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Manchester’s top spots for cheese, wine and charcuterie delights

Cheese enthusiasts, rejoice!

From the Brits to the French, the Dutch, and beyond, cheese holds a special place in the hearts of people worldwide.

Whether it’s the sharp tang of Cheddar, the creamy goodness of Mozzarella, the rich flavours of Gouda, Manchego, Comte, Brie, or the crumbly delight of Feta, cheese never fails to tantalise our taste buds.

Manchester is awash with some amazing cheesy churches paying homage to the fromage.

In Manchester, the competition for the title of the ultimate cheeseboard haven is fierce, but fear not dear cheese aficionados!

We’ve rounded up some of the city’s prime destinations where you can embark on a gastronomic journey through the finest cheese and wine offerings.

So, let’s raise a glass of vino to these cheesy heavens!

The best spots for wine, cheese and charcuterie in Manchester

James Martin Manchester

James Martin Manchester showcases its superb cooking through a seasonal A La Carte menus featuring a cheese board on their dessert menu. A delicious selection of British and French cheeses (£13) with homemade crackers, fig bread, homemade chutney and quince puree.

Cheeses include a sweet and sharp handmade Doddington, a mellow but buttery Roll Right, a velvety-smooth Ingot, and a powerful Lanark Blue. Don’t forget to wash it down with a glass of wine from their extensive wine list.

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Manchester235 Great Northern 2 Watson Street M3 4LP


Tucked away on Cooper Street, Salut is an incredible place for wine and charcuterie enthusiasts,. With a warm, inviting atmosphere, it’s the perfect spot to unwind with friends and savour some fabulous cheese and wine.

At Salut, sharing plates are the order of the day, allowing you to curate your own personalised charcuterie and cheese board from their exquisite selection. You can mix and match from the charcuterie and cheese options to create a gastronomic masterpiece tailored to your taste buds. Did we mention wine on tap too? You can pick from an amazing selection, even with tiny tasters avaliable.

Whether you choose one item for £6, two for £11, or decide to indulge with a selection of six for £26.50, Salut offers a versatile and satisfying charcuterie and cheese experience.

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11 Cooper St, Manchester M2 2FW

The Mews Bar and Charcuterie

cheese charcuterie wine Manchester

Nestled in the heart of Deansgate Mews is a wine and cocktail bar that exudes warmth and elegance.

Picture a place where friends and family gather to create cherished memories over the finest olives, cheese, and wine pairings.

Their charcuterie boards are a thing of beauty, featuring top-tier cheeses sourced from the legendary Crafty Cheese Man.

From velvety whipped goats’ curd to sumptuous pate, their menu is a delight.

But the star of the show? The ‘Gouda’-licious cheeseboard, features an ensemble of cheeses served alongside sourdough crackers, chutney, and balsamic pickled onions.

Get ready to say “Yum!” with every heavenly bite!

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Great Northern Warehouse, The Mews Bar and Charcuterie, Deansgate, Manchester M3 4EN

Harvey Nichols Second Floor Deli Bar

cheese charcuterie wine Manchester

A surprise awaits at Harvey Nichols, where a humble deli bar transforms into a paradise of cheese and sharing boards.

Savour the ‘Brie-lliant’ flavours of Roquefort and Brie, among other world-renowned cheeses, as they dance on your palate.

Accompanied by olives, fruit jelly, crackers, and sun-dried tomatoes, the cheeses here reach new heights of tastiness.

For a high-end and oh-so-scrumptious cheeseboard experience, look no further!

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Harvey Nichols, 21 New Cathedral St, Manchester M1 1AD


Situated in Kampus garden neighbourhood, (if you squint) you could be mistake this new al fresco spot for a beautiful European terrace (if the sun’s out). Beeswing serves up a wonderful selection of wine alongside a top notch selection of small plates, delicious pinchos as well as a beautiful selection of cheese and charcuterie platters.

They have a wonderful list of wines, filled with classic and ‘low intervention’ selected by Anna Tutton. Anna previously worked at Vin-yard at Hatch. Wines range from as far a field as Georgia, Lebanon and Greece – so there’s plenty of awesome wines to pick from.  If you’re feeling extra fancy, there’s a fine wine list you can pick from too.

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On the terrace at Kampus, 24a Minshull St, Manchester M1 3EF

The Cheese Hamlet

In the charming Didsbury area, The Cheese Hamlet awaits with an irresistible offering of English and continental cheese and wine.

Let’s spill the ‘Edam’ secret – although they may not serve traditional cheeseboards, their hampers are practically a takeaway cheeseboard affair!

With hampers designed to suit every budget and occasion, you’re spoiled for choice.

Savour the delights of ‘The Didsbury,’ featuring five cheeses, chutney, and crackers, or revel in ‘The Decadent,’ a divine trio of cheeses accompanied by chocolate and gin.

From goat’s cheese to vegetarian delights, this haven caters to every cheese lover’s fantasy.

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706 Wilmslow Rd, Didsbury, Manchester M20 2DW


cheese charcuterie wine Manchester

Canto, a Mediterranean-inspired tapas bar in Ancoats’ Cutting Room Square, is a haven for foodies seeking fresh, seasonal, and locally sourced ingredients.

While their small plate dishes dazzle the senses, let’s not forget their sensational cheeseboards.

The Canto cheeseboard boasts an ensemble of ‘Cheese-tastic’ stars, including Tunworth, Lancashire Bomb, Harrogate Blue, and Kidderton Ash.

These cheese wonders are partnered with Yorkshire chutney, quince jelly, and crackers – a symphony of flavours that’ll leave you wanting an encore!

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Cutting Room Square, Blossom St, Ancoats, Manchester M4 5DH

Sicilian NQ Bistro & Bar

Enter a cosy and friendly Sicilian oasis at Sicilian NQ Bistro & Bar, where heavenly street food and divine pasta and gnocchi dishes steal hearts.

Prepare yourself for the Antipasti Tagliere Sunshine – a chef’s masterpiece featuring their top three cheeses and hams, served with olives and a Sicilian basket of bread.

Don’t miss out on their delightful sweet plates, like the mouthwatering Sette Veli available in pistachio or chocolate. A visit to this relaxed Sicilian gem is a cheese lover’s dream come true – not just in the Northern Quarter, but in all of Manchester!

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14 Turner St, Manchester M4 1DZ

Homage at WOOD

cheese charcuterie wine Manchester

Indulge your senses in a timeless delight at Homage, where the classic pairing of cheese and wine reaches new heights of perfection.

Nestled on Jack Rosenthal Street in Manchester, Homage invites you to experience an extraordinary affair, with the most delectable cheeses, lovingly curated to satisfy even the most discerning palates.

Homage’s grand opening in 2021 marked the dawn of a new era in cheese and wine appreciation, spearheaded by the visionary owner and celebrity chef, Simon Wood.

He envisioned Homage as a haven where people could connect, unwind, and bask in the joy of each other’s company.

Whether it’s reuniting with a long-lost friend over a quiet taster and a glass of wine or engaging in a business meeting over a leisurely port with an esteemed associate, Homage sets the stage for memorable moments.

The ambience is an enchanting blend of sophistication and warmth, making it the ideal spot for intimate gatherings or celebratory feasts.

However, the true stars of Homage are undoubtedly the cheeses that grace its culinary repertoire.

Each cheese is selected with the utmost care, ensuring a symphony of flavours that dance upon your taste buds.

From sharp, aged cheddar to velvety Bries, Homage’s cheese selection caters to a diverse range of preferences, offering something to satiate every cheese lover’s desires.

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First Street, Jack Rosenthal St, First St, Manchester M15 4RA

Zizzi at Corn Exchange

The Fonduta board from Zizzi is an amazing collection of glorious food.

It includes a melting pot of cheesy fondue, garlic bread, mozzarella arancini, purple gnocchi, tomato & pesto crostini with Roquito hot honey dip and wild garlic aioli. Yummy.

They also offer nice prosciutto, spianata salami, truffle salami, Bufala mozzarella, roasted peppers, olives, bruschetta and Roquito hot honey, served with our Little Soul Breads for the ultimate sharer.

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Corn Exchange Exchange Sq, Manchester M4 3TR

Petit Paris

cheese charcuterie wine Manchester

Showcasing the best of France, Petit Paris sells fine wines, cheese, oysters, and charcuterie, amongst carefully selected products imported directly from France.

Unbelievably, Petit Paris is Manchester’s first-ever French deli. With the quality of produce on display, hopefully, it’s not the last!

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51 Manchester Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 9PW

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