By Aseem Kulkarni

For many in North India, when thoughts come to cheese, we go straight to paneer. While there’s no denying that paneer is delicious, there’s a huge variety of foreign and exotic cheeses on offer. Whether it’s nibbles for a dinner party, or for your own personal consumption, we’ve crafted a list of Delhi cheese shops that will fulfill  even your cheesiest of fantasies.

Godrej Nature’s Basket

The big chain has a huge selection of cheese; all types of foreign cheese are stocked at this store including Matured Goats Cheese, Mild Cheddar, Emental, and more. For all you cheese novices, make sure to check out their choices online in case you’re not a big cheese connoisseur.

Contact: 01146698777 {Defence Colony location}

Prices: Starting at INR 600 per round

Where: For store locations click here

Choudery Cheese Bazaar

One of the most well-known cheese manufacturers, it is also a distributor for a wide range of foreign cheeses. From cheese slices, to Natural Cheddar, Gouda, Ricotta, and spicy flavoured cheeses, make sure to keep Choudery Cheese Bazaar on your list.

Contact: 0120-2561111; 0120-2561222; 09871710808

Prices: Starting at INR 450 per kg plus tax

Where: E-38, Site – B, Surajpur Industrial Area, Greater Noida

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Passion Cheese Store

Unlike most cheese places in Delhi, Passion prides themselves on stocking 100% pure vegetarian cheeses. For those of you with desi tastes, choose from an array of flavours like garlic, onion, cumin, and coriander, created especially for the Indian palate.

Contact: +91 {11} 4059 9916

Prices: Spreadable Cheese starting at INR 120; Starting at INR 140 for other cheeses {approx.}

Where: Select Citywalk, G02A – Ground Floor

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The Cheese Ball

Conveniently located in Meherchand Market, you can shop and indulge in your cheese cravings here. Some of their unique cheese offerings are Burrata, Kwark, and Scamorza.

Contact: 011 2465 3789

Prices: INR 1200 per kg {approx.}

Where: 150 Meherchand Market, Lodhi Road

Fortune Gourmet

Fortune Gourmet is a gourmet food distributor. Aside from selections of seafood, meat, and pasta, they’ve got some great cheeses on offer too. We suggest you go for their variety of soft cheese spreads and Spanish cheeses like Manchego.

Contact: 011 65642270, 64632270, 64604274, 9910204274

Prices: Starting at 900 per kg

Where: 382/204, Ground Floor, Saidulajaib, Near Garden of Five Senses


Over 50 years and Steakhouse is still providing the best in fine meats, as well as cheeses. Known for stocking French, Italian, Spanish, and Dutch cheeses, they also have some finer local cheeses to offer. We suggest you go for their selection from Pondicherry or Sikkim.

Contact: +91 11 2461 1008, +91 11 2461 1129

Prices: Ranging from INR 850 –  INR 4800 per kg

Where: 13/8, Jor Bagh Market, Lodi Road H.O.


Le Marche

Le Marche has received the Golden Spoon Award for being the best gourmet food retailer for 2 consecutive years now. Naturally with this award it’s not surprising that they are well stocked with gourmet imported cheeses.

Contact: 011-24640741; 9910386707 {Khan Market store}

Prices: Ranging between INR 640 – INR 350 per 200 grams

Where: For Delhi and Gurgaon locations, click here

Altitude Store

One of Delhi’s most famous organic food stores has a great selection of organic cheeses to boot. We suggest you go for their Asiago, flavoured Goudas, Gorgonzola, and Parmesan cheeses.

Contact: 011-4905 0404, 011-4905 0405

Prices: Starting at INR 100 per 100 grams {approx.}

Where: Shop No-110, Meharchand Market, Lodhi Road

Food Hall

For all you chefs out there, not only can you find a great variety of cheeses here but you also can find several eclectic recipes for all your cheeses. We suggest you try some of their Cotija, Comte, Colby, and Cablanca cheese varieties.

Contact: 01141080520 for DLF Place; 01145629630 for DLF Promenade; 01244309970 for Gurgaon Central Mall

Prices: Starting at INR 150 for 100 grams {approx.}

Where: For locations in Delhi and Gurgaon, click here


Modern Bazaar

Modern Bazaar stocks a variety from around the world. Feta, Swiss, Mascarpone, Cottage Cheese, Ricotta, Brie, Roquefort, Mozzarella, Provolone, Edam, Gouda, Gruyere, Emmetal, Parmesan, Romano, Pecorino, Stilton, Gorgonzola, Carmembert, {to name a few} all have a place at Modern Bazaar.

Contact: 40666484/5/6

Prices: Starting at INR  950 for 50 grams

Where: For store locations, click here

Cheese Chaplin

Known as the treasure cave for cheese lovers, Cheese Chaplin not only sells a variety of cheeses but also has a delicious pizza menu to offer. Unlike other stores, they host cheese tasting events as well as create personalised cheese boards.

Contact: +919810234024, +91 9650957142

Prices: Starting at INR 100 {approx.}

Where: F- 351, Lado Sarai