Pépé has been operating in Kommetjie at the Imhoff Farm for over a year now and although the original plan was to operate both Joburg and Kommetjie the Joburg operation did not survive the move.
After a few production problems we have been making cheese since the beginning of the year 2015 and in July we moved out of the original premises into a new dairy called Chez Pépé, equipped with proper dairy machinery the dairy is made the same way as all the small fromageries in France, where the visitors can watch the milking of the goats (twice a day at 8h30 and at 15h30) the cheese making.
process the maturation room with cheese being Affiné and have a chance to taste and to purchase both the cheese and some related products such as Cheese boards and Knives, Preserves, Goat’s Milk Soap we also offer Cheese tasting – Cheese Platters – Picnics and Cheese Courses.
We have credit card facility and we operate from Tuesday to Sunday from 8h00 till 17h00.
Our Range of Cheese now include:
- The traditional Buche – Buchette and Bouchon
- The Valencay and Pépé’s Heart
- The Cabécou
- The Chèvre Frais / a fresh and creamy cottage cheese
- The Brown Blue / a specially matured Buche and Buchette which has a strong taste very similar to a blue cheese
- The Tommes / a Gouda type of Cheese which we make – Plain / with Cumin / and with Fynbos
- The Goat’s “Parmesan” a dried buche or buchette hard as a Rock and delicious grated over rice, pastas or baked vegetables
All these cheeses are available both at the Dairy now called Chez Pépé and at the Imhoff Farmshop as well as in selected Delis, see the section “Outlets and Restaurant on the homepage”
Our address is:
Google Map Link: https://goo.gl/maps/3Sr4YswFxhE2
When entering the farm follow the signs indicating Pépé Charlot Cheese Maker untill you will find yourself in front of the Herd of Goats, over 70 goats you can’t miss them you can park all along the goat’s fence.
We are opened from 8h00 untill 17h00 from tuesday to Sunday and our phone number is0787404956
For the whole month of April Free Delivery within 50km around Kommetjie if you order a minimum of R500 worth of Cheese
Right behind the Goat’s Paddock is la Fromagerie Chez Pépé if you are lost call Pépé on 083 3339418.