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The Cheese Block
69 Lordship LaneDulwichLondonSE22 8EP
- +44 (0)20 8299 3636
- Public transport:
- East Dulwich, National Railway
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I am updating this review after a most disappointing visit today. I go in here to take a long leisurely amble around the cheese selection, tasting and discussing everything with the experts behind the counter. However, today there was an extremely grumpy man behind the counter who when I asked him to recommend a good strong cheddar, simply said: "There are loads of Cheddars at the end, take...more
Nice posh cheese shop. Great selection of fromage at the prices you would expect. I also picked up one of their giant ciabatta loaves which look stunning but was disappointedly quite dry. They sell proper samosas too which are delicious.more
Brilliant, brilliant, potentially lethally expensive place - top quality cheeses of all varieties including a large and very clearly labelled vegetarian selection. At an average of £2.00 per 100g this level of quality doesn't come cheap but we all know you get what you pay for.
Staff are knowledgeable and very helpful, so if you tell them what sort of cheese you like they'll suggest a few...more
The Cheese Block smells like a giant cheese block and sells giant cheese blocks. It is a small store that has blocks of posh and not so rare organic cheese for sale at decent to slightly expensive prices (£1-£10 per block). You can find anything related to cheese in this shop; crackers, vinegars, oils. They are very knowledgeable about their products and can convert you into a dairy...more
As you would expect, this is the place to go for cheese as well as so much more.
If you get there early enough in the day you can pick up delicious stuffed roti, samosas and ciabatta but the demand is high and they quickly sell out.
The cheese selection unsurprisingly steals all the thunder. Other than a trip to France, I doubt that you will be able to find such choice and quality.