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Can’t recommend highly enough - fantastic!

Took a doughnut baking course with my 24 year old son ( no category for us!) - it was a Christmas... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2019
SallyF906
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Made great sweet bread!

Made brioche and paska from scratch in the sweet dough workshop. Kevin, the teacher was great and... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2019
Andrea A
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

Definitely avoid this company. They have taken over £300 worth of my money from a booking I made recently and as I arrived 5 minutes late due to a road traffic accident I was denied entry and also have not been given a refund or...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Sinead2324
Reviewed August 14, 2019

I've taken four classes at Bread Ahead and the experience varies wildly depending on the instructor you get. The instructor for the Christmas baking class I took in December was engaging and knowledgable. The class had a great flow and was very enjoyable. The Donut...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed August 2, 2019 via mobile

Took a doughnut baking course with my 24 year old son ( no category for us!) - it was a Christmas present for him and I decided to book on with him. We received detailed instructions a week before and arrived at 1.40 as it...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 23, 2019

Made brioche and paska from scratch in the sweet dough workshop. Kevin, the teacher was great and guided us along each step of the way and we didn't feel rushed at all. Ruby the assistant, kept the class running smoothly. We each got to make...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Andrea A
Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

I bought the full day sourdough workshop as a present for my boyfriend. We have never made bread before but the small class size enables the brilliant teacher to help you with every step, so we did not fall behind more experienced bakers. We each...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

I attended for the doughnut workshop and although Bread Ahead doughnuts are probably the best doughnuts I’ve ever eaten, I can’t help but feel the school is resting on its laurels and not putting the same expertise into its school. You are told to arrive...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

A mix up at the start was very poorly dealt with by the manager in not accepting any responsibility at all, instead firmly insisting the fault lay solely with me. Up until that point I’d asked my wife to book us both a return course...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank 659justino
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

Booked a half day for husbands birthday as we’re local and he loves sourdough. First issue was availability. There were no free slots for months, finally got in touch with them and squeezed him in. After waiting 6 months and being like an excited kid,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank trixabelle1
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Bought the Scandi Baking Course as a present for my partner, who came back with the most delicious cinnamon buns and bread, and a promise that he'd bake sour dough for us every weekend. So it was a winner!

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank SJLondon11
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

I bought my girlfriend a gift voucher from Bread Ahead. She is now on her sixth attempt at booking a class with them, but they are always cancelled last minute. Sounds like the don’t have enough demand but are too proud to admit it. Terrible...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Wanderer64934353046
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Response from Andrea A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there was some left over dough that they didn't want to go to waste that we got to take home but usually you take home your cooked breads/pastries and they send the recipe via email.
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07Tmac
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Response from PJBrk | Reviewed this property |
Hi You receive a voucher code by email and re email it to your son. He logs on to Bread Ahead with his details and decides which lesson he wants and when, and uses the code at the end to pay. You then get a confirmation... More
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