Apron Strings is our specialist fine food shop selling an extensive range of artisan and award-winning produce, including both British and continental cheese, charcuterie products, craft beer, pickles, and preserves. We aim to source local produce from across East Yorkshire but also have some from further afield. We are proud that several items are made here, in our very own Culinary Studio including our highly acclaimed Vermont style sourdough.

The shop is very much the hub of the business with a welcoming, traditional feel!  Our customers are encouraged to take their time, often stopping for a chat seeking advice on recipes, food pairings or simply to see what’s cooking! Of course, if you don’t have time to spare, many items can be pre-ordered and collected at your convenience.

Artisan food very much underpins our mission that: the sourcing, preparing, and eating of food should be a shared experience that connects people together, combining the traditional with the new.

In a world where mass produced, processed food is the norm and the true meaning of the word artisan is sometimes lost, we endeavour to provide artisanal food in the true sense of the word where our cheeses, cured meats, breads, preserves, beverages have been made using traditional methods and most importantly, with time, care, and knowledge.



We stock a large selection of both British and continental cheese. Our extensive range is important to our customers with many returning weekly for ‘200 grams’ of their old favourite or to see what’s new in stock, tasting a freshly cut slice of ‘something new’ or ‘something that little bit different’.   

If we don’t have what you are looking for in stock, we can usually order it in within a couple of days.

All our cheese is freshly cut to order, excluding our waxed truckle range that are purchased as they are.


Much of our charcuterie is supplied by the London based Cobble Lane Cured who specialise in making fermented and air-dried products using the best quality, British meat. We use these meats in our own cooking and, in our signature, artisan boxes and platters that come highly recommended!

Handmade or crafted in our Culinary Studio:

  • Artisan Boxes
  • Bread
  • Celebration cheese cakes
  • Gift selection boxes
  • Platters
  • Sweet Treats – pudding of the week

Other artisan produce:

  • Biscuits
  • Crackers
  • Crisps
  • Flour
  • Pickles and preserves
  • Great Newsome Beer

Free-from range:

We believe that find food should be available to all our customers. This is why we  aim to offer a free from alternative across our products.