The Team

Cheese at Leadenhall’s Founder & Owner:-
Sue Cloke “Duchess of Cheese” (affectionately called by her team)

Previously worked:-
Harvey Nichols – as part of the amazing Buying Team that set up the iconic Foodmarket in 1992.
Paxton & Whitfield – London’s most famous Cheese shop in Jermyn St.

British & European cheeses, especially the artisan and unpasteurised ones
Regularly judges at British & World Cheese Awards.

Favourite Cheese:-
“Comte; for its nuttiness and complexity and Tomme de Savoie ..because this was the cheese that first got me hooked on good cheese ”

Favourite Wine:-
“Chateau du Trignon, Gigondas …as it has depth, lots of rich, plummy flavours and goes brilliantly with different styles of cheese, plus a lovely reminder of an excellent holiday in the region”

Dinner Party guest list:-
“..just George”

Assistant Manager – Fran

Fran at the bar

Previously worked:-
Deli franchise chain managing their daily operations.
Harvey Nichols managing the award winning Cheese counter, closely working with Sue Cloke.

Fran has been at Cheese since day one – that’s over 10 years ago… assisting Sue in establishing Cheese at one of London’s most favourite destinations.

Favourite Cheese:-
“Quickes mature cheddar; because you can eat it at any time & Reblochon”

Favourite Wine:-
“Primotivo and Chenin Blanc”

Dinner Party guest list:-
“Stevie Nicks, the Duke of Northumberland…. and Beauty (my cat)”

Head Chef – Ollie

Previously worked:-
L’Autre Pied, Michelin starred fine dining restaurant, as part of the famous Pied a Terre family.
Terroirs Wine Bar, London’s leading natural wine bar and previous winner of AA’s restaurant of the year.

Modern European and British Foods.

Favourite Cheese:-
“St Bartholomew, a semi hard cows cheese from Oxfordshire.   Grassy, nutty and savoury; hard to find but well worth the effort.
Devon Blue, young blue cheese, very little rind and only a smattering of blue veins, delicate savoury blue flavour, freshness and acidity.”

Favourite Wine:-
“Radikon Blue; a beautiful orange wine from Northern Italy with complex sherry like flavours.  And, Fief du breil which is just like grape juice; clean, fresh and not too dry – perfect in the Summer.  Also.. wine made from grains, malt and hops – I believe it’s called beer..”

Dinner Party guest list:-
“Frankie Boyle, Boris Johnson, Jimmy Car and Donald Trump.  If only for entertainment value”

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Cheese at Leadenhall
4-5 Leadenhall Market
City of London

Directions to CHEESE via  City Mapper

Opening Hours:-

Mon,  10am-5pm
Tues    9am-8pm
Weds   9am-8pm
Thurs   9am-8pm
Fri       9am-8pm

Closed Weekends & Bank Holidays

Booking a Tasting :- please contact us by Ph: 020 7929 1697 or email: Contact Cheese

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