Just around the corner from Harrogate’s famous tearoom Bettys and the Harrogate Theatre sits The Cheeseboard, a wonderful independent shop and deli, established in 1981. Selling 200 different types of cheese and a wide range of cheese accompaniments and condiments, The Cheeseboard is a must-visit for all cheese-lovers.
Owned and run by Gemma Aykroyd, who is now a cheese judge for the World Cheese Awards, The Cheeseboard boasts fantastic produce, including local Yorkshire cheese, a ﬁne selection of British cheese, as well as some exciting international cheeses from further aﬁeld. Gemma has run the shop for over 16 years now, and takes great pride in offering outstanding products and excellent customer service, and she and her friendly team know everything there is to know about the cheese they sell. As well as cow’s milk cheese, the shop also sells sheep’s milk, goat’s milk and buffalo milk varieties. Cheese made from goat’s milk and sheep’s milk are suitable for those with a lactose intolerance or sensitivity, so there’s truly something for everyone here. On top of this, The Cheeseboard offers some really unique accompaniments such as sumptuous trufﬂe honey and delicious baked ﬁg balls. For an economical and, inspired alternative to a wedding cake, The Cheeseboard also offers beautifully presented, bespoke cheese centrepieces for your special day.