La Cabezuela Madrid

Image by Andrea Lucy Roberts

La Cabezuela – Passion for cheese

If you love cheese, you’ll love La Cabezuela, where people who are truly passionate about their wares sell locally-made products.

When the bearded fella in the photo introduced himself to me I thought: “I think we’re going to be friends”! He loves to talk cheese and I love to eat it… Open less than a year, this tiny speciality shop makes a great addition to the neighbourhood.

The most exciting thing about La Cabezuela is their inventiveness. They have traditional cheeses, but are not afraid to experiment. An example is their homage to British Cheddar, made with goat’s milk! The goats live up in the mountains in the Sierra de Guadarrama to the Northwest of Madrid, an area renowned for the quality of its goat’s cheeses.

Another fun experiment is a goat’s cheese matured in beer – La Cervezuela: it’s brown as you might expect, and tastes distinctly beer-y! They have sheep and cow’s milk cheeses too and sell fresh goats milk, yoghurts, kefir and artisanal beers.

So there you have it – if you like cheese and want to try something different, head to La Cabezuela!

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Details about this spot



Calle de Bravo Murillo 69, Madrid

Opening Times

Mon & Sat 10:30 - 14:30, Tue - Fri 10:30 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 20:30


100g cheddar: € 3


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Last Changed Date: 2016-05-19 11:45:13 +0200 (Thu, 19 May 2016)