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Address: Ashford, Glenealy, Ireland
Phone Number: +353 (0)404 44627
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One of the highlights of our trip!

i went with a group of approximately 24-30 people (it was a business reward trip) so we had our own private class with Catherine Fulvio. She is so friendly, welcoming and very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Loretta E
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Anderson, South Carolina
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Anderson, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

i went with a group of approximately 24-30 people (it was a business reward trip) so we had our own private class with Catherine Fulvio. She is so friendly, welcoming and very down to earth. Her warm smile is so genuine that you feel like you are hanging out with a friend. She is not pretentious or stuffy but sweet... More 

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Woodridge, Illinois
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35 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went on a day when we learned southern Italian cuisine. It was an ambitious menu, but well thought out in the already prepped items. I learned to roll pasta for the first time & it was delicious. Loved sitting at the table & sharing the food we made along with some wine with everyone that was there. Catherine Fulvio is... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Myself and my teenage daughter took part in the 7 meals for 7 days class this weekend. From start to finish the Ballyknocken Cookery School were very professional and very friendly too. We had initially hoped to book a class with Catherine as we are both big fans if her cooking however, we had left it too late on this... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My daughter Kim and I booked a cookery session with Catherine and we were delighted to have had the added benefit of having Paul Smith as the other instructor. Both were excellent trainers with exceptional people skills and a friendly encouraging approach when supporting us through each step of the menu, it was a positive learning experience in a interactive... More 

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heartland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

The cookery class was full of information, fun & really good food. Kathryn & Paul were amazing teachers and loads of fun. My sister is a beginner at cooking & I'm moderately experienced but the class was great for all of us. The trip thru the garden is not to be missed!

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Shaftesbury, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Apprehensive at first. Working with a group of people I didn't know. Being instructed by a chef I'd only seen on TV. But the result was a great experience I hope to repeat soon. Catherine is wonderful at motivating and the shared experience of eating what we had created was excellent. I'd recommend it to anyone, man or woman, experienced... More 

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Bray, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

I bought a day cookery course for my mother for her birthday this year and decided to treat my girlfriend to the same so they both went off for the day. The overall day was described by both of them as very average and nothing too amazing about the recipes or tips. The most disappointing thing however, was the time... More 

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limerocl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

we have just returned from our 3rd visit to Ballyknocken house and cooking school and we were not disappointed the class was 7nights 7meals one plan fantastic we would highly recommend it but to be honest I don't think you would be disappointed with any class given by Catherine and her team the tips you receive during the class are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for two nights during our trip to Ireland on the recommendation of my sister who also LOVED this place when she visited. And boy was I glad I took her recommendation! The staff was welcoming, the breakfasts were lovely, and the room clean, spacious, and romantic. We also ordered a picnic for a hike... More 

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Cork
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

A group of about 15 of us are just back from a great day and night in Ballyknocken. I would highly recommend it. We had a hen party and sent a lovely afternoon cooking beautiful with very professional staff. It's a really well equipped kitchen, the setting is lovely and it was food that was lovely but manageable and I... More 

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