The Swiss really know a lot about the finer things in life. When it comes to luxury, Switzerland is one of the main authorities on that. Heck, they've even made something as seemingly basic as cheese feel more luxurious. Just like their chocolate, Swiss cheese is coveted around the world. So it's only natural that the cheese shops in Zürich, the capital city of Switzerland, are among the most delicious you'll ever get to visit. If you ever get the chance to go here, don't miss these delectable hotspots and try their awesome cheese! Your taste buds will thank you for it!
In the famous Markthalle im Viadukt, a popular shopping center in Zürich, Tritt Käse stands out as a cheese-lover's paradise. Its white-washed stone facade and interior may bring you back to Medieval times but the delectable cheese inside are all freshly produced in modern times. All you have to do is ask for the clerks' recommendation and you'll get treated to dairy goodness. Add to that the other items sold here, like yogurt, skimmed milk, and freshly-baked bread to pair your cheese with! It's as if they're not just selling cheese, but rather, the delightful experience of indulging in them as well!
The British Cheese Center
Now, this may seem ironic: you're in Zürich and you're craving Swiss cheese, so why are you going to a British-owned shop to get them? Well, The British Cheese Center is actually one of the most popular cheese shops in Markthalle im Viadukt as well. And as delectable as Swiss cheese is, those from the UK and Ireland can actually go hand-in-hand with them. Imagine putting in some well-made British Cheddar slices with Swiss Gruyère on your cheese plate? That's an international array of flavors, right there! Wouldn't you want to enjoy some variety with your cheeses here?
Located in Old Town Zürich, one of the most popular districts in the city
, Chäs-Chäller offers the complete Swiss cheese experience. It's not just that you can get some of the finest Engelberg Cheddar slices and Tête de Moine wheels in town, but you can get other great items to really indulge in them. There's the red wine, which always goes well with Swiss cheese. Some meat to really bring out the flavor. Fondue sets if you want to spend your day
dipping away. And for your convenience, you can also order their ready-made cheese platters for less of a hassle!
For over 90 years, Chäslaube Riesbach has been offering the best cheese from Europe here in Zürich! You can say that, out of all the shops on this list, this one is the most devoted to the dairy product! They offer practically all types of cheese, not just from Switzerland but from all over Europe as well, in different forms. There are the standard wheels, the ready-made slices, the proportioned cubes, the silky spreads, and the delectable dips. No matter what type of cheese you want in any shape or form, Chäslaube Riesbach will surely have it ready for you!
Although Bachser Märt isn't exclusively focused on cheese, it's still one that many locals go to when they're craving it. Why? Because this store takes pride in the fact their products are organic and healthy. Let's not forget that, while Swiss cheese is undeniably delicious, consuming too much of it can harm your health. Will you really risk your well-being and face all sorts of healthcare expenses
just because you over-indulged in it? At least, if you get your cheese from Bachser Märt, you're guaranteed to enjoy organic cheese that's good for your body!
Located in the northern district of Oerlikon—where you might need to take public transport
to get here—Chäsegge Oerlikon stands as one of, if not the oldest cheese shop in all of Zürich. The adorable little delicatessen has been around for more than a century, continuing its tradition of offering up delectable Swiss cheese. And with so many years under its belt, it's no surprise that you can find a whopping 150 different types of cheese here. You might also like their local yogurt and homemade fondue mixes too! They complete the authentic Swiss cheese experience!
More so a delicatessen than a standard cheese shop, Welschland Lädeli is a great place to get some Swiss cheese. The diverse selection they have here takes the cake, ranging from goat and sheep cheeses to yogurt and fondue. Moreover, the German meats that they also offer here all go well with the Swiss cheese, allowing you to already plan your next meal without having to worry. Add to that the bottles of red wine, many of which have been preserved for centuries, and you've got yourself a culinary experience you won't soon forget!
Craving some Swiss cheese here in Zürich? Not to worry! All you have to do is to head on over to any or all of these delectable cheese shops and you can get your fill of the country's finest cheese. Not to mention other delicious goodies that go well with them!
Don't forget to save some of your Swiss cheese for when you get back to your luxury home
here! You'll want to enjoy them again and again!