I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, Edinburgh

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Treat your taste buds at I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger, a small (and somewhat stinky) store. Opened over 20 years ago, the shop has been described as an "Aladdin's cave" for cheese, boasting a wide assortment of local and international product. Those who take their cheese seriously can pick up a number of accoutrements including baguettes, chutneys, and oils. Consult the expert staff for information about different flavors and pairings. If you're ready for a bite to eat, head upstairs to the on-site cafe to enjoy a warm cheese toasty. Put I.J. Mellis Cheesemonger at the forefront of your travel plans using our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning app .
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  • We went to the quaint little shop they have at 6 Baker Place, Edinburgh fo a cheese tasting night. I was surprised at how many Irish and Scots cheeses compare well with their French rivals. There were...  more »
  • Not much more to say which has not been said but to spend time in a true cheesemonger is a pleasure and delight. In Edinburgh for rugby and having already been familiar with Mellis in Aberdeen and St ...  more »
  • We had read online that the Mellis shop in Morningside had a lounge through the back allowing you to order meats/cheeses and wine. Boom! On arrival we headed straight through to said lounge which was ...  more »
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  • Amazing customer service! They let us try a couple different cheeses before we bought some. Really made my dad's day who is really into all cheeses.
  • Great selection of cheese: Scottish, English and French. Variety of other products like Jam, breed and wine. Highly recommend.
  • If you are in Edinburgh, go here. If you love cheese, go to Edinburgh and go here. Just get here. The two guys working here were super nice, all of the cheese was stunningly good, and the Scotch eggs we devoured were amazing. This will be one of the first places we'll go back to when we return to Edinburgh.
  • Little cheese shop close to the Royal Mile. Amazing selection of local, Scottish cheeses and imported ones. Also have some very good artisan charcuterie, preserves and crackers to go with the cheeses. The staff there are happy to help, offer tastings and advice to cheeses to try.
  • Wonderful choice of cheeses from different locations, with a chance of tasting before buying
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