Looking for the ultimate spots to fulfil a cheese lovers dreams? Here are the top spots in Perth and Melbourne to enjoy the oh so goodness of local and international fromage delights.
The Cheese Cathedral
Located in Perth’s north, The Cheese Cathedral recently opened at the European Foods Marketplace – a hub for the continent’s heritage labelled foods and beverages. The gourmet cheese destination boasts being home to Australia’s largest glass cheese fridge and has a selection of over 360 different cheeses from 13 regions – meaning there’s a new cheese to try every day of the year.
If you’re looking to fine -tune your knowledge of fine cheeses, The Cheese Cathedral offers a range of masterclasses which include tastings, pairings and presentation tips.
The Cheese Barrel – Swan Valley
In Perth’s scenic Swan Valley, known for its lush green landscapes and stretches of vineyards, The Cheese Barrel offers a range of local and international cheeses. A perfect spot to enjoy with loved ones and friends throughout the Spring and Summer, The Cheese Barrel is tucked away on a family run olive farm and has its own winery next door.
Premium cheese boards to share are a menu highlight, with different speciality cheeses selected each day. Cheese boards come with freshly baked bread and crackers, perfectly paired house dips, and an array of deli meats, sweet fruits and olives.
Milk the Cow Fromagerie
This late night fromagerie gets double the love, operating two cheese bars in Melbourne’s St Kilda and Carlton. If you are looking for some after hours indulgence, Milk the Cow is open late seven nights a week, offering 180 locally and globally sourced cheeses.
The bar offers hand-picked wines, beers, ciders and liquors to pair with the cheese selections and speciality cocktails which come with a matching slice of fromage. For entertaining guests, Milk the Cow curates hampers which feature a selection of artisan cheeses – and for special events, elegant hand-crafted cheese towers are available for up to $1500.
Harper and Blohm
Harper and Blohm, found in Melbourne’s Brunswick, is a hub for gourmet cheese lovers. Featuring premium ranges from around Australia, Europe and North America, the cheese lovers paradise caters to all occasions.
The cheese specialists provide personalised cheese towers customised to your preference and delivered catering for your festivities and get-togethers.