Opened by ex-secretary Patricia Michelson, La Fromagerie specialises in a wide range of cheeses and savoury items as well as rare wines and preserves, and is one of the finest cheese shops in the country.
Venue Details & Map
30 Highbury ParkHighburyLondonN5 2AA
- +44 (0)20 7359 7440
- Public transport:
- Drayton Park, National Railway
Brilliant fromagerie.. of the non-cheesy, clean, and fine kind you usually only find on the western European continent. You can enrich your cheese shopping experience with a cup of tea or coffee and a sweet sweet slice of tarte.. They have some rare cheeses,which are otherwise difficult to track down in the cheddar-heavy cheese shelves of London.more
I can't add anything that hasn't been said. It's pretty much perfect.
I go in weekly for fondue cheese (my kids beg for it, and they scarf down raw veggies, so who am I to complain) which has become a bit of a joke. :)
I'm not sure of his name, but the very tall guy with glasses is just wonderful, as is the young French gentleman with glasses. He is very knowledgeable about what's available,...more
I heard about La Fromagerie from my night out at Gordon Ramsay. When talking to them about their amazing cheese, they mentioned that (at least at the time) they were getting it from La Fromagerie.
So I looked them up. I found out that it would clearly be a better plan to go to this one due to its proximity to where we live. (The train takes us right to Finsbury Park.) We had some plans in...more
There are few things on the planet that make me as happy as cheese, so I'll start by saying that a business considered "the best cheese shop in England" is more than likely going to receive 5-stars out of principle.
But my dear heavenly cheese, this tiny shop doesn't stop there, but goes on to make maddeningly good savory tarts, homemade granola (what up Oregon!), soups, bread, cured meats...more
If you're a fan of the Marylebone La Fromagerie but find it a bit too busy at times then it's well worth paying a trip to Highbury and seeking out this smaller store. The 'cheese maturing cellar' stocks every cheese you could possibly imagine and stores them at various levels of smelliness depending on your own personal tastes. It is truly a homage to fromage!
For the sweet tooth's out there...more