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Gibbston Valley Cheese

1820 Gibbston Highway | Rd1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1388
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (18 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“yummy cheese” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM Hours
European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1820 Gibbston Highway | Rd1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had a great cheeseboard lunch here whilst on a wine tour. Tasty tasty cheese and a nice glass of wine to accompany. A great choice of platters available

Thank DavidGA986
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I probably said that 30 times while here. They have lots of great cheeses ranging from common (cheddar, Gouda) and more unique (goat Gouda, sheep milk cheese). We got the cheese platter with 3 cheeses and it was delicious. We also added break and salami....More

Thank jtaft22
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoyed the stop off. Selected some nice cheeses and enjoyed looking at everything there. It was a plesant stop off and had some interesting shopping.

Thank joyoftravel2018
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello there! Thanks for your review and visit, people do say it's a 'dangerous' place, with so many great products to choose from! We'll see you when you're back! Best regards, Your team at GVC

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Had a gourmet cheese platter and it was filled with 5 different cheeses, hummus, quince paste, grapes, apricots and different crackers/bread. This filled us up and was delicious.More

Thank karleenicole
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Karlee, Thank you for visiting and for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad you enjoyed the platter and can recommend the Mini Gourmet for your next visit: Three cheeses of your choice, bread, crackers, fruit, dips, salmon and chorizo -...More

Reviewed 29 October 2018

We enjoyed lunch and were impressed with the way we were offered wild rabbit and other NZ produce like venison. The service was one of the best with great attention paid to us by the Korean waitress. It was a great complex and we stayed...More

Thank mgreaney2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018

Chanced upon Gibbston Valley Cheese along the way to Wanaka. Didn't have chance to eat in as we had lunch but the atmosphere is good and inviting. We bought some wafer and cheese for tasting. Oh wow, they were good! There is a good variety...More

Thank GinaSeh
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Gina! Thanks for your review - maybe next time we'll see you for lunch? :) Warm regards, Your team at GVC

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Fantastic place to stop along the cycle trail. Did a wonderful selection of cheeses to taste plus had a lot of other treats to purchase to create a devine platter.

Thank HuckleberryHunter
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there! Thanks for stopping in and enjoying one of our platters, our tasting selection changes daily, so make sure to pop in again when passing us next.Have a wonderful rest of your trip! Kind regards, Your team at GVC

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

A picturesque drive from Arrowtown brings you to Gibbston Valley Cheese, where friendly and informative staff are keen to provide you with samples of their excellent products. Lots of lovely local delicacies are available. I love the salami, olives and white cheese, as well as...More

Thank WaggaTraveller
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hello and thank you for the glowing review. People do say, GVC is a 'dangerous' place.. with so many tasty things to choose from it is hard to make a decision sometimes! We hope you enjoyed your picnic and will see you when you're back....More

Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Very nice cheeses to taste and buy! Can buy a cheese platter and sit and enjoy the sunshine. Nz cheese is delicious, staff weren’t overly friendly but the love of cheese outweighs anything else!More

Thank bbluxetravel
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Hi Bec, Thank you for stopping in for a visit, and for your review, too. We are glad you enjoyed the cheeses and sorry you didn't get the customer service experience we expect from our staff. I will pass this feedback onto the team. Kind...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Had the Mac 'n' cheese Mac which wasn't Mac but normal pasta. Taste was great especially when I added the tomato chutney. Wish there had been a bit more in the bowl as I was hungryMore

Thank Heidi S
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi Heidi, What a great chee.. ehm choice from our menu! That tomato kasundi recipe is a well kept local secret and you're right - the perfect addition to your mac and cheese! Hope you took a jar home with you :-) Thanks for coming!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 Gibbston Highway | Rd1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1388
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Located in Queenstown's Valley of Vines, high in the southern mountains, Gibbston Valley Cheese specialises in sheep, cow and goat milk cheeses hand-crafted in the European style.This unique visitor experience features a café, retail shop, cheese-making presentation and complimentary tastings of the Gibbston Valley Cheese range.For the more adventurous cheese lover we also offer fully stocked picnic hampers and backpacks so that you can drive or walk throughout the Gibbston Valley and beyond, following our recommend Wine and Cheese Trail maps.Our sunny vineyard enclosed picnic garden is perfect to enjoy a tasty platter of assorted cheeses, nuts, meats, breads and fruits and you can complement the flavours with a glass of wine from our neighbours, the Gibbston Valley Winery.
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