, Marketing manager at Henri Willig Singel, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thank you for your review. We hope to Welcome you again in one of our shops or online.

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

You can go upstairs to watch a quick video on the history of Henri Willig. Then you can go downstairs to sample tons of great things, cheese, sauces and spreads, and crackers. Make purchases if you like to. The cheeses are wrapped and will last...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 10, 2018

We were walkng down the street when we passed by the shop and were curious as we visited other cheese shops in Amsterdam. We didn't regret it; we had such a wonderful cheese experience. Everything there looks delicious. We tred some of the displayed cheese...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Dianne P, Manager Marketing & Formule at Henri Willig Singel, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2018

Thank you for your review, We glad to liked our shop and hope to meet you again in one of our shops or on our webshop. Enjoy the cheese you bought.

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