IJ Mellis Cheesemonger
Since opening his first premises in 1993, Iain Mellis has established a mini empire of cheesemonger's shops between Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and St Andrews, with a reputation for supplying the best British farmhouse cheeses. Well-trained, friendly staff are on hand, and are happy to let customers try before they buy. With an array of crackers, bread and chutneys for sale alongside the cows’, goats’ and sheep’s cheeses, new customers will surely want to make it part of their weekly shopping routine.
Reviews & features
Neighbourhood Watch: Stockbridge, Edinburgh16 Nov 2011
A guide to the village-like Edinburgh suburb
What’s it like? Architecturally lovely and quite picturesque, the area is still pretty bohemian despite the influx of more affluent shops in recent years. Where’s it, like? To the north of the city, between the New Town and Inverleith. It’s about…
The best breadmakers (and sellers) in Edinburgh and Glasgow7 Mar 2011
Au Gourmand, Patisserie Dujardin and McGhee's Family Bakers
The appearance of more small artisan bakeries points to an increasing awareness of and demand for proper bread, both from the public and the operations serving them. Around the sandwich shops of the capital Au Gourmand, the Gorgie-based but…
A guide to some of the best restaurants in Edinburgh16 Feb 2011
The Scottish capital has some of the best restaurants for Scottish cuisine
Some visitors may come to Scotland with a sense of dread that they’ll be force-fed salty porridge or be obliged to eat everything deep fried in fat. It’s true that the more adventurous may well encounter food here they’re unlikely to find elsewhere…
Scotland's best cheeses1 May 2009
Iain Mellis, along with colleagues Benjamin Newell and Alistair Marr, offers his expertise
Isle of Mull Cheddar Isle of Mull Cheddar is considered by many as the daddy of Scottish cheddars. Strong, fruity and brooding, Isle of Mull cheddar is made from unpasteurised cow’s milk on Sgriob-ruadh (pronounced ‘Ski-brooah’) farm on the tranquil…
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