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Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop

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2188 Broke Rd | Shop 3, Pokolbin Village, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
+61 2 4998 6960
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Set in the heart of the valley ideal place to pick up a snack meal. Cheese samples and large variety of cheeses. Some delicious varieties. We tried hard porter cheese, rind soft cheese and cream blue. Had with baguette and port plum paste.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank david c
Reviewed March 13, 2019 via mobile

Fab deli, amazing cheeses and other deli style offering, you could spend an hour in here. Great coffee and snacks available and a great gelato bar. Wide wooden table and stools to sit on, very friendly and a must whilst visiting the valley.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 932deet
Reviewed January 27, 2019

This would be the pick of cheese shops in the Hunter. It has a very extensive range of cheeses and all the accompaniments that you would want, even have GF crackers! Staff very friendly and helpful when looking for selection recommendations.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TravellingTeacherL
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Great range of cheese in the shop. We bought three ice creams. They tasted great, however the woman who served us passed my ice cream to me so forcefully that it ran down my little finger and I almost dropped it as she gave it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 10carter10
Reviewed November 27, 2018

We went to the Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop to buy some cheeses to accompany the opening of a bottle of Grange that evening for our 25th wedding anniversary. We purchased a great selection, along with a variety of crackers and some delicious fig paste....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GemmaTravels
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

For $5 we got our own personal cheese tasting. Was awesome to try local and in-house made cheese’s. Great experience and definitely one that will happen again. A good variety of cheese’s were tasted incl. vintage cheddar, blue cheese, feta, goats cheese, quiche paste, camembert...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank travellingempty
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

This place is vary much a tourist trap. We went there looking to try local cheese and have a tasting. But this was just a large shop selling cheese over the counter along with burgers and toasties. Very underwhelming and tacky. If you are a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anita S
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

While at the Roche Estate went in to have a look at the goodies. Amazing array of food (not just cheese) only downside was that it was so busy you could hardly move... Well worth the stop though.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ErinR90
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Smelly cheese...yes. Not enough staff...yes. Value for money..would I go back..No. The shop was very small. Also crowded and noisy when we went. We saw a group of people on cheese tasting tour and customers waiting to be served. Tip: If you’re looking for cheese...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Good little shop in the Village shopping centre with great coffee and a selection of cheese and other items to buy. Ice-cream looked great. Big problem - lack of staff!! On a beautiful, busy Sunday afternoon - one person doing the tastings, one on the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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