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The Cheese, Gin & Ale Barn

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“cheese cake”(6 reviews)
We specialise in lovely British produce, looking for interesting cheeses, Gins and ales and anything that goes with. We are winner of Tamworth Small Retailer of the year 2017.
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Watery lane | Curborough Countryside Centre, Lichfield WS13 8ES, England
+44 1543 898485
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All reviews middleton hall cheese cake amazing evening stinking bishop absolutely love this place great selection well worth a visit louise hamper sourced cave condiments gem range beers christmas
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

Fabulous little find. Always a warm welcome. Absolutely love this place for gifts. The range of gins is very unusual including one of their own. Great cheese counter and lots of advice always available.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pelicanqueen
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Well what can I say, this shop is amazing, with everything being British is fantastic and Louise and her staff are so knowledgeable,friendly and nothing is too much trouble and most fresh things you can try before you buy, they have an amazing collection of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank towen1841
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

What a lovely combination at the end of a long day!! Cheese on toast with Karen "in a jam" Punjabi Rhubarb chutney plus Aber Falls Rhubarb and ginger gin and tonic, sheer bliss :-)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

I arranged for a gin infused prosecco evening at my house hosted by Selina and Jen at the Cheese, Gin and Ale Barn. It was excellent. Such a fun evening. Selina and Jen were lovely from setting up to clearing away. So efficient. We had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Louise C
Reviewed 11 September 2018

This is the first time we had visited the shop since its move from Middleton Hall and what a difference the shop is much larger with more stock on display and is located with a number of other shops on a rural estate.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JohnB10762
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

An amazing evening had by us all. Gins we had no idea about line the walls of Louises shop along with locally sourced beers, vodka, whiskeys, cheeses, biscuits and anything else that goes with. We shall definitely go back. Awesome present ideas and hampers on...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank louiseamiller
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

This store has so much choice for any lover of cheese or gin. Unfortunately the Stinking Bishop was sold out today but I was more than happy with my selection.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I have visited here several times and have never left without purchasing either gin or cheese. The choice is enormous and you can "try before you buy" with cheese and occasionally gin. Great place to buy a present for either an alcoholic friend or a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jenxjenx
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Took my Brother in Law here who was visiting from Australia, he wanted everything. Lovely to be able to taste the Gin's left a very happy customer 2 purchased, a delicious Strawberry & Vanilla & an Elderflower #chin chin very good Gin Highly recommend a...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank janetroome
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Louise did our cheese cake for our wedding vow renewal it was amazing,we could not choose which cheeses to have in the end we had most of them we tried,the gin evenings are fantastic,it is aladins cave of cheese ,gins and all sorts of other...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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12 December 2017|
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Response from Boo19boo | Property representative |
Hi Kim, we have just moved to curborough Countryside Centre and can now do them in our own shop, so yes we will be we will have some dates after Christmas is out the way 😊 Thanks Lou x