A thoroughly British shop with a traditional French attitude to cheese retailing in that, like an affineur, Neal’s Yard buys from small farms and creameries in Britain and Ireland, and matures the cheeses in its own cellars until ready to sell in peak condition. It’s best to walk in and ask what’s good today – you’ll be given various tasters by the well-trained staff. Also on sale are oat cakes, English apples (in season) and top-drawer books on cheese and other food. Around Christmas-time, the queue for stilton and Montgomery’s cheddar often runs down the street. The company also has a sizeable shop just off Borough Market.
Neal's Yard Dairy
|Venue name:||Neal's Yard Dairy||Contact:|
17 Shorts Gardens
|Opening hours:||Open 11am-7pm Mon-Thur; 10am-7pm Fri, Sat|
|Transport:||Tube: Covent Garden tube|