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The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

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Fantastic cheese

We were given a voucher for an experience day here Fantastic afternoon with people who care about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
paul d
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Cheese,Cheese and more Cheese.

Visited Blaenafon Cheddar on Sat 27th October with my wife Erica. Really interesting visit. Looked... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
David T
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A Food Tourism Destination for Wales, based in the World Heritage Town of Blaenavon. See the Award winning cheeses being matured 300ft below ground at Big Pit Mining Museum which is free entry. Visit us and have a cheese tasting & see the hand made...more
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80 Broad Street | Blaenavon, Pontypool NP4 9NF, Wales
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were given a voucher for an experience day here Fantastic afternoon with people who care about there cheeses. Enjoyable experience and very relaxing environment. Would highly recommend this place to go This is a must if you like your chesse.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Blaenafon Cheddar on Sat 27th October with my wife Erica. Really interesting visit. Looked after by Susan and Charlotte. The variety and quality of the cheeses that Blaenavon Cheddar produce is superb. My particular favourite was the "Blaenafon" which contained whisky and ginger. The...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon both, the pleasure was all mine, what a lovely way to spend my Saturday!!! The big group worked well although I was a little nervous at the start, but we soon got settled & familiar with each other. I am glad you enjoyed...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

Step into cheese heaven in a local producers shop in Blaenavon. Try a cheese matured deep in Big Pit or my favourite cheese blended with chives and Penderyn whisky. The staff are friendly and there are many different cheeses available to suit all tastes, perfect...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are currently resting in Alykanas Village in Zante. It is important for people to leave honest reviews. Some of the reviews for our hotel have been terrible so I am writing a blog so people can have an...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018

Had a visit to the Blaenavon Cheddar company today, and all I can say is FANTASTIC. Fabulous samples that were all delicious, together with a few tipples which matched the cheese perfectly. Together with an insight into the company, how it was established, and how...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Glad you enjoyed your day & Gerry is looking forward to you coming back to see us . We have all our Christmas goodies available from the beginning of November xx

Reviewed September 1, 2018

We paid a visit to the Blaenavon Chedder company this afternoon and had a wonderful time. The cheeses we sampled were amazing as was the the Brandy and Whiskey (small amounts)Thank you so much for a wonderful afternoon. Very friendly and very informative. This company...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

That is lovely to hear, as Gerry probably told you I had deserted my post to attend our daughter in law to be Hen Weekend. So I am glad Gerry entertained you all suitably. Thank you for leaving us a review. It is very important...More

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Lucky enough to have this shop near my Mum's, so every time I'm back home I can guarantee there's some stocked in the fridge. Every cheese I've tried from here is just gorgeous - I haven't tried all of them yet though! My favourite one...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Hi, thank you for such a lovely lively chatty review. We are so glad to have you on our Fan base. If you ask your local cheese monger to contact. CASTELL HOWELL at Crosshands then they will be able to export to them xx

Reviewed August 20, 2018

Enjoyed a cheese tasting session here last week and it was a wonderful experience. Sue was very informative and the selection of cheese was excellent only troble is trying to stop eating it. I would recommend a visit to anyone.

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

I am glad you enjoyed tasting it was a pleasure to meet you both. I try to maintain a balance between being informative & fun & enjoyable. We hope to see you again sometime.

Reviewed August 14, 2018

We were given an 'Experience voucher' for a Christmas present and the one that stood out in the booklet was Welsh Cheese tasting in Blaenavon, so we planned our summer holiday around that. Very friendly welcome from Susan and Gerry even though we arrived early....More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2018

What a beautiful review from an equally beautiful family. it was a pleasure to welcome you to our world & hope to remain in your services in the future. Please visit us again sometime.

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Only a small shop but expanding shortly, packed with all kinds of deliciousness. One of the most welcoming places you could hope to visit, my grand daughter enjoyed being shown around. The range of things available is awesome, not just cheese but chutney's and drinks....More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2018

What a lovely review thank you, it was a pleasure to help and makes our job so enjoyable when we can share our passion with the rest of the world .

Reviewed August 5, 2018

Now we could have gone to a local cheese tasting but we decided to make a weekend of it and take ourselves off to South Wales. Blaenavon is a world Herritage site with quite a few places of interest to visit one being the Blaenafon...More

Thank Brian C
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded August 6, 2018

How amazing was your visit, you were a splendid couple, and I do worry when customers think they are running late as the road traffic these days is not good on the Motorways & it is when rushing accidents happen. The beauty of offering a...More

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