Cheese Island: more cheese than you can shake a cracker at!

Get to know the different types of cheese below or let us point you in the right direction, in-store.

Soft & creamy or crumbled

Blue Cheese

Try with dried fruit, figs, pears and honey. Pairs well with: red or sparking white wine.

Tangy, sweet and nutty

UK, Irish & Scottish

Great melted in a sandwich, or serve with apples and pears. Pairs well with: Cabernet, Guinness or fruity wines.

Customer favourites! Creamy or sharp, made with cow’s milk

Cheddar & curds

Perfect pairings: fruit, cracker, crusty bread and mustard. Pairs well with: beer, wine or whisky.

Fried or grilled without melting!

Halloumi & paneer

Try with red peppers or hummus. Great on the grill! Pairs well with: Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris

Queso Fresco, Oxaca and all the Spanish flavours

Latin cheese

Perfect sprinkling over or to garnish tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas. Pairs well with: Light Lager, Pilsner & Pale Ales

Earthy, nutty, fruity, grassy, creamy, buttery

Brie, Camembert

Goes well with fruits like apples, pears, grapes, pecans, walnuts, almonds. Great topped and baked! Pairs well with: Pinot Grigio or Sauvignon Blanc

Bathed in a salt water brine. Creamy and perfectly spreadable.

Washed rind

Enjoy with dark breads, meats and fresh or dried fruits. Pairs well with: white & medium-bodied red wine.

Hazelnut and buttery


Sweet and sour with strawberries, pineapple or mango. Pairs well with: Chianti or Burgundy wine

Sweet and nutty, aged 6-9 months.

Jack cheese

Great in sandwiches, soups, sauces and on burgers or casseroles. Pairs well with: Syrah, Merlot, Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon.

Grueyere, Emmental, Swiss, Comte and more

Swiss cheeses

Excellent in sandwiches, casseroles and is a fondue favourite. Pairs well with: Light Pilsner, rich Cognac, Stout

Naturally lactose-free

Gouda & Edam

Rich, buttery, slightly sweet flavour and smooth, creamy texture. Sliced in sandwiches, shred in baked dishes, diced in salads and vegetable dishes. Pairs well with: Champagne, Chardonnay, Malbec, Pinot Gris, Lager, cider and fruit beers

Smooth buttery aroma and flavour; hazelnut notes as it ages.


Try with sweet fresh fruit like pear, fig or apples, with jam and honey. Pairs well with: Light Beer, Pinot Noir or Beaujolais, Rosé or Sauvignon Blanc

Non-dairy alternatives made from plant proteins and fats

Vegan and plant-based

Try with nuts, olives, fresh fruits and berries. Pairs well with: Keep it light with chardonnay or champagne.

Iberico, Manchego, OssauIraty and more.

Goat & sheep cheese

Try with chorizo, serrano ham, olives and almonds. Pairs well with: sparkling Cava, Spanish Riojas or a sherry.

Perfectly creamy and ooey-gooey

Fresh mozzarella & Italian

From fresh mozzarella to gorgonzola to Parmigiano Reggiano and everything in between. Pairs well with: fruity white wine or strong red Barolo