Cheese shops Paris

5 Incredible Cheese Shops in Paris

Discover 5 of the best independent cheese shops in Paris with a massive array of in-house aged French cheeses

France is well known as one of the best cheese making countries in the world where better to find amazing cheese than in the best cheese shops Paris. A long with fantastic charcuterie shops, Paris has some great independent fromageries to choose from and their cheese is much better than you will be able to find in a supermarket.

The majority of the capital’s arrondissements have great neighbourhood cheese shops but you may find prices inflated in certain popular areas. There also may be difficulties when ordering or asking advice in English . Our guide only has cheese shops where there’s a very good quality/price ratio and are English speaking friendly.

The Best Cheese Shops in Paris

Our guide has 5 great independent cheese shops tried and tested across the capital (in no particular order). Make sure to save the addresses so you can pop-in and try some amazing cheeses when you’re in the area.

Fromagerie Quatrehomme

The Quatrehomme cheese shop is a family business that was started back in 1953 and has been thriving ever since due to they huge, quality cheese selection. The owner, Marie Quartrehomme, became the first female Meilleur Ouvrier de France (a highly prestigious award). You’ll be able to find a frankly enormous selection of cheeses here including their own – including Fontainebleau and Camembert with Calvados. They also sell quality charcuterie and wine if you want to get everything for your apéro in one shop.

Cheese shops Paris Quatrehomme


62 rue de Sèvres, 75007
26 rue des Martyrs, 75009
4 rue du Rendez-vous, 75012
32 rue de l’Espérance,75013



The popular cheese shop and wine bar Monbleu was started by Pierre Gay in 2008 and who, like many in our best of guides, is a Meilleur Ouvrier de France (MOF). Monbleu currently have three locations although only two have an actual cheese counters (Monbleu Faubourg Montmartre and Monbleu Père Lacheese). With around 100 cheeses to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice and it’s always worth coming back on your next trip as they have seasonal cheeses so you will always discover something new. Their locations all have a separate area where you can order a planche of cheese with a glass (or bottle) of wine.

Cheese shops Paris Monbleu


37 rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009
12 rue Dupetit Thouars, 75003
151bis rue de la Roquette, 75011


Fromagerie Jouannault

Opened in 1990 by husband and wife, Maryse and William Jouannault, their cheese shop is still family owned and specialises in ancient cheese storage & refining techniques. With their 17th century cheese maturing cellar, they offer a unique selection of aged cheeses that are definitely worth trying. Seasonal cheeses include truffled Brie and wild garlic raclette cheese. They also have a good selection of wine and the staff are very knowledgeable!

Jouannault cheese shop Paris

Address: 39 rue de Bretagne, 75003

La Fromagerie Goncourt

La Fromagerie Goncourt is a pretty independent cheese shop started by an ex Banker (Clément Brossault) who started his venture into cheese after being laid-off. Brossault then decided to do his own Tour de France by bike to meet cheese makers from all around the country before creating his own cheese shop. As like with many good fromageries, you can expect to find over 100 different products including unique cheeses from the French island Corsica.

Address: 1 rue Abel Rabaud, 75011

Chez Virginie

Chez Virginie is located in the 18th district of the city just behind the Sacré-Coeur in Montmartre. Started in 1946 by the father of the current owner, Virginie Boularouah, who is an expert cheese maturer (you’ll get cheeses that are aged in-house). There is a vast array of different cheeses on offer here including their specialities truffled Savarin and Brie both filled with a layer of French Périgord truffles.

Address: 125 Rue Caulaincourt, 75018

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