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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%
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“cheese board” (18 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“yummy cheese” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
European, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1820 Gibbston Highway | Rd1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Reasonably priced cheese platters and wines available by the glass. Sit outside on a sunny day - perfect!More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy P
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2018

Hi Amy, Thank your for your visit. Great that you got the sunshine too - come in the winter and the misty mountain fog looks pretty impressive also :-) Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we hope to see you again one day :)...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

Not all cheese is available for tasting but what we tasted was of a high quality. Staff were friendly and inviting.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RoyOz2016
GibbstonValleyCheese, Customer service at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2018

Thanks for visiting us. We change the tastings daily so if you pop in on a second visit you will be able to taste some of our other delicious cheeses. Hope to see you again. The GVC team

Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

There is a variety of cheese platters to choose from that are very reasonably priced. The cheese is divine! A great activity for when you need a break from the ski slopes. The drive there is nice and the cheese is well worth it.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Destination748423
GibbstonValleyCheese, Sales Assistant at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

We are so pleased you enjoyed your trip out to Gibbston. The hardest part about having a platter with us is deciding which cheese to have, although you can't really go wrong! Thank you for visiting Gibbston Valley Cheese, We hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 29 July 2018

Sit on the patio and have a hot baked Brie with caramelised onions and fresh bread. Complement it with a bottle of Gibbston Wine - great in summer and winter. Had Gluwein (mulled wine) this visit - even better on a cold day. Lots of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JohnSames
GibbstonValleyCheese, Customer Service Representative at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

We are so happy you enjoyed your visit to Gibbston Valley Cheese John! The baked brie and the mulled wine on a cold day are quite the treat. Hope to see you again. The team at Gibbston Valley Cheese

Reviewed 25 July 2018

We didn't stay for lunch but bought a few pieces of cheese and chocolates to take home. Apparently they have bikes for hire so we will try that next time!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MitzygirlNewZealand
GibbstonValleyCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Hi Mitzigirl, Thank you for your review. Make sure to plan plenty of time for your next visit, so you don't miss out on our beautiful platters. Maybe combine it with a cycle tour around the nearby wineries - we can pack picnic hampers for...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018

Happened apon this amazing cheese at the Queenstown skyline restaurant Stratosfare buffet. This little morsal of sublime magic had 3 effects; we devoured a dinner plate with lavish, filled our pockets for later and googled its origins... It is a double cream Brie- white mould...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank NKZT
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi there, Thank you for your glorious review! We're happy you got to enjoy our ripe, creamy, silky Brie. Just writing about it makes me want to eat some! What a shame you missed out on our Cheesery experience. Maybe something to put on the...More

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

We stopped in yesterday for a late lunch. Delicious wine and artisan flatbread enjoyed sitting outside in the sunshine on a wonderful Autumn afternoon. You must drop in here if you are near Queenstown and indulge in their wines and cheeses.More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Peter K
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi Peter, Thank you so much for the 5-star review. Autumn is such a beautiful time of year to visit, then again which season isn't? ;) Perhaps come again when the mountains are covered in snow and the vines are glistening in the morning frost,...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

We dropped into Gibbston Valley on a whim and it was the best idea. We were looking for something where we could try a few different things and savour it all. We got exactly that. We had a few cheese tastings first and then got...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank salz_forrest
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Hi there and thank you for your fantastic review. Sounds like you made the most of your visit, we're glad you took the time to taste the different cheeses before enjoying your customized cheeseboard. Thanks for recommending us and we hope to see you again...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch - 2 courses with wine pairing.. we opted for starters (rabbit lasagne & pork terrine) and mains of lamb and fish. Can’t fault the food and the wine. The waiter took time to explain where the wine was from in the...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank C2MeiD613
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

On a day of winery tours, this was a fun and pleasant diversion from too much wine. Very friendly and the different cheeses were fabulous! Fun stop.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank srgauger
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for visiting and taking the time for writing a review. We are always striving to provide an excellent experience for every customer. Looking at the rating you've given us, would you mind pointing out what was missing for you? We appreciate customer feedback...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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