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The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Amazing cheese tasting experience!!!

Went for cheese tasting experience and were welcomed with open arms and we walked away the arm... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
maidentreasure
Fantastic Tasting Session

My partner and I woke up the morning of the cheese tasting feeling incredibly ill and were SO close... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rhianne L
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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 2 weeks ago

Went for cheese tasting experience and were welcomed with open arms and we walked away the arm fulls of delicious cheeses, chutney and liqueurs ready for a dinner party in a couple of weeks we loved them all it was too hard to decide :)...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I really enjoyed hosting the final tastings of the year. I must say that from my usual groups of 2 & 4 to the big groups of 15 was a huge jump but a lot of fun. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I woke up the morning of the cheese tasting feeling incredibly ill and were SO close to cancelling our session, but I'm very glad we didn't! We had such a lovely time, Sue was the perfect host and you can tell how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I really enjoyed hosting the final tastings of the year. I must say that from my usual groups of 2 & 4 to the big groups of 15 was a huge jump but a lot of fun. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went cheese tasting here with a gift voucher given to us as a present. We were very pleasantly surprised. Wonderful array of cheese to taste (with crackers and chutney). It is such a friendly atmosphere and we were given a very informative talk ....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I really enjoyed hosting the final tastings of the year. I must say that from my usual groups of 2 & 4 to the big groups of 15 was a huge jump but a lot of fun. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 3 November 2018 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.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I really enjoyed hosting the final tastings of the year. I must say that from my usual groups of 2 & 4 to the big groups of 15 was a huge jump but a lot of fun. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 28 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2018

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 3 October 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 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 1 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 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 1 September 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 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 27 August 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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 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 20 August 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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 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.

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