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Tennent's Training Academy

Address: 161 Duke Street, Glasgow G31 1JD, Scotland
Phone Number: 0845 166 6060
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Ranked #8 of 133 Activities in Glasgow
Type: Educational Sites, Classes
Owner description: Hidden behind the gates of the famous Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow’s East End sits Scotland's only...
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Type: Educational Sites, Classes
Owner description: Hidden behind the gates of the famous Wellpark Brewery in Glasgow’s East End sits Scotland's only purpose built cook school. Wide range of classes available from an afternoon cocktail-making class to a full professional chef qualification. Scottish cooking and whisky tastings available.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I went to the Curry & Comedy class with my girlfriend and we had a wonderful time. Our chef (I believe his name was Michael) was wonderful about demonstrating the recipe and was very funny and personable. The recipe turned out to be delicious, and the unlimited pitchers of Tennent's lager and cider made for a very enjoyable dinner. Transportation... More 

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Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I booked this for a gift to my Mum for her Birthday, it was the best gift I've got her in a long while. The day is split into two parts. The cupcake decorating is first and is a great class, with lots of hints and tips. I've been to a few cake decorating classes but this was far superior... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Me and my good lady decided to do a tapas class here, it was tapas, sangria and then a salsa class. From the second we arrived we were looked after to the highest standard. We were cooking alongside 5 other couples, they say us at a table to start to meet our other people for the night that we will... More 

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Attended the Halloween Tour, WOW this site has many stories hidden below the ground in the ancient tunnels that run under the buildings. The staff were fantastic, very knowledgable about both the brand and the site which is steeped in history and each one of them went all out to make the night scary, funny and factual. Excellent hospitality and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Went to the Cook School part of the Training Academy. Spent several hours in excellent facilities, with detailed and enjoyable teaching from the resident chef. Good value, particularly as I got it through an Itison deal. Would definitely recommend.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Signed up for curry and comedy with my family while on vacation from Canada. It was a great evening and a fantastic way to start our vacation. The chef was funny and knowledgeable, the food was delicious and the comedy club was heaps of fun. From the registration through to execution, everything was handled professionally and we got to bring... More 

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Fiona S, Front Office Manager at Tennent's Training Academy, responded to this review

Hello GnatGnat, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave such a great review of your recent experience here at Tennent's Training Academy! Our Cook, Curry & Comedy night is one of our most popular classes, and we are so glad you enjoyed yourself, and felt well looked after from start to finish. I will pass your kind... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Had a fantastic evening starting with a mini tour of the brewery delivered by the very knowledgeable Harry! That guy knows more about that place than tongue can tell! A real credit to Tennents and quite obviously a very valuable member of the team. Beer tasting with Sandy was incredible, learned so much and met a great group of people... More 

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Fiona S, Guest Relations Manager at Tennent's Training Academy, responded to this review

Hello Lexy0211, Thank you very much for taking the time to review your recent Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting Experience at Wellpark Brewery and Tennent's Training Academy. We are always delighted to hear our guests have enjoyed their time with us, and I will make sure to pass your comments on to Harry and Sandy! We hope to see you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Went to the cook, curry and comedy night, group of 8 all brothers and partners and had a fantastic time, our chef Michael was great, lovely curry, picked up a few tips and tricks and will be making the curry again at home, then on to the comedy show and had a cracking time, would highly recommend this.

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Fiona S, Guest Relations Manager at Tennent's Training Academy, responded to this review

Hello Tracy F, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review of your recent visit to our Friday night Cook, Curry & Comedy class at the Tennent's Training Academy. We are always glad to hear that our guests have enjoyed their time with us, and I will make sure to pass your comments on to Michael and the... More 

Ayrshire, Scotland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Had a fabulous day on Sunday 13th April at the tennants academy! Food cooked by chef Michael Kilkie was delicious. Champagne was amazing and interactive cooking of our chocolate dessert was very entertaining. Top class day and highly recommended! X

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Fiona S, Sales at Tennent's Training Academy, responded to this review

Hi Laurajy79, Thank you for your great feedback for the Chocolate & Champagne class you recently attended with us at Tennent's Training Academy. We always love to hear that our guests have had a good time, and I will make sure to pass on your comments to Michael in the Cook School. Hopefully see you here again soon. Kind regards,... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

had a great day at the brewery... and i must say that the guide (linda) is a very warm lady. i dont think i have seen anyone as helpful and nice as her! she offered to us a variety of drinks to test and was very informative. as i was doing my research on brewing she also introduced me to... More 

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