About the Cheese Society

Founded in 1997 by Kate O’Meara, The Cheese Society is located just off the top of the High Street in the Cathedral Quarter of Lincoln and is an integral part of the area’s food history.

The Cheese Society was started at the beginning of the Internet era, and originally sold cheese purely by mail order from a small industrial unit. After a couple of years Kate took the opportunity to purchase a property that had been in the family since 1957. The Cheese Society has since grown and evolved over the last twenty years and now comprises of a thriving mail order company, shop and cheese cafe which is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Kate’s daughter, Lucie, has now joined the business and brings with her a strong design background, bags of enthusiasm and an inherited love of cheese!

Kate

Founder & MD

Favourite Cheese

Ossau-Iraty AOC

Lucie

Director

Favourite Cheese

Bleu des Causses AOC

Ben

Cheesemonger

Favourite Cheese

Quickes Extra Mature Cheddar

Rachael

Cheesemonger

Favourite Cheese

Godminster Organic Cheddar

Judy

Cheesemonger

Favourite Cheese

Vacherousse d'Argental

Libby

Cheesemonger

Favourite Cheese

Delice de Bourgogne

Mel

Cheesemonger

Favourite Cheese

Kaltbach Alpine

Eddy

Jack of all Trades

Favourite Cheese

Mrs Kirkhams Traditional Lancashire

Helen

Chef

Favourite Cheese

Lancashire Bomb

Mark

Chef

Favourite Cheese

Smoked Lincolnshire Poacher

Cheese is their passion and they aim to obtain the best products possible to share with customers both in the shop and online. They particularly enjoy sourcing handmade British cheeses which are sometimes only available in relatively small batches. The friendly, knowledgeable staff are always on hand to offer advice and tastings, whether it be for the perfect cheeseboard, bespoke gift selections, trade and restaurant enquiries and of course Wedding Cheese “Cakes”. The Cheese Society is a family business that loves to help.

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