We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Cheese heaven

I love cheese and it's not that often in the UK that you come across a proper cheesemonger. There... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
via mobile

Lovely visit today, great shop interested guy who helped. Found a cheese I’ve been looking for for... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
York, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 75 reviews
All photos (21)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese shop”(10 reviews)
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
30A Victoria Street | Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2JW, Scotland
Old Town
+44 131 226 6215
Improve This Listing
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Edinburgh
from US$20.50
More Info
from US$18.26
More Info
from US$47.40
More Info
from US$58.90
More Info
Reviews (75)
Filter reviews
64 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews cheese shop cheese tasting scottish cheeses victoria street oatcakes smoked cheddar st andrews stockbridge picnic scots scotland
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 64 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love cheese and it's not that often in the UK that you come across a proper cheesemonger. There is a fantastic selection of cheeses here including many local varieties. Staff are very knowledgeable about what's on offer and no problems allowing you to taste...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stephenwM5183DF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely visit today, great shop interested guy who helped. Found a cheese I’ve been looking for for ages. Would recommend!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lizzieporter3
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Our apt was only a 5 min walk from this shop and we probably made 4-5 visits. Staff was helpful in helping us select from a large offering of cheeses. Very knowledgeable. Small offering of other items..bread, sausages, apples and more. Very happy to have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 9lives
Reviewed 6 November 2018

I discovered this lovely little shop while walking to Stockbridge Market. A young man was outside grilling up cheese sandwiches and since it was nearly lunch time, I stopped to have one. O M G ! ! ! The sandwich, the staff and the view...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank vancitygirl2018
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Great selection of cheeses but a bit out of my price range, had to wait ages to get served. Not their fault as it was in august with the fringe on.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

You're Stockbridge shop is one of my regulars .... I love the cheeses you have there and the meats .... the staff are always nice generally

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lukemarsden1987
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

I visited to buy a selection of cheeses for a gift. I asked for a selection of several small pieces priced per 100g. I was told the smallest they could cut was 100g. I chose 3 types and after a long wait I was presented...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Claire M
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Tiny shop packed with a wide variety of local and European cheeses. Each recommendation was marvelous (cheddar, goat, and blue). Supplemental items are also available (olives, cured meat, wine).

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 425_TravelMom
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Discovered Stockbridge location while staying in the area during a recent trip. The selections were overwhelming and so we decided to let the cheesemonger do what he does best - pick for us and were so glad we did. We had a cheese and a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank N5172YIkarenm
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I opted to have the smaller cheese board, and I'm glad I did. You get a lot for your money. I definitely advise that if you opt to get the bigger one to share it between 2-3 people. Decent amount of bread and oatcakes to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen N
View more reviews
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
Nearby HotelsSee all 152 nearby hotels
Radisson Collection Hotel Royal Mile Edinburgh
3,246 reviews
.07 km away
Grassmarket Hotel
2,493 reviews
.12 km away
Fraser Suites Edinburgh
1,944 reviews
.16 km away
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
3,103 reviews
.18 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,804 nearby restaurants
La Barantine
183 reviews
.07 km away
The Grain Store
1,042 reviews
.02 km away
2,657 reviews
.04 km away
La Barantine Victoria
245 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,286 nearby attractions
Royal Mile
22,424 reviews
.07 km away
Gladstone's Land
470 reviews
.05 km away
Riddle's Court
25 reviews
.04 km away
The Hub
23 reviews
.08 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines