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The Cheese Box

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Good cheeses and some tasty bread

The selection of cheeses is good and I would recommend the caraway bread. A good range of cheese... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Lost our custom after many years due to rudeness

We have been using this establishment since the day it first opened, the original young lad who... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2018
London, United Kingdom
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The Cheese Box in Whitstable, Kent is a British Cheese Specialist. We are an independent cheese shop offering a specialist British product and service, something unique in Kent. As well as a counter packed full of Kentish & regional cheese, we make...more
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60 Harbour Street, Whitstable CT5 1AG, England
+44 1227 273711
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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Website states cheese bar open Friday and Saturday 7pm to 10pm. No booking allowed. Be spontaneous. Drove 40min. Arrived at the shop at 7.30pm it's closed. Called the shop she said oh no sign out front is wrong. I've closed early,best to book yet internet...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Hayley H
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We have been using this establishment since the day it first opened, the original young lad who started it was everything a small shopkeeper should be and since then there have been various young staff who have been knowledgeable and very helpful. We live about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank sat_lunch
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The selection of cheeses is good and I would recommend the caraway bread. A good range of cheese accompaniments is also sold

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank saraayemoung
Reviewed 4 January 2018

The women serving was very rude to my wife when she was disappointed when they did not sell Colston Bassett Stilton. This is in stark contrast to shopping for cheese in our local Macknades shop in Faversham where the staff take time to help you...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Thefoodies
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Having bought excellent cheeses from this shop over the years, I was delighted when a friend gave me a voucher for a birthday present. The same friend plus another decided we would all take advantage of the evenings on offer to eat cheese with a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank cherrytibby
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Was visiting family and was passing so popped in, what a treat! The range of cheese was very impressive and we were able to sample a good selection before we made our purchase. Great to see a local independent shop. Loved it!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank ajbejb
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We finally popped in last night after looking in for a while. We received a warm welcome and had a lovely informative chat and had a cheese platter set up for us based on our preferences. Served with a glass of red. Nice ambiance and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank louisag910
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for bread and cheese. The staff were so friendly and helpful and helped us choose as well as giving us some other local recommendations. A lovely local shop

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank NatashaPaul
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

A true gem in Whitstable, fantastic selection of British cheeses. The staff are very knowledgeable and really take the time with the customers. They're open in the evening sometimes so you can have a glass of wine or a beer with your cheese.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank James C
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I found the owner Dawn very rude, it was almost "hurry up and buy something or just disappear" she was not very hospitable. Despite this I had promised my partner a treat so I bought some cheese. The cheese was very average which was really...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Liz P
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7 August 2016|
Response from Graham C | Reviewed this property |
Sunday opening is said to be 11.00 to 16.30 but you would be wise to check in advance.