Cheese – love it or hate it, it’s undeniable that this dairy product has its charm and remains highly sought after for its nutritional value and oh-so-flavourful qualities. To know where to purchase cheese in Singapore to enjoy on its own or as a topping, head to the following speciality shops littered across our little red dot.
To get a taste of rare, uncommon and unique cheeses, simply head to The Cheese Ark along Stirling Road. There, browse non-commercial cheese options like mountain cheese Monte Veronese, double cream Dome de Boulogne, and even the uber rich Manigodine. The shop does not have a delivery service but send them a message on products you want and need, and they’ll be happy to curate a list for you.
The Cheese Artisans opened in 2012 with the intention of sharing a variety of cheeses to Singapore. In 2016, they opened their very first concept space in Bukit Timah where cheese lovers not only enjoy a shopping and dining experience, but they can also learn and sample a number of unique cheeses around the world. Some of their products includes Allgäuer Emmentaler AOP, Camembert de Normandie AOC, and Comte 14 Month AOC.
A business run by a cheese-loving family, The Cheese Deli is located at Upper East Coast Road and offers artisanal cheeses from Europe, Australia, and more. Not only do they pride themselves on quality in terms of their cheese, they also support artisanal farmers as well. Choose from their cheese platters and their cheeses like the 1000 Day Gouda, Beaufort and Caciocavallo.
A well-known online cheese shop, Cheeselads was founded so that more people can enjoy artisanal cheeses. Check out the most popular Standard Platter, which includes fresh fruit, nougats, nuts, raisins, three different artisanal cheeses, and more. You can also choose to dine in and pair your selected cheeses with a range of wines, bubblies and beer.
Located at both Joo Chiat and Bukit Timah, The Cheese Shop specialises in reasonably-priced gourmet, artisanal cheeses. That includes mature slices, chilli-flavoured varieties, well-aged options and plenty more. You’ll also want to pay attention to its butter and cream selections as they carry choices that may suit specific bakes.
Those looking to assemble charcuterie and cold cut platters brimming with cheese as well as meats should visit Huber’s Butchery Singapore within the bustling Dempsey Hill enclave. Because besides cheeses, you can also shop dry-cured hams like prosciutto and pancetta or sausages and salami. Just browse your options here.
One of the pioneer cheese retailers in Singapore, La Fromagerie has been around for over 10 years now. Curated by cheese connoisseurs, just check out the many options available on their e-store for your next cheese and wine affair. From a 200-gram Bleu d’Auvergne AOC to the classic Swiss Emmental, trust this spot to deliver you an unparalleled cheese experience. You may even choose to purchase some cheese fondue packs or a mega cheese platter for intimate dinners at home.
If you enjoy burrata or burratina, get your fix from La Petite Boutique. The shop offers these in copious amounts, in addition to classic cheeses like parmesan, cheddar, Moelleux du Revard and raclette. If you’re feeling adventurous, try options like the Sambal Chilli Cheese or get the shop to surprise you with their Surprise Me! Cheese Selection for four to five persons.
Conveniently located at Duo Galleria near Bugis Junction, So France which specialises in gourmet French delicacies also boasts a selection of French cheeses. Get your hands on favourites like brie, beaufort and camembert from Normandy; the semisoft, washed rind cheese that is Saint-Nectaire from the Auvergne region of France is available too. Just head over to their website for more details.