IJ Mellis Cheesemonger

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IJ Mellis Cheesemonger
492 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EW
  • Telephone 0141 339 8998
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9.30am–7pm; Sat 9am–6.30pm; Sun 10am–5pm.
  • Seasonal times Festive Period will open around 8am
  • Email
  • Website mellischeese.co.uk
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Famed for the smell that entices passers-by, Mellis is one of a kind – a rustic cheesemonger with maturing rooms in Edinburgh and five other branches across Scotland. Iain Mellis started the business around two decades ago and sells a wonderful selection of Scottish cheese as well as cheese from Spain, Italy and France. Inside the shop are massive rounds stacked high across wooden benches and friendly, knowledgeable staff who are always willing to give you a taste. More recently they have expanded their deli range and now stock olives, artisan bread and quality cold meats including Iberico chorizo and Italian salami.

  • Provides: Wheelchair access
  • Open since: 1993

Reviews & features

The best breadmakers (and sellers) in Edinburgh and Glasgow

7 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…

Scotland's best cheeses

1 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…