The Best Cheese Shops In Berlin

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Amna Ashraf

Germany produces almost 1.8 million tons of cheese per year. It is the second largest cheese producer in the world and the first in Europe. Here is a list of the top cheese shops in Berlin to try out if you’re a fan.

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1. Knippenbergs Lust auf Käse

Knippenbergs Lust auf Käse

This place offers more than 150 types of cheese made from cow, goat, sheep, and buffalo raw milk. They own certified organic farms for cheese production, and offer fine wine and vinegar as well. Knippenbergs is represented at various Berlin weekly markets and has three stores in Berlin, including one in Kreuzberg‘s Marheineke Markthalle.

Knippenbergs Lust auf Käse, Marheinekepl. 15, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 47 48 68 0

2. Peppikäse Lager

Peppikäse Lager

Peppikäse Berlin has a wide range of cheese specialities mostly from Austria and Switzerland. Different varieties of cheese such as Gruyère, blue cheese or Gouda are exclusive items from selected mountainous farmers. Each cheese has its unique taste due to its traditional artistry as well as to the natural raw materials used.

Peppikäse, Weichselstr. 65, Berlin, Germany, +49 17 65 03 07 65 6

3. Südwind

Store, Winery

Cheese Shop
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Südwind is a perfect place for Italian deli specialities and was established in 1982. It has been recognized at one of the best wine and cheese shops in Berlin, and it deserves this recognition as you can find a nice blend of Italian cheeses with Mediterranean flavors.

4. Chez Bruno

Chez Bruno

Chez Bruno is a small place that entertains people with a large variety of French cheeses and also supplies various hotels and supermarkets. You can order the specialty cheese of your choice, and they will make it according to your specifications.

Chez Bruno, Berliner Str. 31, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 80 90 78 04

5. La Käserie

Cheesemonger, Wine Bar, French

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It is always nice to enjoy cheese meal with a piece of meat of your choice, fig jam, and a glass of wine. So try La Käserie to enjoy the French flavors of cheese, whether Bleu d’Auvergne, Roquefort, or Rocamadour.

6. Maître Philippe & Filles

Maître Philippe & Filles

Maître Philippe could easily be called the king of cheese in Berlin and has been serving French cheeses as well as French wine in Berlin for the last 20 years. Now it has become a family tradition to run the business according to the motto: ‘Selling products of which we ourselves are passionate.’

Maître Philippe & Filles, Emser Str. 42, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 88 68 36 10

7. Kunst & Käse

Kunst & Käse

This place specializes only in exceptional goat cheese. You can enjoy the art of Ute pipe Beck, who is a painter first but for more than 15 years she has been producing high-quality organic products made from raw milk cheese. There are more than 20 different varieties of goat cheese at Kunst & Käse. You can book a cheese-making seminar and learn to make goat cheese.

Kunst & Käse, Solms Str. 26, Berlin, Germany, +49 30 81 03 02 66

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