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Wonderful taste experience

Enjoyed a cheese tasting session here last week and it was a wonderful experience. Sue was very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
qnet59surf
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Pontypool, United Kingdom
Cheese tasting Christmas present is summer holiday highlight

We were given an 'Experience voucher' for a Christmas present and the one that stood out in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie C
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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 days ago

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.

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

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.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were given an 'Experience voucher' for a Christmas present and the one that stood out in the booklet was Welsh Cheese tasting in Blaenavon, so we planned our summer holiday around that. Very friendly welcome from Susan and Gerry even though we arrived early....More

Thank Jackie C
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a beautiful review from an equally beautiful family. it was a pleasure to welcome you to our world & hope to remain in your services in the future. Please visit us again sometime.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only a small shop but expanding shortly, packed with all kinds of deliciousness. One of the most welcoming places you could hope to visit, my grand daughter enjoyed being shown around. The range of things available is awesome, not just cheese but chutney's and drinks....More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What a lovely review thank you, it was a pleasure to help and makes our job so enjoyable when we can share our passion with the rest of the world .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now we could have gone to a local cheese tasting but we decided to make a weekend of it and take ourselves off to South Wales. Blaenavon is a world Herritage site with quite a few places of interest to visit one being the Blaenafon...More

Thank Brian C
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

How amazing was your visit, you were a splendid couple, and I do worry when customers think they are running late as the road traffic these days is not good on the Motorways & it is when rushing accidents happen. The beauty of offering a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! The owners were so friendly and welcoming. Their cheeses were delicious and we bought several to take home and also sent some to family as a hamper. Great to know we can order more online!More

Thank Alison A
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I am sorry for the late reply, I have only just seen your review. Thank you for choosing us and we hope to be of help in the future to post out more cheese to friends & family. We are glad you enjoyed the Welsh...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’d read about this and decided to pop in and buy some cheese - what amazingly friendly people and what delicious cheese. If you’re visiting the Big Pit (where they actually mature some of their cheese ) take a moment to visit this little shop...More

Thank Alan P
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

What a lovely review, thank you so much. We do try to give 100% welcome and encourage our visitors to also explore the other local attractions. I’m really glad you enjoyed our cheeses & your visit. We hope to see you again sometime, but if...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Excellent value and best cheeses I have tasted and bought as gifts. I bought lots to make gift hampers! They were very much appreciated.

Thank Jennyclarke_13
Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Thank you Jenny I am so glad you enjoyed our products. I bet your hampers were well received. Don’t forget you can always order on line

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

A great day and a great Place to visit. Family run by three people who are the most welcoming, accommodating and knowledgeable. The most great tasting cheese you will ever have (try the bara brith amongst others). Can not fault this place, great time, great...More

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Susan F, Owner at The Blaenafon Cheddar Company, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you my darlings for such a lovely review. I think I must have the best job in the world, making our gorgeous cheeses & chatting to people like you. It makes everything worthwhile. I look forward to posting out any orders...or delivering in person...More

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

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!

Thank Jamie L
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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