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The Blaenafon Cheddar Company

80 Broad Street | Blaenavon, Pontypool NP4 9NF, Wales
+44 1495 793123
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Fabulous Cheese

Having been bought a selection of cheeses for Christmas I was keen to visit to buy more. We felt... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
crockettmegbrodie413
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Tredegar, United Kingdom
Super cheese 🧀

The cheese is amazing, a good selection of different flavours and they make great presents too... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
Jamie L
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Newport, Wales, 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 12 April 2018

Having been bought a selection of cheeses for Christmas I was keen to visit to buy more. We felt quite disappointed on entering as the little shop did not display the cheese to its potential. Fortunately I had tasted it before so knew the quality....More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hello Thank you for taking the time to review us. I agree the chiller cabinet was not fully stocked when you came to visit, this was because we had been inundated with visitors who were purchasing cheese quicker than we could re- stock. Our mature...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The cheese is amazing, a good selection of different flavours and they make great presents too, always a warm welcome when we pop in, even got my dad hooked on the cheese now!

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you Jamie It is always good to see you & we are glad that Dad is getting addicted too. See you soon

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The recent heavy snows meant that we got to within tasting distance, i.e. 6 miles short of the venue. We rang Susan the owner and she could't have been more helpful or understanding. We had to struggle home through the snow and missed out. As...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Thank you guys, it was a pleasure reassuring you that you will not loose out. Great customer service ensures our customers will return if they are well looked after. Glad you got home safely See you at some point x

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

I received an experience pack as a birthday present, and as my daughter and I had a visit planned to Cardiff we thought we would combine the two. Susan and her husband were very informative not only about the cheese but other places to visit...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

It was a pleasure to have you and we were so excited that you managed to get tickets for the sound of music. Did you enjoy it? We thought it was wonderifull. Thank you for choosing us and we hope you order from us in...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

The Blaenafon Cheddar Cheese Company produce a most delicious range of hand made cheeses. It is a small, family company with a passion for making a range of very high quality products. As yet, they are not available in supermarkets but they can be bought...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Hello John Thank you for your review, I am so glad you enjoyed our cheeses. We do try to produce everything to the highest quality possible, and keep the niche artisan image for the products. Please come & visit us when you can Kind Regards...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We have had Cheese from the Family Run Cheddar Company on many occasions and it is always very nice. My personal favourite is the Oak Smoked, but all of their cheeses are really nice, this is worth a visit if you're in Blaenavon!

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Happy New Year to you & thank you for taking the time to review us. It is very important for a small business like ours as it shows prospective customers the true picture. Kind Regards Susan

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We bought the cheese in early Dec and tasted it last night. The shop itself and its history are both fascinating. But the cheese itself .........mmmmmmm. One of the best creamy cheddar style cheeses ever in our view. Amazing - hard to stop eating itMore

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Happy New year my darlings, Thank you so much for your kind words, and we are glad you enjoyed our cheeses. People often ask me which is my favourite & I have to tell them, they are all my babies but I really enjoy my...More

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Have recently received my Christmas cheese, nearly got through them already. My wife and I can't keep our hands off them. I still have the Christmas cheese which I'm not sure will last the distance.

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 14 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review, it really helps us as a tiny family business. We are so glad that you enjoyed the cheeses. If you run out you can always buy some more!!!! Many Thanks Susan

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Reviewed 4 July 2017

Simply wonderful local made cheese with a story. Take it,, eat it,, ship it! but enjoy it. Where else can you purchase a cheese matured down a coal mine? You will also enjoy smoked cheese, and cheeses with mustard, leek, whiskey and ginger even white...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for visiting us, it is a joy when we receive such lovely comments. As we explain we are just a tiny family business & when visitors come we can be up to any sort of chaos or mischief ( namely Terence). Wishing you...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

We experienced a fabulous tour and tasting at the Blaenafon Cheddar Company. They opened especially for our visit on a Saturday afternoon. Jerry and Charlotte were very welcoming and the tour was very informative. The history of the company was really interesting and the cheese...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

Hello guys Thank you for your lovely comments, I think Gerry & Charlotte enjoyed your visit as much as you did. We look forward to seeing you again at some point. Best Wishes from all of us

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