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Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese Shop provides the finest local, Australian and imported Artisan cheese gourmet delights, cured meats and accompaniments, including its own “Smelly” product range.

Roche Estate, 2144 Broke Road, Pokolbin

We have obtained many local firsts plus we support local businesses and local employment . We were the first Fromagerie in the Hunter Valley in 2004, the first Gelato maker in the Hunter Valley in 2005,  the second Fromagerie in the Hunter Valley in 2009 and the first Gelato manufacturer and distributor in the Hunter Valley in 2015.


Established in 2004, Hunter Valley Smelly Cheese has three retail stores within New South Wales. Our staff have a passion for cheese and everything gourmet. We look forwarding to meeting you and assisting you with your cheese and gourmet needs including celebratory catering. 


Hunter Valley Cheese Shop is also home to the Hunter Valley Gelato Company, featuring traditional Italian Gelato made onsite with imported Italian ingredients & using a 200 year old recipe. Sorbet also available. 36 flavours of Gelato & Sorbet to choose from in store. Take home packs also available as well as Gelato Cakes and Gelato Cart hire. 


Notable Features


Book in for a cheese tasting       Purchase a cheese or antipasto platter       Group bookings (max 22)        Cafe menu        Fully licensed           Come visit our giant mouse!

OPENING HOURS: Hall of Food: Sun - Thurs 10:00am – 5:00pm, Fri - Sat 10:00am - 5:30pm (Closed Christmas Day) Pokolbin Village: Mon - Fri 10:00am – 5:00pm, Sat: 10:00am - 5:30pm, Sun 10:00am - 4:00pm (Closed Christmas Day)