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Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms

447 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2321, Australia
+61 2 4998 7744
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Meh! Take it or leave it

We popped in here on our first day of being in the hunter valley and ended up spending $55 on their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
princess00011
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Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Better tastings in the region

We wanted to buy some cheese and crackers to accompany some wine so dropped in here as our first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wayne N
,
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
via mobile
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Working award wining artisan small cheesemaking factory, viewing windows and instructional cheesemaking talks at 11am & 3pm daily (free). Sample our bries, washed rind & feta styles (up to 20 handmade regional cheeses available for tasting and purchase.) Large local produce room to source supplies for picnics, wine & cheese, or gifts to take home. Focus on quality product local and overseas tourism and cheese/regional food education.
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“crackers” (23 reviews)
“washed rind” (7 reviews)
“cheese board” (7 reviews)
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447 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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+61 2 4998 7744
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here on our first day of being in the hunter valley and ended up spending $55 on their cheese. We did a mini not paid for cheese tasting and did like a few of the cheeses! After going to another place we...More

Thank princess00011
Rosalia L, Director of Sales at Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi princess00011 Thanks for taking the time to post a review - all feedback is valuable to us :-) I am pleased you enjoyed your tasting and also your kind words with regard our team, aka real cheese addicts. Yes our cheeses are all handmade,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to buy some cheese and crackers to accompany some wine so dropped in here as our first stop. Tried the tasting plate at $7.50 per head. Got 5 different cheeses each on a cracker. And some quince paste. Underwhelming. The milk isn't even...More

Thank Wayne N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The man who was at the counter was so nice (didn't catch his name but he had a great smile and stated he was a bio-chemist at one point). Also they give value for money Cheese Tasting of five cheeses which was amazing. The lady...More

Thank 23wanderlust2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I couldn't wait to bring my friend from Perth here as I have been here before and was able to taste such a large variety of cheeses a few years back. I also enjoyed their pre packed cheese platter from the fridge previously but now...More

Thank Australiacatcat
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here to check out some cheese and condiments as we had first been here 6 years ago and wanted to revisit the place. We went in to take a look around, and came across the condiments section. The person looking after this section...More

Thank Jackstar01
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I have been there before to do a tasting plate and found it good. Today I went to buy specialty cheeses. The service was great, able to taste special cheeses, helped in the purchase. Just found the price on the high side.

Thank CKeithEdwards
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Not just any cheese and crackers but cheeses out of this world and crackers so delicious! I tried two cheeses I never had before and I had to buy them to take home! Only problem is we ate them before we got home! Yum Yum...More

Thank Panfergirl
Rosalia L, Fromager & Affinuer at Hunter Valley Cheese Factory & Tasting Rooms, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Panfergirl, So glad you enjoyed your time with us and our cheese range - thanks for the great review too :-D Hope to see you back real soon. Rosalia Lambert

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Right next to McGuigan's wines is this fantastic cheese, charcuterie and providore. afour of us shared a mixed platter and paired it with a wonderful merlot from right next door. We could not fault the quality of the fare, the atmosphere and the friendliness of...More

1  Thank Sandy M
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

So disappointed We went there as we thought it would be great choices and large turnover, it's certainly been in business a long time It was late afternoon we wanted a cheese platter to go It was really expensive and when we got it We...More

Thank Whiskawaytours
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We were treated to excellent service at the Hunter Valley Cheese Factory. Lots of tasting (for free) even samples for the tiny travellers (much appreciated). The factory has tables should you wish to eat onsite but we purchased a cheese board with 4 cheese, sweet...More

1  Thank Smallfamily T
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