The Big Cheese

High Street, Porlock, TA24 8PT
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Cheesemonger & Delicatessen in Porlock Village Somerset

From a small family-run shop in the heart of Somerset, The Big Cheese offers all sorts of goodies for cheese lovers. Our extensive selection includes local cheeses and drinks from across the county as well as many other edible delights to satisfy your taste buds!

The idea behind this delicatessen is simple: supply locals and visitors with delicious refreshments while providing them an inviting place to sit down and enjoy their purchases. With indoor seating provided alongside takeaway options such as baguettes or cream tea cakes, there's something here for everyone regardless if you're stopping by on holiday or just passing through town on to Exmoor!

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Really good coffee

From a distance this place looks like it might be serving burgers, but it's basically a deli which also serves tea, coffee, etc. We shared a cake, which was good, and our coffees were exceptionally good. Service fine, decor fine.

June 2021

Coffee stop

Called in this fantastic place, whilst on holiday in the area, had been to Minehead, and saw signs for Porlock, so parked up and decided to stretch our legs . Walked up from car park, looked in the small independent shops ,spotted the big cheese, went in and had three beverages and a toasted teacake, brilliant and then bought some cheese and chutney and bread for our tea .
Fantastic value and cheese etc very good, service and staff were helpful and friendly

July 2021

Stock up on tasties before your activities

We nipped in to the Big Cheese to grab some snacks before a days mountain biking…and then went back again and again! Although we didn’t actually buy much cheese, their pasties were amazing and the peppermint slice is clearly Somerset’s answer to Kendall mint cake for that key energy boost.

May 2021