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The cheesemonger Illyrio Mopatis, by Jake Murray © Fantasy Flight Games

Cheese is a dairy food found in the known world.


Cheese is often included with meals, such as breakfast[1] and supper.[2] Wedges[3] can be cut from wheels of cheese.[4] Cheese can be veined with wine.[5] Mold can grow on cheese.[6] Peppers stuffed with cheese is a food served in Dorne.[7][8] Bread and cheese can be offered as part of the guest right custom.[9]

Varieties of cheese include

Lackwits can be said to have cheese in their heads.[17][18] Tywin Lannister, Lord of Casterly Rock, looks down upon the merchant princes of the Free Cities, considering them cheese lords[19] and cheese kings.[20]


Cheesemakers prospered in the Seven Kingdoms during the reign of King Jaehaerys I Targaryen.[21]

Recent Events

A Storm of Swords

Lark the Sisterman refers to Small Paul as "Cheese-for-wits".[17]

On the morning of King Joffrey I Baratheon's marriage to Margaery Tyrell, the royal court has for breakfast a Dornish dish of onions, cheese, fiery peppers, and chopped eggs.[22] Cheese-and-onion pies are later served during the wedding feast.[23]

A Dance with Dragons

Tyrion Lannister thinks of Illyrio Mopatis, a cheesemonger and magister of Pentos, as the "lord of cheese". Tyrion is served foul-smelling cheeses while staying at Illyrio's manse.[19]

While staying in the cave of the three-eyed crow, Bran Stark and his companions have cheese and milk from the goats living in the caverns.[24]


Have some of this cheese, it goes splendidly with the wine.[5]

The dungeons of Riverrun were not the cleanest place in the Seven Kingdoms. By now he must smell like an overripe cheese.[25]

—thoughts of Jaime Lannister