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Gibbston Valley Cheese

1820 Gibbston Highway | RD1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1388
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good38%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“cheese plate” (42 reviews)
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1820 Gibbston Highway | RD1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We rode mountain bikes from Kelvin Peninsula to Gibbston Valley Cheese. We were starving and the meat and cheese selection DID NOT disappoint. Hands down the best charcuterie I've ever laid eyes on or tasted. Staff was knowledgeable and kind, even though we were muddy...More

Thank Gwyn G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great selection of Cheese and gourmet food items. Able to taste many varieties to help select the right cheese!

Thank BeijingEye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Look, I don't mind a bit of cheese. But when you have the option to do. Cheese tasting with matching beers (or wines), well sign me up! What a great way to pass a nigh of time. Excellent value, 3 NZ beers and local cheeses...almost...More

Thank jasonaug22
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

While having made up our mind to do the wine tour we took a break at the cheese factory. They have a good range of products and all were of premium quality. The coffee was by far one of the best I had in new...More

Thank Pratzila
Reviewed 2 July 2017

If you like cheese you will love this place. They offer a variety of cheese to taste as well as sauces and chutneys. You can eat in the cafe or buy a chunk of cheese and a loaf of freshly baked bread to enjoy later...More

Thank CCandCol
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for your recommendation. We're glad you enjoyed your stay. Have a lovely rest of your holiday and we'll see you when you're back!

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We called in after a visit to the winery and lunch at the restaurant next-door. Sadly the power was off but the cheese was spot on! Great choice of varieties and options to taste. The staff dealt with the power problems with a smile.More

Thank Darren L
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Darren, Thank you for your visit. We're happy you got to enjoy our cheeses! I remember the day as if it was yesterday - a challenging afternoon for the team. Glad to hear even though the power was gone their smile was still there....More

Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed trying 3 of their cheeses on a cheese board with crackers and chutney. Sitting outside was nice even on a winter afternoon, as it catches the afternoon sun and had plenty of blankets. Some seating inside. Cheeses were lovely.More

Thank AbbeyNZ
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hi Abbey, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're very glad to hear you had a well spent winter afternoon enjoying one of our cheese boards. Have a lovely holiday and we're looking forward to having you back in the future....More

Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A great welcome and great products. Free tasting. We enjoyed a $18.00 cheese plater with a few drinks. Inside and out side seating. A selection of of products to try as well.More

Thank Hayley B
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello Hayley, Thank you for your review. We're delighted you had a welcoming experience enjoying one of our cheese platters. We're changing our selection of available tasters daily - make sure to pop in again and try something different next time. Kind regards, Franziska M...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Love cheese and a good selection was available to sample and some tasty sauces etc to sample too. We couldn't resist purchasing one of the blue cheeses.

Thank Gardenl0ver31
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing cheese. Staff so friendly. We had coffee and cheese platter. Loved it.... highly recommend 👍👍More

Thank Kim S
GVCheese, Manager at Gibbston Valley Cheese, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Hello Kim, Thank you for your high recommendation. Glad to hear you like the cheeses as much as we do. We pride ourselves in providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere, we're very pleased you got to experience this during your visit. You're welcome back any...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
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10:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1820 Gibbston Highway | RD1, Queenstown 9371, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1388
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Located in Queenstown's Valley of Vines, high in the southern mountains, Gibbston Valley Cheese specialises in sheep, cow and goat milk cheeses hand-crafted in the European style.This unique visitor experience features a café, retail shop, cheese-making presentation and complimentary tastings of the Gibbston Valley Cheese range.For the more adventurous cheese lover we also offer fully stocked picnic hampers and backpacks so that you can drive or walk throughout the Gibbston Valley and beyond, following our recommend Wine and Cheese Trail maps.Our sunny vineyard enclosed picnic garden is perfect to enjoy a tasty platter of assorted cheeses, nuts, meats, breads and fruits and you can complement the flavours with a glass of wine from our neighbours, the Gibbston Valley Winery.
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