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Great cheese, excellent service

Recently visited this shop. Well stocked, great selection. Very helpful, the local cheese I... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
roughguide247
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UK
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Tucked away down a passage a treasure chest for whisky and cheese lovers. Staff were so friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
666thompson
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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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'Whisky, cheese and wine since 1959.' Long-established family-run deli. Friendly, expert advice on a unique mix of Orkney produce and the finest cheese and wine from around the world. Comprehensive range of whiskies from Highland Park and Scapa...more
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11 Broad Street, Kirkwall KW15 1DH, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Recently visited this shop. Well stocked, great selection. Very helpful, the local cheese I purchased was very good. If you enjoy quality, make a note to go here. Thank you.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Tucked away down a passage a treasure chest for whisky and cheese lovers. Staff were so friendly and all insisted on going out to meet our dog who sat patiently outside while I stared at the vast array of fine whisky. So good we returned...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Duncan M, Owner at Kirkness & Gorie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Thank you for your kind words (and woofs...)

Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

The only place in town to purchase exotic fare such as pecorino cheese, Marsala wine and Vietnamese coffee. Take a stroll down the lane next to the Longship and visit the staff who are both knowledgable and friendly. They have the most interesting stock with...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Duncan M, Owner at Kirkness & Gorie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Delighted to help you through your existential crisis, M. Sartre!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

A great shop better than any supermarket as the staff have such a knowledge of the products they sell and so friendly they also sell vouchers a great xmas gift for someone who then can come in and choose for themselves an outstanding shopping experience...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Duncan M, Owner at Kirkness & Gorie, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2017

Thanks for mentioning the vouchers, Emily, because I quite often forget to!

Reviewed 2 December 2017

Need some wine recommendations? Look no further that Kirkness and Gorie. Wines to suit all budgets and knowledgeable staff to boot. The cheese selection changes constantly so always something new to try. Olives, crackers, fresh bread, meats, chocs to name a few of the delights...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Duncan M, Owner at Kirkness & Gorie, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2017

Thanks for the review. We don't drink whisky either. Well, not for pleasure, only for quality control purposes, you understand. In that regard we are extremely dedicated, and rarely an hour goes by without us checking some fine distillation or other.

Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Definitely my favourite shop in Kirkwall. Well worth a stroll down the alley between the longship shops for an amazing wine, cheese, whisky, gin and coffee range, as well as lots of interesting and tasty deli items. There is a lot of variety packed in...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

An eclectic selection of wines, large choice of Pinot Noir from New Zealand, and even an Edelzwicker from Alsace. All this in Kirkwall together with a large well chosen cheese counter as well as many other treats. The shop is hidden away down an alley...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This shop is tucked away off the main street but is well worth a visit as it has a superb range of local and continental cheeses, wines from all over, and a very good selection of Orkney whiskies and beers.

Date of experience: April 2017
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