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Ben Ohau Road Cheese

79 Ben Ohau Road | Ben Ohau, Twizel 7999, New Zealand
+64 21 500 523
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Cheese was good!

We thought we were lost or something on the way there... but dont fret! Its part of the charm of... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Kriselle M
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Highly Recommended in Twizel

Great cheese, fantastic service, outstanding experience! My partner had done some investigating and... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
Alice S
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Ben Ohau road Cheese is a artisan cheese making company operating off the grid in New Zealand's amazing Mackenzie Basin. Come see us for cheese tasting and sales along with chutneys, jellies ,salad dressings, gourmet food and cakes. Come meet our cheese maker and see how our shipping container cheese room works. We are currently having our annual break/close down starting June 3rd and reopening June 20th. We apologise for any convenience.
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“spiced pear” (4 reviews)
“halloumi” (7 reviews)
“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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79 Ben Ohau Road | Ben Ohau, Twizel 7999, New Zealand
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+64 21 500 523
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We thought we were lost or something on the way there... but dont fret! Its part of the charm of this place. Really good cheese!!! And entertaining hosts. We bought their soft cheeses to take away. A great stop in Twizel when you want to...More

Thank Kriselle M
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

Great cheese, fantastic service, outstanding experience! My partner had done some investigating and we visited on a weekday (having taken the week off work in Chch for annual leave) Matt welcomed us warmly and provided a delicious tasting platter of various homemade cheeses, chutneys, and...More

Thank Alice S
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Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited Ben Ohau Road Cheese with no expectations only hoping to be able to taste some delicious cheese! We were delightfully surprised to arrive at a completely off-the-grid little picturesque farm and a warm welcome from Matt and his family. It was a beautiful...More

1  Thank KBDB92
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Reviewed December 29, 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten track cheese room. A different experience and setting. They make the cheese on site using local produce. Good quality cheese.

Thank Rebecca & J
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

Fantastic friendly service and a quality product! Make sure you check it out when you're in the area!

Thank Henry H
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Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

My Wife and 8 year old daughter arrived and were warmly welcomed. It was great to see someone really following their passion. The cheese was great as was the chutney and jelly. When we arrived we did not know what to expect but when we...More

Thank Craig P
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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

A slightly off the beaten track cheese-maker who makes Haloumi, a blue and a soft white cheese. We loved the Pear Jelly which had a molasses or thick honey consistency. A great accompaniment to the cheese.

Thank Adventurer62
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Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

A real hidden gem! Matt was a nice guy and we bought some of bobs bowls. Good luck with building the business further

1  Thank AnnetteBruce1
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Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by on a rainy Sunday afternoon. We had Matt, the owner, all to ourselves. He was delightful and the cheese, chutney and pickled pears were delicious. I was skeptical as we drove up and a believer as we left. We all need to...More

1  Thank Hervmeister
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Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

It's a shipping container in the middle of nowhere that has the most delicious cheese. The guy who makes the cheese is very interesting.

1  Thank Kelsey B
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