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Address: Mill Pool House | Park Road, Oulton, Tarporley CW6 9BH, England
Phone Number: +44 1829 760902
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Description: Cheshire Cooks is located in a converted Barn in the heart of the Cheshire...
Cheshire Cooks is located in a converted Barn in the heart of the Cheshire countryside. It is a unique venue offering a fresh approach to cooking with exciting classes that emphasize hands-on cookery and inspirational teaching, using top quality seasonal, local produce. Whether your aim is to cook for pleasure, learn to cook as a professional, or enjoy a team building exercise with colleagues, our tutors will offer courses designed to suit the complete novice through to the experienced enthusiast. Combine your course with an overnight stay at the Lakeside Barn.
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Incredible Cookery Day!

Dad and I visited Cheshire Cooks at Lakeside Barn on a bright Spring day to enjoy a joint 40th and 65th birthday treat! Janice was so helpful through our booking process and she... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Stoke-on-Trent
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Stoke-on-Trent
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Dad and I visited Cheshire Cooks at Lakeside Barn on a bright Spring day to enjoy a joint 40th and 65th birthday treat! Janice was so helpful through our booking process and she and Philip offered great advice as to which course to book (One Day Culinary) to allow us to learn the skills we most wanted to master!The surroundings... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I treated my boyfriend and his mother to the spainish cookery course and I tagged along too....I am so glad I did. Its a great day out, lovely environment and friendly host. We learnt loads of dishes and techniques from a top class chef. The experience is value for money and can be for any occasion. We will definitely be... More 

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Stockport, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Went with my daughter and we both enjoyed our day last week. It was quite intensive as we cooked over 15 dishes. Bread, 2 soups, tapas, main courses, sweets. We both cook a lot but picked up so many tips and recipes. The instruction was good and we did not have to wait around waiting for the next dish. All... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Enjoyed a Spanish cooking day recently, great course, learned plenty and left with lots if food to enjoy with the family that night. Highly recommend and will be back soon, hopefully Philip will introduce a Curry day ;-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We had a fabulous day learning about Spanish dishes and food and learning how to cook them. Our tutor and chef was knowledgeable,professionalpatient and very good humoured. An absolutely fantastic day

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Janice M, Manager at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this review

Many thanks for your wonderful comments Vivien. We were so pleased to have the opportunity to welcome you for what we hope is the first of many visits to Cheshire Cooks! Look forward to hearing from you again soon. Warmest wishes, Janice More 

WALLASEY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Excellent day spent in a beautiful venue cooking fish and shellfish. I have made at least 14 dishes today including preparing lobster and langoustines and filleting fish as well as making bread and luscious limoncello panna cotta. Ate a lovely lunch in this gorgeous setting as well as bringing a huge box of goodies home with me. Philip was a... More 

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Janice M, Manager at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful comments, it was a pleasure to welcome you to Cheshire Cooks. Now that you have mastered Fish and Shellfish, you will have to let us know when you have another course and date in mind. We are starting to introduce more Saturday courses, so if this would be more convenient for you, do let us... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Spent today on a Spanish cookery course.Shown how to cook about 14 recipes.Had some for lunch and took lots home.Really enjoyable and highly recommended.

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Janice M, Manager at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. Our Spanish course continues to be extremely popular and we are so pleased that you enjoyed your day. If you have had a chance to recreate any of the dishes you prepared on the day, we would love to hear how you got on. Best wishes, Janice More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I very much enjoyed my visit for the fish and seafood course, the setting was great and the teaching was wonderful ( and I was a relative novice) would recommend it to anyone interested in learning or just a fun day out ( you get to eat the food as well!!). Christian

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Janice M, Manager at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this review

Thank you Christian for taking the time to say how much you enjoyed your time at Cheshire Cooks. With eight other courses, and more planned besides, we do hope that we will have the opportunity to welcome you back again in the near future. Perhaps on your next visit, the weather will be kind enough to enjoy lunch on the... More 

Uttoxeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I almost don't want to give too good a review as I'd like to keep this our own little secret. The course was fantastic. Philip the tutor was brilliant. Great bloke with good stories and created a laid back atmosphere for us to cook in (there was only 2 of us on the course). Janice is a lovely lady who... More 

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Janice M, Manager at Cheshire Cooks, responded to this review

Hello Wez, I am pleased that you enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere...and the story telling! Philip is already planning new courses for later in the year, a perfect opportunity for your next visit and a relaxing Spa break for Vikki. Your secret may be out but we will always look forward to welcoming you both back...I will make sure that the... More 

Littleborough, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Stayed overnight in the fabulous Senna suite. All door out to such a high standard. Plush carpets, comfy bed and lovely bathroom. Janice is a lovely host. The Spanish cookery course was great. Hands on and loads of tip tips in relaxed atmosphere. Plenty of tasty food to sample and even more to take home. Philip makes everything look so... More 

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